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Tips To Gain Healthy Weight, Mindfully

Incrementally increase your portion size to ease your body into your new diet plan. Consume nutrient- and calorie-rich foods like coconut milk, dried fruit, sweet potatoes, nut butters, avocados, etc. For convenience, you may add them to your smoothies. Split your meals into smaller, more frequent ones. Switch from cardio to weight training. Seek advice from a nutritional therapist.

Culinary And Lifestyle Tips To Avoid High Blood Pressure

Salt overdose likely comes from processed foods that are convenient to get. Cook at home. Indulge in potassium-rich foods - beets in salads, coconut water in smoothies, or bok choy in stir-fries. Ensure that you get adequate magnesium too - Brazilian nuts or raw pumpkin seeds over oatmeal, or avocados in salad dressings. Pause before meals, take a deep breath and ruminate.

Rein In Your Wanting Mind To Breakfree From Depression

The wanting mind is insatiable. It replaces desire with desire and does not stop. Realize that not wanting doesn't mean stagnation or lack of ambition. Stop comparing, self-loathing, and being impatient and unrealistic. Search within for happiness, indulge in mindful meditation, love yourself, find the extraordinary in the ordinary, be creative, and recall affirmative thoughts.

Mindful Eating. It’s Not Just About What You Eat, But How You Eat

Mindful eating is about tasting and enjoying your food without distractions and listening to your body for hunger and satiety cues. Get out of autopilot mode, eat only when you are hungry. Stop eating at your desk, bed or couch - eat at a table. Savor the taste, color, texture, smell, and sound of each bite. Eat slowly. Start with one meal and gradually make it a daily practice.

Can’t Stop Binge Eating? Here’s A Permanent Solution

It's time you stop bingeing! Sit upright at the dining table, serve yourself in a bowl, and chew properly. Avoid keeping aside cheat days. Eat healthy, low-calorie, filling foods. Don’t store ‘binge foods’ at home. Deal with stress by talking to others or practising yoga. Maintain a journal to identify and avoid binge triggers. Believe in yourself. Seek professional help if all fails.
10 Ways To Take Better Care Of Yourself

10 Ways To Take Better Care Of Yourself

It is imperative to de-stress from time to time. Schedule time for yourself. Ask for help when you are feeling overwhelmed. Sit still and don't do anything for a while. Pamper yourself at home. Go for a walk. Stay hydrated. Take a power nap. Scream out loud to let it all out. De-clutter your mind and closet. Be mindful and give yourself fully to every moment.
The Easiest Way to Cook a Healthy Dinner Grab A Skillet And Juggle These Food Combinations!

The Easiest Way to Cook a Healthy Dinner: Grab A Skillet And Juggle These...

To cook a healthy dinner, pick a portion each of protein, carb, fat and veggies! Try Tortellini Pesto: Heat some oil in a skillet. Start by cooking the cubed chicken breast in the oil. Throw in some tortellini and add a dash of pesto sauce. Finally, toss in California blend veggies. Check out the other 7 food combinations and have fun experimenting with different combos!
Get Grounded, With Some Taoist Breathing

Get Grounded, With Some Taoist Breathing

Sit with your back straight, legs crossed, relax your body and close your eyes. While the standard way of breathing is to push the stomach out as you breathe in, in this Taoist technique you will start by pulling in your stomach muscles as you breathe in. As you breathe out, you release the stomach muscles. Practice 15 mins everyday. Progress by holding longer.
meditation for healing

Nourish Your Mind And Spirit – Meditation For Healing

Starting your day with a short, easy meditation session can bolster your attitude. Don't rush to reach somewhere but search for beauty in things you see and hear as you travel. Express inner gratitude for sacrifices made by others to feed and nourish your spirit. Recall reasons why you love your dear ones and tell them you love them at every moment possible.
How to develop good habits ?

How To Develop Good Habits?

Indulge in meditation and deep breathing exercise, they will help attain self-control. Start with making small changes to a habit, this will make it easier. Determination is key, take control and don't give in. Don't reward yourself for changes and don't criticize yourself if you're not able to change. Keep at it and don't give up, you have the power.
3 De-Stressing Techniques To Be More Productive at Work

3 De-Stressing Techniques To Be More Productive at Work

Those who practice yoga regularly report that they feel less stressed and have a better quality of sleep. Meditation increases concentration and creativity, which increases mental acuity and efficiency at work. Exercise not only improves your overall health and wellness, but it helps deplete stress hormones and releases feel-good chemicals into the brain.

Effective Self Care Tips To Take The Suffering Out Of Pain

Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined! Practising self-care techniques like mindfulness and self-hypnosis can help relax, de-stress and focus attention away from the discomfort. This helps as our brain factors in stress levels and our emotional state when generating subjective pain that we are experiencing.
Ayurvedic Perspective On Mindful Eating And Honoring Food

Ayurvedic Perspective On Mindful Eating And Honoring Food

According to Ayurveda, mindful eating is one of the best ways to honor your body. The entire act of eating is a sacred ritual and art in which you connect with a higher power in the food you eat, the person(s) who grew it, people who cooked the food and the act of cooking. Offering prayers and gratitude are a way to acknowledge the consciousness in food.

Meditation: How And Why It Can Help Weight Loss

Meditation causes changes in brain areas responsible for body sensations, especially those related to hunger and craving. It trains your brain to attune to your body in a healthy way. High cortisol levels associated with abdominal weight gain, depression, anxiety and sleep disorders that cause weight gain can be corrected by meditation.
Mindfulness How Your Past Is The Present

Mindfulness: How Your Past Is The Present

Delving in the past constantly can have a negative impact, so much so that it can carry over several lifetimes. The past can affect your present, but the most direct way of affecting the results of the past is by simply attending to the experiences of the present. Hence, it's important to learn from the past but live in the present to create your future.