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Health and wellness news, stories, and tips that inspire healthy diets, relationships and lives, and encourage making positive behavior choices.

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Have Your Best Thanksgiving Ever: Diet Tips from an Ayurveda Expert

Here’s how to have a healthy and nourishing Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrating togetherness and appreciating the blessings of the harvest and abundance in our lives. How can Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of health and wellness, support you to have a good holiday experience? Thanksgiving for Every Dosha What does this holiday mean …

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9 Yoga Poses for Better Digestion

Ignite Your Digestive Fire Every Day with these 9 Yoga Poses for Better Digestion According to the American Nutrition Association, 70,000,000 people suffer from some form of digestive issue on a daily basis. Bloating, indigestion, flatulence, heaviness, and cramps bring a lot of discomfort and restlessness and never feel good, whether this discomfort is due …

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Mental Health and Machismo: How to Help the Men You Love

Research indicates that more women than men suffer from mental health issues, but perhaps much of the difference scientists find when evaluating the prevalence of certain disorders has to do with societal expectations on gender and mental health. Men and women share the same neurotransmitters affecting mood, but hormonal differences result in displaying certain disorders …

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The Difference Between a Vacation and a Wellness Retreat

Short and Sweet or Sublime and Sustainable? So often, we find ourselves wanting to take a vacation from our every day lives. Stress infiltrates work and home, burdening us with feelings of anger, anxiety, and depression, leaving us longing for the holiday we think will bring us more happiness. Wouldn’t it be better if we …

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Managing High Sensitivity

They see too much. They feel too much. “It is like feeling with 50 fingers instead of 10,” comments Dr. Judith Orloff, a New York Times best-selling author, leading American psychiatrist, empath, and author of The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People. One of the greatest advantages of living in the 21st century …

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The Ayurvedic Lunchbox for Kids

Just like adults, every child’s body is made up of the three doshas—vata, pitta, kapha. Vata-type kids are usually lean with an irregular appetite. Pitta children have a moderate physique and a sharp appetite. Kapha kids are solid, with mild appetites and slower digestion. No matter what constitution your child favors, it’s important to understand …

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