Category: Week 1

DIY Natural Deodorant

With Mindful exercise comes a lot of not-so-pleasant sweat, and nowadays people are turning to do-it-yourself recipes to rid themselves of offensive body odor. You can easily make your own DIY natural deodorant with a few ingredients from your pantry and the Mindful tips listed below. Key DIY Natural Deodorant Ingredients One of the main…
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Delicious Bean Salad

Try this delightful, light bean salad with your grilled food throughout the Spring and Summer. Our family has enjoyed this for almost 40 years. This is one of my mother-in-law’s best recipes that we all love. This salad is full of black beans, a great vegetable that is loaded with nutrients. In addition to also…
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Pack More Veggies into Your Breakfast

Eating healthy doesn’t just mean cutting out the chips and candy bars. It’s important to include more produce in your diet. While people can easily incorporate fruit into their daily meals, veggies can be a bit more a challenge (especially at breakfast time). By using these five vegetarian breakfast recipes, you can start your day…
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Let’s Discuss Depression

It’s estimated that 4.4 percent of the world’s population is struggling with depression—that’s over 322 million people. And unfortunately, the rate of common mental disorders, such as depression, has increased in recent years especially in lower-income countries. Today the World Health Organization (WHO) is shining a light on this mental health crisis with their “Depression:…
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Tips To Tame Spring Allergies

As pollen fills the air, millions of Americans start reaching for their Kleenex. It’s officially spring allergy season, also known as allergic rhinitis, and it can be tiring. Fortunately, there are a few tips that can help you deal with spring allergies. Spring Allergies Symptoms Spring allergies are not caused by a virus, like other…
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Sunlight Recharges Your Body and Soul

When you get tired and depressed getting out in the sun feels good for your body and soul. A study published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry found men with higher levels of vitamin D consistently performed better on memory tests as well as on mood and physical activity levels.  This study reinforces medical…
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Creating Hope in Perilous Times

Hope springs eternal. Like water bubbling out of the earth, you cannot stop hope. It erupts in the most unlikely scenarios of human tragedy war, the Holocaust, hurricanes, and tornados. It accompanies conception as our bellies swell and ripen, and flows through families as children change and grow. A powerful and potent spiritual practice, once…
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The Secret Sauce Of Life – A Good Sense of Humor

April is National Humor Month. I believe it could transform the world if we all immersed our lives in humor and laughter for the entire month of April. A good sense of humor and laughter might melt our political, social, and economic stress away. It is physiologically impossible to experience laughter and stress simultaneously. Barbara…
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Stress During Pregnancy

Being pregnant and stressed is the worst combination for the physical and mental health of the mom and the unborn child. Research shows that whatever the mom is feeling, it indirectly affects the fetus through a change of hormone levels. Spiritually, mood also affects the entire body, which can impact the development of the fetus…
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Reconnect with Your Inner Child

Sometimes the struggles that come with adulthood require a childlike perspective. If we open ourselves up to childlike joy and enthusiasm, we can renew our energy and become more optimistic about life. Children fill their day with games, laughter, and their imagination. If we follow their example and embrace the child within each of us,…
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