healthy living

How to Start Running: 7 Brilliant Ideas For Beginners

You hear people talking about how great their run was and how good they feel afterwards. And so you have decided you want to try going for a run, but you don’t run often or have never tried it before. Or maybe you are not sure if you doing it right! Not to worry, I have some easy and helpful tips to get you started. Remember this: running should be enjoyable! Running should get your heart rate going, make you sweat a little (or a lot) and boost your energy, vitality, and self-confidence.... Read More...

How to Improve Your Relationship With Food

How do you relate to food? If your relationship with a friend was anything like the way you relate to food—extreme, inconsistent, punishing–you probably wouldn’t invest too much energy or time with that particular person, would you?... Read More...

One Remarkable Thing About Personal Healing

A few years ago, during a routine medical exam, my doctor found some abnormal cells – pre-cancerous, or what today would be called Stage Zero cancer. She recommended laser surgery to remove them. Even back then, I was very holistic and didn’t want surgery of any kind, even laser surgery, so I considered my alternatives.... Read More...

4 Secrets to Staying Healthy While on the Road

If you are a vegetarian and about to travel, if you are trying to keep up with your usual eating habits while exploring somewhere new, or don’t want to give up on your healthy lifestyle while on the road, here are my 4 secret traveling tips for staying healthy while on the road... Read More...

How to Love and Accept Yourself When You Feel Insignificant

Learning to love yourself is simple. But just because it’s simple, doesn’t mean it’s easy. It can be uncomfortable to re-examine assumptions we have made. However, I have a hunch you wouldn’t be reading this if you wanted to feel comfortable all the time. You thrive on challenging yourself to grow! So are you ready to fall in love with yourself? Here’s what worked for me.... Read More...

The Importance of Embracing the In-Between Moments

If eternal bliss; total peace and contentment; were as easy as sitting down to one or two meditation practices, I think the secret would be out by now, and we’d all be in Nirvana. But it’s not; it’s a practice. And most of the things that matter to us in life are just that – a practice..!... Read More...

How Eliminating Grains From my Plate Changed my Life

I had no idea the source of my pain were some of the very foods I linked to health and longevity! I had no idea I was hurting myself with the way I was eating and treating my body. So I began to shift my diet and my body began to heal. As I witnessed my own body change, I became inspired...... Read More...

The Mind-Body Connection That Helped Me Lose 40 Pounds

There are many habits that are destructive because they negatively affect people around them. Many of them may not be physically harmful but instead emotionally, spiritually, or mentally destructive to themselves or those around them. In general, we neglect the connection between anxious thoughts and the action we take to cope with those thoughts. The actions actually become part of who we are...... Read More...

How Yoga Taught Me to Embrace Change Slowly

Regardless of what our transitions look or feel like, one thing is for certain —they're an inevitable part of the process. It's natural to want to skip ahead to the next chapter, but by doing so, we're ultimately depriving ourselves of the opportunity to enjoy the present and appreciate the transition...... Read More...

Why Clinical Pilates Really Has Your Back

For those suffering from spinal conditions, Clinical Pilates can avoid the potentially harmful effects of a general class and provide a great introduction to the correct exercises and movement patterns. Working as a physiotherapist for the last ten years, I’ve used a range of Pilates techniques with my patients. For those suffering from spinal pain, it can provide great results, but only when utilised correctly. Pilates is not a one size fits all intervention for back pain, and can easily make symptoms worse with the wrong exercises. Despite this, Pilates classes are generally packed with students following a set routine, with little opportunity for instructors to tailor individual programmes.... Read More...

3 Things You Need to Know About Yoga

I've been practising yoga for more than 10 years. Nevertheless, the understanding of yoga kicked in not until recently, about 4 years ago. Naturally it came out of observations I made during countless yoga classes. And this is what I found out and what I'm working on ever since...... Read More...

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