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Why you should stop trying to be happy
Lately I hear a lot of people saying things like, "I'm just trying to find happiness," or "Someday my life will be better and then I'll be happy." Clearly happiness is...
Motivation to Move in the Morning
The thought of sweat-inducing exercise can be a very daunting but it is essential to healthy living and if ignored, could lead to numerous complications. The best approach to take when it comes to exercise is to get it...
What is wellness?
So often we associate wellness with physical health; but it encompasses more than just our bodies...so, what is wellness?The Mosby's Medical Dictionary defines wellness as, "a dynamic state of health in which an individual progresses...
Fish oil reduces hostility and aggression by 34%
A body of research points to the crucial role omega-3 supplements play in mental health well-being. The most interesting point is what happened to the group who received the placebo. Within a three-month...
Harness technology for your health and well-being
We don't need to "exercise" to be active. Walking, taking the stairs, vacuuming, shuttling laundry, and other activities keep us moving. Likewise, prolonged sitting, lack of sleep, and dehydration don't add to the total...
Physical education vs. physical activity: differences and benefits
Physical activity and physical education are two terms that are often mistakenly used interchangeably. While there are inherent similarities and overlapping areas, there’s one point that needs to be made clear—physical education and physical activity are...
Art and longevity: going public with Chris Haberman
If wondering what the heck relates longevity with art, consider the actions of one’s HPA-axis. The Hypothalamus, Pituitary and Adrenal glands are believed to affect digestion, stress response, mood, sexuality, emotions, immunity and energy. One sign of...
6 Tips to Natural Wellness
Natural wellness is the knowledge, pursuit, and lifestyle of health and whole-body well-being from the inside out. It is not just about eating the right foods or finding the best supplements, it is about engaging yourself - both mind...
Longevity gets food, 2
Part one introduced Tressa Yellig and her prepared foods grocery store Salt, Fire & Time. Now we get to explore one of the amazing, nutrient dense, sustainable food products offered by grocery store owner, teacher, cooking instructor, lecturer, consultant and...
Knocking on the door of mindfulness (Anybody home?)
Sometimes on the road to going wherever it is we are going, we realize that we are already there.The other morning as the dogs and I headed out to the meadows for a blustery, rainy meander across the landscape...
Longevity gets food, 1
It’s been about eighty-two years since Twinkies were introduced to the American public. Fifty years later the first Dietary Guidelines for Americans were introduced.We’ve been through several wars and retreats over butter (bad) and...
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