Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 39 seconds According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, secondary eating is defined as “eating while engaged in another activity.” This includes watching TV, opening mail, reading, talking on the phone, texting, and of course driving, standing or eating on the run. By now, […]
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According to Ayurveda, the mind is the primary cause of disease in the body. Mentally and emotionally, we create patterns of protective behavior that impact the body’s digestive system. It has been proven that 95% of the body’s serotonin is produced in the gut, while the brain has only 5% of the body’s serotonin at any given time. Supporting mental health encompasses both the mind’s emotions and a thorough evaluation of digestive health.
Average Reading Time: 2 minutes In a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers looked at the connection between feelings of rejection and other emotional traumas with the development of physical pain. (1) Interestingly, using a type of brain mapping called fMRI (Functional Magnetic […]
Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 49 seconds In a new study published in the Journal of World Psychiatry, lead researcher Dr. Seena Fazel of Oxford University compared the risk of dying from cigarette smoking to a variety of common mental health and mood issues. The average decrease in lifespan […]
Average Reading Time: 1 minutes and 26 seconds One out of ten Americans suffer from a mood-related disorder, and experts predict that in six years, mood disorders will be the world’s second leading cause of disability. (1) To make matters worse, 63% of folks who take medications for these conditions […]
Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 43 seconds The notion, do nothing and accomplish everything makes absolutely no sense unless you are talking about the sun which just sits there, 92 million miles away, and accomplishes everything here on earth. While on first inspection this concept seems ludicrous when talking […]
Meditation is, at the very least, a tool that trains you to handle stress and come to a place of peaceful awareness. Beyond that, it can become a powerful technique for transformation. We all long to reach that place of lasting peace and calm, but few become masters of it, […]