Life-Changing Habits that Can Boost Your Brain’s Function

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Your brain is one of your body’s most vital, complex organs. It allows you to think, controls and coordinates bodily movements, and stores precious memories. Wouldn’t it be great to have a brain that functions at full capacity so you can maximize your potential? Well, there are certain lifestyle changes that you can make to support a healthy brain. Here are 7 habits that can have a positive effect on your brain: Physical Activity We …

Stillness and Silence Are the Keys to a Mindful Life

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The world can be hectic at times. It seems that the more advanced our technology becomes, the more things we have to keep crammed into our heads. The more we become connected to others, the more that connectivity becomes a distraction from many of the tasks we are trying to accomplish. For these reasons, mindfulness and meditation have become part of a daily practice for many people. Stillness and silence, in fact, can be their …

A Mindful New Year – Intentions Above Resolutions

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Change is inevitable. It is happening all around us, every second of every day. As the New Year approaches, we will once again bear witness to change. New Year’s Day symbolizes more than just a flip of the calendar page. It brings with it new beginnings, opportunities, a chance to reflect and grow. In actuality, we get these chances every day. But we are often so wrapped up in our lives, for one reason or …

The Power of Breathing

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Breath is a powerful thing. It is the very thing that gives us life, but beyond that, breathing can be a way to create inner peace, feel calmer, and center yourself during stressful situations. It also helps heighten your awareness of your surroundings, alleviates anger, quiets inner chaos, and has even been known to help lower blood pressure. Over time, stress, anxiety, and the daily pressure of our lives can cause adverse situations and greatly …