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Who Stress? Eustress? Good Stress.

Is all stress equal? Turns out it's not. While we know there is a link between stress and heart attacks and that stress can affect your body in a myriad of ways, there's another type of stress that may not be so bad for you after all. Eustress, defined as...
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Is It Possible to Reduce Stress Hormones?

Though stress is often perceived as a mental phenomenon when our brains race and we feel overwhelmed and filled with worry, it has biological roots. When an individual experiences stress, it is in response to the brain releasing chemicals that trigger "stress hormones" that flow through our body. The hypothalamus...
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What Does Research Say about Mental Health and Yoga?

There are many physical health benefits of yoga, such as improving gut health and digestion, and building strength and flexibility, but what does research say about its effects on mental health? Some say that those who practice yoga develop the ability to remain calm and focused, but is there scientific...
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Who Stress? Eustress? Good Stress.

Is all stress equal? Turns out it's not. While we know there is a link between stress and heart attacks and that stress can affect your body in a myriad of ways, there's another type of stress that may not be so bad for you after all. Eustress, defined as...
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Is It Possible to Reduce Stress Hormones?

Though stress is often perceived as a mental phenomenon when our brains race and we feel overwhelmed and filled with worry, it has biological roots. When an individual experiences stress, it is in response to the brain releasing chemicals that trigger "stress hormones" that flow through our body. The hypothalamus...
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What Does Research Say about Mental Health and Yoga?

There are many physical health benefits of yoga, such as improving gut health and digestion, and building strength and flexibility, but what does research say about its effects on mental health? Some say that those who practice yoga develop the ability to remain calm and focused, but is there scientific...
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Moms: You Need Self-Care to Succeed

Us moms are constantly juggling multiple responsibilities – be it work, kids' activities, maintaining schedules, or household chores – we rarely leave time or energy to focus on our own wants and needs. Unfortunately, self-care is one of the things that usually gets pushed to the bottom of our to-do...
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The Beauty of Going Makeup-Free [Video]

From berries to color lips to and burnt ash to highlight eyes, to makeup made of lead ore and copper, makeup has been used to enhance women’s, and sometimes men’s, appearance for thousands of years. Some love makeup, and some hate it. If you are a makeup wearer, can you...
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A GR8 Guide to Master your Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the fuzziest subjects out there. One day eggs and bacon are bad for us. The next day, they are okay. What about fats and sugar? How many fruit and vegetables should we really be eating? Since what we eat can have a big effect on our...
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