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Posted in Complete Well-Being, Positivity

Nourishing Mind & Body

Incorporating self-care and clean eating into your daily routine will result in long-lasting, positive effects. Self-care allows you to step back, regroup, and improve your mental and physical strength. Keeping active and developing smart eating habits leads to a healthier and balanced lifestyle. Proper nourishment has been linked to heightened energy, improved brain clarity, and […]

Posted in Movement, Yoga

Yoga for Anxiety

Yoga is a powerful mental and physical practice which allows us to center and ground ourselves. When dealing with anxiety, it is essential to find different ways to increase your mind-body awareness and regulate stress levels. Yoga provides the perfect outlet to relax and reflect on the causes of your anxiety. Yoga has long been […]

Posted in Awareness, Positivity

Power Posing

Power poses have grown in popularity over the years. We’ve heard of poses like the nicknamed Superwoman or Wonder Woman pose. In this pose, you stand similarly to how a superhero would, with your feet apart and hands on your hips. Power poses boost your confidence and lift your overall mood. Studies suggest power posing […]

Posted in Complete Well-Being, Meditation, Stress

Children & Meditation

Being a kid is tough in an ever-changing and stressful world. When feeling overwhelmed or discouraged, children may become disconnected while experiencing rising levels of stress or anxiety. Introducing meditation is a great way to allow children to practice mindfulness when dealing with their emotions. Participating in positive grounding activities, like meditation, has proven to […]

Posted in Complete Well-Being, Sleep

Sleep & Screen-time

Having trouble sleeping? Your screen time may be the culprit. The blue light emitted from electronic screens suppresses your body’s melatonin level. Melatonin is the hormone responsible for regulating the sleep-wake cycle. This blue light disrupts your circadian rhythms, otherwise known as your internal biological clock, making it difficult to fall asleep naturally. Several events […]

Posted in Awareness, Complete Well-Being, Positivity, Stress

Positive Thinking & Health

Studies have indicated a strong link between positive mindsets and health. A positive mindset lessens the inflammatory damage of stress, reducing the risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular-related issues.  Reducing your cortisol level also decreases the chance of developing infections or chronic complications. Cortisol, your body’s stress hormone, is involved with: – Controlling inflammation – […]

Posted in Awareness, Complete Well-Being, Fitness, Movement, Stress, Yoga

Posture & Mindfulness

It’s easy to get into the habit of slouching, whether you are scrolling on your phone or typing away on your computer.  Being mindful about your posture can help to relax and reduce shoulder tension. The Healthy Back and Healthy Postures series are a collection of stretches and exercises designed to help release body tension […]

Posted in Complete Well-Being, Fitness, Movement, Stress

Neurotransmitters & Exercise

In stressful situations, our brain releases increased levels of stress hormones which cause our bodies to react in several ways. Mental stress can materialize into physical problems, like chest tightness or headaches. We may feel overwhelmed, irritable, or maybe even a little sweaty.  Finding ways to combat the stressors we encounter in our day-to-day lives […]