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Category: Health and Wellness

Instead of dieting and depriving yourself, learn valuable tips on Health and Wellness as it includes every aspect of your lifestyle – your eating and drinking choices and habits, your physical activity and exercise, your mental health, and your emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

How to Strengthen Your Spiritual Foundation for Greater Peace and Joy

Just improving physical, mental, and emotional health doesn’t satisfy a deeper need – our spiritual foundation — here’s how to mindfully strengthen it.When people think of improving their health, they often think of improving physical, mental, and emotional health. All these are good and essential, however, it doesn’t satisfy a deeper health that we all innately have – our spiritual health. Just as we can do strength training for greater physical stamina, we can also work on strengthening our spiritual foundation.

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Soul Care — How to Practice This Deepest Form of Self-Care

Soul care is the profound lifestyle shift into mindful self-awareness, inner enrichment and meaningful connections that deeply nourish your well-being.I congratulate you! You’re doing very well at incorporating a self-care routine into your busy lives. You’re eating better, sleeping longer and deeper, and exercising more. And it’s paying off! You tell me that you have more energy and feel so much better. I’m proud of you.  But may I bring to your attention a trend I see? People are trying to steal a few moments to cram self-care into the busyness of life, which ultimately diminishes or negates the intention of self-care.  The result  I’m seeing is that this approach doesn’t allow space for soul care. 

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5 Easy, Effective Healing Practices When It’s Smoky Outside

Because of the wildfires in the Pacific Northwest, I want to share 5 healing practices that will keep you healthy and happy when it’s smoky outside.Inhaling fresh air is something we take for granted until we’re surrounded by smoke-filled skies. Then we just want relief! Here in the Pacific Northwest, summer wildfires are becoming all too common. The smoky haze is overwhelming, as days turn into weeks. It wears down not only our physical health but also our mental and emotional well-being. And it can worsen respiratory issues or other health conditions.

Whether it’s due to wildfires, pollution, or other environmental factors, we need to know how to prepare and cope when it’s smoky outside. It’s always important to be gentle with yourself and prioritize self-care, but this is especially true when smoke is in the air.

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How to Improve Your Feeling of Well-being — P.E.R.M.A. Model for Happiness

You can improve your feeling of well-being and happiness when you focus, not on possessions or events, but on creating beauty in every moment of life. Are you in the pursuit of happiness? Or are you waiting for it to come to you? “The pursuit of happiness” is one of our unalienable rights, according to the U. S. Declaration of Independence. Isn’t that interesting? They focused on the process of searching for happiness, not happiness itself. Think about that deeply, because it will begin to profoundly change you.

If you want to improve your feeling of well-being, it’s important to make the mental shift away from the idea that “I’ll be happy when this thing happens”. Because when you get that thing, it’s not the key to lasting happiness. No, life shifts again and you want more or something different. The key to feeling happy isn’t simply obtaining your desires. The key is finding delight in the whole process of living!

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Is Cutting Down to 4 Hours of Sleep Nightly the Best Way to Get Ahead?

Find answers to these questions — Is 4 hours of sleep enough for you, can you train yourself to function on less sleep and are there long-term dangers?“A well-spent day brings happy sleep.” ~  Leonardo da Vinci

Martha Stewart does it. Indra Nooyi – Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo does it. Many other successful people do it… They all function on 4 hours of sleep or sometimes up to 6. And if you browse the self-help aisle, you’ll see books that talk about getting your full sleep in 4 hours, how to sleep 8 hours in 4 hours, and so on. 

So much has been written about successful people functioning on only 4 hours of sleep.  And they make it sound like that’s the only way to get ahead in business today. They intimate that if you’re not up and productive by 5 a.m. you might as well accept that you’ll never be a success. Here’s why I don’t believe that that’s true…

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