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Meditation builds Confidence

Meditation builds Confidence | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
Meditation builds confidence through the art of letting everything go. Here are 3 key insights to help you build limitless confidence through meditation.
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Your brain on yoga: pratice offers bigger mental boost than running - Boston.com

Your brain on yoga: pratice offers bigger mental boost than running - Boston.com | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
Exercise has long been hailed as an elixir for the brain, to boost your mood, improve learning, and ward off memory loss. But is yoga even better? That’s what a new study suggests.
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New York school goes all-vegetarian

New York school goes all-vegetarian | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
The Active Learning Elementary School in Queens is believed to be one of the first offering an all-vegetarian menu.
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Environmental Action

Environmental Action | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
Yoga article: Bill McKibben discusses the climate change crisis and offers ways for the public to get involved in promoting positive change.
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Intro to Ayurveda

Intro to Ayurveda | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
Yoga article: An introduction to Ayurvedic holistic healing methods.
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An introduction to Yoga's sister science, Ayurveda

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See-through pants problem causes Lululemon shares to plunge

See-through pants problem causes Lululemon shares to plunge | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
Lululemon announces it will take a large hit to earnings after recalling pants for 'level of sheerness.'
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The Best Kept Secret for Weight Loss

The Best Kept Secret for Weight Loss | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
Source: ANDIn 2003, Ann from Wayland hit rock bottom fighting with her weight. At 5 feet, 1 inch tall, she toppled 175 pounds on the bathroom scale and knew that her strategy of exercising and trying to watch what she...
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Stop with the yo-yo dieting and the unhealthy tactics for dropping pounds.  Lose weight in a healthy manner and keep it off!

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Yoga Effective Therapy for Heart Patients Finds First Ever Study Published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology - YogaDork

Yoga Effective Therapy for Heart Patients Finds First Ever Study Published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology - YogaDork | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
Yoga, yoga good for your heart, the more you practice the more you...get smart about your health, of course!

The first ever yoga study published in the
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Yoga on the Field

Yoga on the Field | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
Let’s be honest.  When you think of yoga, you probably imagine some wispy female sitting cross-legged on the rocks near the ocean with her eyes closed and her fingers twisted in some weird position...
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New York Welcomes Yoga Asana Championships

New York Welcomes Yoga Asana Championships | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
The USA Yoga Federation will host the ninth Regional New York and National Yoga Asana Championship at the Hudson Theater in Midtown Manhattan this weekend.
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Vitamin A may slash melanoma risk

Vitamin A may slash melanoma risk | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
By Linda ThrasybuleMyHealthNewsDaily
Vitamin A supplements could reduce the risk of developing the deadly skin cancer melanoma, according to a new study.
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The animal products in your medicine cabinet – - CNN.com Blogs

The animal products in your medicine cabinet – - CNN.com Blogs | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
Most of us put a good deal of thought into the food we put in our bodies. But do we ever consider the food in our medicine? That's right, the food in our medicine.
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Mindfulness Techniques: 5 Reasons You Should Try Mindful Exercise - About Meditation

Mindfulness Techniques: 5 Reasons You Should Try Mindful Exercise - About Meditation | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
Mindfulness techniques are becoming popular and one of the more potent combinations for achieving deeper mindfulness is exercise and meditation.
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Power of mindfulness and meditation

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Calorie counts in small Boston restaurants higher than area in fast food chains, Tufts study finds

Calorie counts in small Boston restaurants higher than area in fast food chains, Tufts study finds | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
While most health-conscious Bostonians probably shun McDonald’s Big Mac and fries for a grilled tandoori chicken dish at a local Indian restaurant, they may be getting twice as many calories as a result, according to new research from Tufts...
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Conscious.Eating.

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Excuse-proof your workout

Excuse-proof your workout | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
We know: You'd never miss a gym session if only you had more time/energy/you-name-it. Blow past your roadblocks.
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Would you like 2 hours of exercise with that?

Would you like 2 hours of exercise with that? | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
You walk into a fast food restaurant and examine the menu. You could get a salad with grilled chicken and dressing on the side. Or you could get a double cheeseburger.
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New Yoga Alliance CEO Aims to Win Back Trust with Professional Perks, Insurance and Actually Answering Phone Calls - YogaDork

New Yoga Alliance CEO Aims to Win Back Trust with Professional Perks, Insurance and Actually Answering Phone Calls - YogaDork | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
YA is sorry. Will you take them back?

Ask any ten yoga teachers in New York City how they feel about Yoga Alliance (YA) and you'll find a pretty narrow
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A look at the new Yoga Alliance.

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Michelle Obama Promotes 'Let's Move' Initiative with Namaste School of Yogis - YogaDork

Michelle Obama Promotes 'Let's Move' Initiative with Namaste School of Yogis - YogaDork | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
When Michelle Obama isn't mom-dancing with Jimmy Fallon to promote the third phase of her "Let's Move" initiative to fight childhood obesity, she's touring
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Yoga and Cognitive Restructuring to Improve Mood, Reduce Stress - YogaDork

Yoga and Cognitive Restructuring to Improve Mood, Reduce Stress - YogaDork | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
Practices in cognitive restructuring, like mindfulness meditation and self-compassion exercises, can help relieve stress and anxiety and improve your mood.
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The practice of mindfulness is a powerful intervention to quiet a restless mind. The fact is that whereever you place your attention determines you state of arousal and your mood.

http://drpurves.com/where-you-place-your-attention-determines-your-mood/

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YogaDork Giveaway: BKS Iyengar’s ‘Core of the Yoga Sutras: The Definitive Guide to the Philosophy of Yoga’

YogaDork Giveaway: BKS Iyengar’s ‘Core of the Yoga Sutras: The Definitive Guide to the Philosophy of Yoga’ | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
Soooo did you know B.K.S. Iyengar had a new book? Did you know it will be his last major book ever?
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Surely a must read for all practitioners and students alike

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Fruits & Veggies More Matters : Home : Health Benefits of Fruits & Vegetables

Fruits & Veggies More Matters : Home : Health Benefits of Fruits & Vegetables | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
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Gluten-free, casein-free diet may help some children with autism: Now it's official -- Sott.net

Gluten-free, casein-free diet may help some children with autism: Now it's official -- Sott.net | Holistic Wellness | Scoop.it
A gluten-free, casein-free diet may lead to improvements in behavior and physiological symptoms in some children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to researchers at Penn State.
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