The Mirror Effect

The Mirror Effect

Have you ever noticed that some people are very quick to criticize or judge others? They make unkind comments about someone’s looks, skills, values, religion, etc. etc. and honestly, it pains me at the core to see this. You see, we are not as separate from one another as we think we are. Judging others…

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Hydration Is The Key To Living Healthy

Hydration Is the Key to Living Healthy

Do you drink enough water? Many people underestimate the importance of hydration so if you have any of the following tell-tale signs, you’ll want to increase your intake of water. Of all of the nutrients you consume every day, water could be considered the most important because without it, the body cannot absorb, or properly…

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[How To] Stick With It!

stick with it

Has this happened to you? You’re sitting in meditation on a very busy day (good for you!). You’re feeling stressed about the pile of things you have to take care of, and you’re starting to feel pressured to get up. Good for you, you resist the urge, but in spite of your best efforts, you aren’t able to relax the mental chatter and the urge to…

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Meditators Visit The Doctor 50% Less Than Non-Meditators

The Numbers On Meditation

You’ve probably heard of the benefits of meditation, but if you’re a numbers person you’ll enjoy knowing some statistics of just how this ancient practice can enhance your life. Since 1930, over 1,500 separate studies have observed various effects of meditation…

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History Of Meditation – Mankind’s Oldest Getaway

Mankind's Oldest Getaway

The history of meditation – We often talk about meditation as being a necessary way to unplug from the modern world, but it’s a practice that’s been around for over 5,000 years. I’m sure 5,000 years ago they perhaps had less to ‘unplug’ from as the pace of life was certainly slower, but it’s a practice…

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[How To] STOP Bringing Your Work Day Home…

[How To] STOP bringing your work day home

None of us plan to arrive home tired, stressed or irritable because of daily pressures in the workplace or within the home and so, being creatures of habit we tend to create patterns to alleviate the stresses of the day. Calling in the gym or taking a walk can really help shake off stress and…

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How Well Do YOU Sleep?

LifeFlow Audio Technologys Sleep Easy Solution

We need sleep to stay healthy, and to be alert and functioning during the day. Scientists used to believe that the brain was inactive during sleep – that as sensory input slowed or stopped, so did brain activity. We now know that a lot goes on when we’re sleeping. A typical good night’s sleep requires…

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Can’t Sleep? Meditate!

Can't Sleep? Meditate!

Meditation is becoming more widely promoted by doctors who understand the mind/body connection, the benefits of meditation, and the impact of stress relief on sleep. While chemical sleep aids can be useful in some situations, meditation could be the answer if your sleep is interrupted due to stress. The stress response is beneficial – it…

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The Eighth Wonder Of The World

The Eight Wonder Of The World

“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it. He who doesn’t, pays it.” ~ Albert Einstein Imagine that you have a goal of learning to speak Italian because you want to have a retirement or holiday home on the Amalfi coast and want to converse with the locals.…

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Are You Having Dinner With Your Food Or With Your Phone?

Are You Having Dinner With Your Food or With Your Phone?

Ever notice how preoccupied we can be when we eat? In today’s hyper-connected and instant-information society, it’s becoming more and more common to see people who have their smartphones at the dinner table and are constantly checking to see what’s going on elsewhere in the world. I have a friend I spend a fair amount…

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