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Daylight Savings Time: What It’s Costing Your Health

Posted by on March 5, 2015 in Health-Wellness, Sleep with 0 Comments
Daylight Savings Time: What It’s Costing Your Health

Dr. Mercola For Americans, it’s that time of the year again—time to move your clocks an hour ahead; losing a precious hour of sleep in the process. For many, the time change associated with daylight savings time1 (DST) also means spending several days or even weeks feeling generally off-kilter.   As reported by Prevent Disease:2 “A […]

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A New Year & New Positive Energy: How To Remove Old Negative Energies In Your Home For Health & Well Being

A New Year & New Positive Energy: How To Remove Old Negative Energies In Your Home For Health & Well Being

Clearing the energy in your home and workspace makes it lighter and more positive, removing toxins and improving your overall health and well being. Just opening windows brings in fresh, positive energy. Other space clearing techniques include dowsing; smudging with herbs or incense; clearing with bells, cymbals and singing bowls; and clearing with chanting.

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Top 10 Supplements to Boost Energy

Top 10 Supplements to Boost Energy

Constant energy relies on three key factors: sleep, exercise, and eating natural, organic food. For a bigger boost, you may want to try any one of these 10 supplements to help the body clear out the toxin overload.

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Let the Body Rest, for the Sake of the Brain

Posted by on October 26, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Prevention, Sleep with 0 Comments
Let the Body Rest, for the Sake of the Brain

We take it for granted, but most people have to wake up for work (or school or other morning obligations) long before they want to. Sleeping in is treated as a cherished luxury—it’s somehow become normal that people wake up still exhausted, and anything but is a notable exception.

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Sustainability and Green Living

Written by on June 2, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Sleep, Sustainability with 1 Comment
Sustainability and Green Living

Sustainability is not a onetime affair. It is a string of efforts made consciously to build and retain. A sustainable green environment requires certain measures, such as switching to bamboo and silk bedding, offering advantages not just to nature but also to individuals.

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A Commonsense Approach to Mastering Your Health

A Commonsense Approach to Mastering Your Health

When it comes to health, the contrarian view is not always best. Some health practices can have a huge impact while others, while popular, don’t deliver much.

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Napping can Dramatically Increase Learning, Memory, Awareness, and More

Posted by on March 17, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Sleep with 1 Comment
Napping can Dramatically Increase Learning, Memory, Awareness, and More

As our day wears on, even when we get enough sleep at night, our focus and alertness degrade. While this can be a minor inconvenience in modern times, it may have meant life or death for our ancestors. Whether you are finishing up a project for work or hunting for your livelihood, a nap can rekindle your alertness and have your neurons back up and firing on high in as little as 15 to 20 minutes.

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22 Natural Ways to Awaken Refreshed

Posted by on February 24, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Nutrition, Prevention, Sleep with 0 Comments
22 Natural Ways to Awaken Refreshed

Good sleep is essential for optimal health. Dietary habits, hormone balancing, herbal remedies and pre-bedtime routines all can enhance the quality of your sleep – naturally.

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8 Foods to Naturally Increase Melatonin for Better Sleep

Posted by on August 20, 2013 in Health-Wellness, Sleep with 11 Comments
8 Foods to Naturally Increase Melatonin for Better Sleep

Several foods can naturally increase melatonin production, eliminating the need for a supplement. According to GreenMedInfo, researchers with Thailand’s Khon Kaen University found that some tropical fruits have significant effects on melatonin production.

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The Transformative Power of Spring

The Transformative Power of Spring

Ever since I’ve been a student of Ayurveda, I’ve begun paying more attention to the nuances of the seasons. It has changed my life so profoundly that frankly, I want everyone else to jump on board! Just the simple act of aligning with Mother Nature can reverse health issues, balance relationships, combat depression and anxiety, and help us lead a more purposeful life.

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Lack of Sleep ‘Switches Off’ Genes

Written by on March 2, 2013 in Sleep with 0 Comments
Lack of Sleep ‘Switches Off’ Genes

One week of bad sleep can “switch off” hundreds of genes and raise the risk of a host of illnesses including obesity and heart disease, scientists claim.

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Irregular Sleep Tied to Increased Visceral Fat Around Organs

Written by on December 31, 2012 in Sleep with 1 Comment
Irregular Sleep Tied to Increased Visceral Fat Around Organs

leep is vital not only for surviving, but also for thriving. Researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine revealed that irregular sleep patterns can lead to unhealthy fat deposits around vital organs. This dangerous fat accumulates around the middle region of the body and is extremely dangerous.

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How Much Sleep Do You Need?

Written by on November 6, 2012 in Sleep with 0 Comments
How Much Sleep Do You Need?

How much sleep do you need? There’s little consensus on how much sleep we should get each night—and there’s good reason for this. Each person has different sleep needs. Some people operate at their best after 9 hours while others seem to only need 5 hours each night. But, what is really the optimal amount of sleep for the average person?

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A Good Night’s Sleep

Written by on August 1, 2012 in Dreams, Meditation, Sleep with 0 Comments
A Good Night’s Sleep

We use our sleep and dream state to process our day, work through issues, problem solve, and even do soul work. Our bodies rejuvenate and heal. It is important that we get a good night’s sleep, but many complain to me they don’t. Good habits and spiritual practices conducive to sleep can help.

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Experiments Show We Really Can Learn While We Sleep

Posted by on June 28, 2012 in Awake and Aware, Sleep with 0 Comments
Experiments Show We Really Can Learn While We Sleep

A new study indicates that, depending on what we hear during the night, it is possible to reinforce existing memories and enhance our recall after we wake up.

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