The Benefits of Keeping a Journal

Journaling is an amazingly effective way to heal and release difficult ideas and emotions.  Without this release, many times this negative energy can be built up over time causing depression, anxiety or body aches and pains.  Here are some ways that using a journal can be a helpful tool in maintaining your mental health. StressContinue reading “The Benefits of Keeping a Journal”

How Yoga Alleviates Stress Related Conditions And Body Aches

Any situation the body perceives as dangerous or threatening triggers the stress or “fight or flight” response in the body. This threat may be overt physical danger or more subtle, dealing with interpersonal conflict such as a disagreement with a coworker or situational pressures, like coping with financial problems. The body’s efforts to deal withContinue reading “How Yoga Alleviates Stress Related Conditions And Body Aches”

Do You Have an Entrepreneurial Mindset?

Have you ever thought about starting your own business, but “stuff” just got in your way? There are several ways to tell if you have this entrepreneurial mindset. Moreover, there are just as many ways to clear the road to becoming an entrepreneur. Do You Have the Entrepreneurial Mindset? Consider these personality traits: * LeadershipContinue reading “Do You Have an Entrepreneurial Mindset?”

A Guide For Women: Finding “Me” Time

They say a woman’s work is never done. A hectic work schedule, combined with trying to balance other areas of your life, may lead to you feeling like you are spinning too many plates in the air at once. With kids, family, work, chores, and the many responsibilities that we have to fulfill, there neverContinue reading “A Guide For Women: Finding “Me” Time”

Why Holistic Medicine?

The Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine defines holistic medicine as “the art and science of healing that addresses the whole person – body, mind, and spirit.”    Our health and well-being is the result of the interaction between: 1. physical, 2. environmental, 3. emotional, and 4. psychological   Focusing healing on mind, body andContinue reading “Why Holistic Medicine?”

4 Key Steps To Developing A More Positive Mindset

Negativity can discourage us, add to our stress, put a strain on our relationships, make us less productive, and reduce our overall happiness. Positivity, on the other hand, has many benefits across our lives in terms of our health, relationships, and careers. But, how do you become more positive? Is it really that simple? HereContinue reading “4 Key Steps To Developing A More Positive Mindset”

5 Natural Ways To Reduce Stress

Stress is everybody’s business. You could think you have it under control, but the truth is that stress has a way of creeping up on you, and causing drastic health repercussions. We live in a hectic world, one which requires our stress hormone, cortisol, to work overtime. However, this is far from the way thisContinue reading “5 Natural Ways To Reduce Stress”

5 Natural Ways To Improve Your Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep can be refreshing and rejuvenating. For millions, though, a good night’s sleep seems just out of reach. People of all ages across the globe suffer from occasional to chronic insomnia. Insomnia is a condition that interrupts your ability to fall asleep or stay asleep. If you are suffering from thisContinue reading “5 Natural Ways To Improve Your Sleep”

Natural Remedies For Headaches

If you are one of the millions of people who suffer from headaches on a regular basis, this article is for you. Before you decide to reach for the medicine cabinet, try these all-natural remedies the next time you have a headache. Here are the best non-drug remedies for the three most common types ofContinue reading “Natural Remedies For Headaches”

The Health Advantages of Meditation

When meditation was first suggested to me to help tame my anxiety, the practice seemed near impossible.  I started with guided meditations to try and get the hang of it, and opened up a whole new world of self-healing. How Meditation Works Practice makes perfect with meditation.  At first, it might just seem like youContinue reading “The Health Advantages of Meditation”