Tag: well-being

The 10 Lies We Tell Ourselves

The 10 Lies We Tell Ourselves

Whitney Anthony, Purpose Fairy Waking Times “The worst lies are the lies we tell ourselves. We live in denial of what we do, even what we think. We do this because we’re afraid. We fear we will not find love, and when we find it, we fear we’ll lose it. We fear that if we […]

Happiness, Entertainment Media and the Sub-Conscious Mind

Happiness, Entertainment Media and the Sub-Conscious Mind

Lewis Herridge, Contributor Waking Times Recently, I returned from Uganda after leading a 2 week trip with a group of teenagers. They were a great bunch and we got a chance to really integrate ourselves into the Ugandan culture, our highlight being a 4 day home-stay in a rural, remote Ugandan Village. At the end […]

By October 1, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Carrying This Little Light of Mine

Carrying This Little Light of Mine

Ida Lawrence, Contributor Waking Times When I was very young, my dad would persuade me to sing a song in his church called, “This Little Light of Mine.” The song was about letting your light shine and not hiding it. There were hand gestures that went along with the words. I must have made my […]

The Science Behind Good Vibes: How Mindfulness Actually Works

The Science Behind Good Vibes: How Mindfulness Actually Works

Editor, Prevent Disease Waking Times  Achieving mindfulness through meditation has helped people maintain a healthy mind by quelling negative emotions and thoughts, such as desire, anger and anxiety, and encouraging more positive dispositions such as compassion, empathy and forgiveness. Those who have reaped the benefits of mindfulness know that it works. But how exactly does it work? […]

By December 28, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Can Yoga Be Used as Medicine? Part II

Can Yoga Be Used as Medicine? Part II

Ginger Garner, Guest Writer Waking Times This is the second part to Can Yoga Be Used as Medicine? that discusses how you can talk with your doctor or therapist about yoga as medicine. Year after year, I hear the same story when new patients come to me: “I got hurt doing yoga at a studio or at […]

By November 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Can Yoga Be Used As Medicine?

Can Yoga Be Used As Medicine?

Ginger Garner, Guest Writer Waking Times  Can Yoga Be Used as Medicine? The short answer is yes. The reality is yoga is not usually used as medicine. Using yoga as medicine can be tedious and laborious (trust me), requiring constant review of the scientific literature in order to make it safe and effective.  More often […]

By October 31, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Island with Healthiest People Over 99 Offers Secrets to Longevity

Island with Healthiest People Over 99 Offers Secrets to Longevity

Lisa Garber Waking Times It’s no secret that the Mediterranean diet can help us achieve longevity, but the overall lifestyles of the region’s populace shouldn’t escape our attention. Tucked away in the Aegean Sea is a small, rocky island called Ikaria, where residents on average reach the age of 90. Here are a few island […]

By September 22, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
The Number One Cause of Health

The Number One Cause of Health

Michael Forrester, Prevent Disease Waking Times The focus on disease is so overwhelming in our society that we seem to have forgotten that thriving health is the status quo for our species. Unfortunately, we have been so poisoned and conditioned to believe that we have no option but to experience disease in our lives, that […]

By September 21, 2012 6 Comments Read More →
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