What is Causing Your Belly Fat?

An expanding waistline is sometimes seen as the price of getting older. For women, this may be especially true after menopause, when body fat tends to shift from the arms, legs and hips to the abdomen. Yet an increase in belly fat may do more than make it hard to zip up your jeans. Research…

Daily Dose of Affirmation

Each day you can journey from your Alpha (it begins with you) to your Omega, which in the teachings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, is the point within each of us where our inner spiritual nature meets our outer worldly nature.  It is with this thought I bring to you daily dose of affirmations for…

Substitutes for Powdered Milk

One of the most commonly cited harmful effects of milk powder is the presence of oxidized cholesterol. However, there aren’t any notable clinical studies that clearly identify how much of a health risk this is or isn’t. This is a subject of enough controversy. Here is a list of some healthy substitutes for powdered milk…

Daily Dose of Nature

DIY Disinfectant Wipes Wet disinfectant wipes are convenient at home, in the car, and just about anywhere else the occasional spill or mess may happen, but like everything else these days, they’re getting more expensive. What isn’t expensive however is paper towels, all purpose cleaner and a container. That’s all it takes to make your…

Memory and Trauma

Trauma (and, more precisely, the stress that usually accompanies trauma) has identifiable effects on the hippocampus, impairing both the neuronal structure and the function of this brain region. As a direct consequence, stress (especially uncontrollable stressors) impairs various forms of memory. Experience of stress (through its impact on the hippocampus) causes stressful events to be recorded…

Overcome Bad Eating Habits

It’s not just willpower, or a lack thereof, that makes us overeat and gain weight. Sometimes, it’s that sneaky bad habit you developed without even realizing it, like dashing out the door some mornings without breakfast, or munching chips in front of your favorite TV show. The next thing you know, one little bad habit…

Daily Dose of Affirmations

Each day you can journey from your Alpha (it begins with you) to your Omega, which in the teachings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, is the point within each of us where our inner spiritual nature meets our outer worldly nature.  It is with this thought I bring to you daily dose of affirmations for…

Mindfulness Meditation

Got a minute? Clear your mind and learn how to relax with these one-minute mindfulness meditation techniques! Preparation : Go to a quite space. Set you timer for 1 minute and 20 seconds (you may need the extra 20 seconds to get ready). Sit in a comfortable position. Close your eyes – or open them,…

Benefits of Meditation

Are you seeking calmness, peace of mind, joy, vibrant health, greater energy, positive relationships and fulfillment in life? Do you wish to be stress-free and worry-free? You can enjoy all these benefits and much more, with meditation. Meditation offers innumerable benefits for your body, mind and spirit. The rest you gain in meditation is deeper than the…

Ancient Spiritual Ideas

The spiritual journey is an ancient one. Who knows when it truly began for the human species. Was it when we became conscious of ourselves as bipedal creatures roaming the vastness of this blue green planet? Was it when we humans realised the inevitability of our own mortality? These questions are indeed highly fascinating yet…