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Category Archives: Sleep

5 Tips For Great Sleep

The quality of your sleep has an enormous impact on well-being (both physically and psychologically), and is partly affected by your bedtime routine. Most people recognize the need for bedtime routines in children, but so often forget to honor the need for these routines as adults. Yet poor sleep affects us in the just the same way as it affects children: we feel irritable, stressed and can have difficulty concentrating during the day. The overall result is low mood and lowered productivity. A good bedtime routine can result in significant reductions in problematic sleep. Here are five tips for creating a mindful Read More...

Adrenal Imbalance & Insomnia

Our internal clocks can be disrupted by ongoing stress of almost any kind – and women today have ongoing stress of all kinds. In times of chronic unrelenting stress, women can experience adrenal dysfunction and eventually become cortisol dominant. High cortisol can actually change our normal sleep cycling and reduce the amount of restorative (REM) sleep you experience. One of the first things to do is to look at what is really causing stress in your life – is it a family member? Too much to do in a day? Chronic dieting? Your job? Sometimes writing things down helps bring them Read More...

Healthy Lifestyle

When you invest in your health, you look good, feel good, live longer and live more fully. The key to success is to make it easy and make it fun! Good Nutrition 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day Cut out fatty foods (except for healthy fats like avocados, seeds and nuts) Keep your protein lean Cook with oils such as olive or sunflower Limit your salt Stay Hydrated Regular Exercise 2.5 hours of aerobic exercise per week, i.e. brisk walking, dancing, etc. Muscle-building exercise for all major muscle groups (legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders, and arms) 2 or more days per week. 150 minutes of Read More...

What Happens When You Hit The Snooze Button

It happens very often to all of us to delay the alarm at least once or twice every morning. People believe that these five to ten minutes more sleep would mean a lot. But it is not good at all for your body. The damage caused by delaying the alarm can literally ruin your whole day! The exact amount of sleep needed varies depending on the person. So, the body of every man knows exactly how much sleep is enough and begins to secrete dopamine, all in order to prepare for awakening. In the moment when you delay the alarm, you’re actually Read More...

Increase Your Quality of Life

When you invest in your health, you look good, feel good, live longer and live more fully. Choosing the healthy way is choosing a better quality of life. Developing a healthy routine means that it will eventually become a healthy habit. The key to success is to make it easy and make it fun! Good Nutrition 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day Cut out fatty foods (except for healthy fats like avocados, seeds and nuts) Keep your protein lean Cook with oils such as olive or sunflower Limit your salt Stay Hydrated Take Miracle Choice Multi-Vitamin to help bridge the nutrient gap in your daily diet A Read More...

5 Easy Tips to Feeling Better

Instantly Jump Start Your Well-Being Busy, modern lifestyles can take a toll on our immune system. However, if you’re struggling to fight a lingering illness, it could be a sign your body is lacking in vital nutrients. Vitamin deficiencies weaken your immune system and allow those annoying bugs to persist. So how can you make sure your body is receiving enough essential vitamins and minerals? Low glucose levels could leave you feeling fatigued, dizzy and irritable, as well as cause headaches and nausea. To help you maintain your energy levels throughout the day, include these energy boosting foods in your diet: Eat Read More...