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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Improving Your Brain Power

Mindset, Positivity
Can you imagine a world where you could improve your brain power? Think of how much more efficient you could be at processing information, calculating figures, or anything else you put your hand to. Well, we have some good news for you – you can improve your brain power and there a multitude of ways to do it! Get A Good Night’s Sleep This might be your biggest challenge in life. Working hours are longer than ever before which pushes back your entire schedule. It means you eat later than you used to and tend to need to unwind into your typical bedtime. As you cram in all that relaxation, your brain is stimulated making it difficult to fall asleep once you finally slip into bed. Of course, there’s a…
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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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Herbal Teas Can Increase Your Serenity

Health, Positivity
Herbal Teas might help if you suffer from stress. In today’s fast paced world it is impossible not to be affected by the chaos, noise and pollution, which has become the norm. Feeling frazzled, tired, or even exhausted is a by-product of the technological age we live in. This type of over-stimulation really wreaks havoc on your brain and make you lose focus. There are many ways to combat stress and believe it or not, herbal teas can be a significant factor in how calm and peaceful you feel. You know that coffee increases your chances of feeling anxious. Herbal teas, on the other hand, are the antidote to anxiety, or at least a part of the recipe for cultivating inner serenity. You can create a kind of tea-drinking ritual,…
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Herbal Wisdom For Emotional Health

Health, Positivity
Since time immemorial, humanity has been working with the wisdom of plant medicine. There is much scientific evidence today to support the validity of their therapeutic uses. Many plants are especially useful for providing hormonal and emotional balance to women, whether the need is due to menstruation, sadness, anxiety, or menopause. Susun Weed is a well-known women’s herbalist and her book can be very educational. However, it is recommended that you see a qualified herbalist or naturopath for your plant medicines as these are powerful plants and many interfere with medications. All of us need to find and attain a better sense of peace and tranquility, and it is always best to attain these feelings with natural methods. Here are some of the most well-known plant medicines that can be…
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Good Sleep And Emotional Well-Being

Health, Positivity
You would be a rare bird indeed, if you didn’t know what it is like to feel sleep deprived. You will surely recognize the signs and symptoms that indicate a lack of sleep: bags under the eyes, tired, groggy, and grumpy, possibly short-tempered and irritable, achy and stiff. Those days when you drag around wishing that you could just lie down and relax without disturbance. Do you even remember the last time when you slept like a baby? These days this is a rare thing. When did you last have a deeply restorative and relaxed sleep that left you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and content to open your eyes to start the day? Does the idea of a good night’s rest sound like a fairy-tale? You probably have children! Or maybe…
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How to Make Yourself Smarter

Positivity
According to studies from King’s College London, the key may be rooted in simply believe it is possible (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2884087/). In their trial students had classes on the workings of the brain. Half of the students were told it wasn’t possible to get smarter and the other half were told it was possible. The students who believed they could make themselves smarter retained around 85% of the teachings, the other group? Just 54%. Your beliefs can impact your brain and if you believe you can be smarter your brain will cooperate with firing neurons. There’s good news for anyone who is interested in growing their smarts, there are a few other ways to do so. If you are determined to grow your smarts, check out these ways to help you on…
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Aromatherapy For Emotional Health

Health, Positivity
Your most primitive sense is your sense of smell. Smells can invoke memories and feelings. Smells can turn you off or on, uplift you or bring you down! Aromatherapy is the art of essential oils. Studies show that using the olfactory properties of plant essences can be beneficial for your mood, your sleep, and your stress levels. Pure, therapeutic grade essential oils contain volatile compounds, which offer healing benefits. Only a very small amount is needed. Often a few drops in a carrier oil like coconut or almond oils is recommended since they are so potent. What is interesting about essential oils is that they have a particularly synergistic quality, which means that when used in combination they can have a much more powerfully beneficial effect than when used singly.…
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5 Great Benefits Of Reading

Positivity
Whether you enjoy reading a thrilling fiction novel in the backyard while enjoying the sunshine or you prefer autobiographies in bed – reading makes you better. It truly doesn’t matter what genre you prefer, you don’t need to pick up a psychology book or turn to astrophysics books to enjoy these benefits. Let’s look at 5 greatest benefits of reading. 1. It Makes You Smarter There’s a lot to learn in books and it’s much cheaper to buy (or borrow) a book than it is to enroll in a course. It’s an effective way to consume large chunks of research and in a short space of time. Research suggests that those who read often have a deeper knowledge of people and of how things work. Additionally, having a surplus of…
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Unlock Your Hip Flexors

Health
People who lead a sedentary lifestyle or lead a 9-5 job often experience a nagging pain in their back and upper pelvic region. The reason for this is having tight hip flexors which is caused due to sitting all day. Hip flexors control our balance and are responsible for many functions in our body including our ability to sit, stand, bend, twist, reach, step and walk. That's why it's important to take proper care of them. The Unlock Your Hip Flexors is a practical and easy to follow program that you can use to release your hip flexors for better health and all day energy. It is co-developed by best-selling fitness author Mike Westerdal and leading Kinesiologist and injury specialist Rick Kaselj, MS. The Unlock Your Hip Flexors program can…
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