For Best Results, Practice What You Preach

As a wellness professional and someone who likes to help, you direct a lot of your energy to caring for others. If you’re also a parent, spouse, caregiver or the like, these roles too require giving of yourself on a regular basis. Serving others is noble, but as you educate others on the importance of self-care, are you practicing what […]

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Good Health through Exercise is an Important Measure of Business Success

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by Diana Khoury At a business conference I attended recently, the keynote speaker declared that an essential ingredient in the recipe for success is balance, as in spending time not working. He specifically mentioned the importance of exercise to counterbalance too much time spent in front of the computer. If we don’t make exercise and […]

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Practice Self-Help Reflexology to Promote Wellness & Vitality

Our feet are home to literally thousands of nerve endings and almost seventy acupuncture points, which is why foot reflexology is so effective. By massaging and stimulating specific areas on the soles of our feet, we can provide general support for our entire body, improve sleep patterns, increase physical and mental wellbeing and also alleviate […]

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You are What You Eat

We’ve all heard the saying “You are what you eat.” But have you ever really thought about that? I’ve found it to be true.  When you eat highly processed and fast food, you – well, you don’t feel fast. Generally you feel sluggish, irritable, and hungry again in an inevitably short amount of time. You […]

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The Wisdom of Shrek

Despite his grumpiness and impatience, Shrek is a very wise being. Take, for example, this conversation (which I nicked from IMDB.com): Shrek: For your information, there’s a lot more to ogres than people think. Donkey: Example? Shrek: Example… uh… ogres are like onions! [holds up an onion, which Donkey sniffs] Donkey: They stink? Shrek: Yes… […]

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Tap into Your Creativity

The colors of fall seem ever more striking this year. Each tree possesses a spectrum of green, yellow, orange, red, maroon, brown and everything in between. I used to think trees were just one color. When I began taking a watercolor painting class, that all changed. My view of nature has expanded in the most […]

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Health is a Process

It is easy to think, “when I eat better or lose weight or [fill in the blank], I will be healthy.” As a health practitioner for the past 9 years, I’ve come to realize that health is a process, not a destination. When we’re focused on wellness, we set goals related to health – lose […]

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