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Tips for Building Strong Relationships

Bad habits like keeping your feelings to yourself or bickering with your mate can have disastrous consequences in a relationship. However, taking the time to develop healthy habits can help you build a stronger bond. According to Mayo Clinic research, the right bond between two people can reduce stress, prevent loneliness, increase your sense of…
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Spinach Salad & Strawberry Honey Vinaigrette

The spring season is here. Get excited with a healthy spinach salad made with strawberries. This yummy, healthy recipe is easy to prepare and it makes for a delicious, light lunch. Strawberry spinach salad with honey balsamic vinaigrette is a really simple meal, but the ingredients can make a big impact on your health. For…
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Healthy Diet in a SNAP?

A healthy diet is an important part of Mindful Living. A person’s access to a healthy diet shouldn’t be limited by the money they have in their wallet. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP is our domestic hunger safety net and it works to fill the nutritional gaps of low-income individuals and families. Unfortunately,…
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Heal Depression Now

Depression is a serious health condition that impacts the lives of millions of people. There are currently 19 million Americans with depression. And according to the World Health Organization, depression will be the second largest single cause of illness in the world by 2020. Fortunately, studies show that Eco-therapy may help relieve depression symptoms. Types…
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Why Create A Mindful Family

The themes that rule our lives today are, “I just don’t have time” and “I’m exhausted.” We are overbooked, overworked and overwhelmed. Just getting done what must be done fills our days. The notion of finding precious time to learn how to create balance and to reduce our stress, to soothe our aching souls seems…
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To Get Fit, Stay Motivated

When we don’t feel like exercising we come up with a lot of excuses. We say that we don’t have the time or that we’re too tired, but the true culprit is usually a lack of workout motivation. If we slow down and try new approaches to our exercise regimens, we can push ourselves to…
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The Family That Plays Together, Stays Together

Busy schedules can make everyone in a family feel overbooked, overworked, and overwhelmed. Research shows too much stress, intense studying, and overwhelming schedules are destructive. It puts dangerous pressure on families and damages their relationships. You must find time to play for your health and the health of your children. Here are a few mindful…
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Overcome Your Loneliness

Staying in touch with loved ones has been made easy with all of our recent technological advances; however, cases of loneliness seem to be rising. According to Duke University researchers, the number of people who said that they didn’t have someone to discuss important matters with has risen to 25 percent. Studies also show that…
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Mindfulness Impacts DNA

Practices such as yoga and mindfulness meditation can improve mental and physical health, but that’s not all. A new study illustrates just how deep mindfulness can go. Researchers from Coventry University in the UK examined 18 studies that spanned 11 years. They found that mind-body interventions (MBIs) can “reverse” the molecular reactions in DNA that…
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Immune Boosting Lentil Vegetable Soup

This is just what the doctor ordered. With cold and flu season upon us, a bowl of soup packed with immune-boosting ingredients is a great source of healing for your family. Your family will love to sit down to the fall chill with a bowl of warm, nourishing, immune boosting, veggie and protein packed soup.…
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