Yoga and Self-Discipline

Yoga and Self-Discipline

Yoga is a wonderful way to strengthen the body and quiet the mind. Frequent practice of yoga, according to the ancient yogis, is also a great way to attain balance in one’s body, mind and spirit. When you bring a new habit like yoga into your life, though, it requires...
Positive Affirmations Can Change Your Life

Positive Affirmations Can Change Your Life

We each are a composite of positive and negative beliefs about ourselves. While part of these beliefs may lie in our subconscious, they still have the power to manifest in our bodies, our actions, and our health. When we use positive affirmations to change the...
You Definitely Are What You Eat

You Definitely Are What You Eat

Since none of us look like the cheeseburger or spinach salad we just ingested, it can be difficult to wrap our minds around the concept that what we eat influences every aspect of ourselves such that we definitely are what we eat. However, research has shown that our...
12 Easy Ways to Sleep Like a Baby

12 Easy Ways to Sleep Like a Baby

Depending on their age, babies sleep between 12 and 20 hours a day. While sleeping like a baby would be a bit much for most of us adults, many of us would be happy to get the recommended 8 hours of sleep a night. Yet the 2013 Gallup poll tells us that approximately...
5 Reasons Why Grass-Fed is Best

5 Reasons Why Grass-Fed is Best

Have you been incorporating more meat, eggs, and dairy into your diet as part of a low-carb plan? Are you wondering if grass-fed, pasture-raised products are worth the extra cost? There are several reasons many people think they are. 1. Higher Levels of Omega-3 Fatty...
Intermittent Fasting—2 Sample Meal Plans

Intermittent Fasting—2 Sample Meal Plans

Intermittent fasting (IF) alternates periods of eating with long periods of not eating (fasting). Are you considering incorporating fasting into your lifestyle, but wonder what a typical day while practicing IF looks like? Since there are different methods of IF,...