Scientific research has shown that the food we eat affects how we think and act. Take sugar, for instance. Eating sugary snacks can give you a high and make you feel energized. It causes your blood-sugar to go up and you get that woo-hoo good feeling. But, as soon as it goes down, you feel […]
In America one of the most popular subjects is diets. Most major magazines have at least one ‘diet’ article in every issue, if not more. It’s the subject of numerous articles in newspapers and on the Internet. New diet books hit the stands regularly and many become bestsellers. The diet and weight loss industry includes […]
There are various factors to take into account when you are in process of your own personal goal setting sesssion. This article will highlight some of the factors that you should be considering when you are going through the process.
To release judgment requires going “beyond” ourselves. It requires relaxing into a timeless space of wholeness. And in that space, love enters automatically. We are beings of Love. We are the energy of pure Love. Judgment blocks our experience of feeling this love because of the barriers of separation it builds. The love of a […]
One day you open your front door and are greeted by the signs of spring. You notice the daffodils and crocuses have burst into bloom. The air around you feels noticeably lighter. The world of nature and all its creatures are stepping forward to begin the process of rebirth. You take in a deep breathe […]
The word “housework” can turn a Saturday morning into a weekend drudgery. There is mopping, vacuuming, and scouring. What if there was a way to change the homemaking skills and chores into something pleasant and actually enjoyable?
Isn’t it amazing how times have changed? I remember watching “Leave It To Beaver” when I was little. Everything just seemed simpler some how. The dad was there every morning drinking his coffee and reading the paper while everyone else was getting ready for the day. The kids left for school and the dad left […]
There’s really no better way to enjoy a sunny, summer afternoon than a warm and friendly family picnic. It’s the warm sun, a soft breeze, some home made sandwiches -made just the way you like them- the company of your loved ones, and about a million uninvited ants. That’s the snag in the plan every […]
We learn the value of friendship from a very early age. True friendship is unconditional: it is an enigma – selfless loving and giving. Perhaps we are too busy pursuing our careers that we tend to ignore the most beautiful thing in our lives: love and friendship. Everyone has different ideas about relationships and the […]
During the normal metabolic activity of our bodies, a process called oxidant stress occurs. Oxidant stress is the name given to the cellular process that results in the formation of reactive by-products. These by-products are types of oxygen, or free radicals, that steal nutrients from healthy cells, essentially starving them to death. As the affected […]
Vitamins are essential for the normal growth and development of humans. For the most part, vitamins are obtained from food, but a few are obtained by other means. For example, microorganisms in the intestine – commonly known as “gut flora” – produce vitamin K and biotin, while one form of vitamin D is synthesized in […]
Stop and think a moment . . . Do you feel that you are a success at what you do? Do you feel fulfilled? Are you happy? Do you love what you do for a living? Do you love your career or job? Are you one of those people who go around smiling all the […]
Some things in life are very simple, yet we make them complicated. Good health is one of those things and the answer is simply: Balance, Moderation, Movement.
I have no time to exercise. That’s the response when most people are asked why they don’t exercise. The last time I checked, though, there are still 24 hours in each day. Eight of those we should be sleeping, and that leaves 16 hours. This means if you want to get healthier, lose fat and […]
Over the years you start forming relationships with a lot of people starting with family and then friends. The friendship that you form begin at very young age and at all ages you keep on accumulating friends but as you grow older you also start to lose friends, some simply because of lack of time, […]
When first thinking about starting a family, there are a number of things that both parents have to think about before going ahead with it. These sorts of things have to do with whether the parents are really ready to raise a family yet, where will the kid be going to school, how are they […]
It sounds daft but it could be true. Clue – it’s all about time, and giving yourself enough of it to feel full. Let’s be honest, how many of us use a knife and fork for every meal? Lots of children don’t even know how to use a knife and fork, and some struggle with […]
Love has no constitution. However it has its own self formulated golden rules, which must not be overstepped. Valentine should not be the only time to give your relationship some therapy. Make everyday a valentine day. The extent to which you love your partner is not measured by the amount of gifts and flowers that […]
Look at a strong family and chances are, you find one with strong family traditions. Whether it is everyday routines or ways they celebrate holidays, activities that the family does, or how they celebrate special occasions such as Birthdays, these family rituals bring a sense of belonging and familiarity to family members.
What is Pilates? The Pilates program focuses on the core postural muscles that help keep the body balanced and that are essential to providing support for the spine. In particular, Pilates exercises teach awareness of breath and alignment of the spine, and aim to strengthen the deep torso muscles.