The Why and How of Belly Dancing

Belly Dancing for Body, Mind, and Spirit

Belly dance (by whatever name it is called) is excellent for any age. It is a celebration of womanhood, a dance by women for women's purposes. It can be practiced in preparation for childbirth and after childbirth. This dance has also helped many women who have suffered from PMS and menstrual discomfort...

Diet Is A Four-Letter Word: Positive Changes for Positive Living

Diet Is A Four-Letter Word: Positive Changes for Positive Living

The word diet simply defines the food we ingest each day. But it has become a four-letter word or a badge of honor, sometimes even a badge of martyrdom. Dieting has become a national pastime, with everyone waiting in line for the next diet of the month, guaranteed to make us all fit and trim.

Food as Friend or Foe? An Ayurvedic Perspective

Food as Friend or Foe? An Ayurvedic Perspective

When I was growing up in Jamshedpur, India, we lived a life based on Ayurveda, an ancient system for understanding disease and health that considers food that is grown, cooked, and eaten with reverence as both nutrition and medicine.

Are You in Pain? Finding A Way Out of Your Suffering

Are You in Pain? Finding A Way Out of Your Suffering

Being in pain, hour after hour, day after day, rips away your strength, your hope, your personality, and even your love. Your pain can probably be cured. Your own body has a healing force that will enable you to rise above your pain, and feel whole and happy once again.

Causes of Migraine Headaches: What Are Your Personal Triggers?

Causes of Migraine Headaches: What Are Your Personal Triggers?

Doctors now believe there has to be a combination of triggers present for an attack to start. If you can identify and remove one or more of your personal trigger factors, you may be able to stop having migraine attacks for good. Most people think migraines are caused by chocolate, cheese, stress, anxiety....

Cleansing Your Home and Environment with Incense and Gum Resin

Cleansing Your Home and Environment with Incense and Gum Resin

While incense can be used to cleanse a place or fumigate a person, the range in effect varies from very mild to exceptionally strong. They can be very potent aids to maintaining spiritual purity and cleanliness in a home. Each odor appeals to a particular force...

What To Eat for Long-Distance Running

What To Eat For Long-distance Running

Your diet is crucial in long-distance running. If you don’t eat the right foods in the right amounts, you might not get enough energy to train and compete properly.

How Your Intuition Can Become An Active Part Of Your Life

How Your Intuition Can Become An Active Part Of Your Life

We are so conditioned to using our five physical senses (sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell), that we expect intuition to be something equally tangible. It is not. Intuition, the "sixth sense," requires us to trust, not to know.

Do We Really Need To Walk 10,000 Steps A Day?

Do We Really Need To Walk 10,000 Steps A Day?

When it comes to being fit and healthy, we’re often reminded to aim to walk 10,000 steps per day. This can be a frustrating target to achieve, especially when we’re busy with work and other commitments.

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