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Benefits of Meditation

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Benefits of meditation:

We always enjoy the articles that explore the merits of mindfulness. While the claims of benefits are vast, we love the science behind the studies reported in the New York Times's article How Meditation Changes the Brain. 

10 tips to reduce stress now

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Luckily, we have loads of friends in the health and fitness industry helping us out when we're looking to set ourselves up for our best day ever.

We truly enjoyed this article from Shape magazine on 10 simple stress relief tips. From organizing your day to preparing healthy snacks, it's a great resource for all of us on the go. 

Though this particular tool was listed at #10 - we give it a #1.

6 Superfoods That Can Supercharge Fat Burning

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6 Superfoods That Can Supercharge Fat Burning

One of the most effective ways for us as humans to burn off that extra weight is to boost our metabolic rate or metabolism. An effective way to do this is through the foods we eat and also our fitness regime. The good news for many of us is that science has uncovered so many foods, spices and teas that improve our metabolism and burn off fat.

Let’s take a look below at our six top superiors that’ll help your supercharge fat burning.

Essential nutrients your body needs for winter

General by Liz Eustace

Unless you are some of the fortunate few, you’ve probably already felt a tickle in the back of your throat, experienced a deep chill and felt the many months of colder and darker days finally settle in to stay. It’s hard to go a day, let alone a few minutes, without seeing the person next to you at the bus stop or across the market aisle cough, sneeze and sniffle. Yep, flu season is upon us.

#inspiration - climb that mountain!

General by Liz Eustace

Sometimes you need inspiration and a push -- check out Jacki Carr and she shares how you can achieve your goals and reach the top of the mountain!

#Healthy #SuperBowl Snacks #2019

General by Liz Eustace

The Super Bowl is tomorrow! Whether you’re gearing up to root for your favorite team (hey they meditate and do yoga) or are planning to get together with friends and not watch the Super Bowl, check out a few of our favorite party snacks below. 

Healthier Super Bowl Snacks:

Gluten-Free Goodies

Best description of #friendship ever...

General by Liz Eustace

It occurred to Pooh and Piglet that they hadn't heard from Eeyore for several days, so they put on their hats and coats and trotted across the Hundred Acre Wood to Eeyore's stick house. Inside the house was Eeyore.

"Hello Eeyore," said Pooh.

"Hello Pooh. Hello Piglet," said Eeyore, in a Glum Sounding Voice.

Ayurveda tips for winter stress relief

General by Ali Cramer

The holidays may be over, but there’s still plenty of holiday parties, stress, distractions, etc. that can lead us to not feeling our best through the winter season. Ayurveda expert Ali Cramer of Laughing Lotus shares her top tips for relieving winter stress with Ayurveda.

Sleep Time - 5 steps to fall asleep in 2-minutes

General by Liz Eustace

We've tried everything -- sleep masks (thank you Tim Ferris!), no screens, eight-hours, shades that eliminate even the faintest bit of light...  so when we saw this two-minute technique - courtesy of the U.S. Army, in Well and Good - we needed to share it.