Yoga boosts brain function

Infograhics: Yoga Boosts Brain Function

  We love yoga for many reasons. Did you know that a 2010 study showed that 30 min of mediation a day for 8 weeks reduced fair and anxiety and improved memory? Or that meditation can reduce sensitivity to pain, even more so than morphine? Check the infographic below on some of the less known […]

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How to convert waiting time into exercise time

  One of the most frequent excuses people have for not exercising is “I don’t have time for it”. Do you recognize that? Time has become a very very limited resouce in today’s society. Between job, commute, school or daycare pickup and crocery shopping getting enough time to go to the gym can really be […]

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Shake Up the Rebel in You

  This year I completed forty eight years of my life and was the first one to wish myself a very happy and positive year ahead. After surviving many years of emotional violence, I believe that happiness is my own state of mind and I am my own master. No one in this world has […]

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How to Become a Shoulder to Lean On

  Hands up, who’s a problem solver? I know I am, my engineering education quickly kicks in when I am presented with a problem. It feels good to be a problem solver doesn’t it? Does it always work? Not likely. Read on to find out when being a “problem solver” is actually a problem. If […]

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The Little Things

  Have you ever heard the saying, “it’s the little things that matter most”? What do you think that means? To me, I have learned that it is the little things that matter most in relationships. With your kids, your spouse, your parents or your friends, it is truly the little things that create memories. […]

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How to fight pessimism!

  We received an email from one of our readers and it’s a theme we’ve seen before expressed in different ways. The feeling of being overwhelmed by the world, the feeling of helplessness and interpreting the world from a position of pessimism. This is cleary a self-sabotaging approch to life and if not addressed can […]

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To Get Healthy Embrace Imperfection

  I’m a slightly overweight vegetarian with the occasional bout of adult acne. Being as healthy as possible doesn’t mean living a perfectly healthy life. And we all know that doing everything “right” won’t guarantee perfect outcomes. In fact, striving for perfection can have the opposite effect and make you feel more stressed, which can lead to health […]

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How to get fit and toned fast! – A guide for women (that applies to men as well)

  We received an email from one of our readers and it’s on a topic with a lot misconceptions so we thought we’d share our view on the topic with you all. It’s quite a long article but for the lazy people here’s the quick summary of the article: Running makes you a runner! Distance running is inefficient […]

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Are the Ancient Practices of Yoga and Meditation a Cure-All?

  We love yoga. As a compliment to other training to stay supple and as a workout in itself. We use different styles of yoga depending on our objective for the particular session, leaning towards Ashtanga for more of a strength workout, towards Iyengar yoga to work on flexibility and range of motion and going more […]

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How to break free from prorities and get productive with lists

  Many years ago somebody recommended me to use priority lists, basically start each day by prioritizing the tasks of the day and then execute in that order. At the end of the day you were supposed to have completed your most important tasks be left with a great feeling of accomplishment. I have to […]

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