Posts Tagged ‘environmental factors’

Are You Ready for the Wisdom of Ayurveda ?

My first exposure to Ayurveda was about ten years ago when I attended many workshops on the Teachers Path at the Chopra Center. It resonated with me. The  idea of holistic wellness and  incorporating mind-body-spirit into my personal health equation, which, by the way, was far from the allopathic medicine philosophy I grew up with,…

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The Guitar Gal in Me: A Prelude to Well Being!

It all started when my 4th grade teacher,  Mrs. Darby, would bring her acoustic guitar to class (usually on Friday afternoons) to play for us. As students, we were encouraged to sing along, and it became a really a fun way to end the school week. Thats when I fll in love with the guitar.…

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Unclogging Your Emotional Toilet! Eww…

Okay. This sounds super gross. Unclogging a toilet? Really? But its actually a beautiful analogy. When the toilet (the loo) gets plugged, its usually because it physically can’t move the waste it contains, right? Well, same goes for you and your emotions. Think for a moment about how you feel when you are heavy with…

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Blue Zones: Why Lifestyle Matters to Your Health

A good friend said to me, “We all have a certain number of ticks/beats to our heart. A finite number.” Yes. Agreed. But what IS that number? At what age will your heart cease to beat? Only God/the Universe know those answers. So why do some people live to be 100+ and others pass much…

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Making Entrepreneurial Work Space Healthy!

The ongoing signals your body perceives/receives about your environment can tremendously affect your overall health. The Chinese study of Feng Shui is the science of combing energy with space to achieve optimal health and good fortune. If you are an entrepreneur or work in a small business which you are dedicated to growing, consider these ideas…

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Get a Leg Up on SKIN !

Skin tight. Give me some skin. Under my skin. Thick skinned. Skin deep. Skin flicks. Skinny dipping… Our skin is our largest organ we have and its cells are constantly dying and re-growing. We do a lot of things to our skin, we: Flaunt it. Cover it. Poke it. Pinch it.  Pierce it.Steam it. Squeeze…

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Health is the New Wealth: Living the New Wellness Paradigm

As I was growing up, my mom always told me wealth means NOTHING without good health. Truly enjoying your financial and personal successes count for less when you are not in the best of health. These days we all seem to be trying to be healthier. We strive to eat healthy, exercise more, and balance…

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