5 Tips on How to Sit for Meditation

5 Tips on How to Sit for Meditation

You can’t enjoy meditating if your back hurts or your leg and foot are asleep (I know this from experience). Here are 5 practical tips to answer your questions about how to sit.

10 Tips to Start Your Meditation Practice

10 Tips to Start Your Meditation Practice

You want to start a meditation practice to get all those great benefits you've been hearing about. 

Here are 10 tips to demystify the process so you can start feeling calmer and more centered today.

Why You Need a Digital Detox, 5 Tips on How to Detox and Detox Day Guidelines

Why You Need a Digital Detox, 5 Tips on How to Detox and Detox Day Guidelines

 Have you ever felt mentally exhausted? In other words, you cannot deal with one more thing? Or, do you find yourself being unable to pay attention, making simple mistakes or forgetting things? These can be signs of digital overload.

2 Proven Ways to Feel Happier Right Now

2 Proven Ways to Feel Happier Right Now

Have you noticed how some days you wake up and feel happier? For example, it's Friday and you feel great—or, it's a holiday or a birthday. You're smiling, you're energetic, you're looking forward to and feeling positive about the day.

9 Proven Tips to Boost Happiness: How You Can be Happier Now

9 Proven Tips to Boost Happiness: How You Can be Happier Now

Make time to find things that make you happy every day.  Happiness doesn't just happen to you—you can proactively create it. Here are 9 scientifically proven tips to increase your daily happiness.

"Serene and Gorgeous" Shoulder Rolls

"Serene and Gorgeous" Shoulder Rolls

Do you work long hours at a computer? Are you often reading your smart phone? If you answered yes, you're like me and many others who can benefit from a stretching 'power pause'. 

A Few Ways to Incentivize Your Workouts

A Few Ways to Incentivize Your Workouts

In a healthy fitness routine, the goal is that you come not to mind working out. It doesn’t necessarily have to be your favorite part of the day, but it shouldn’t be something you dread either. The trouble is getting to that point from scratch! One way to do it is actually through a handy little workout app called Pact. 

 

Be Happy! 5 Proven Ways to Boost Happiness & Avoid or Minimize the Flu

Be Happy! 5 Proven Ways to Boost Happiness & Avoid or Minimize the Flu

Did you know that laughing and smiling more can boost your happiness and reduce the chances that you will get the flu? Read on to learn 5 tips to boost happiness and help prevent colds and flu.

10 Ways to Make Your Home Healthier and Prevent Colds and Flus Naturally

10 Ways to Make Your Home Healthier and Prevent Colds and Flus Naturally

Did you know that making your bedroom clean and cool before you sleep and that keeping a variety of house plants can reduce your risk of colds and flu? Here are 10 ways to protect your home from colds and flu bugs. 

Hug it Out: Mind-Body Tips to Prevent Colds and Flus Naturally

Hug it Out: Mind-Body Tips to Prevent Colds and Flus Naturally

Check out 8 mind and body ways to avoid catching a cold or flu this season. You can use natural methods to boost your immune system and also have fun and feel great.

Want to Get in Shape Faster? Exercise Outdoors

Want to Get in Shape Faster? Exercise Outdoors

Green exercise is intentionally exercising outdoors to enjoy not only the physical benefits of being active, but also the additional health benefits that come from doing the exact same activity outside, instead of inside. 

Ways to Tone and Firm Your Upper Arms

Want to tone and firm your upper arms?  Simple, effective routines let your natural beauty shine.  Do these easy exercises to complement your natural beauty with a toned aesthetic.  

10 Ways to Stay Fit at the Holidays

10 Ways to Stay Fit at the Holidays

 

Here are 10 ways you can stay fit during the holidays. You may think it’s impossible to find time for exercise during the holidays. Think again! You can stay active. These helpful holiday fitness ideas will motivate you to find ways to increase physical activity and to fit in exercises whenever possible, while still enjoying a fun, happy and healthy holiday season.

5 Tips to Stay Slim During the Holidays

5 Tips to Stay Slim During the Holidays

Here are my top tips on how to stay slim during the holidays.  You can mindfully indulge without over-indulging.

Proven Weight Management Tip: Weigh Yourself Daily

Proven Weight Management Tip: Weigh Yourself Daily

Most everyone is working to manage weight. We live in a food rich environment; technology has eliminated most natural physical activity. A simple strategy to prevent weight gain, and for some to even lose weight without trying, is to weigh yourself daily.

Goal Setting For Success: How to Use Visualization to Set Goals

Goal Setting For Success: How to Use Visualization to Set Goals

Goal setting is an important component of living your most happy life.  Goals allow us to grow, to improve, to step into new versions of ourselves.   Following a systemized process can drastically improve your chances not only achieving what you set out to do, but also of ensuring that your goals are truly in alignment with what YOU want.  

What Are Telomeres and How Do They Impact Aging and Beauty?

What Are Telomeres and How Do They Impact Aging and Beauty?

Telomeres are protective barriers at ends of chromosomes in our cells that include our DNA sequences.  As we age, DNA at the ends of chromosomes erodes.  More visible signs of this include aging skin and greying hair.  Certain lifestyle tips can enhance youthfulness.  Telomere length is affected not only by genetics, but seems also to be influenced by lifestyle factors including those related to the mind-body connection.

 

Lack of Sleep and Weight Gain: Get Your ZZZ's to Manage Weight

Lack of Sleep and Weight Gain: Get Your ZZZ's to Manage Weight

Do you push yourself to do more and sacrifice that extra hour of sleep? You may be undermining your efforts to keep a healthy weight.  While it's good to have discipline and be active, it's also important to give your body and mind the sleep it needs.