Defeat Stress With Yoga

Every one of us goes through times of distress in our lives, where we experience the highs and lows, anxiety, and prolonged stress. This stress can definitely have a negative impact on your health and cause other major problems. Stress that has been developing for a long time can cause your health to rapidly deteriorate […]

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CALM & FLOW Workshop - Charlotte, NC - Decemeber 8th, 2012

  December 8th, 2012 ~ Charlotte, NC The yoga teachers from the Rolf Gates 500 Hour Teacher Training are hosting a mindfulness and yoga  workshop on December 8th, 2012 in order to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to helping wounded warriors in all branches of the military. Participants […]

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Do You Have OCD?

Having trouble getting a thought or a song out of your head?  Losing sleep over a comment you made to a person at work?  Feeling like you just have to get the house clean so you can feel better?  Can’t stand it when your veggies on the dinner plate touch each other?  Have you ever […]

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Baby Boomers Face Midlife Challenge

“They believed their good luck would never end.” They are turning 50 – “midlife” – and are shocked to discover that there are limits to life’s possibilities.  They are the Baby Boomers. The Baby Boomers represent the largest generation in U.S. history, accounting for almost 78 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964.  They have […]

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Never Enough Time!

How many times have you taken a book or two with you on a trip, only to return home with them still unread?  We are all horrible at calculating free time.  We start off with high expectations only to become disappointed when confronted by reality. Each week we have the gift of 168 hours…no more, […]

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McDonald's "Healthy Alternative" - Really??!!

There’s a feeling of inevitability in writing about McDonald’s latest offering, their “bowl full of wholesome” — also known as oatmeal. The leading fast-food multinational, with sales over $16.5 billion a year, represents a great deal of what is wrong with American food today. From a marketing perspective, they can do almost nothing wrong; from […]

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Choose Your Perceptions Carefully

“Since we each paint our own perception of reality, we must be careful in selecting the colors we use from the palette.” Much has been written about the idea that everything we experience in life is merely a perception of reality…or, more specifically, it is our OWN perception of reality. For example, if you and […]

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Good Vibrations

By Guest Columnist: McKenzie Kantra Have you ever gotten a good feeling just from being around somebody who’s happy?  Well, it turns out that there is actually a scientific answer to why you feel that way. It’s called “sympathetic resonance.” We all know that objects can pick up on vibrations from objects that are near […]

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Make Your Opinion Count

Here’s your chance to take part in a very interesting research study on “Internet Use & Relationship Satisfaction.”  The 20-30 minutes it will take you to complete the survey will help contribute to the research being conducting in this challenging area.  Your participation is completely confidential.  Here’s the link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/IAR

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Trigger Notes: Simple Reminders

To start your day off on the right track, try the “Trigger Note” technique. Find a spot somewhere in your morning routine that you know you’ll see every day. Mirrors tend to be a great spot (the bathroom mirror, bedroom mirror, even the car rear-view mirror works well), but almost any place where you know […]

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