The Vegan Lifestyle: It’s not just for hippies, presidents, and celebrities! The word “vegan” is most often associated with a healthy, plant-based diet that is said to reduce the risk of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and other health issues resulting from a standard diet of animal products and processed foods containing too […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Meditation is an important part of a healthy, mind/body/spirit connected lifestyle. Although meditation is often considered a spiritual practice, you don’t need to be religious to use this effective technique, and anyone from any religion can benefit from it. Studies show that meditating 12-15 minutes every day for 8 weeks will result in significant […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Recently, I’ve been hearing a lot about the health benefits of “oil pulling”. Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic medicine technique from India used for overall health. The way it works is to put one tablespoon of oil (coconut oil is recommended due to it’s antibacterial properties) in your mouth (best to do this first […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Yoga asana is a moving meditation, but it’s main purpose is to prepare your body for sitting in meditation. If your body is not strong and flexible, then sitting for long periods of time will be uncomfortable, and the discomfort you feel will be distracting. If you intend to continue and grow a sitting […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Breathe Breathe out hate Breathe in love Breathe out anger Breathe in understanding Breathe out resentment Breathe in acceptance Breathe out despair Breathe in hope Breathe out conflict Breathe in peace Breathe out fear Breathe in confidence Breathe out sadness Breathe in joy Breathe Lisa Vincent is a personal growth life coach, workshop leader, and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Staying on track with a healthy lifestyle can sometimes feel difficult. It’s easy to forego that 6AM swim, noon yoga class, or evening run. It can feel easier to drive through a fast food window than to prepare a fresh meal for dinner or pack your lunch for the following day. I don’t know anyone […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Having been vegan for many years and vegetarian for more than half of my life, one of the top questions I receive is, “How do you get your protein?” Living a compassionate, healthy lifestyle is not only possible, it’s pleasurable! The meal in this photograph is only one of the ways I get my […]Continue Reading... No Comments.