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3 Ways to Reduce Stress with Mindful Movement

Posted by zcsirkin on  March 16, 2017

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Stress is an obstacle that we all face at various points in our lives. Like most people I’ve talked to, I often think of it in terms of its physical symptoms, such as shoulder tension and raised blood pressure. But stress is a psychosomatic problem, which means its effects manifest both physically and mentally. In fact, symptoms that present in a physical way can migrate to become mental symptoms, and vice versa. This interchangeability is

Are You Searching for Natural Remedies for the Daily Stress of Life? Try Bach Flower Remedies

Posted by zcsirkin on  January 23, 2017

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It isn’t always easy to deal with the stress of life. There are a number of factors that change our emotions daily — work, money, relationships, health — and if we don’t have balance in our lives, we can start to feel off kilter more and more. That’s why it’s important to have a natural, effective way of coping. Bach Flower Remedies are one of the best and most natural ways to cope with the

7 Mindful New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

Posted by zcsirkin on  December 22, 2016

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Category: Life Lessons, Self Care
A brand new year means it’s time to start making resolutions! While many people make promises to themselves that focus on one aspect of their lives, such as losing weight or quitting smoking, I think it is important to take a more holistic approach. One unhealthy habit is fueled by another, so if you don’t make a change at the root of your problems, it’s difficult to reach your goals. If you want the changes you

The Ageless Mindset: How the Right Outlook Can Literally Turn Back Time

Posted by zcsirkin on  November 10, 2016

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Category: Life Lessons, Self Care
When it comes to nurturing a healthy lifestyle that promotes youth and vitality, you have plenty of options. Regular exercise, healthy diet, and abstinence from harmful substances are all excellent practices that help keep you looking and feeling young and vibrant. However, sometimes it takes a bit more than just a physical approach to maintain the level of vitality you desire. Mahatma Gandhi once said, “A man is but the product of his thoughts, what

5 Ways to Maintain Mindfulness While Eating

Posted by zcsirkin on  October 16, 2016

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Category: Life Lessons, Self Care
Maintaining mindfulness is not always the easiest thing to do. Maintaining a good diet isn’t either. Combining the two, however, will promote healthy eating habits, weight loss, and overall wellness in the body. The question then becomes: How do you maintain mindfulness when you are eating? Here are 5 great ways that you can stay mindful while you are eating: Take the time to savor each bite of your food The more you eat, the