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6 Ways to Avoid Stress Effects and Reduce Stress

6 Ways to Avoid Stress Effects and Reduce Stress

January 19, 2013 | by

Stress has been known to cause virtually every problem in existence. When people are under stress, health conditions arise, the mind if hazed, and poor actions are taken guided by the tension. When feeling this way, it is important to know that the temporary perceptions to experience and the decision you make are not fully real – that is, they would be different had the stress not come into your life.

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Optimism Reduces Stroke Risk, Improves Health

Optimism Reduces Stroke Risk, Improves Health

January 3, 2013 | by

According to a new study published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association, optimism may be the key to stroke prevention in addition to improving overall health. Researchers pulled 6044 adults over 50 and asked them to rate their level of optimism based on a 16 point scale. When adjusted for age, each addition point on the optimism scale accounted for a 9 percent decrease in acute stroke risk.

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Thinking Your Way to Healthy Eating

Thinking Your Way to Healthy Eating

December 31, 2012 | by

It is a known fact that what we eat affects how we feel, and how we think affects what we eat. Is your “stinkin thinkin” keeping you from being as healthy as you could be? Indeed, it is possible that healthy thoughts help people make better food choices.

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Glass Half-Full or Glass Half-Empty: Defeating Negative Thoughts

Glass Half-Full or Glass Half-Empty: Defeating Negative Thoughts

December 19, 2012 | by

Many times when we tell someone or even ourselves that we should think positively, we do not really consider the impact that this has on our mental and physical health. Everyone experiences life changes and events that produce stress and negativity – perhaps a job loss, a relationship struggle, a health issue or even a natural disaster. It is easy to fall into a dark hole and develop very damaging thoughts.

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A Positive Mental Attitude = A Healthier You!

A Positive Mental Attitude = A Healthier You!

October 4, 2012 | by

For some of us, recent research from the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research will be no surprise. Researchers there have found that people who have a generally positive mental attitude and outlook on life are more likely to live a healthier lifestyle. If you’re happy, you’re healthy, say their findings.

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Compiled Proof that Natural Healing is Embedded in Nature, Natural Foods

Compiled Proof that Natural Healing is Embedded in Nature, Natural Foods

September 5, 2012 | by

Disease rates are skyrocketing, particularly chronic illnesses like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. It may be that our continued distancing from nature is the root cause of the escalation of disease, but the good news is that natural healing and prevention can be achieved with the mere decision to embrace mother nature and the natural healing foods provided by her.

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This is What Your Tap Water Looks Like (Video)

This is What Your Tap Water Looks Like (Video)

August 12, 2012 | by

n the video above, I show you the ‘overflow’ tray of my 12 stage water filtration device that collects the excess amount of gunk that the filters discharge. In other words, this is actually the extra amount of build up amounted from 12 different stages of water filtration and it’s still disturbingly-putrid.

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Yoga for Depression and Anxiety – Help without Drugs

Yoga for Depression and Anxiety – Help without Drugs

July 12, 2012 | by

Nearly one in five Americans suffers from an anxiety disorder, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Stress and stress-related diseases have skyrocketed since the industrial revolution. Today, stress is a daily reality for most Americans. Those with anxiety disorders are at higher risk for coronary heart disease, heart attacks and strokes. Not to mention the difficulty of being deeply uncomfortable on a daily basis.

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How to Overcome an Unhealthy Mentality

How to Overcome an Unhealthy Mentality

May 18, 2012 | by

In today’s world, public opinion is largely shaped by external influences and ideals that have the unique ability to shape a person’s mindset, aspirations, goals and motivations. What’s more, you may not even realize that these factors are influencing your decisions — or even that they exist.

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How Hollywood Distorts Self Image

How Hollywood Distorts Self Image

May 3, 2012 | by

Today’s world largely exploits the insecurity of the average person, causing them to discard their own personal worth and pursue a false image of perfection. While this reality — brought upon by many ‘celebrity’ diets and trends sponsored by major corporations — finds its way into many aspects of humanity, there is something that can be done.

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