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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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6 Sneaky Signs You are Under Stress

Stomach troubles: during stress, we tend to swallow large amounts of air. This results in gas formation, bloating and discomfort. But that is not all. Unchecked, stress can wreak havoc on the digestiv…

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5 Reasons Yoga is Not Just for Hipsters

Yoga has become so incredibly fashionable nowadays that many people join in just to become a part of "the scene." But yoga is so much more than a class -- it is an experience, a mindset, a lifestyle. …

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5 Ways to Alleviate Depression

It's become that time of year when the days start to get shorter, and darkness sets in earlier. The beaches, once inhabited by people out swimming, surfing, and getting a tan; are now less populated. …

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4 Ways to Embrace Your Inner Overachiever

John Eliot, PhD, is one of the world’s leading authorities on peak performance. He’s also more than willing to challenge conventional wisdom on the subject. Too often, he argues, the focus is put on…

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I Think, Therefore I Need a Vacation

by Rebecca Countess, Contributor to Arts & Art Therapy on AllThingsHealing.com Come with me.  I want to take you to the top of a mountain where the evergreen trees are tall and narrow and the…

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12 Yoga Moves to Overcome Anxiety

The lazy days of summer are drawing to a close, and as things start amping back up at work and school, it's easy to get a little bit overwhelmed and very stressed out. No matter what your source of a…

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Breathing Through the Rough Times

World-renowned yoga instructors Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee share the following suggestions in this article that they've written. They tell how to use our minds and breathing to bring us a sens…

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Letting Go of Fear: An Exercise

“Do the thing you fear; and the death of fear is certain.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson To be able to “move through” and release our fears, we must first allow ourselves to acknowledge them. If we stay in…

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Virtual Aspirin Meditation

Do you have a headache? Have a pulled muscle? Here is an exercise we could call virtual aspirin. Through it you can dissolve pain and get to know the polarity of tension and its pain-free opposite: …

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