Articles about: Stress

How Stress is Carried for Generations

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 35 seconds According to Ayurveda, physical, behavioral, mental and emotional traits can be carried from one generation to the next. If mom or dad carries a specific childhood stress, the associated behavior traits can be passed on for generations. These are called samskaras, which […]

Be Wrinkle-Free in Your Heart

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Average Reading Time: 3 minutes, 20 seconds Imagine a fruit that supports healthy blood sugar levels, healthy cholesterol levels, healthy blood pressure, healthy arteries, healthy heart function, and protects against the ravages of oxidative stress. Oxidative stress is a degenerative process that can damage cells faster that the body can […]

Episode 9: Longevity Exercise – Less is More

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What does exercise have to do with longevity? Everything! But wait, not all forms of exercise are created equal in paving the way for a long, healthy life. As an athlete and an Ayurvedic practitioner, I’ve experienced firsthand the life-changing benefits of an exercise theory I call, “less is more.” […]

Longevity Exercise: Less is More

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Average Reading Time: 7 minutes and 11 seconds There is no doubt that we have not evolved to thrive on a sedentary lifestyle, but new research is showing us that burning fat with exercise is easier said than done. For example, if you were to jog three miles today, that […]

Relieve Stress, Release Unwanted Fat

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The stress response is our “save your life” response and we wouldn’t be here without it. If we were being chased by a lion, the adrenals would produce a small amount of cortisol which would give you the instant energy you need to save your life – hopefully! The cortisol […]

Brain Fog? Don’t Forget this Herb

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Bacopa monnieri is the most potent and effective nerve and brain tonic in the Ayurvedic apothecary. It has been used for centuries to help people of all ages learn and remember new information. It has also been traditionally used to support mood and cognitive function. In the ancient Vedic texts, […]

Take the Royal Pace Challenge

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We could never imagine the Queen of England running down the hall, racing to a meeting, or woofing down some fast food or a protein shake before a quick workout. It would be out of character for her to lose her temper, get anxious and show visible signs of stress. […]

Increase Your IQ and Decrease Your Stress

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Recently published research in Alternative Therapies Journal studied the short-term and long-term effects of meditation. Thirty-four male subjects were asked to meditate directly after a stressful event. Immediately afterwards, the participants showed a significant improvement in a standard cognitive flexibility test in which mental focus during stress and distractions was […]