Stress-Reducing Exercises

Health, Stress Management, Yoga
If you suffer from chronic stress, you may have been told time and again to exercise. However, having a tennis match with your buddy from work may actually stress you out more because of the competitive nature of the sport. What you really want to do is to engage in sports that give you an outlet to release stress. The wrong exercise will not help you. You may try a long walk, but the thoughts keep circling around your mind like a never-ending carousel. Soon, you’re circling back home to finish the 24 new tasks that you thought up while on the walk. Exercise is undoubtedly a powerful relaxant. When your muscles are used correctly, they remain loose instead of restricted by spasm. This means better sleep, which means less…
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Manage Migraines With Exercise

Health, Migraines, Yoga
If you’ve already been diagnosed as a migraine sufferer, then you probably know why exercise in between migraine attacks is good for you. It improves blood circulation which always leads to less pain. It also loosens tense muscles and alleviates stress, which is a notorious migraine trigger. Regular exercise helps regulate your sleep so that you can get 7-8 hours of good-quality rest. However, there is such a thing as a workout-induced migraine. Since these are among the easiest migraines to avoid, implement the following tips to keep the vicious pain at bay. 1. Humidity Hot, humid weather is known to trigger migraines. If you live in an area that is particularly muggy, you may want to move all your exercise indoors to a gym. If you don’t like the…
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Stress And Your Diet

Diet, Health, Meditation, Stress Management, Yoga
Food That Can Affect Stress Levels There are a few common pitfalls that stress brings which are related to your diet. Are you guilty of skipping meals, giving into your cravings for fatty, sugary foods, or do you rely on caffeine to give you a boost when you're particularly low? You are not alone. It is something that we all do when we are under stress, often unconsciously. When your stress levels are high you often struggle to sleep properly which increases your probability of making bad diet choices, as fatigue is often disguised as hunger and cravings for junk. Even though you experience a crash afterward, you still go back for more because you know it's the quick and easy way to get a lift that you desperately need.…
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Fitness Tips For Women Over 40

Health, Womens Health, Yoga
Fitness is important, especially as you age. As you age however, your body goes through changes that may keep you from doing the same exercises that you did in your 20. Women in their 40s may exercise in different ways than women who are much younger. Differences in range of motion, flexibility, biomechanical, and health factors all change how a woman in her 40s hits the gym. Here are some of the best fitness tips for women in their 40s. Get Rid of Your Treadmill One of the reasons that women in their 40s need to ditch the treadmill is because of the lack of efficacy that it has. There are other ways that you’re going to get more bang for your buck. It’s important that you do a high…
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Women In Their 40s Can Live A Healthier Life

Health, Womens Health, Yoga
When you turn 40, you may know that you need to do different things to keep yourself healthy. It's hard to tell what those things are. With so many pieces of confusing information on the Internet, you may want to run away from your attempt to get healthy. Don’t worry, you don’t have to run away just yet. Here are five things that you should try to incorporate into your life to lead a healthier life after age 40. Get A Physical No one likes going to the doctor. Sometimes it can seem impossible to schedule your annual physical. Between work, school, kids, and life; an unnecessary trip to the doctor can be a nuisance. Even though, this trip could be the best thing you do for your health. Live…
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10 Yoga poses for menopause relief – Infographic

Health, Infographics, Menopause, Womens Health, Yoga
The below infographic shows 10 Yoga poses that might help relieve the symptoms of menopause. Click Here for more Health, Fitness and Personal Development Infographics Visit these top health related websites for information on a wide variety of health and wellness topics. National Institute of Health MedicineNet WEBMD Make sure to check out our health, fitness and personal development related free learning guides and quality digital products.
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Yoga Can Help Alleviate Menopausal Symptoms

Health, Menopause, Womens Health, Yoga
Women going through menopause experience fluctuating hormones that can cause a wide range of symptoms with differing levels of severity among sufferers. When women begin looking for ways that may be able to help alleviate menopausal symptoms many start looking for a medication that can help balance the hormones and reduce the symptoms. Women are often surprised to learn that there are other options including yoga. Yoga has been shown to help alleviate many of the symptoms brought on by menopause. Let's take a look at some of the common symptoms and how yoga can help. Hot Flashes While the exact cause of hot flashes is unknown, it is one of the most common symptoms of menopause. Hot flashes are experienced by nearly 80% of all women. They cause a…
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Three Ways To Develop Inner Peace

Meditation, Mindset, Positivity, Yoga
In these crazy times of stress and hurry, wars, poverty, hunger, homelessness and suffering, we can all feel anxious and uptight at times. If our stress levels remain high over long periods of time, our adrenals can burn out and adrenal exhaustion can ensue. This can be a contributing factor in many types of diseases, up to 90% of all diseases according to experts. Anything from heart disease, high blood pressure, to chronic fatigue, arthritis, tension headaches, migraines and even cancer can all be exacerbated by chronic stress. Developing inner peace is not just a nice way to pamper yourself. It is a vital part of a healthy life style, and there is plenty of evidence to back this up. Inner peace is possible, you don’t have to run around…
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Cultivating Your Inner Yogi

Mindset, Positivity, Yoga
What would your inner yogi look like? Yoga is about achieving oneness with the divine, or, to put it another way, enlightenment, bliss, peace, harmony, deep relaxation, peace and equanimity. The physical asanas, or poses, are really to prime you, to prepare your body and mind for the deeper practice of meditation. Centuries ago the sage Patanjali laid out a map of yogic principles of attitudes and behaviours, designed to help you on your path towards inner peace and liberation. These ethical principles are known as the yamas and the nyamas. They are intended to lead you away from suffering and destruction towards ease and greater happiness. Ahimsa: Do Not Harm. What beliefs do you hold that judge others, or are very negative, or create enmity between yourself and others?…
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