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7 Things I Repeatedly Do to Stay Sane & Happy When Life Sucks
Just today—when I find myself internally cheer leading that we’re nearly through it! and go, team, go!—I’m driving down a windy country road with unexpected ...

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Are You Suffering From Serenity Deficiency?
The number one symptom of spiritual disconnection is serenity deficiency. When you are white-knuckling it through the day and even the smallest inconveniences have ...

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When Good Stress Goes Bad: 8 Ways to Deal With Bad Stress
While excusing yourself entirely and escaping to a land far far away from life’s frenzied flow is permissible on occasion, allowing daily interludes, even for ...

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Revive: Remove, Nourish, Move, Relax and Inspire
We hear a lot about not having a cookie and coffee mid-day to prevent the afternoon slump, but he stresses the importance of not eating simple carbs (cereals, baked ...

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Boost Your Mood, Your Love Life & Your Energy
Both the berries and the seeds will transform your mind-set for getting in the mood, so pop in a handful a day to keep bedroom boredom at bay.

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Himalayan Salt To The Rescue!
Taken internally, Epsom salts are a natural laxative, promoting digestion and detoxification. Epsom salts are even great for your roses, apply a pound to each plant ...

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Hidden Signs You’re Stressed
QUICK FIX: Researchers recently demonstrated in the Journal of Physiology that an afternoon workout session may help balance out your wake/sleep cycles, enabling ...

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Break Free Of The Balancing Blues
Frankincense and cedarwood help to balance the pineal gland, also known as the master gland, which regulates all the major hormonal systems of the body.

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Basic Yoga Principles to Help You Find Your Calm
I think what helps me find calm, and honestly, I still have plenty of impatient moments, is the time I spend on the mat. I have learned through practice to listen ...

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8 Tips To Endure These Tough Times
Practically every magazine, tabloid and newspaper under the sun is offering countless belt-tightening tips, both of the literal and figurative kind. Yet if you're ...

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How to Live with Less
Every once in a while our income shifts in a drastic way, whether losing a job, quitting, or changing careers, and this necessary shift helps us re-evaluate our ...

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Stress and the Toll it Takes — 5 Reasons Why
Stress is harmful for your health, but did you know that long-term periods of stress can cause everything from weight gain to heart problems? Here are a few health ...

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Forget about Pills. Eat Away A Bad Mood!
Instead of habit-forming prescription meds, food has similar abilities to fight off a funk, without causing havoc on your body or the planet.

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7 Reasons Why Smiling is Actually Good for You!
Smiling Lifts Your Spirits! Even if you're not feeling it... smile. The simple act of smiling, especially when you smile at someone else and they reflect that smile ...

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Forget About Your Thighs and Focus on Your Head Instead
How about if, instead, whenever you are having a rough afternoon, a fight with a friend, a tired morning, or need a dose of energy before heading out on a Friday ...

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Simple Techniques for Looking Less Tired
You've already learned how to ease your bags. Now its time to get at the dark circles that haunt many of us. To start, you'll want a concealer that MATCHES your ...

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Zap the Energy Vampires
Energy unfortunately isn't endless. There comes a point when we burnout. Yet, there are ways to ensure you don't hit rock-bottom before you realize you're over-burdened. ...

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Rub Your Hoku, and 7 Other Surprisingly Ways to Calm Down
Want to stop stressing? Then start swearing, kissing, getting dirty, cluttering and eating garlic instead! Here are 7 funky, fun ways to de-stress: Succumb to Chocolate, ...

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Give Me Ten
No, you don't have to drop to the floor and give us ten push-ups, although that might be just what you need! Research has shown that taking breaks during the day ...

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Reduce Relationship Stress in Five Minutes (or Less)
Meditation offers a number of benefits, but did you know it can also improve ALL, yes ALL of your relationships, whether romantic or purely business? Try this meditation ...

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7 Emotions That Make Your World Go Round
The seven emotions are as follows: Rage: racing heart, flushed face, high-pitched voice, dilated veins in the skull, bulging eyes, sweating, tensed voluntary muscles, ...

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Stop Stress-Eating, Here's 4 Ways to Stave Off the Munchies!
Every afternoon I find myself craving a warm chai. And while my chai is certainly healthier than say, a drive to McDonalds, I also know that I don't necessarily ...

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Calm Down Those Nerves
The main ingredient in garlic when digested is organosulfur allicin, which triggers your body to produce hydrogen sulfide. The combo creates an internal reaction ...

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Unconventional De-Stressors, Time To Try Something New!
Put things in perspective: Are you really suffering, or are you simply inconvenienced? Try to remember that certain problems in our life are actually a luxury. ...

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Tap into your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
Curious about your emotional intelligence? See how you do on this checklist and also 5 key skills to raise your EQ. Can you recognize your own emotions as you experience ...

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10 Ways to Sexy-up Your (Boring) Health Kick
Did you know that flirting is a healthy de-stressor? Researchers at the University of Washington found that flirting in the workplace helps employees to increase ...

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Keep Your Eyes Energized With These Six Steps
Stare at your nose without blinking for as long as possible. Focus on the area between the eyebrows above your nose. Without turning your head, look all the way ...

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End Procrastination Now
Ask yourself why you want to put off the task at hand. Very often there is an emotional trigger behind procrastination. Maybe you are afraid of failing, or of just ...

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Steps to Instant Calm
Ground yourself in the present moment, close your eyes and breathe deeply. Feel your feet on the ground and the air on your skin. A lot of anxiety is caused my ...

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Coping With Failure
Failure is not falling down, but refusing to get up.

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Good Morning
As the days get shorter and darker, and winter settles around us, the added burden of cold can make an already-difficult phase of the day that much more unpalatable. ...

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Humor for Health
Finding something to laugh about is another matter. Switching on the news or glancing at newspaper headlines can have a dampening effect on the staunchest of optimists....

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Alternate Nostril Breathing
According to yogic philosophy, this has important implications in terms of our state of mind and our physical well-being. We have a network of channels that flow ...

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High-tech Stress Relief
Sometimes supplemented by the use of spoken word or visual supports, biofeedback is also a great way to learn relaxation and meditation skills that reduce stress ...

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Stress Tips from the Experts: Yoga
When you're feeling stressed and pressed for time, first decide to do something about it. First, feel: What in your mind or body is causing unease? Pay attention, ...

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Stress Tips from the Experts: Schedule Alone Time
At her Mind, Body, Spirit Center in Westlake Village, California, she uses Western, alternative, and complementary therapies such as functional medicine, nutrition, ...

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Stress Tips from the Experts: Clarify Your Intentions
I am beautiful. I am a force of love. Throw back your shoulders and stand up straight. Open your heart, still looking into the reflection of your eyes and say: ...

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Stress Tips from the Experts: Be Present
Gather a soft hand towel, a pillow, and a blanket or throw, and lie down on the floor in a quiet room. Swing your lower legs up on a couch or chair, place the pillow ...

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Stress Tips from the Experts: Eat Breakfast
Speaking engagements and TV appearances have Somer traveling two to three times a month, often across several time zones with only a few hours of sleep.

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Stress Tips from the Experts: Eliminate Pain With a Thought
Your mind and body take shortcuts to reactions all day long, like when you think of a lemon your mouth puckers, or when you hear a snippet of a song you can finish ...

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The Up Side of Down
Yoga expert Larry Jacobs is one Boomer breathing fresh AIR into inversion therapy with his Age in Reverse company, creating products that make it easy to slant. ...

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So-Hum Homework
That's no surprise to Janet Chase, who teaches So-Hum meditation at Mii amo in Sedona, Arizona. From Indian Vedic tradition, So-Hum is an uncomplicated technique ...

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One-Minute Stress Relievers
Do a body scan from the top of your head to each of your toes to monitor tension. Thinking specifically about each one leads it to relax, letting your body go back ...

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Stress Tips from the Experts: Positive Energy
Sometimes you can feel negative vibes even before an energy vampire sucks the spirit out of you. We all encounter them in our lives, people whose mere presence ...

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Stress Tips from the Experts: Daily Joy
Hammerschlag accomplished this with a long drive into the woods of Arizona, somewhere he could be alone and apart. He laid down and looked at the night sky. I realized ...

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Stress Tips from the Experts: Maintaining Peace
Sometimes when we feel negative stress from daily annoyances and crises, the ills of the universe pile on as well, making serenity seem impossible. Yet moving toward ...

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Stress Tips from the Experts: Mind Washing
Just when we think things are too much to handle, here comes a monkey wrench. "While in the hospital for leukemia treatment, the hardest thing was to care for myself ...

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The Gurus' Guide to De-Stressing
Yes, a weekly trip to a spa is undoubtedly an ideal mode to manage stress and ease frayed nerves, but then reality kicks in as your wallet is squeezed, further ...

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Stress Tips from the Experts: Take a Mental Vacation
Now, let go of what's troubling you. Think of a souvenir, like a stone or feather; shrink it down into your imagination. Tuck it away in a place you want your body ...

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Stress Tips from the Experts: Breathing
Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound; keep the tip of your tongue against the roof of your mouth throughout the exercise. Close your mouth ...

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