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These days, many people are feeling the effects of an energy crisis. Not the one within our environment—but the one within our own bodies. As a health expert and the author of Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to a Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success, I know how important it is to get optimal sleep and feel well-rested....
I have given you the seed-bearing plants throughout the earth and all the fruit trees for your food. —Genesis 1:29 TLB As you start to eat real food, your cravings and addictions will be replaced by deep pleasure and satisfaction from naturally sweet things, such as a variety of delicious fruits, as well as vegetables like red bell peppers. Dr. Mark Hyman says, “The power of real food creates an abundant, healthy life. You can get the most powerful life-giving energy from your food.”...
These four nutritional strategies can help support a calmer state of mind. We live in anxious times. Nearly one in five Americans has been diagnosed with anxiety, though the actual number is likely much higher: An estimated two-thirds of sufferers don’t seek medical help. Experts have linked this epidemic to a complex tangle of external and internal factors. Genetics, brain chemistry, and life circumstances all play roles. As it turns out, so do our eating habits....
Although we all try to do what we think it takes to be happy, so many of us are still unhappier than ever before. The code to unlocking bliss and success isn’t the quest for it, after all. Groundbreaking research shows that happiness is in fact much easier to attain if we stop focusing on it so much. Although this might sound counterintuitive, happiness shouldn’t be the end goal if you really want to be happy....
I am God, your God, who teaches you how to live right and well. —Isaiah 48:17 MSG Resilience means that no matter what our circumstances are, we are able to begin afresh and try again....
So many of us are desperate to be happy. Searching for that one thing that will fill that gap, that void, that emptiness that leaves us hungry for more. More money, more clothes, more food, more acknowledgement, more love, more time. When in reality, what we have right this moment is enough. You are enough. ...
Ever notice how some people are stressed during transitions while others can just roll with the punches? It all comes down to emotional resilience. While some of it may be biological, there are ten traits that you can start cultivating today to start living life with less resistance and more ease: Here are ten things that emotionally resilient people do when faced with a difficult situation:...
I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. —Romans 7:15 Have you experienced this pattern when you tried to make healthy changes? You can’t always make yourself do right. You want to, but you can’t. And when you try not to do the wrong thing, you do it anyway. Why does this happen?...
As we head into summer, many of us want to start exercising more, so getting in the right mindset is key. If you ask me, dread is the absolute worst feeling. When I was trying to get to a place where I actually wanted to go to the gym, I used these six steps. Chances are, they'll work for you too!...
The key to sticking with a workout program may be strengthening the “muscle” between your ears. You read the articles and listened to the podcasts. You bought the shoes, consulted the trainer, set the goals. But try as you might, something keeps sabotaging your best intentions to exercise regularly....


 
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