The 14 Foods You've Been Storing All Wrong If you find yourself tossing soggy celery and mealy tomatoes in the trash all too often, you're not alone. No one gives you a guidebook on how to store food properly to prolong shelf life and flavor. So, it's no surprise that the average American throws out more than 20 pounds of food per person every month, according to the National Resources Defense Council - that's equivalent to $165 billion dollars a year ending up in a landfill. Learn how to properly store your groceries to keep food flavorful, save money on groceries, and reduce food waste. 5 Yoga Poses to Reduce Tension Headaches If you're prone to headaches, you probably know some of the triggers: Stress, lack of sleep, hunger, allergies, sinus problems or eye strain. But have you considered that your posture, and a lack of oxygen, could bring on your headaches? Many people sit or stand with rounded shoulders and head jutted forward.
10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain These simple tricks can help you survive holiday party season relatively unscathed. (Photo by Sean Locke/Stocksy) Thanksgiving officially marks the beginning of holiday craziness — the stress, the parties, the overeating, the gluttony. Yoga Poses for Insomnia It’s 3 a.m. Do you know where your peace of mind is? If you’re thinking about it when you’d rather be dreaming, there’s a good chance you don’t. You’re suffering from insomnia, and peace of mind is beyond your grasp—and so, at least for the moment, are all of the mind-body-spirit benefits that sleep confers. If you’ve struggled with sleeplessness, you’re in good company. Some 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from insomnia, according to the latest count by the Centers for Disease Control, and the prevalence of sleep medication bears them out: Last year, about 60 million prescriptions were written for sleep aids.
5 Tibetans Energy Rejuvenation Exercises We've been practicing, teaching and recommending the 5 Tibetan Energy Rejuvenation Exercises since 1998. You can do the whole routine in 15 minutes and only need enough floor space for your body while laying down and enough air space for your arms to be outstretched. The 5 Tibetans represent a great way to keep your body in shape when you have limited time for a physical workout or limited space for a complete yoga routine.
Benefits of Yoga, Join the Yoga Party to Soothe Your Mind Body & Soul Discover the Awesome Benefits of Yoga You’ve surely heard plenty about the benefits of yoga, but you may be sure exactly how to get started. Or maybe you’ve taken classes and had experience with yoga poses, but are looking to take your practice in new directions. Wherever you are on the yoga spectrum, at Greatist we bring you everything you need to know about yoga exercises that will help benefit both your body and mind.
Two-Week Total Transformation Challenge « TotalTransformationTest The Total Transformation Two-Week Challenge (Beginner) How much could you change in two weeks if you REALLY applied yourself? How much could you change if you didn’t give in to temptation, if you pushed through obstacles, and if you went the extra mile? Yoga Answers and Solutions Go-to Guide "Yoga — by which I mean a broad array of tools including asana (yoga poses), pranayama, Ayurveda, meditation, chanting, service, etc. — has been shown in hundreds of scientific studies to benefit people with a wide variety of health conditions," he says. "Yoga lowers blood pressure, improves lung function, relaxes the nervous system, cuts cholesterol, boosts immunity, and makes you more content, to name just a few documented effects." "Perhaps even more important," he adds, "yoga is a methodology to change dysfunctional habits and attitudes into ones that serve you better." If you want to use yoga to help treat a specific condition, you may want to focus your practice with yoga therapy. Almost any form of yoga can be great preventive medicine, and wonderful stress reduction, as long as you’re not doing things that hurt you.
What do you think of self sufficient living? - Survival Food Gear Self Sufficient Living During a disaster, you may only have yourself to rely on and if you have not gained self sufficient living skills before disaster strikes, you may not be able to take care of yourself in the days after. Government, to include local, state and federal will be in disarray for the first few days and even longer in some cases. It can be weeks before disaster relief agencies reach your area.
Tips to Improve Yoga Practice We have unique body structures and levels to which we can bend vary. The good news is that the purpose of including yoga in your daily schedule is – not to achieve the perfect bend, but – to bring the body, breath, and mind together. Gear up with these simple tips and get on the yoga mat with a yogi’s attitude. #1 Respect the limits of your own body.