Tipping the Scales in Favor of a Long and Healthy Life
April 17, 2018
As people age, they often stop worrying about their weight. But evidence suggests that a person’s weight directly relates to their quality of life regardless of age. Unfortunately, due to a naturally waning metabolism, it can be more difficult to shred unwanted pounds once a person reaches their 50th birthday. Difficult, but not impossible. Here are a few tips on healthy weight loss and management. Understand BMI. BMI, or body...
How Meditation and Mindfulness Support Those  Suffering from Chronic Fatigue and Adrenal Fatigue
February 27, 2018
Stress has been found to be the root cause of many diseases and conditions in the modern era. It has become so prevalent in the United States more than half of Americans report feeling stressed daily. Meditation and mindfulness have come into the spotlight as a way to support your long-term happiness and health... Rightfully so! As a medication-free, cost-free, accessible form of self-care as healthcare, this is a remarkable...
What Does Healthy Cellular Function Mean?
November 15, 2017
Healthy Cellular Function: Healthy cellular functions are the root of all health. Your body is made up of billions of cells, science tells us very clearly what nutrients your cells need to maintain optimal health. We also know from science what can impact the health of your cells, from chemical toxins to genetics. The objective in maintaining healthy cellular functions is to enable your cells (regardless of what their individual...
Meet Ellie Burrows, CEO & Co-Founder of MNDFL
July 24, 2017
The wellness industry in NYC is rapidly expanding, but the group of insiders is extremely tight knit. Ellie Burrows, CEO and co-founder of MNDFL, a NYC based meditation studio, stands out as a walking reminder to meditate.   She opened MNDFL almost two years ago in the West Village and already expanded to the Upper East Side and Williamsburg, proving the demand for the practice.  Here, Ellie Burrows talks about her...
16 Morning Rituals of Super-Successful People
July 17, 2017
Fact: Setting and sticking to Morning Rituals isn’t easy—especially if you enjoy staying up past your bedtime to binge on a new TV show. But for the following 16 super-successful people in the wellness space, getting up early—oftentimes at the crack of dawn—is part of their jobs. Here, they share their secrets to becoming—and staying—a morning person. They may inspire you to set your alarm a little earlier tomorrow. They...
4 Calming Essential Oils
July 7, 2017
Scents are pretty powerful—and it turns out that a few of them have some seriously relaxing effects. So, if you’re stressed, (because let’s face it, how can you not ever feel that way in the world we’re living in?), try using one of the following four essential oils to ease the tension. Lavender This is the quintessential essential oil for relaxation—and there’s plenty of research to back up the fact...
A New Mindfulness Meditation: Monotasking
June 23, 2017
Mindfulness Meditation Monotasking Checking things off your to-do list three at a time has always been something you could boast about during job interviews. Times are changing and with the growing interest in meditation and mindfulness, there’s a new time-management skill to master. It’s called monotasking, a form of mindfulness meditation. Instead of jumping around from one task to another, mindfulness meditation monotasking is about focusing on and completing one...
Yoga Flat Abs: 5 Yoga Moves for Flat Abs
June 21, 2017
Yoga Flat Abs If you’re a yoga practitioner, then you already know that strengthening is one of the key benefits of the practice and that almost every single posture engages your core. Strengthening your core will not only give you a flatter stomach, but it’ll also help to reduce back pain and risk of injury, improve your posture, boost your balance and can even improve heart health. Also, these postures...
Top 5 Self Improvement Books You Should Read Right Now
June 19, 2017
Top 5 Self Improvement Books You Should Read Right Now Before you begin to roll your eyes at the thought of yet another ‘self-help’ book that promises to deliver a miracle, bear with us. Yes, reading self-improvement books can help get you through difficult times, but they also empower even the most successful and positive people.  From helping you cope with the aftermath of a bad breakup or a loss...
Alkaline Water Benefits: Everything You Need to Know
June 15, 2017
Alkaline Water Benefits We already know that hydration is important for optimal health.  Water helps us maintain energy and regulate our body temperature, but with so many different types out there we're left wondering which is best.  Is all water created equal? Turns out, alkaline water may offer benefits above and beyond the already long list of hydration benefits. Alkaline water is water that’s less acidic than the basic tap water that we're accustomed to...
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