Category: Energy

Top 4 Reasons Why Being Kind is the Key to a Longer, Happier Life

November 13 is World Kindness Day. Kindness Day aims to promote good deeds and remind us of kindness’s benefits. This day also allows us to ponder one of humanity’s most enduring principles – kindness. Kindness is more than just a nice feeling after doing something generous or considerate. Kindness is a deliberate action from a...

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7 Fun & Healthy Ways to Keep Active in Colder Weather

Winter is coming. As the fall weather turns colder, it becomes more of a challenge to spend time outdoors. Bundling up and the risk of slipping are two things that dampen the desire, throwing a wrench into staying fit during the months ahead.  However, staying active is all the more critical because doing so can...

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3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk for Dementia + Recipe

Every morning I clip my trusty step counter to my waistband, intending to reach the magic number of 10,000. My attention to this detail has been primarily to reduce my waistline. Little did I know I’d also been reducing my risk for dementia.  What is Dementia Dementia is the irreversible loss of cognitive function –...

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Don’t Put Off Having A Colonoscopy, Here’s Why…

If you’re 50+, chances are your doctor has let you know it’s time…for a routine colonoscopy. A colonoscopy finds and removes polyps and detects potentially deadly colorectal cancer and pancreatic lesions. Despite its proven effectiveness, the idea of it invokes a lot of anxiety, and too many people avoid the procedure. I know that’s how...

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Aromatherapy and the 6 Scents to Help You Instantly Feel Relaxed, Recharged & Happy

The scent of approaching rain; the smell of balsam and pine; the aroma of freshly brewed coffee that hangs in the air as you walk past the corner café… These are just a few scents that can bring memories rushing back in vivid detail, and it’s no wonder. Aroma has a mystical way of transporting...

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How Vince Got His Happy Back

Positive people follow a simple mantra; overcome negativity and appreciate the good around you daily. And that mantra described Vince for most of his life. But after closing a deal on a new rental property in the Pacific Northwest, Vince was bothered by unpleasant feelings becoming...

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🔋 6 Ways to Recharge Your Life Force Energy

Life force is the energy present in all living things responsible for maintaining physical functions, like your thought process, beating heart, and body heat. Think of it as the battery that energizes your body and mind. Your life force is multi-layered and multifaceted, and it draws its energy from the environment around you to keep...

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Caffeine: Good vs Evil… (Maybe)

Millions – no billions of people around the world start their day with a cup of coffee. It’s the preferred drink for so many because it boosts mental alertness and helps get the day going. The magic ingredient in that seemingly innocent morning cup – that turns you on like a light switch – is...

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5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp at Any Age

I remember the first time I couldn’t find my car in the parking lot of my local grocery store. It was both annoying and unsettling. I spent what seemed like an eternity searching each row until it occurred to me – I walked! No wonder hitting the alarm on the fob didn’t elicit the usual...

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The 10 Worst Foods for IBS

For many people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), symptoms may be triggered by specific foods. What triggers your symptoms may be different from what triggers the symptoms of fellow sufferers, but these 10 foods are likely culprits for anyone with IBS. 1. Gluten Although gluten is often unfairly demonized, it’s fair to say that gluten...

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How to Stop Urinary Tract Infections Before They Start

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are common in women, especially as we age. Unfortunately, UTIs are commonly over-diagnosed and over-treated with antibiotics, which can lead to antibiotic-resistant organisms. Urinary tract infections have a number of causes. A UTI may result when urine pools in the bladder due to an obstructed urinary flow, and the pooled...

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9 Benefits of Turmeric Golden Milk & a Recipe to Make It at Home

Turmeric, that bright yellow spice that flavors many a tasty Asian dish also packs a health punch that benefits your body in numerous ways. Turmeric is one of the most studied natural spices on Earth with know health benefits going back thousands of years....

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