In the same way that green juices are an easy way to get all your nutrients from vegetables and leafy greens, smoothies are another great way to pack in a ton of different vitamins and superfoods in the one delicious drink. I believe in taking supplements and vitamins, even when eating a very healthy diet, as a lot of the time non-organic produce is sprayed with pesticides, stripping even the most innocent little strawberry of it's nutritional benefits.
Tez Talks 16 "Lessons I Learnt from my Birth"
Today I talk about my 25 hour natural labor and all of the unexpected things that came up. I learnt a great lesson in letting go of control and being present. I talk about these lessons learnt here and how my birth has helped guide me in ways that I didn't expect.
By Garret Stembridge
We all know how great a garden-fresh salad tastes when you're absolutely famished. But did you know that you don't need an outdoor garden to get that just-grown freshness?
Indeed, you can grow many of your favorite fruits and vegetables in the comfort of your own kitchen (or bathroom)! You don't need tons of space -- all you need is a sunny windowsill or a bright source of artificial light and you're in business.
When you realize how easy it is to cultivate your own indoor garden, the most difficult part of the process can be figuring out just what you want to grow. Consider plants and herbs that pack a punch in more than one department – they not only taste/smell/look great, but they also impart major health or medicinal benefits.
Today I discuss the notion of not taking things to heart. It's always stemmed from that persons own insecurities and experiences and it's not your reality nor your truth! Only you understand what your reality is!
By Kayla Danielle
At times my life can become stressful and overwhelming. One way I have found to calm myself down and relax is meditation. Since I started exploring the Buddhist religion, I took on meditation as a therapeutic action that really comforts me.
In Buddhism, meditation is a process of becoming familiar with one's mind. This way, one can become in contact with themselves and learn who they really are. When meditating, one listens to what their body is telling them and reflects, using what you learn in your daily life.
I meditate every day around 8 pm for 30 minutes. Mediation is my favorite way to create mental relaxation. After meditation I feel very mellow and soothed. It can be hard juggling school work, preparing for college, and trying to live a free spirited life, full of healthy choices and zen!
Sometimes I listen to a song or two to ease my mind and let it roam free. In selecting songs,it can be good to use songs that always calm you down, something that you have a personal connection with or that brings you inspiration of any kind. For example, my meditation songs are, “Find your way back home”, by Dishwalla, and “Smells like teen spirit”, by Nirvana.
Mediation has helped me in ways I can't even explain. Constantly dealing with the chaos of life, I always feel a need for somewhere that I can escape to, something I actually look forward to when I am having a hard day. Everyone find their peaceful state in various different ways, but I highly recommend meditation. If this seems hard to you, try just sitting in a silent place, and think of something peaceful. It’s probably worth the try.
Kayla Danielle enjoys reading and learning about the supernatural, as well as complex ideas! In my spare time I love to meditate to clear my head, horseback ride, and read Shakespeare. Get to know because I am funny, nice, and overwhelmingly interesting!
By Stephen Gerard
We all experience slumps, it’s life’s way of telling us we need to get out, get up and get happy. Whether you’re stressed about school, work, a loved one or the future, it’s important to clear your mind every now and then. As humans, our brains are constantly on overdrive, thinking about situations and generating stress around things we can’t even control. Stress can pile up quickly and before we know it we can find ourselves becoming very negative. A great way to uplift your mind, body and soul is to work on surrounding yourself with positive energy that re-engage you with what is truly important in life.
Laugh and Smile—It’s Free!
Free happiness sounds good right? Being able to laugh and smile at the little things in life will help you realize how beautiful the world really is. Stay away from associating happiness with big achievements and financial success and start realizing that happiness comes in all different shapes and sizes. Wake up in the morning and smile for the fact that you have two arms, two legs and food in your pantry. Take a chance to sit back and actually think how lucky you are and how you can change the world today. Smiling and laughing more may seem like a very small change, but it will help you to realize how in control you are of seeking ultimate happiness and just how enjoyable life truly is.
Take an Adventure
Every age is a great age for taking an adventure. Relinquish your inner eight year old and explore the world around you. Breathe in fresh air and take yourself to a new place. Any type of adventure will help you push personal boundaries and explore the little wonders that you thought may have never existed. Get up, get out and get active. The outside world is calling your name, looking to help you on the road to rejuvenation. Not all adventures have to be grand in scale; take a drive, go for a hike, explore the historic part of the city or take a long bike ride to other side of town. Any of these activities will help you relieve stress and start thinking positively about the present and the future.
Perform a Random Act Of Kindness
Kindness has absolutely no scale, so when you step foot out the door today think about how you can bring someone else a smile. Helping others smile can be incredibly rejuvenative. Kindness as an attitude is infectious. If you are willing to share your kindness and generosity with others, you will realize how easy it is to make someone’s day. Just by making someone’s day, holding the door, smiling at a stranger, thanking a firefighter or being thoughtful to those around you, you can become consumed with positive energy and awakening. Set a goal for yourself to perform a random act of kindness every single day, and remember no act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
We all experience bad days, bad weeks and negative energy. The key to bouncing back is being positive
and having the confidence within yourself to turn any bad day into a great one. Life has a funny way of
teaching us lessons, so next time you find yourself spiraling down a staircase of negativity, take a deep
breath and think about just how much there is to actually be happy about in your life.
Stephen, an avid surfer, adventurer, and writer for Psychic Source, loves getting psychic readings,
practicing yoga, writing creative fiction and traveling to new cities.
I spent this summer in Los Angeles which is a Mecca for health and wellness with great restaurants, juice bars, and fitness studios at every corner. I had endless options for dining and exercising both indoors and out and though lots of my favourite places seemed pricey, I found that they were worth the cost because of the great quality, convenience, and benefits I saw in myself.
Smile as much as you can. If you concentrate on smiling, you actually can feel better. Believe it or not, there is research behind this. There is a theory called the ‘facial feedback’ hypothesis. It states that “involuntary facial movements provide sufficient peripheral information to drive emotional experience” implying that you may actually improve your mood (and life!) by smiling.
Get organized: Let’s start by organizing your emails. This will make it so much easier for you to keep track of important emails and not have to sort out through your massive inbox every time you want to refer back to an email. Here are some small steps you can take to do so:
How amazing is the Law of Attraction?! How incredible is it to know that we can have whatever we desire if we believe and ask in the right way? I talk about my experiences with manifesting! note: When I say universe I mean God/Universe/Spirit whatever it means to you. Thanks Guys!
I became pregnant unexpectedly in January 2012. Moving past the fear of the unknown and the thought that soon enough I was going to be "giving birth" in one way or another - I had absolutely no idea what to expect. Usually one would turn to mum for the ten million questions flooding the mind at this point, and that I did. But to no avail, as my mum unluckily for my curiosity, had 3 caesarean sections all under a General Anaesthetic and can't remember a single thing. Hah! Just my luck.
Katie Corr is a personal trainer and a happily married mother of two beautiful little girls. I interview her on how she has stayed so in shape and healthy, particularly after having two babies, one right after the other. She candidly shared her experiences as a mother and gave some great advice. Being so dedicated, she is a true inspiration and reminder that it takes hard work to look great after two babies, but it’s totally worth it and possible if you are willing to put in the effort. She has dedicated her life to helping others achieve their fitness goals and clearly lives and breathes what she has learned. She resides in Vero Beach, Florida and is currently a proud stay-at-home mom.