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Reduce Stress by Making Lists

Making lists in order to relieve some of your stress might seem so obvious and sooo last century, yet lists can be one of your better time-management tools. Try working with three lists: [more…]

Get a Good Night’s Sleep and Reduce Stress

The first thing you notice when you work with people under a lot of stress is how often they say, “I’m tired.” For some, the stress of the day is what wears them out. But for most people, it’s a matter [more…]

The Power of the Mind in Wellness

The mind has been shown to have a powerful effect on the body, whether spiritually or just hopefully. Meditative and mindful movement takes this power and actively applies it. So whether you believe in [more…]

Mind-Body Foundations Lead to Balanced Life

Mind-Body wellness is all about benefits to the mind and the body. So if you’re a newcomer to mind-body movement of any kind — say, you’ve never even done something like Yoga — you may want to take a look [more…]

How to Breathe Full and Easy for Wellness

Breath is life. Breath is energy. You can live for weeks without food and for days without water, but only for minutes without breathing the air in and out of your body. Breathing not only keeps you alive [more…]

How to Find Energy Central for Wellness

Mind-body movements rely on a good and full energy flow. But even non-mindful movements require the power that comes with a surge of focused energy!

Ever turn on the hose to water your garden or lawn, only [more…]

How to Internalize Principles of Wellness for Energy and Happiness

Wellness for energy and happiness is not only about the movements (or forms) you practice, but about the principles by which you practice the movements. If you tap into the principles properly, you discover [more…]

How to Live T’ai Chi Principles for Overall Wellness

You don’t have to munch on mung beans and tofu to embrace T’ai Chi and its principles as a part of your life, day-in and day-out. Following a T’ai Chi path means just looking at, experiencing, and reacting [more…]

Lifestyle Habits for a Healthy Body and Life

If you treat yourself poorly all the time except when you’re exercising, you also won’t fully benefit from the journey. You must take care of your body in all ways. You need to treat your other daily functions [more…]

Ten Wellness Tips for a Calmer, Fuller Life

T’ai Chi is heavily steeped in Taoist philosophy. So knowing the basics about how to live that philosophy can give your T’ai Chi practice a real boost. And knowing the why and wherefore behind a form can [more…]

Mindful Awareness of Chi and Wellness

Chi, your energy source, flows throughout the body. By practicing mindful awareness through standing or walking, you become aware of your chi and encourage free movement through the body. [more…]

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…]

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