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The Calming Benefits Of Walking

30-Jun-2015

One of the great things I've learned during my summer break is how soothing and therapeutic walking can be! Growing up I was never a girl who really enjoyed contact sports like basketball or soccer. Even now, I will usually forgo a trip to the gym in favor of a Hot Flow class at our town's local yoga house. With the weather getting warmer however, I craved to do something that would bring me into more exposure with the outdoors. That was when I began taking my afternoon walks. I would usually walk down the streets of my neighborhood while listening to soothing tracks on my iPhone. While I didn't realize it at the time; these walks were providing amazing therapeutic benefits to me!

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Mindfulness, Zen, Exercise, Health, Wellness, Meditation, Positivity, Inspire

Yoga: Why You Don't Need To Be Strong And Flexible

28-Jun-2015

I didn’t try yoga for the longest time because I told myself that I would wait till I was stronger and much more flexible. Those yogis always seemed to be tying themselves in knots with the strength to keep it in place. I couldn’t even touch my toes.

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Yoga, Fitness, Wellness, Health, Exercise, Positivity, Meditation, Body, Mind

Yoga And The Great Outdoors

01-Mar-2015

For those of us who enjoy the combination of fitness and outdoor activities, how can we stay in shape while simultaneously keeping our internal body systems warm and fully-functional as the winter season approaches?

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Yoga, Zen, Positivity, Wellness, Meditation, Philosophy, Gratitude, Psychology

Running 42kms From Procrastination

03-Feb-2015

"If you want something you've never had you must be willing to do something you've never done." Thomas Jefferson

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Exercise, Health, Wellness, Positivity, Inspire, Fitness, Move

Moving Your Body Outdoors During Winter

26-Sep-2014

If you happen to live in a part of the world where winter brings colder temperatures, snow and ice, it’s most likely that you take your walking/jogging/running indoors for the season. But just because the weather outside is frightful doesn't mean you have to totally give up your outdoor exercise regime.

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Exercise, Health, Overcoming depression

Body Transformation

08-Sep-2014

As a nation, we are getting bigger each year. The health and fitness industry is pushing people more and more to get into “shape”, be “healthy” and lose “weight”. But is this really the right message to be pushing?

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Health, Exercise, Weight-loss

Be In The Now

26-Jul-2014

Do you often catch your mind wandering all over the place? Are you dwelling with regret over the past, or imagining the future with a fearful perspective? Sometimes we can get so distracted by our internal chatter, we're not even aware of where we are in the Moment. Yoga offers you the tools that are needed in order to get focused and 'be' fully in the present. Wherever you are in your life's journey, with a committed yoga practice you'll gain all the power, drive and momentum you need to live in the NOW!

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Yoga, Exercise, Health, Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity
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