The Price of Image to Health

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Blog, Expectations, Image, Mind-body |

In our society, which has become more dominated by screens, image is a big deal. It’s not just the realm of celebrities, performers, and athletes these days. Image affects all of us in today’s world. How we portray our lives and selves to others can become such an influential part of daily living that it can affect how we treat our bodies, health, and those close to us. Image can impact both physical and mental health in ways that...

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Avoid the Militant Mindset

Posted by on May 15, 2014 in Blog, Healthy Practices, Inspire Health, Mind-body |

What’s more enjoyable:  doing something because you want to do it, or doing something because you’re forced into it? For many of us, it’s more satisfying to do things when we feel like doing them. Yet, in life and in health it’s easy to develop a militant mindset in which we become overly strict and focused on rules that we impose on ourselves. Not only does a militant frame of mind make us overly critical of ourselves...

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Five Mind-body Tips to Improve Acne

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 in Acne, Blog, Mind-body, Skin Care, Skin Conditions |

Skin can appear to have a mind of its own. People dealing with acne often find it challenging to tell which factors makes symptoms feel better and which ones make them feel worse. The mind-body connection may be the missing piece and it can help form a solid foundation for preventing and reducing acne symptoms. The skin is a physical boundary between us and the world around us, and it reacts to daily life just like we do. In addition to healthy...

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Playfulness and Health

Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in Fun and health, Healthy Practices, Mind-body, Quick Health Tips |

What is playfulness? If you’re reaching for the dictionary on this word, toss it aside! Playfulness can’t be described with words. It’s a feeling, and it’s one that can easily be neglected in this world and in health. How is playfulness good for your health? When you’re playful, you’re appreciating the lightness that can be experienced in your life. This lightness naturally supports a balanced body and mind,...

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Yo-yo Health Habits and How to Stop

Posted by on Aug 24, 2013 in Blog, Mind-body, Practice health, What is Health |

We commonly hear about “yo-yo” dieting, but in fact people are tempted to approach many other health habits in that up and down style. What is yo-yoing? When you try dieting or getting healthy in an all or nothing fashion, then you’re yo-yoing. Yo-yo health habits feel great when you’re on the upswing, successfully performing all the rules that you’ve set in place. Once you run out of motivation to practice health...

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