Tagged: mindfulness

Yoga Etiquette: Don’t Disturb the Flow

Yoga is a time to restore and rejuvenate, and in order to obtain these benefits you have to be willing to disconnect and turn off the outside world. Be present in the moment, quiet the mind, and take a technology break!

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A Healthy Mind Creates Good Habits

How we handle stress, understand others, and make choices is determined by our mental health. Mental health affects how we think, feel, and act. A positive healthy mind will allow you to realize your full potential, to be productive, to make meaningful contributions, and to cope with the stress of life.

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Simple Guidance to Stop Bingeing

At one point in our lives we have either binged on food, television, spending money, drinking, etc. Sometimes we don’t even mean to lose control. When we lose control, that is when we question our behavior, which doesn’t always help us correct the behavior. Bingeing becomes a problem when it is done in secrecy or […]

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Get Rid of Bad Habits Through Moderation

Habits involve different lifestyle choices. Examples of lifestyle choices could be alcohol consumption, technology use, diet, exercise and smoking. Moderation is important for any healthy lifestyle. Too much of anything can be a bad thing, which is why moderation is key. It is possible to break a bad habit and create a good habit with moderation. For […]

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Have Greater Control with Mindful Eating

We’ve all done it. Eaten standing up at the counter because we were in a hurry. Had dinner in front of the television or while playing on our phone, wanting to relax after a long day. We’ve all eaten snacks in the car in between activities. This type of eating is called mindless eating. It […]

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Turn off the Tech: Modern Mindfulness Tips

Modern technology and daily stressors seem to pull our attention in ten different ways at once. It’s easy to get lost in a social media newsfeed, read a succession of blog articles, or get hooked on Youtube videos or Netflix episodes. What better way to avoid the temptation by eliminating it altogether! Limiting your and […]

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Learn to Stop Emotional Eating

Ever had a bad day came home and indulged in too many cookies? Get a little stressed and reach for the tub of ice cream? Try to calm your nerves with a mouthful of anything? This is called emotional eating and most people have partaken in this event at some point in their life.

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Take a Minute to Breathe

Breathing is one of the best ways to unwind, relax, and lower stress levels. Taking a minute for some mindful breathing several times a day will help clear your mind and relax your body. Let’s explore why breathing techniques are used to relax you and improve your health.

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Foods to Help You Stay Focused

Food has an amazing ability to regulate energy levels and mood. There are certain foods that will interfere with your mental clarity, memory, and focus and others that will improve productivity and brain health. If you are looking for an extra boost of energy and focus for the day, try incorporating more of the following […]

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Slow Your Roll: Be Mindful of the Present

Our lives are filled with stressors, including but not limited to work, school, family life, and finances. It’s easy to get overwhelmed and attempt to scramble to get through your seemingly endless daily to-do list. However, slowing down to “smell the roses” may be what you need to lower your stress levels and give you […]

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