logo complete_herbal_guide_2

Subscribe To The Complete Herbal Guide Health & Wellness Newsletter

happy

Join 157,000+ monthly fellow readers! Get The Complete Herbal Guide latest health articles straight to your inbox.


We respect your privacy.

Health Tag

The Complete Herbal Guide / Posts tagged "Health"
twitter

How Twitter Can Assist You Being Healthy?

Maintaining good health is a mix of maintaining a proper diet and staying true to your exercise routine. Many people fail just a few weeks after they begin checking on their health in one or both areas. You may exercise once in a while, but keeping true to a specific diet is usually a lot more difficult.You will find yourself in parties or in the company of friends eating what you have purposed yourself not to take, but you will be forced due to circumstance. Having a good source of information may go a long way at enabling you to stick through a particular routine. You can visit Social10x if you want a large and authentic following that you can be getting ideas from. Here...

Inner Wisdom & Clarity through Chinese Exercise

Inner Wisdom and Clarity through Chinese Exercise

By Shoshanna Katzman, MS, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac & CH Qigong and tai chi are Chinese exercises traditionally practiced for physical fitness, increased energy, and health and wellbeing. However, they are also powerful exercises for development of mental power and inner wisdom leading to increased focus, clarity, self-confidence, inner knowingness, and emotional stability. These qualities exist within each individual but to varying degrees. The first step toward strengthening them is to recognize one’s personal capacity for such development. The second step is to begin to practice the gentle, flowing movements of qigong or tai chi with care and purpose. How to Begin It is best to begin slowly with one or two exercises, and then progressively add more when comfortable. Development of mental clarity and inner wisdom comes through...

Chinese Medicine: Yin Yang Balancing Act

Chinese Medicine: Yin Yang Balancing Act

By Shoshanna Katzman, MS, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac & CH The metaphysical definition of balance is “a desirable point between two or more opposite forces which minimizes the negatives of both. “ When applied to Chinese Medicine, this definition relates to the state of being achieved through the balancing of two complementary, yet opposing forces of yin and yang. When the creation of a desirable middle point is established between yin and yang, it leads to a vibrant flow of vital energy commonly known as qi. As this flow strengthens over time it leads to an individual’s positional shift along the yin/yang continuum that positively affects one’s life existence, interaction, and function. This is precisely how Chinese medicine works with the energies of the body to affect...

wellness

101 Wellness Tips

Wellness is the dynamic process of working toward achieving your maximum potential in each dimension of wellness. Dimensions of wellness include social wellness, occupational wellness, spiritual wellness, physical wellness, intellectual wellness, financial wellness, and community and environmental wellness. All aspects of wellness are intertwined.Small, simple changes to your everyday habits can make a big difference in how you feel, look and function. For example, exercise is not only heart-healthy, it also reduces stress. Although we will never be able to eliminate the stress of life, research shows that it’s how we deal with stress that counts. The goal isn’t perfection: its balance.Try incorporating some of the tips found here and feel the difference! The links below provide suggestions for activities that contribute to wellness, including...

10 Diet Tips For Fitness Fanatics

If you are interested in maintaining an excellent figure, then you are probably aware that there are two important things: physical exercise and a healthy diet. Physical exercise can help you develop muscular mass and have healthy joints, but it is never enough to stay in shape. You also require a healthy diet, in order to boost your fitness levels and achieve the much-desired weight loss goals. As we understand how important is to maintain a healthy diet, we have gathered top diet tips for you to follow. #1 Eat foods with anti-inflammatory properties When you work out, your muscles have to go through a lot of tension, as well as the joints. At first, inflammation appears as a natural response, due to the constant physical training....

10 Easy Steps to Making the Mediterranean Diet Part of Your Life

10 Easy Steps to Making the Mediterranean Diet Part of Your Life

There are some simple things you can do to eat more of the healthy foods that make up the Mediterranean diet. First, check out what's on the menu. Then see what Mediterranean-type foods you can add to your daily diet.Here are a few simple things to add to your daily food plan The traditional Mediterranean diet calls for:Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables each day, such as grapes, blueberries, tomatoes, broccoli, peppers, figs, olives, spinach, eggplant, beans, lentils, and chickpeas. Eating a variety of whole-grain foods each day, such as oats, brown rice, and whole wheat bread, pasta, and couscous. Choosing healthy (unsaturated) fats, such as nuts, olive oil, and certain nut or seed oils like canola, soybean, and flaxseed. About 35% to 40%...