What Is The Leading Cause of Stress?

Reality is the Leading Cause of StressDo we have to "put reality on the back burner" to have fun? That's what it seems like. After all, with all the problems in the world and all the stress in our lives, escaping reality seems to be required. Our current life circumstance is putting pressure on us to...

Why Iron Is Such An Important Part Of Your Diet

According to the World Health Organisation, iron deficiency – a condition where your body doesn’t have enough of the mineral iron – is a global public health problem of “epidemic proportions”.

Are Brain Games Helpful?

Are Brain Games Helpful?

You’ve probably seen ads for apps promising to make you smarter in just a few minutes a day. Hundreds of so-called “brain training” programs can be purchased for download.

The Challenges And Treatment Advances Of Pancreatic Cancer

The Challenges And Treatment Advances Of Pancreatic Cancer

With Alex Trebek’s recent announcement that his pancreatic cancer is in remission, many people have wondered if this difficult cancer is now easier to treat. Pancreatic cancer remains a major cancer killer, but advances are happening.

The Twelve Simple Steps Of The Healing Process

The Twelve Simple Steps Of The Healing ProcessIt isn't possible to make good, conscious decisions in the midst of confusion and shock. Slow down and don't be rushed. Listen to your inner voice. Weigh the options and make decisions and choices based on what you feel is right for you. We stay far more empowered when we take charge and make decisions we feel good about.

How Long Can Humans Expect To Live?

How Long Can Humans Expect To Live?

Humans are living longer around the world. While there have been obvious ups and downs, life expectancy at birth overall has been steadily increasing for many years. It has more than doubled in the last two centuries.

These Medicinal Plants Put Brakes On Cancer Growth

These Medicinal Plants Put Brakes On Cancer Growth

The leaves of a variety of medicinal plants can stop the growth of breast, cervical, colon, leukemia, liver, ovarian, and uterine cancer, a new study shows.

Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken

Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken is easy, juicy and full of flavor. This is a chicken breast recipe that will not let you down and that your whole family can enjoy. 

Rose Yoga With Adriene

Join me for Rose Yoga, a loving full length heart opening vinyasa flow! Allow your breath to blossom with each gesture.

Are Superfoods Really All That Super?

are superfoods all that super?

Superfoods is a buzzword now part of mainstream food and health language, often touted as miracle foods that cure all ills, stave off ageing and disease, or aid weight loss.

How Body Ideals Shape The Health Of Gay Men

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Gay men currently receive little research attention when it comes to health issues such as eating disorders and other body image concerns.

Living in the Now with Essential Oils, Mindfulness, and Meditation

Living in the Now with Essential Oils, Mindfulness, and MeditationEssential oils continue to be used—as they have been throughout history—for their protective, restorative, rehabilitative, hedonistic qualities, seamlessly providing physiological and psycho-emotional-spiritual support, apparently bridging the pragmatic, natural, and ethereal dynamics of life and existence.

Lighter Caesar Salad

Making a delicious caesar salad is all about having a great caesar dressing recipe.

Why Loneliness Is Bad For Your Health

How Loneliness Is Bad For Your Health

This is a common picture in a family physician’s office. These ill-defined symptoms without any clear cause might well be the result of social isolation and boredom

The Three Stages of Stress: Alarm, Resistance, Exhaustion

The Three Stages of Stress: Alarm, Resistance, ExhaustionThe adrenal glands are responsible for our “fight or flight” response to stress. When stress is prolonged and the adrenals are forced to work overtime, they can become exhausted, leading to what is commonly called adrenal fatigue or adrenal weakness.

Take 5 Yoga Break! With Adriene

Missed your workout or practice window? Fear not! Try this quick yoga break thoughtfully designed to connect you to your breath, fire up your core and stretch your whole body!

Stopping the Monkey Mind and Finding Calm and Inner Peace

Stopping the Monkey Mind and Finding Calm and Inner PeaceWestern science has discovered that when people are heavy thinkers, when they worry a lot, when their thoughts dwell on anger, jealousy, hatred, or other negative emotions, their brain activity can consume 80 percent of all their total body energy...

Using Essential Oils To Open Lines Of Communication

Using Essential Oils To Open Lines Of CommunicationThese oils and recipes are sure to assist us with opening lines of communication between our loved ones and us. Communi­cation is the key to a successful relationship between you and humanity. Communica­tion, feelings, desires, and repressed anger come from the throat chakra.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Explained

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Explained

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the main cause of blindness in Australia. One in seven people aged over 50 have some signs of macular degeneration.

Deep Core Yoga With Adriene

Total Body Yoga - Deep Core is a 20 min practice for building strength as well as increasing flexibility and blood flow.

How To Choose The Right Contraceptive Pill

How To Choose The Right Contraceptive Pill

The combined oral contraceptive pill is the most popular contraception in Australia. It’s less invasive than implants or devices that need to be fitted in the arm or uterus, making it an attractive option for many women.

Dealing with Pain: Suggestions for Pain Relief

understanding pain Pain is an inherent protective device that nature has given us. It is sometimes difficult to acknowledge the value of pain while one is experiencing its wrath. Still, pain is absolutely essential for the survival of the human species. Among other benefits...

What The Consistency Of Your Poo Says About Your Health

What The Consistency Of Your Poo Says About Your Health

Number twos are a tricky subject. We all do them. Indeed, excreting waste is critical to life. But polite society and its rules of etiquette ensure we’re rarely brave enough to speak about them.

Is There A Drug For Autism In Our Future?

Is There A Drug For Autism In Our Future?

In 2019, geeks are cool, and the idea that they might be on the autism spectrum is celebrated. Nowhere is this truer than in Silicon Valley, one of the few places in America where social quirkiness and laser focus attention to detail are more often rewarded than criticized.

4 Unusual Signs You May Be At Risk Of Parkinson's

Do you move around a lot during your sleep? Or have you lost your sense of smell? New insights into Parkinson’s disease suggest that these might be the early signs of changes in the brain that mean you are at greater risk of developing Parkinson’s.

Why Palliative Care Should Be Embraced, Not Feared

Why Palliative Care Should Be Embraced, Not Feared1

While referral to palliative care should occur early in the course of a likely terminal illness, it is often delayed – sometimes declined – by patients who may feel expected to “fight” the disease or because it seems too soon to go that way.

Yoga To Feel Your Best

Hop on the mat for this 22-minute yoga session designed to help you feel good! Stretch your body, tap into conscious breath, and get your endorphins kicking!

Why Is Colorectal Cancer Increasing In Younger Adults?

Why Is Colorectal Cancer Increasing In Younger Adults?

The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2019, there will be 145,600 new cases of the disease and 51,020 deaths across the United States, making it the fourth most diagnosed form of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer mortality.

Gluten free carrot cake

This Gluten Free Carrot Cake is moist, fluffy and super flavorful. It's 100% free of grains, gluten and refines sugar and so easy to make. This carrot cake would be a great addition to an Easter Brunch,

A Link Between Blessing And Healing?

A Link Between Blessing And Healing?Blessing, in the meaning used in books I have written on the practice of blessing, often results in healing. A perusal of the section on healing testimonies on my site shows that numerous healings or resolutions of “impossible” situations have occurred through this practice...

Office Break Yoga With Adriene

No yoga mat or stretchy pants required for this 14 min Office Break Yoga! Carve out time for yourself to stretch it out, create space, connect with your breath, focus your mind and replenish your body.

Who Is At Risk Of Candida Auris?

what Is Candida Auris And Who Is At Risk?

We’ve recently heard a lot about Candida auris, a deadly, multidrug-resistant fungus emerging around the world.

Aspirin, eggs and your heart

On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, discusses heart health hot topics: aspirin, eggs and heart disease.

What Causes Constipation?

What Causes Constipation?

Most people have experienced being blocked up from time to time, whether it’s while travelling, after taking painkillers, or when you’ve let your diet go.

Roasted Vegetable Frittata Recipe

A vegetable frittata is close to the perfect meal! It’s loaded with veggies, packed with protein and healthy fats, and works well for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This would be a great recipe for Easter,

6 Ways to Stay Healthy as You Age

6 Ways to Stay Healthy as You Age

The general wisdom was, until recently, “If you want to live a long, healthy life, choose your grandparents wisely.”

Yoga For Grief With Adriene

This gentle and nurturing 26 minute session is made with love and designed to support you, wherever you are today. Use the tools of pranayama to calm the nervous system as Adriene guides us through this

Are Foods Addictive or Just Delicious?

Are Foods Addictive or Just Delicious?

We are surrounded by an abundance of delicious food. Throughout the developed world, cooking shows saturate our televisions and streaming video feeds advertise greasy burgers and decadent chocolates

How To Cook Tofu Recipe

Learn how to cook crispy baked tofu three delicious ways. The base of this tofu recipe is made up low-sodium tamari, avocado oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder and cornstarch. 

Respect and Replenish Yoga With Adriene

Hop on the mat for this full length warming vinyasa flow dedicated to respect and replenishment. Welcome in some heat as you stretch, strengthen, and create space. Replenish your energy to restore balance

The Opioid Crisis Is Not About Pain

The Opioid Crisis Is Not About PainOpioid-related deaths have been rising over recent years in North America and globally. New data released by the Public Health Agency of Canada reveals that more than 10,300 Canadians died as a result of an apparent opioid-related overdose between January 2016 and September 2018.

If My Measles Shot Was Years Ago, Am I Still Protected?

If My Measles Shot Was Years Ago, Am I Still Protected?

As the measles outbreaks spread, many people are growing concerned. New York City declared a public health emergency and mandated vaccinations in four ZIP codes where vaccination rates have been low.

Can Ginkgo Biloba Seeds Fight Skin Infections?

Can Ginkgo Biloba Seeds Fight Skin Infections?

Extracts from the seeds of the Ginkgo biloba tree show antibacterial activity on pathogens that can cause skin infections such as acne, psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema, a new study finds.

Are Certain People More Prone to Miracles Than Others?

Are Certain People More Prone to Miracles Than Others?Medical tests confirmed that I had been rescued against all odds from a virulent Stage IV cancer that had eaten away my bones and left me dying in agony. I tried to tell my doctors to spread the news that miracles are real. I wanted them to embrace the words of David Ben-Gurion that "in order to be realist you must believe in miracles".

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