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Mindfulness Techniques to Reduce Stress

As the pace of life seems to be constantly accelerating, it’s all too easy to fall prey to the ravages of stress on our physical and emotional wellbeing. But did you know that something as easy as pra…

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25 Yoga Poses to Help Prevent a UTI

If you're prone to urinary tract infections (UTIs), you know how frustrating and painful they can be. While a yoga practice can't cure a UTI, these poses may help prevent the next one. I've writt…

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9 Lifestyle Tricks to Avoid Insomnia

Sometimes, you just can’t fall asleep. It may be stress, caffeine, alcohol, foods — who knows? If insomnia happens to you on a semi-regular basis, try these tricks to encourage sweet slumber upon your…

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How Texting Actually Affects Your Body

How much time do you spend texting? According to Pew Research Center, almost three quarters of cell phone users text on a regular basis. A typical 18-24 year old sends/receives an average of 50 texts …

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Yoga Poses for Menstrual Pain Relief

Serious menstrual pain can really stop you in your tracks, can't it? The bloating, stomachache and general sense of yuckiness is annoying at best and debilitating at worst. Learn some of the yoga po…

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11 Natural Ways to Boost Energy (Without Caffeine)

For many of us, 3 o’clock in the afternoon is the low point in our days. The morning coffee has worn off, the end of the day is just beyond reach, and our willpower seems to disappear completely. Inst…

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Your Brain on Exercise

It’s well-established that regular exercise can help us achieve physical fitness, improved health, and even possibly that perfectly sculpted body we all secretly desire, but little thought is often gi…

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3 Yoga Moves That You Can Do Anywhere

The yoga moves below are ones that you can do on the fly, no matter where you are. Stuck on a conference call that doesn't really apply to you? Waiting on a delayed flight at the airport? Take a f…

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Yoga for Gardeners: Recover from the Garden on the Mat

My husband and I gave our garden its yearly spring overhaul last weekend, and I am paying for it this week. All of that bending, lifting, and digging did a number on my poor body, and it's time to…

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Body-Weight Moves You Can Do Anywhere

Start with a few moments of deep breathing or meditation to prepare your body-mind for action. Next, to engage your entire body and get your heart rate up in under 10 minutes, focus on multijoint stre…

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