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How to Deal with the Day-to-Day for Mind-Body Health

These hurdles can be the hardest for many people embarking on a Mind-Body practice for health and wellness. But with the right planning, you can get right over them and move ahead. [more…]

How to Incorporate Tai Chi Principles in a Mind-Body Program

To properly guide yourself through a successful Mind-Body Program, take heed of certain Tai Chi principles. Those principles go along with the all the basic stuff that is the foundation of all mind-body [more…]

Foot Position Basics of Tai Chi for Mind-Body Workouts

Here are a few basic Tai Chi foot positions that you will use over and over in your mind-body workouts. And over and over. They’re the foundations of the forms that follow. Having these basics described [more…]

How to Add Basic Tai Chi Hand to a Mind-Body Routine

Basic Tai Chi hand positions will greatly benefit your mind-body session by providing additional intent and focus to your mindful practice. Here the movement is broken down and isolated because it helps [more…]

How to Overcome Stress, Anxiety, and Other Related Maladies with Mind-Body Techniques

Mind-body techniques provide real benefit for those suffering from stress, anxiety, and other related maladies. “Related maladies” means depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and even heart disease [more…]

How to Manage Chronic Disease with Mind-Body Techniques

Mind-body techniques can do wonders for many chronic disease states. Chronic disease can mean any number of medical conditions, such as asthma, hypertension [more…]

The Importance of Detail in Your Dreams

Be conscious of the details in your dreams. Recording them in your dream diary can trigger insights into what problems your brain is trying to resolve and make the meaning of your dreams more evident. [more…]

How to Keep a Dream Diary

A dream diary helps you monitor your dreams and discover themes or how your dreams have become true or insightful. Make the most of your dreams by following these tips for an insightful dream journal: [more…]

10 Common Dreams and Their Meanings

You've probably experienced one of these ten dreams in your life; they focus on themes universal to most of us. By working with the inner messages in common dreams, you can maximize your confidence, creativity [more…]

Dream Dictionary For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Your dreams are trying to tell you something. If you can interpret your dreams, they offer you greater self-awareness, knowledge, and success. Don't overlook the details in your dreams — messages may be [more…]

What Can Willpower Help You to Achieve?

When you do summon up your willpower, you can make your dreams come true and your unwanted habits disappear. In both scenarios, having a clear goal is vital to success. A goal guides your thinking and [more…]

Key Points for Boosting Your Willpower

Getting the most from your willpower involves ‘dos’ as well as ‘don’ts’. Recognising the limits of your willpower is definitely a ‘do’ because doing so helps prevent you from overloading it. Stressing, [more…]

3 Ways to Boost Your Willpower

Impulses, whether driving decisions you make or things you do (or, indeed, avoid doing) are the enemies of willpower because impulses arise rapidly before you can mobilise your willpower to override them [more…]

3 Great Online Resources for More Willpower Information

Willpower does not exist or, indeed, flourish in a vacuum. Your willpower will work best for you when you’re in a positive frame of mind, able to fully benefit from the support of friends and family, and [more…]

10 Tips to Maximise Your Willpower

Willpower is a uniquely human attribute. The pursuit of valued long-term goals such as health, fitness or success entails discounting or ignoring more immediate wants, needs and desires. Managing this [more…]

Willpower For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Willpower evolved to ensure that human beings survive and prosper both as a species and as individuals by enabling them to make tough choices and forego easy options. If goals were achieved when beckoned [more…]

How Does Personality Influence Willpower?

Understanding your personality can help you make your willpower work for you. Recognising and accepting that you’re spontaneous and impulsive, for example, can help you anticipate when your willpower may [more…]

What's the Difference between Worrying and Solving a Problem

To develop problem-solving skills, you need to recognise the difference between worrying and problem solving. Doing so is easier said than done, because you can easily assume that worrying helps you solve [more…]

The Willpower Diet for a Healthy Brain

The first step in preparing to train your willpower (your ability to control your actions and impulses) is to do some basic brain maintenance to ensure that your brain is healthy. Like any bodily organ [more…]

The Right Food for Building Personal Willpower

What’s the best diet to enhance your willpower? Generally, sustaining glucose levels for longer rather than shorter periods is crucial to maintaining willpower, so you want to eat foods low on the glycaemic [more…]

How to Recover When Your Willpower Slips

Any endeavour that requires willpower – whether quitting smoking, sticking to that diet or following the latest exercise regime – is prone to setbacks. When you face a setback, as you almost certainly [more…]

Using Rewarding Activities to Boost Willpower

When you’ve worked hard on something that challenges and depletes your willpower, suppressed appetites and desires can come to the fore. Thoughts such as ‘I deserve a drink/smoke/extra portion/day off [more…]

Using Motivation to Boost Willpower

Motivation can compensate for depleted willpower. Whether your goal is losing weight, getting fit or finishing a project on time, reminding yourself of the reasons you committed to your goal in the first [more…]

Perfectionism and Procrastination Get in the Way of Willpower

Without doubt, from the perspective of willpower, the most challenging personality characteristic is perfectionism. Continually striving for unrealistically high standards and beating yourself up when [more…]

What Does Self-Confidence Have to Do with Willpower?

Pessimistic thinking styles are closely linked to low self-confidence and low self-esteem. Low self-esteem is a generalised type of low self-worth, based on a perception of consistent, cumulative failure [more…]

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