So last week I did my first ever 5K. Yay for me! (Sometimes you just need to say that.) But there’s been some nasty side effects to some of the extra exercise I’ve been doing lately. I have a totally bad case of sore muscles. Ouch! I’m sure you've been here. Those days when it sucks to laugh because your abs are screaming in pain. Or when you go to sit, and your legs don’t want to bend. And you … [Read more...] about 8 Natural Ways to Help Sore Muscles
Everyone always said I should start a meditation practice. But as a complete beginner, that always seemed unattainable. I wondered how I was supposed to start. And what’s the secret? But, meditation is about getting your brain quiet. And now I know that the first thing I needed to quiet were all my excuses for not meditating. Because, they weren’t necessary or valid. I mean, I’m not saying … [Read more...] about 7 Ways To Build A Beginner’s Meditation Practice
So around January you might have decided it was time to start a new exercise routine. But then February got hectic. And you started to feel tired. Then finally you just dropped the exercise thing all together. So you told yourself you were just too busy. Of course, you know the benefits of exercise. Those endorphins make you feel amazing. Exercise helps burn fat. And it gives you loads of … [Read more...] about 8 Ways to Exercise When You’re Too Busy And Tired
As we practice bad health habits, our metabolism starts to slow. Getting older doesn't make it easier. Hormones and bacterial imbalances can impact our digestive system, further complicating things. And this can make it feel like nothing is working to achieve our weight loss goals. The good news is that there are some simple tips you can use to improve your metabolism and help your body get … [Read more...] about Five Hacks to Improve Your Metabolism
Many people travel to not only explore new countries, but to journey within and discover more about themselves. People don’t just want trips and vacations. They want to get away from it all, and learn all there is to know about themselves and the world. Sound like you? Then you're ready for a spiritual pilgrimage. In this guide, we’re going to discuss 9 ways you can transform your next trip … [Read more...] about 9 Ways To Make Your Next Trip A Spiritual Pilgrimage
(This is a collaborative post and contains affiliate links) Are fitness and health things that you only have to worry about when you’re old? Of course not. We have to prepare for our later years. New reports suggest that the percentage of the population over 60 will rise to 17 percent by 2050, We all need to be thinking about how to stay fit and healthy long after middle age. People who don’t … [Read more...] about Sixty Can Be The New Thirty For Fitness
There are those days. The days when I just want to scream. But that’s not always socially acceptable. Sad, but true. We all need stress busters to deal with our modern, high tension lifestyles. And yes, you can read a book or take a long walk in nature. But sometimes you want something a little..er..different. And that’s when these unusual stress busters come into play. There are those who can … [Read more...] about Say Om! Try These CRAZY Stress Busters!
The value in restful sleep Most of us do not get restful sleep these days. Why does this happen? Gosh let me think. Here's a brief list of some of the many, many possibilities. We're too stressed We've wired from hours spent on our electronics We carry our work into the bedroom on our laptops, tablets and phones We eat too much stimulating sugary foods and foods that turn into sugar … [Read more...] about Restful Sleep in Just 10 Minutes!
Detox has become a trendy catch phrase. But detoxification is serious business. And given that we are eating, absorbing and breathing many more toxins that any other generation in history, we all need a little help with detoxification. Toxic build-up can cause inflammation, depression, allergies, weight gain and serious illnesses. So implementing ways to detox daily is essential for good … [Read more...] about 12 Easy Ways to Detox Daily