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Rage Yoga: The New Trend in Yoga

Rage yoga

by Ellen Blake More than just a practice, Rage Yoga is an attitude. Traditional yoga is peaceful, quiet and zen. It's benefits include an improved immune system, enhanced mood and relief from pain and stress. But this type of yoga isn't for everyone. Some feel it is too slow or that it

How to Overcome Exercise Excuses

overcome exercise excuses

By W. Cameron Tucker We all know we should exercise…why don’t we? No one said starting a regular exercise program is easy. The toughest part is finding the motivation and then committing to a routine on a regular basis.  The biggest roadblock for me was always finding the time. Exercise was

Nap Your Way to Lower Blood Pressure


by Ellen Blake I've always liked a good nap when I have time. That's not to say I don't feel guilty about laying down for a snooze mid-day, but I do it anyway.  A 30 minute catnap seems to reenergize me for the rest of the day, Recently I heard that

Are Your Eyes Feeling Their Age?

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Author: Leslie Farin Age can bring changes that weaken your vision and eyes, but there are things you can do to maintain lifelong eye and overall health. You've probably noticed changes in your vision since age 40 or so.  Perhaps you need reading glasses or  have trouble adjusting to glare. Don't worry

Mindful or Mind Full?

self-compassion, love, kindness

Mindful self-compassion is about self-kindness, not striving for self-improvement. Over time human evolution has given us freedom from the fear of being preyed upon by other animals. Unfortunately, our evolution hasn’t created a less-stressful, less-fearful life; it’s created a more stressful, more fearful life!  Now, we have ‘imaginary tigers’ in every

Play Games for Better Health

bridge, card game, brain food

How this pastime can offer physical, social and emotional benefits When friends asked Lisa Ruderman, 52, of Livingston, N.J.,  if she wanted to learn how to play canasta, at first, she declined. She wasn’t sure she had the spare time or any interest in the card game, which is a form