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Five simple steps to a happy body

September 8, 2012

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by Anna Filipski —  A happy body is one that is energetic and rested, rather than stressed and tense. These are definitely optimal states of being, and following are some tips on creating a happy body condition. It all begins with the nervous system. The autonomic nervous system can be split into two parts, sympathetic […]

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Why is deep breathing so important?

August 11, 2012

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by Sheila Eastman —  We all breathe every second of every day and think nothing of it. If you watch a baby breathe, you will see the stomach expand on the inhale, like a balloon blowing up, and inflate on the exhale. However, if you put your hand on your chest and stomach right now, […]

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Be “hear” now meditation

July 29, 2012

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by Khayriyyah Savannah —  The clock is ticking loudly on the wall as a bird’s persistent song, car doors slamming and voices of children at the bus stop take turns competing for your attention. You hear a light tapping on the glass door and, as you focus on its rhythm, you hear the buzzing of […]

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The breath of life

February 26, 2012

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by Kathy Watson —  The simple act of breathing is a universal experience. It is the key to every part of our being and doing — from effective physical exercise to taking time to truly relax from stressful schedules. And yet for humans, particularly in the modern world, breathing can be one of the most […]

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