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Wellness Roundup – Are You Getting The Most Out Of Your Push-Ups?

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We know, we know, we missed last week! Well, we apologize for missing last week’s wellness trends due to reasons that may or may not have involved Disneyworld. Welcome to the Wellness Roundup! Pull up a chair, sit around our word-fueled bonfire, and get comfortable. We’ll be talking about all the latest trends in natural living for this week. It’s amazing cool advances are happening every week in the natural world. Just like every week, we’ll be breaking down the week’s trend in five categories: How-to Try Move Beauty Make How-to Doing push-ups is super…

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The Dangers of Anxiety Sweat

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Not All Sweats Are Created Equal Have you ever noticed that certain sweat smells worse than others? Gross, but true. Try not to think about this fact next time you feel anxious: anxious sweat smells worse than workout sweat. I know you wish we never told you that, but this is one of those the “more you know” kind of moments. Turns out that sweat is produced in the body in two different ways. Unfortunately, the sweat process that especially reeks is the one connected to anxiety. Which is really too bad. When working out,…

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Wellness Roundup – Try This Health Geek Quiz

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Welcome to the Wellness Roundup! Pull up a chair, sit around our word-fueled bonfire, and get comfortable. We’ll be talking about all the latest trends in natural living for this week. You’d be surprised how many cool things can happen in a week in the natural world. Just like last week, we’ll be breaking down the week’s trend in five categories How-to Try Move Beauty Make How-to Photo credit: Mind Body Green You know how your body is always doing weird things and you don’t know what to do about it? Welcome to the wonderful…

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Weekly Wellness Roundup – 2.24

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Hello! Welcome to the Wellness Roundup. Every Friday we’re going to fill you in on all the biggest wellness trends for the week. Consider this your source of everything that’s going on in the wonderful world of wellness. Let’s break down this week’s trends in five categories. How-to Try Move Beauty Make Photo: MindBodyGreen How-to How much do you love going to the doctor and hearing a bunch of things you already know? Yes, doctor, I know I’m coughing, and I know I need rest. We want answers! This article will teach you to come equipped…

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Simple Meditation For Busy People Looking To Relax

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Simple meditation is a more doable than you think. You don’t need to have a perfect grasp on your sense of awareness to reap the benefits of simple meditation. In fact, the whole point of meditating is to improve your sense of awareness, and by so doing, gain peace and clarity. So even if you feel like your mind is racing a mile a minute, brief meditations can slow things down for you, and help you prioritize. If you’re following our Self-Care Checklist, you’re probably wondering about the difference between meditation and concentrated breathing. Though meditation…

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Controlled Breathing Techniques To Stay Calm

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Feeling depressed and anxious is just a fact of life. And that’s okay! Accepting these emotions as inevitabilities can help you prepare for when they strike. An excellent way to prepare for moments of emotional crisis is to learn controlled breathing techniques. Controlled breathing (otherwise known as “Pranayama”), can elevate your state of mind. Have you ever noticed how quickly you breathe when you’re feeling stressed? Rapid breathing builds up oxygen in your bloodstream, but decreases the amount of carbon dioxide. That relationships leads to imbalances in your body that cause nausea, irritability, lightheadedness, and…

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Create A Mantra To Get You Through 2017

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Before we create a mantra, let’s break down the word “Mantra.” In Sanskrit, the word “man,” means mind, and the word “tra” means instrument. Your mantra is your mind instrument! Think about that for a second. Your mind can play your mantra like a soothing, empowering instrument that brings you to a different state of consciousness. Regardless of religious belief, a mantra can be used as a tool to transform nervous energy into positive action. Of course, your psyche is totally unique to you, which is why you should decide on a mantra that best…

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3 Tips To Detox Your Armpit

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If you’re reading this, it means that you’re either thinking of making the switch to all-natural deodorant, or you’ve already made the switch and you’re confused why you’re a little stinky. Either way, we’re here to answer your questions and help you detox your armpit! One of the things they don’t tell you about conventional deodorants is that they interfere with your body’s natural process to remove bacteria. Not to mention the whole connection to breast cancer thing, but you’ve probably already heard us talk about that already. So, when you switch to an all-natural…

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5 Delicious Foods With Natural Probiotics For Improved Gut Health

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Part of our Natural New Year’s January checklist, we are focusing on adding probiotics to our diet. After trying out these natural probiotics, check out the checklist to see what else we’re working on this month to live more naturally in 2017. Food digestion is a big deal, and probiotics help optimize the process. Probiotics are bacteria strains that improve your gut health. Through balancing good and bad bacteria, probiotics help your body break down food, retain the good stuff, and get rid of the bad stuff. Just as a point of reference, here are…

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Super Seed Chocolate Protein Bite Recipe

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Part of our Natural New Year’s checklist, we are focusing on what we put in our bodies. After you finish this protein bites recipe, check out the checklist to see what else we’re working on this month to live more naturally in 2017. We know that the hardest thing to do with New Year’s resolutions is take away things we love. However, this delicious super seed chocolate protein bites are so good, you might not even miss your old desserts. Here’s how you make it. Ingredients: 1 cup packed pitted Medjool dates (12-13 large) 1/4…

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