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  Basic Yoga Moves to Improve Balance, Mood and Flexibility  

Reclaiming My Power From Big Pharma: A Journey of Healing Depression, PTSD, Ambien Addiction and Beyond

“Healing is resolving the separation between the journey of the body and the journey of the soul.”
~ Dr. Brit Cooper ~

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  Basic Yoga Moves to Improve Balance, Mood and Flexibility  

33 Uses of Essential Oils for Home, Health and Happiness

Essential oils are the oil-based aromatic extracts derived from the leaves, stems, fruit, bark, flowers, roots, or seeds of plants. They are a highly concentrated form of volatile oils — another name for essential oils — and have many beneficial properties. Historians estimate that humans have been using essential oils for 5,000 to 6,000 years for medicinal, cosmetic, and hygienic purposes.

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  Basic Yoga Moves to Improve Balance, Mood and Flexibility  

Basic Yoga Moves to Improve Balance, Mood and Flexibility

Yoga postures may not be something you’ve thought about for the purposes of improving your overall health and wellness. But research shows that even a daily, two-minute routine can strengthen core muscles throughout your body. Simple yoga moves can also improve your balance, increase your flexibility and even boost your mood. They can be tailored to every fitness level and come with advantages for your attitude and outlook, as well.

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  Climate Engineering Contamination: Staying Healthy in a World That Isn’t  

Climate Engineering Contamination: Staying Healthy in a World That Isn’t

How does one retain some semblance of health while existing in a world that has become alarmingly toxic and increasingly incompatible to life as a whole?

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Are Humans Wired to Sleep Twice a Day? The Benefits of a Two-Phase Sleep Cycle

Until recently, most of us just assumed that sleep is a nocturnal activity that naturally occurs in one long block. Today, largely thanks to historian and researcher Roger Ekrich, this long held assumption is being revisited. Ekirch published a study that examined hundreds of diaries, court records, and instructional manuals which demonstrated that, prior to the industrial revolution, most humans slept in two shorter blocks rather than one single large one.

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Sleep Problems Come From the Day Not the Night

Many people struggle with sleep. Some struggle to get to sleep, some wake up multiple times through the night and others don’t get a very long sleep. Some people have all of these problems.

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10 Habits for Highly Effective Sleep

Poor sleep is a very serious threat to an individual's health. Poor sleeping habits lead to altered hormone balances and circadian rhythms. This process accelerates the aging process and speeds up the development of degenerative diseases such as heart disease, cancer, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and osteoarthritis among others.

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10 lifestyle tips to boost immunity anyone can implement with ease

A depressed immune system lowers the body's ability to fight off all sorts of diseases, from the simple common cold to cancer. A body with a weak immune system is more susceptible to infections and diseases; infections and diseases then cause further damage to the body and its immune system; this results in a vicious cycle which can cause a persons' health to degenerate. Here are some important dietary and lifestyle tips to help boost one's immunity and break out of this downward spiral.

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Beat Sleep Apnea Naturally

Sleep apnea is a terribly uncomfortable syndrome where an individual is unable to breath effectively at night while sleeping. This condition not only impairs an individual's quality of life but greatly increases the risk of cardiovascular disease as well. However, sleep apnea can be beaten with natural lifestyle interventions.

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How Can One Extra Hour Of Sleep Affect Your Day?

Sometimes small measures can have huge ramifications, either positive or negative. This proved to be the case in a recent British experiment involving getting one extra hour of sleep at night. The addition of an hour provided broad benefits, while the absence of the hour triggered a range of physiological processes that can adversely affect health.

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Improve your sleep with these 5 easy tips

Sleep consumes around one-third of our lives. At least it should if you wish to be healthy with a strong immune system. But sleep is not just time in bed. The quality of sleep is very important.

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Naps are good! 12 tips to get the best nap and 6 ways napping can improve your health

Okay, so it's the middle of the afternoon and you're trying to find a good reason not to take a nap. You've got a lot of work to still do. You don't want to appear lazy. You'll just go to bed a little earlier tonight. You think there must be something wrong with you because you always seem to want to doze off this time of day.

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Waking? Insomnia? Simple Tips to Help You Fall Back to Sleep

If you are reading this we probably have something in common… insomnia. A 2008 study by the National Sleep Foundation found that 42% of respondents woke up at night at least a few times a week. We are not alone in this condition known as “middle of the night insomnia” or “maintenance insomnia”. Sometimes I’m in bed, realise I’m not dreaming anymore, and then after not falling back to sleep, I look at the clock . “Ahh!! I still have 2 or 3 hours before I have to get up. Why am I awake?”

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Sleep: Why You Need It and How You Get It

To sleep, perchance to dream. Many of us have a love hate relationship with sleep – making the time for it, honoUring it, needing it, losing it, wanting it, partaking too much. A highly ritualized behavioUr, sleep also exemplifies the complexity of physiological processes that feel beyond our control. Sleep onset involves a transition from sympathetic to parasympathetic nervous system dominance, a shift that is impossible to will with our cognitive minds.

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