The extent to which you care for your own needs will determine the state of your health
The concept of mindfulness has its roots in Eastern traditions and has been around for thousands of years. In more recent years, this ancient modality for self-healing has grown exponentially in popularity in the West.
A nationwide survey reveals that more and more, everyday people like you and me (nearly double the number of adults from 2002) are using this mind-body approach to boost their mental and...
Progressive companies are caring for workers who are cancer patients and survivors like never before
In order to maintain financial stability, a growing number of employees under medical care are faced with balancing their illness with their career. As well, an increasing number of them are having to assume caregiving roles for family members.
Reduced productivity during treatment and recovery for employees with cancer and for those caring for loved ones will have a significant impact on the...
Inner bonding is the first step in the process to living an extraordinary life and provides a road map for learning to love yourself
Self-love is a popular phrase that has been getting more attention and is an important characteristic to a life well lived. And while it’s easy to tell someone to love themselves, I know from personal experience it can be much harder to follow through and do.
What I’ve learned from practicing self-love and what you should know too is that you can...
Getting the proper nourishment during and after cancer treatment can help patients feel better and get stronger.
Good nutrition is critical to maintaining optimal health at any stage of your life. A balanced diet includes eating foods and drinking liquids that have essential nutrients—vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates, fat, and water—that the body requires to function at its best.
Because cancer, chemotherapy, radiation and other treatments can cause side effects that...
Hugs are far more than just an affectionate greeting, they are a powerful prescription for what ails you
Offering a potent wellness boost, hugs are a holistic way of healing the side-effects caused by disease, loneliness, stress and so much more. Research has proven the amazing health benefits of hugging; a gentle, magical medicine, aiding in restoring the mind, body and spirit.
A hug a day, may indeed keep the doctor away!
A cancer diagnosis delivers a devastating blow physically and emotionally—without warning you’re free falling
Your mind races and the wind is knocked out of you. In a New York minute, you find yourself in a heartbreaking tailspin and the life you have dreamed of is suddenly gone.
Just because you have cancer does not mean you have lost control of your life. Learn as much as you can about your cancer; ask questions and don’t be afraid to say something when you don’t...
Wishing you were a specific shape or size is a thief waiting to steal your joy
Avoid falling into the trap that you’re not thin enough or pretty enough that is created by the constant onslaught of body-shaming social media hype. Stop comparing yourself to others by reducing the amount of time exposed to ridiculous promotional propaganda and start loving your body type right this minute!
More than likely, the problem isn’t your body at all, it’s what you think of it. Begin...
You have cancer. Perhaps the most frightening three words you will ever hear.
Life changes in an instant; suddenly and seriously. And after the initial shock diminishes you’re left with the realization of the overwhelming physical, emotional, and spiritual demands that lie ahead.
You’re facing the sobering urgency to develop a plan so that you can continue living your best life after a cancer diagnosis.
Most often the initial reaction to ‘you...
While promoting mindfulness to your employees may sound trendy, it’s a trend that’s been around for thousands of years
Because of the stressful and results-driven nature of any business, companies all over the world are profiting from the physical and mental qualities inherent in this ancient modality. Leading companies are realizing the benefits that this holistic practice offers and are employing mindfulness to develop a competitive edge among their employees.
What does it mean...
Refining your yoga practice will be a slow and steady evolution
It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been attending yoga classes for a few months or a few years, there will always be room for improvement—that is why it is called a practice.
The fast way to effortlessly reap the benefits of your yoga practice is to decide to be your own first priority.
Yoga will encourage involvement in your overall health and wellness
Because yoga calls on your physical and mental senses, it has...