The practice of meditating regularly is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your health, general well-being, and personal development. However, meditation can be a difficult practice to get into at first, since many of us find it hard to sit still, do nothing and think of nothing for a certain period of time. Read more
Many dream of starting a daily meditation practice. After all, meditation leads to greater health and happiness – right? Maybe, but establishing a formal sitting practice is not easy. The mind strays and the body becomes restless.
How would it be to live until you were 120 years old and in the best of health?
Extending the human life span has been something that scientists worldwide have been investigating for a very long time. Recently an article in The New Zealand Herald announced the upcoming series of tests of a anti-aging drug that will be done on humans. These tests are set to begin as early as next year. Read more
The pressure is on when it comes to being fit. When I turn on the news or check out social media feeds, I keep seeing “exercise is good, inactivity is bad.” And when I talk to others about exercise, the same thing seems to come up: stay committed and don’t stop! Read more
There are no secrets to success, but if in this life you would be blessed, put your heart in your work and from your duty never shirk. It’s not a matter of if you fail, rather it is a must that you prevail. Read more
By inserting sterilized, thin, solid needles into carefully determined energy points, practitioners of acupuncture can reset a body’s ability to fight off, correct and heal a variety of ailments. The purpose of activating these points is to correct any imbalances that disrupt our natural flow of internal energy (qi or chi) and remove any unknown blockages. When there are imbalances – we suffer poor health and that isn’t ideal. Read more
Are you looking at getting rid of debt, saving for a vacation, retirement, or just wanting an extra cushion fund? Saving money can sometimes be challenging with so many different expenses but it is not impossible. Here are 5 ways to save more money that will help you reach your financial goals. Read more
It’s common to feel stressed out in the workplace. Even if the benefits of stress reduction techniques are well known, many neglect the opportunity to give themselves a few moments of self-care that can help them through those hours on the job. Plenty of options are out there, including focused physical activity and meditation. These acts may be simple, but they are effective, sometimes in mere minutes. Read more
Are you getting enough nutrients to support healthy cognitive function and memory? Our brain requires nutrients just like our heart and lungs. But which foods are particularly important and right to keep us mentally healthy. Food can directly affect everything in our bodies from our mood and energy levels to our memory. Read more
So, I did it. After watching Hungry for Change, a documentary about the food industry, dieting and what we eat, I made a mental commitment to change the way I eat and more importantly, what I eat. The documentary had many helpful suggestions on how to initiate a change in eating better with one of them being kick starting your system by “eating” nothing but raw fruits and vegetables for 3 days by “juicing”. I have read both sides of the argument that juicing (or detoxing) works, and that it does not work. Read more