Vegan? Tips On How To Deal With Social Pressure

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Today we want to approach a common challenge many of you likely deal with on daily basis as a plant based eater; Social Pressure. We are talking about dealing with friends, family, and coworkers in our lives who think they’re doing us a favour by telling us to “relax, you’re taking this too seriously, or…

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10 Benefits of Yoga in Daily Life

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What is yoga, exactly? Is it just an exercise form? Is it a religion, a philosophy, an ideology? Or is it something else entirely? The word “yoga” literally means “union”. The concept of creating union can be expressed in a way that our lives are an energetic combination of body, mind and spirit. The physical…

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Going Hiking? Make Sure You Have These 14 Essentials

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Q: I want to go out hiking , but I am not sure what to pack with me. Can you help? A: Great question. The best strategy is to plan ahead. Nature is beautiful and unpredictable. Even the best weather can change rapidly, and even the widest trail can be lost. It pays to take a…

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One Minute Guided Meditation

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We live in a busy world. Even if we try to relax, our minds are often filled with distractions. This busy-ness has a direct correlation with an increased amount of people reporting to feel overstressed and unhappy. Further more if we suppress or ignore these feelings for a prolonged amount of time they will negatively…

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Bedtime Playlist

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As we mentioned in our 12 Habits To Ensure A Good Night’s Sleep & Thrive post, listening to music before bed can create a “zen” environment. For some it might be challenging to turn down the chatter, shut the mind off and drift into sweet dreams – having some relaxing music playing in the background could…

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Choosing the Right Shoes + Foot Health – with Coach K

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The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art. – Leonardo da Vinci Have you ever noticed just how amazing your feet are? Seriously, just take a look! Your feet are perfectly structured, made up of 26 bones for a total of 33 joints that allow you to move and adapt…

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AV 055 – Sleep: The Missing Key To Your Optimal Health?

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Sleep is an amazingly powerful, but commonly overlooked element of creating a healthy lifestyle. This is precious time that allows our bodies to heal and rejuvenate. Without enough sleep, soon your health will start to suffer. Paying close attention to the quality of sleep you are getting is just as important as eating a clean…

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12 Habits To Ensure A Good Night’s Sleep and Thrive

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-Benjamin Franklin You already might know that good quality sleep is an essential part of good health. It’s in our best interest to get 7-9 hours of shut eye every night. However reality is different. Today we want to offer you 12 daily practices that you can implement into your life and start to develop a…

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AV- 053 – How To Manage Stress In A Healthy Way

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Demanding career, challenging relationships, house chores, kids’ schedules, money, and, yes, even keeping up with healthy eating and regular exercise could lead to stress. Stress has become an unavoidable part of modern life. However if the goal is to be healthy, thrive and enjoy life we got to learn ways that will help us cope…

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AV 052-The Beginner’s Guide to Simplicity

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*If you would rather listen than read – PODCAST is AVAILABLE for DOWNLOAD HERE I believe a lot of stress and unhappiness is caused by the pursuit of stuff. More money, a bigger house, a better car, more clothes, more jewellery, more this, more that. Do we really need it? What if all that is…

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Reverse Heart Disease With Diet

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Along with Valentine’s Day, February also means Heart Disease Awareness month.  We are here today to talk to you about some surprising ways to keep your heart healthy—not through prescriptions or bypass surgery, but through simple changes to the menu. Making significant dietary and lifestyle changes allow many people who suffer with coronary heart disease, high cholesterol, obesity and/or high blood pressure to reduce or…

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Don’t Stop Believing…

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This week I watched a powerful video that I felt compelled to share with to you. If you are subscribed to our newsletter, you would have already received this in your inbox.   If you are not subscribed, you can do so HERE. We promise not to bombard you with tons of emails, and only…

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