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Food for Thought – What are you feeding your mind?

Food for Thought

What are you feeding your mind? Yes, you read that correctly! Many will be conscious of what food they put into their bodies but how many are feeding their minds appropriately?

Just as your body requires fuel in the form of food, vitamins and minerals your mind needs fuel as well. Unfortunately, many will disregard the importance of the mind and neglect it all together. Because of this neglect, you will experience emotional mood swings, fear, stress and depression.

You may be wondering how to feed your mind. Begin by filtering the information that you are exposed to. In case you haven’t noticed televised news is always filled with doom and gloom. It’s no wonder many people are in a state of shock, panic and overwhelming stress.

The constant reminder of debt, death and disappointment is bound to make anyone unhappy.

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Is Fatigue Affecting Your Mood?

Is Fatigue Affecting Your Mood?

It’s difficult to stay up beat and motivated when you are fatigued. Motivation requires you to be up beat, positive and willing to push forward no matter what the circumstances may be. However, if you are battling fatigue and stress, it is near impossible to stay up beat and motivated for anything other then your…

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Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Simple Ways To Boost Your Immune System Naturally

No one enjoys being ill. With a healthy immune system you can avoid the sniffles, belly aches, headaches and the multitude of symptoms that arise when your immune system is not working at it’s optimal level.  Your immune system is in charge of of protecting your body from ‘invaders’ such as bacteria and viruses. As…

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Your Life Does Not End When You Become A Mom

Your Life Doesn’t End With Motherhood

Your life does not end when you become a mom. Perhaps you should repeat that sentence, several times. Okay, do you understand that simply because you became a mom doesn’t mean that your needs are non-existent? Too often I’ve heard the following words muttered…my life is over, I no longer have time for ‘me’, I…

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Simple Ways to Deal With Insomnia

So how did you sleep last night? If you’re like millions of people around the world, chances are you had trouble falling asleep or staying asleep during the night. Some, I imagine, never got to sleep at all. If you suffer from the occasional night of sleepiness, there are a few things that you can…

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One Very Important Reason to Upgrade Your Level of Self-Care

As a follower of Christ, I always had trouble with the idea of “self” care.  It felt like it was in direction opposition to the Biblical principle of “dying to self”.  It wasn’t until I started a journey of transformation in my health that I started to understand the deeper reasons for upgrading my self-care and…

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The Foods You Eat Can Help with Depression and Improve Your Mood

The Foods You Eat Can Help with Depression and Improve Your Mood

Did you know that the foods you eat can actually affect your mood and not only your waistline? Depression can be offset or even eliminated when your diet consists of nutritional and healthy foods. Naturally, certain foods are not just good for you physically; they can enhance your mental and emotional states as well. One of…

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The Importance of Sleep

So how restful was your night last night?  The truth is, a lot of people overlook the importance of sleep when it comes to their health.  Many people are making the time to exercise, to eat right, and to meditate, but few of us are taking the same amount of time to get the proper…

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Top 7 apps for tracking your health and wellness

Tracking your health and wellness can be complicated if you try to use pen and paper, however, fortunately, we live in an era where we have smartphones and tablets with apps to help us. Here are seven top apps for tracking your health and wellness: (I use them on an iPhone so I’m not sure…

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