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The Major Health BENEFITS OF SWIMMING

08/04/2021

For when pools are open and safe again, use this as a reminder of how beneficial swimming is for your mental health. The aquatic workout tones muscles and improves your cardiovascular system all at once. It’s also proven to decrease anxiety, increase focus, and provide clarity as you are submerged underwater. Read on for the wonderful perks of swimming for the mind, body, and soul. Body Swimming works your arms, abs, shoulders, back muscles, glutes, and legs as you kick…

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5 Healthy Habits to Help MANAGE ANEMIA

07/04/2021

More than 3 million Americans are affected by anemia. While rarely a deadly condition, anemia is still a serious health concern that can have a ripple effect throughout the body. It’s so common, in fact, that we kind of forget exactly what it is. Anemia is essentially an iron deficiency and can be partially met by consuming more iron. However, it’s a bit more complex than that. Anemia occurs when a person doesn’t have enough red blood cells, or an insufficient amount…

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6 of the best postnatal exercises

06/04/2021

For the new mothers out there considering a return to exercise, we asked the fitness experts working with MindBody, the leading health and wellbeing app, to share the best ways to get active after birth – comfortably and safely. Firstly, all new mothers should heed the advice of Clio Wood, founder of &Breathe postnatal retreats. This is well versed, but doesn’t go without saying: “Post birth, make sure you get sign-off from your GP at six weeks before starting any fitness regime, and get advice for…

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How to Become a MORNING PERSON

03/04/2021

Some people simply aren’t born as a natural “morning person” (ourselves included). That said, you do have the power to change your mindset and become an early bird—though it will take practice and a positive attitude. If you’re truly up for the lifestyle adjustment, we’re sharing 11 ways to shift your outlook on waking up early and to officially become an a.m. individual. -Try Kourt’s tip and sing her “Good Morning, Good Morning” song to brighten your day. -Motivational speaker and…

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How to Start—And Stick With—A Morning Routine

31/03/2021

Motivation can be hard to come by these days. With work and home melding into one beneath the shadow of a global pandemic, civil unrest, and climate change—among other daily personal stressors—depression and anxiety are on the rise. Perhaps, because of it all, your morning routine has collapsed, setting you up to dread the rest of your day. Luckily, three mental health practitioners are here to provide the tools to help you build back (or maybe even create) morning rituals…

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Do You Eat the SAME MEAL ON REPEAT?

27/03/2021

You know when you find an outfit combination you really love and you wear it on repeat? OK, well hear us out—what’s the difference when it comes to the meals you prepare? If you like something and it makes your life easier (like already knowing what you’re going to wear for the day) then why not lean into it? You already know the ingredients to buy at the store, you don’t have to look up the recipe while prepping the…

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At-Home Ways to Improve YOUR OVERALL HEALTH

26/03/2021

Whether you’re beginning to get the urge to shake up your self-care routine, feeling unbalanced, or simply need a replacement for your studio yoga classes, your health is more important now than ever before. Here are some at-home ways you can stay on top of your health, ensuring your mind, body, and spirit are thoughtfully looked after.   1. Write in a journal Writing in a journal will help you preserve your memories and allow you to process emotions and feelings about…

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5 Ways For Slowing Down The Aging Process.

12/03/2021

Here’s the thing, age is just a number. Whether you are in your 30s, 40s or 50s, it does not have to be like the end of the world for you. You can beat aging and preserving your youth is the most natural thing to aspire. There is so much you can do that will help you slow down the aging process. Positive energy Your mind plays an important role in this phase of your life. If you are positive…

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The Top Snacks with NATURAL SUGAR

06/03/2021

Let’s break down sugar. Sugar is the simplest form of carbohydrate—one our body uses for energy and fuel. Sugar is absorbed through the bloodstream and becomes glucose. Natural sugars occur naturally in fruits and some vegetables (known as fructose), as well as in dairy products (known as lactose). The body metabolizes fructose and lactose sugars differently from how it metabolizes refined sugars, which are added to processed and packaged foods. Refined sugars are broken down much quicker, causing insulin and…

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HACK ANXIETY With Exercise

03/03/2021

We are all riding the wave of the unknown. Where will we land after this pandemic, if there even is an “after,” the state of our nation, injustice toward marginalized communities, our careers, wars across the planet … the list of heavy-hitting stuff is never-ending this year.However, that’s not to dismiss the small stuff. Menial tasks, car payments, arguments with loved ones, breakups. Stress is the stuff of life; anxiety is the chronic result. There are many ways to cope,…

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