Have you ever heard of qigong? It is the new trend that has actually been around for ages in China. Qigong (pronounced CHEE-kung) translates to “life energy”. It is similar to yoga and taught at many yoga studios. The focus is that you sync your movements with your breath to
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If you are wishing to lose weight or try a new diet, know that there are so many other factors that can affect your weight. You might think your food choices or lack of exercise, are the only things that affect your weight, but it actually could stem from another
Have you heard of self-care? It is a phrase sweeping the nation and reminding us to take care of ourselves. While self-care can be all about manicures and pedicures and baths, it is also so much more. It means really putting yourself first and taking care of your needs to
It’s no surprise that each day we are learning more and more about the harmful and positive effects certain foods have on our bodies. One ingredient that is certainly hard on your body and hard to eliminate, is sugar. Maybe you understand a little bit and have given up your
Essential oils have a range of physical and emotional benefits. You can use essential oils in many different ways for many different issues. Diffusing or inhaling essential oils is an easy and effective way to get benefits, but you can also apply some topically or even ingest some oils if
When the weather starts heating up, you need to learn the warning signs and prevention of heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Heat stroke is more serious and requires immediate medical assistance. But, heat exhaustion can lead to heat stroke if you aren’t careful. Both are serious and can be prevented.
Do you experience anxiety? Whether you have an anxiety disorder or just experience anxiety from time to time during stressful periods, you probably want some easy ways to ease the anxiety. Grounding is a way to bring yourself back down to earth when anxiety sends you into a flurry of
Swimming is a great summer workout that can help keep you cool on hot days, tone every part of your body and burn calories quickly. You also use your brain to coordinate the movements of your arms and legs and have to remember to breathe. This makes swimming one of
Sometimes it is obvious you need medical help. For example, when you experience an injury, chest pains, intense bleeding or fainting. But there are other subtle symptoms you shouldn’t ignore. Here are the top symptoms you shouldn’t ignore and should seek medical help to find out the cause: You suddenly
If you’re a yogi, you might be fantasizing about doing yoga on the beach or outdoors. Here are some of the best yoga poses you should practice in the summer, whether you practice outdoors or indoors at a studio. The summer might bring more late nights, booze and parties. Twists