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10 "Healthy" Behaviors That Are Dragging You Down. 16 Ways To Detox Every Day. We’re all human.

16 Ways To Detox Every Day

We partake in the occasional (or more frequent) indulgences life has to offer. Even as a practicing health-fanatic-vegetarian-yogi, I can’t imagine my life without my favorite glass(es) of red wine and dessert! Daily detox measures help counteract the less healthy items we put in our body, as well as the environmental factors for which we have little control.

Instead of relying on intense, short-lived detoxes, begin incorporating these steps to detox your body EVERY SINGLE DAY of your life. The Perfect Tonic To Stop Cravings, Manage Weight & Boost Energy. A little while ago, I was talking to someone who had been struggling with cravings for as long as he could remember.

The Perfect Tonic To Stop Cravings, Manage Weight & Boost Energy

During the day he followed a pretty decent diet, and he also worked out regularly, but every evening he would ruin all this — as well as his chances of finally losing weight — because of an irresistible longing for chips, cookies and other unhealthy snacks. I often deal with cravings in my work as an orthomolecular nutritionist, and I advised him to try out this super-easy chia drink recipe: Ingredients: 1/2 cup of purified water 1/2 cup of coconut water 1 Tbsp. chia seeds 2 Tbsp. fruit juice, e.g. pineapple or blueberry Juice of half a lime Directions: In a blender, soak the chia seeds in coconut water for 15 minutes. Add the fruit and lime juice and blend briefly. Drink immediately. 8 Traits Of People Who Reach Their Full Potential. Attaining the ability to freely express our inner power means we have learned how to harness our true energy.

8 Traits Of People Who Reach Their Full Potential

This is not the power that comes from a false identity, stress, adrenaline, pride and ego. Rather, this power arises from being one whose vibrational inner presence, words, conscience and actions are aligned to the truth that we have unlimited potential. We have released the illusions and limiting beliefs that once blocked our light. Attaining this level of freedom, guarantees peace and clarity in our lives. These are eight characteristics shared by people who express their unlimited potential: 1. An empowered and free being recognizes they are unlimited love, light and peaceful energy. 12 Fruits & Veggies With The Most Pesticides (2014 Dirty Dozen) Don't want to eat fruits coated with toxins?

12 Fruits & Veggies With The Most Pesticides (2014 Dirty Dozen)

Neither do we! And neither does the Environmental Working Group, which thankfully tracks what's actually in and on our food. On Tuesday they released their annual Shopper's Guide to Pesticides, which breaks down which fruits and veggies have the most pesticides and which have the fewest. Their goal is to bring some transparency to our food supply and help you decide when it's worth shilling out extra for organic produce. Apples topped the toxic list for the fourth year in a row, which may not come as a surprise in the wake of news that they're often covered with a chemical that's banned in Europe.

If it fits in your budget, the EWG recommends buying organic whenever possible. Why You Should Start Dry Body Brushing Today. Fast, effective, numerous health benefits – what’s not to love about dry body brushing in the morning? You may be thinking, Why do I need to add something else to my already busy morning routine? Let me assure you, the extra five minutes this takes is well worth the investment. Think back to your human biology class (minus the traumatizing exam) and answer these questions: What is the largest organ in the body? What is one of the most important elimination organs in the body, playing a large role in daily detoxification? What organ receives a third of all the blood that is circulated in the body? Answer for all: the skin! The benefits of dry skin brushing include: Listen up ladies: Increasing the circulation to the skin could possibly reduce the appearance of cellulite.

Can you try dry body brushing at home? 16 Ways To Detox Every Day. 5 Activities That Will Help You Cleanse. For me, spring is all about healing and rejuvenation.

5 Activities That Will Help You Cleanse

It's about revisiting and reviving those 2014 goals and intentions I set way back in January. It's about spending time outdoors, in the sunshine, feeling the happiness of plants and beings around me, and breathing in clean, fresh air. It's about eating clean food, moving my body, and doing what I can to release the toxins that have found their way deep into my cells. Just as we clean our homes, cars, cottages, and work spaces, it makes sense to actively and purposefully cleanse our bodies, from the inside. With diminished movement, fresh air, local food, and sunlight during winter, it's natural for our bodies to have accumulated toxins faster than they can escape. My preferred form of cleansing is one that's accelerated, and generally involves going on a detoxifying liquid diet for multiple days in a row. The result? Here are my top 5 tips to support you on your spring cleanse: 1. 4 Exercises To Make Your Sex Life Incredible. As a mother of three kids who has been pregnant twice in the past three years, I know what life and love can do to your body.

4 Exercises To Make Your Sex Life Incredible

Feeling worn out has come to be my default feeling. Even though your body can do it all, and you think you are in reasonably good shape, there may be something missing. Stress from your busy life can leave you with a lower libido or less pleasurable intimate experiences which can take a toll on your relationship. 12 Things Everyone Should Do More Often. You probably already know the things that make up a good, healthy, happiness-filled life.

12 Things Everyone Should Do More Often

(And you’re pretty sure it’s not Cheetos, checking email in bed, or gossiping.) But we all need occasional (or even daily) reminders. And the good news is: you don’t have to do these things five times a day, every day to see a big shift in your life. Even just a few times a week or five minutes a day can make a big difference. Promise! With that in mind, here are 12 things that all of us—myself very much included—should be doing more often. 1.

Let’s turn our phones off, especially at dinner. 2. Physically being with people is the only way to get that sense of human connectedness. How To Get A Whole Lot Of Sh*t Done In A Day. I am a multi-tasker. Lately, we hear about how unhealthy it is to be chronically managing numerous—and often conflicting—demands on our attention. But with two careers, two children, two ex-husbands, two aging parents, a household to run and a large circle of friends, for me, multi-tasking is a necessary way of life. My friends often look at what I manage to accomplish and say, "I don't know how you do it all. " Well…here's how: 1. We tend to heap everything we need to do into one big pile of tasks. 2. Divide up your time and be fully present to the task at hand.

Warning Signs Your Chakras Are Out Of Balance. There are 7 main energy centers in the body, known as chakras.

Warning Signs Your Chakras Are Out Of Balance

Each chakra is located throughout our body so that it correlates to specific body ailment and physical dysfunctions; each energy center also houses our mental and emotional strengths. When we have a physical issue, it creates weaknesses in our emotional behavior. When we release the stale energy from the body, it can undo any tightness, stiffness, or malfunction of that area.

The clearing of the energy can also balance our emotional state of mind. The Chakra Mind-Body Balance is a two-way street: if there are certain fears and emotions we are holding on to, we experience physical restrictions, too. An Inspirational Yogi (Beautiful Photos) 10 Super Easy Smoothies & Juices That Will Change Your Life. No matter who you are or what your health goals may be, you cannot go wrong when it comes to introducing smoothies or juices into your life.

10 Super Easy Smoothies & Juices That Will Change Your Life

5 Reasons This Quick Workout Will Get You In Better Shape Than Cardio. Despite a growing understanding in the fitness world that working out longer won't necessarily get you better results, many people still diligently put in an hour or more on the treadmill or elliptical machine three or more times a week, thinking it's the only way to burn calories and lose fat.

5 Reasons This Quick Workout Will Get You In Better Shape Than Cardio

But not only does regular, steady-state cardio take way longer to actually do, it's also way less efficient overall than high intensity interval training (HIIT). In fact, if you gave up all regular cardio and replaced it with HIIT-style training, you'd not only have way more time in your day to do the things you really want to be doing, you'll also be in better shape because of it. Here are 5 reasons to ditch your regular cardio for HIIT today: 1. It’s more efficient. I've mentioned this before, but it's worth pointing out again: HIIT is way more efficient than traditional steady-state cardio. 2.