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Losing Weight Is A Healing Journey!

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Katrina discusses on The Wellness Journey! with Lynnis of PraiseWorks her own personal weight loss journey. Katrina a yoga instructor takes us on a journey within so that we too may experience the joy of weight loss without the stress. Katrina factors in in her discussion "5 Healthy Habits You Should Know About," and "Stop Stressing and Start Healing," to begin the journey of total wellness for the mind, body and spirit.

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Beautiful Dreamer - What Your Dreams Really Mean

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On "The Wellness Journey!" we talk with Dr. Gillian Holloway, the "Dream Doctor" about dreams and what they mean when it comes to our emotional wealth.  Listen in...you will be surprised what your dreams are really saying about you!




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Get Rid of Your Stress - Try These Natural Remedies

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I suffered from a stress and anxiety disorder for years.  When I was diagnosed  with these disorder, I decided to not use medication. There were some days when I really wanted to take a pill rather than deal with the feelings that come with stress and anxiety. Over time I began living a more holistic and healthy lifestyle with the main goal of reduce the toll stress and anxiety takes on body.  I am glad to say after a few months of trying many of these ideas I began to see a change. 

Below is an article written by Kathy Wong of About.com.  I have tried all of these tips and they really help quite a bit.  I highly recommend the essential oils.  There is nothing like the smell of the essential oil, Lavender to calm you and to help you relieve stress.
Acupressure for Stress Relief:Instead of using acupuncture needles, acupressure uses finger pressure to stimulate the same pts. Here are 2 pressure points used for relaxation. The 1st is at the top of your head. You can feel a slight d…

Relieve Your Stress With These Easy Moves

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These moves are great when it comes to relieving stress.  I do them at the end of the day, but it can be quite calming first thing in the morning. It is relaxing and can help relieve the tightness that comes with stress.



This movement begins with lying on the floor with a blanket under the hips. Then form the letter L from your body by lifting the foot and hold it on the wall. This movement will make a slow heart rate and reduce the swelling of the ankles due to stand or sit for too long.




This movement also begins with lying on the floor, followed by bringing both feet up to the groin. Yoga helps you to breathe better and reduce the strain on the groin. In addition, you will focus on the achievement of increasing respiratory anxiety you feel.






This position is quite easy to do, because you just lie on the floor and posing like a corpse. This yoga works to assist the extension of the spine and provides an opportunity for the body and mind to rest. In addition, this position al…

12 Reasons Why Organic is Wealth for Your Health

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 We are glad to have as a guest blogger Marla D Gates. Marla D. Gates believes passionately in living a green, organic, and health lifestyle. Please check out all her valuable information and products  at www.organic4greenlivings.com Eating and following a nutritious diet of organic foods, living a green lifestyle, surrounding yourself with non-toxic products, is some of the best ways to ensure a healthier, happier, and longer life. Thirty million households, comprising 75 million people, are now buying organic foods, clothing, body care, supplements and other products on a regular basis. Why should your diet be organic?
1.Organic food are pure and safe for consumption and healthy for the planet. 2. Consuming organic food is one the safest ways to improve one's nutrient intake and help to have a healthier body!  Studies show that Organic foods provide more beneficial nutrients such as antioxidants, than their conventionally grown counterparts. Higher trace minerals, vitamin C,…

6 Fun Ways to Use Your Exercise Ball - Get Results

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photo from WebMd
I love my exercise ball. The exercise ball is a great and very inexpensive way to get in shape! I use the following exercises at least three times a week and boy do I get results.I suggest you start off easy.  Perhaps do the below routine twice a week and begin to increase until you are doing the routine 5x a week. As always if you haven’t exercised for awhile make sure you consult your health practitioner before starting any kind of exercise.
Crunches Using an exercise ball while doing crunches is an excellent way to really tone your abs. To do them, position yourself in front of a wall, so that there’s a brace when you place your feet flush against the floor. Place your ball behind you so that when you lean back, it supports your back. At this point, the floor should form a parallel with your thighs and torso. After that, it’s simple, just do your crunches as you normally would and make sure your abdominal muscles are the only things lifting your upper body away from…

How to Alleviate Hypertison With These Lifestyle Changes

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High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a condition in which the force of blood pressure against the blood vessel walls is increased beyond a normal and healthy level. High blood pressure requires the heart to work harder, and can lead to many health problems, including heart failure, kidney failure, heart attack, aneurysm, or stroke.
Many people have hypertension for years without noticing any symptoms, even if dangerously high blood pressure levels are eventually discovered by a doctor. This is why it is important to get regular checkups with your doctor to test for such things as high blood pressure so that treatment can begin. Doctors typically recommend that people get tested for high blood every two years once they have reached the age of 18, or more often if you are at high risk for hypertension or have already been diagnosed with the disorder. Treatment Methods
If you have hypertension, your doctor may recommend treatment medications that w…