Boost Your Mood With Food!
Can your diet really help put you in a good mood? The answer may surprise you! Basically, the science behind how diet affects mood is based on this: Dietary changes can bring about changes in our brain structure, which can lead to altered behavior.So, how should you change your food intake if you want to try to improve your mood?Consume More Omega-3 Fatty Acids:  In recent years, researchers have noted that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid may help protect against depression. This makes s...
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Mental Health Benefits of Exercise
You already know that exercise is good for your body. But did you know it also has emotional and mental health benefits?Stronger resilience: Regular activity can help boost your immune system and reduce the impact of stress. When faced with mental or emotional challenges in life, exercise can help you cope in a healthy way, instead of resorting to negative behaviors like alcohol and smoking.Higher self-esteem: Regular exercise is an investment in your mind, body, and soul. You’ll feel bett...
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Our Emotional Compass
Emotions - we all have them; they are a natural part of our human experience. They can run high, low, deep and can even overwhelm us at times. We have been taught very little when it comes to the power of our emotions, and how to effectively experience them. They hold so much power, and when we fully experience the full spectrum of emotions in the healthiest form possible, we are then able to fully experience life in all its beauty.What people tend to do is categorize emotions and begin to label...
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Are You Ready to Fulfill Your True Potential and Purpose in Life?
Are You Ready to Fulfill Your True Potential and Purpose in Life?Are you starting to feel lost on what to do next? Or wonder if you’re making the right decision? If so, you may lack a certain thing needed for success - clarity. Clarity plays a massive role in achieving your purpose and full potential.If you lack clarity, it leaves you wondering and questioning all areas of your life. It stops you from taking the steps toward your dreams and goals. If you have clarity, you will have a clear...
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Physical Activities and Work Performance
By now, we all know the different stories about how exercise can decrease the risk of diabetes, obesity, cancer, etc. But did you know that physical activities have positive effects in your career as well? Numerous studies have demonstrated the connection between regular physical activity and better work performance. Here are some of the effects: Lowered stress levels - Avoid burnout and improve relationships with others Increased energy and productivity - Think quicker and work smarter Enhanced...
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Improve Your Focus with Simple Meditation Techniques
Too often we fumble through our days at the mercy of demands - our schedules, our relationships, our work, or our chaotic thought-filled minds. It's so easy to get sucked into the fast pace of daily life that most people forget what it's like to notice their breath.Improve your focus by practicing these mindfulness meditation techniques:Before jumping into your task list, take three to five minutes to count your breaths. As little as 3-5 minutes can make a big difference in your day. Foc...
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It's Time to Fight Off Your Tension Headaches!
If you ever had a tension headache, you know it can put a damper on your day. The condition can feel like a dull pressure or pounding sensation in or around the skull, and is caused by muscle tension, fatigue, stress, or all the above. Instead of grabbing the pain reliever and shutting down the next time a headache comes on, be proactive and combat your headache with these 2 common stretches:Chin Tuck Stretch1.    Look straight ahead with back aligned to your head.2.  &n...
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Can Acupuncture Help You?
There is a common misconception on the topic of acupuncture therapy. Some will believe it is painful, others will believe it is a placebo effect and most people will have absolutely no idea as to what acupuncture therapy can offer.Let’s address the first misconception – acupuncture should NOT be painful if done using proper technique. If anything, acupuncture therapy helps with pain RELIEF. Research has shown that it allows your brain to release endorphins; your feel-good hormones. T...
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Ready to See Improvement in Your Golf Game?
Golf is often seen as a recreational sport, but golf games require muscular strength and power....
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Be Your Best Self by Building Your Mindset During COVID-19
Since the global pandemic started, many of us are facing unknowns and experiencing changes in everyday life from a personal to professional level. An outbreak like this triggers a response from us that not only creates stress and demands energy but can also lead to emotional and physical problems.It’s essential to recognize that mental health is a part of our response so developing strategies that reduce stress while building resilience skills are important for maintaining our mental well-...
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