Fitness & Nutrition: Five Simple Steps To Better Health

For many people, eating right and getting healthy seems like such an elusive task. I’ve heard all the excuses: it’s too difficult, nothing works for me, I don’t know which diet to follow… the list goes on. But I’ll let you in on a little secret — getting healthy doesn’t have to be hard! It simply requires a willingness to make some basic lifestyle changes that will set you up for success.

Read more

Manage Your Stress with Daily Meditative Breathing

We’ve all challenged ourselves about our life perspective: am I approaching life with enthusiasm, or am I focused on reacting to the next event? We all endeavor to carry a positive life view and live a life where our emotional anxieties and fears don’t dictate our choices. But where do we fall short? How do we manage a life where worries, fears, and stress don’t rule our mental health? One step is to by committing ourselves to daily meditative breathing.

Read more

Nutrition: Simple Inflammation Solutions

Our bodies are complex machines capable of incredible things. But something that they were never designed for is to contend with the daily exposure of toxins and stress which we’re exposed to in our daily lives. Our lifestyles tend to place us in precarious positions where we are exposed to so much and make choices which expose us to more. A direct relationship between diet and lifestyle exists, and an even greater relationship between chronic inflammation and disease. Everything to which we expose ourselves – that which we eat, drink, breathe, and think – influences our physical selves; it’s either anti-inflammatory or inflammatory. When our bodies are inflamed the physiological response is defensive and confused. Our immune systems turn against themselves and begin destroying healthy cells, tissue, and the list goes on.

Read more