The Link Between The Brain and Digestive System

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Although the interaction between our brain and gut has been studied for years, its complexities run deeper than initially thought. It seems that our minds are, in some part, controlled by the bacteria in our bowels. The gut has defenses against pathogens, but, at the same time, it encourages the survival and growth of “healthy” […]

via Gut bacteria and the brain: Are we controlled by microbes? — Sapere

All About Meditation

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Meditation has been practiced since time immemorial in various parts of the world under one’s religious traditions.l It is generally thought as a path one needs for attaining enlightenment. But it is much more than that. Through meditation, even if you don’t want or don’t achieve enlightenment, it can still be a little miracle to […]

via Meditation: Why it will make you a better person — Mindful Indian

Benefits Of Chanting The Powerful “OM” Mantra

 

Everyone wants to be Blissful and Happy. This desire lies at the very core of our inner being because our true nature is ever-blissful. Conditions and situations in this material/physical world give rise to negative feelings in us, like anger, fear, anxiety, stress, hatred etc. These negative feelings make us forget our true blissful nature. Chanting and the meditation of ‘Om’ (Aum) is a proven way to reach and stay in that ever-blissful nature. Om is considered to be one of the most important sounds in all the universe and has been chanted for thousands of years. It’s believed continuous practice leads to profound enlightenment. But there are more than just a few benefits to this powerful, ancient practice…there are many that affect us and our environment in different ways.

via http://www.wholesomeayurveda.com/2017/07/07/om-aum-meditation-science-benefits/

dive deeper via https://yogisurprise.com/amazing-science-om-chanting/

Awakening Morning OM Mantra | Spiritual Power Chant

 

 

POWERFUL OM MANTRA MEDITATION @ 285 Hz | Stop Stress & Anxiety

 

At-Home Fitness Tips

 

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Unless you’re preferred method of moving your body is walking or running, and where you live happens to be nice and sunny most of the time, you’re probably feeling pretty limited on what you can do to stay active. Jumping jacks? Pace your house while you talk to Grandma? Whatever works, am I right? […]

via At-Home Fitness Tips — o n e m a d e w h o l e

Breath of Life- Suggestions for Conscious Healthy Breathing

Correct breathing means you breathe in a way that is physiologically optimal for your body. It’s the way you were designed to breathe, only you were never taught how to. Over time, stress causes our muscles to tighten up and our respiration rate to quicken. Most of us become thoracic breathers, using only the middle and upper parts of the lungs. The path to better breathing is just a breath away. Luckily, changing your breathing habits isn’t all that complicated. All you have to do is adopt the following five simple principles, and you’ll be sure to make the most out of the 25,000 breaths you take every day:

via https://patrikedblad.com/habits/how-to-breathe/

Diaphragm Breathing Exercises

via https://www.healthline.com/health/how-to-breathe#weather

Lung Restoration Sound Therapy

 

Healthy Banana Oat Pancakes

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My go to ‘treat’ breakfast is pancakes, but since I’m on a journey of trying to reduce sugar intake as much as possible I really wanted to try and find a healthier alternative. Enter banana pancakes. I have to say I was slightly sceptical on how these would turn out, mainly around the texture. As it happens they are super delish, plus refined sugar free, dairy free and flour free.

via Healthy banana oat pancakes — BDB

Pineal Gland Spiritual Importance and Decalcification

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The pineal gland is a small endocrine gland in the brain of most vertebrates. The pineal gland produces melatonin, a serotonin-derived hormone that modulates sleep patterns in both circadian and seasonal cycles. The shape of the gland resembles a pine cone from which it derived its name. Siddha Spirituality of Swami Hardas Life System believes the physical as well as spiritual importance of the pineal gland, hence we are of […]

via Pineal Gland Spiritual Importance — Siddha Spirituality For Health

9 Echinacea Benefits and Uses

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If you’ve researched antiviral herbs that help to combat the common cold or flu, you probably came across echinacea — a powerful plant that’s currently booming in the natural health market. Why the surging popularity in this magnificently attractive flower? Because echinacea benefits our health and well-being like few plants on the planet. Now that’s…

via 9 Echinacea Benefits and Uses — from Colds to Cancer — Health | Food is Medicine

Vitamin D, the Sunshine Vitamin

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Vitamin D is referred to as the sunshine vitamin because your body produces it naturally when your skin absorbs direct sunlight. Just 30 minutes per day of direct sunlight is enough to achieve this. Even through a window! I remember (30 years ago now) my pediatrician advising me to put my son’s crib (or napping […]

via Vitamin D, the Sunshine Vitamin — Lorieb (Lor-eee-bee)

Cranberry Coconut Energy Bites

Healthy snacks can still taste amazing! Give these Almond joy energy granola bites a try! Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats 1⁄3 cup almond slices 1⁄3 cup reduced-fat almond butter 1⁄3 cup honey 1⁄3 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup coconut flakes Directions In a medium bowl combine all ingredients until well mixed. Place mixture on a cookie sheet. Refrigerate […]

via Cranberry Coconut Energy Bites — Seantal Panton