Mindfulness

Discover New Energy with Mindfulness and Mitochondria

Mindfulness meditation can reduce stress, increase energy, and improve focus. But have you ever wondered how? It’s well-known that mindfulness can strengthen the brain, but according to emerging research, there’s also a strong link between mindfulness and mitochondria (the energy factories of your cells).  Exactly how mindfulness boosts mitochondria may surprise you, but more on […]

How to be less critical

How To Be Less Critical and Judgmental In 3 Simple Steps

So you want to be less critical and judgmental? Well, you’ve come to the right place. The truth is, people are judgmental because they’re insecure. In other words, being judgmental is a walking advertisement that you don’t feel good about yourself. Do you really want to share that with the world? Besides, what do you […]

Positive

How To Be Happy With Your Life In 3 Simple Steps

It’s official: Americans are unhappy. According to the World Happiness Report, “The years since 2010 have not been good ones for happiness and well-being among Americans.” (1) To make matters worse, the rates of self-harm and depression have jumped as well. Why are so many Americans unhappy? Researchers think that social media, obesity, and substance […]

Mindful Meditation

7 Health Benefits of Meditation

Thousands of truly successful people meditate. To start, Oprah mediates. Not to mention, Kobe Bryant, Arianna Huffington, and Paul McCartney all meditate, too! During moments of stress, like before a speech, they’re able to fill their minds with a sense of calm. Actually, all it takes is a few deep breaths. Sure, they’re trained professionals, […]

Self care

9 Self Care Practices + How Stress Is Destroying Your Quality of Life

Does it feel like you’re running on fumes, barely able to keep up? Or maybe you feel fine, but months and years go by without accomplishing your biggest goals? Deprogramming unhealthy habits can be hard, but if you want to live your best life, you’ll need to be proactive about self care. Here are the […]

How to Live Longer: 7 Secrets of Longevity and Lifestyle

How to Live Longer: 7 Secrets of Longevity and Lifestyle

We all grow old eventually, but what if you could follow a few simple rules to feel younger and live longer?   The average adult lifespan is only 77 years, but in certain pockets of the world, like the Mediterranean and Costa Rica, locals routinely live 100+ years.   Japan, for example, has the longest […]

Lifestyle and diabetes

Work Towards Reversing Diabetes with These 7 Lifestyle Choices

  If you’re one of the 115 million people in the U.S. living with prediabetes or diabetes, then it’s time to perk up your ears and settle in for a quick read. (1) Diabetes is a harsh disease that can lead to fatigue, weight gain, and loss of vision. Not only that, but as the […]

diabetes and soda; type 2 diabetes

Does Soda Cause Diabetes? The Truth About Diabetes and Soda

We’re in the middle of a diabetes epidemic and soda might have something to do with it. Believe it or not, sugar-free soda may be even worse. Consequently, they’re both bad for the gut and can set off a chain reaction of nasty side effects. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]

Sugar and cancer

Is There Really a Link Between Sugar and Cancer?

Sugar and cancer: they go together like peanut butter and jelly. Want to stop cancer before it starts? Stop eating sugar! Not only does sugar speed up the disease’s progress, but it also increases rates of: Obesity Diabetes Heart disease Headaches …and fatigue Why does sugar have such destructive effects on the body? For starters, […]