How Older Adults Can Ensure Their Health Is Always At Its Best

Many people may feel as though they’re trying their best to live healthy lives. However, there may come a time when you don’t feel heard or like you are making any progress. Multiple hospital stays and being on countless medications for a health issue that is not improving can be incredibly frustrating.

This is where being an advocate for your own health comes in. The times when the doctor’s word was final are long gone. You must play an active role in your healthcare to ensure you get positive results and maintain control over what happens to your body.

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How yoga teacher training helped me heal and find courage

All my life, from a very young age, I’ve been struggling with anxiety.

Later on, with a combination of a difficult childhood and surely a genetic predisposition, I got diagnosed with depression. I was only 15 years old. Then, until today, from time to time, I would fall into that state of being. I called it a state of being, because I would feel it in all my body, and it would even take control of my mind, loosing the ability to think clearly, and to make mundane decisions. Continue reading

massage and meditation

Massage & Meditation: How These Two Things Can Totally Transform Your Life

You’re probably wondering why we are talking about two very different things in the same post. While massage and meditation are indeed different, they can also go hand in hand. Allow me to elaborate!
What is the purpose of massage?

If you’re like most people, you go for a massage because you’re looking to improve how you physically feel. Some people have pain, others have mobility issues, while some just want their body to feel relaxed. Whatever the reason may be, you massage to promote physical well-being!

What about meditation, why do we meditate and what’s the purpose?

Just like there are several different massage techniques, there are also many ways to meditate.
I think we can all agree that we meditate to promote mental/psychological well-being!
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The Upside to Negative Emotions

The Upside to Negative Emotions

the upsides to negative emotions and the power of acknowledging them

Yes, you read the title right, there’s an upside to negative emotions.

This may be surprising because avoiding them appears to be the most rational thing to do. Feelings such as disappointment, anger, and frustration can all lead to stress, so they are often labelled as ‘unhealthy’. But contrary to popular belief, negative emotions, no matter how uncomfortable they are to deal with, can do us good.

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