Most people are aware that meditation has a number of benefits: lower blood pressure reduced stress… Continue reading Meditation Rebuilds Gray Matter
In recent years, travel and relaxation have been at odds. Having been conditioned to accomplish tasks, travel often requires sightseeing excursions, shopping for unique items, and exerting activities. It doesn’t have to be this way. Continue reading Relaxing Travel
All of my life, I’ve struggled with perfectionism. Characterized by a person’s striving for flawlessness and setting excessively high performance standards, perfectionism is accompanied by overly critical self-evaluations and concerns regarding others’ evaluations.
Early progress can be made with daily practice of mindfulness meditation as it strengthens your ability to institute and maintain new routines. However, it must be followed up quickly with an honest appraisal of the nutrients digested. On a day to day basis, what are you digesting?
Sustainable change refers to making changes that will be maintained long term. ‘Fad Diets’ and ‘Quick Fixes’ are not examples of sustainable change. For many, this means making healthy changes a little at a time. This could mean not automatically deciding you must run long distances each and every day or eat a strictly vegetarian and organic diet right off the bat. Take an inventory and determine where you have succeeded or fallen short in the past.
Many of us have been under the mistaken belief that eating healthy foods means paying high costs. While it is true most organic foods (including meats, grains, fruits, vegetables, and dairy products) cost more because they are produced using natural means, the nutrient density of these foods surpass non-organic and processed foods. In other words, You get more bang for your buck. Continue reading What is Nutrient Density?