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Tip 2 of 6 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Try Today

This exercise is simple but incredibly powerful because it helps you notice and appreciate seemingly simple elements of your environment in a more profound way.

The exercise is designed to connect us with the beauty of the natural environment, something . . .

Suggestions based on a 20-year national study. Body weight is a key factor to protect us from chronic disease. Although obese people can lose weight through healthy diet, exercise programs, medicine, and surgery, more than 75% of them regain weight after losing it.

To learn more about maintaining weight . . .

January 2017 Vol. 12 No. 1

Author: Debra Rose Wilson, PhD, MSN, RN, IBCLC, AHN-BC, CHT; and Dana M. Dillard, MS PhD(c)

Stress can influence disease development and exacerbation—but managing it effectively can reduce its effects. To promote our own wellness, we need to develop strategies to reduce the effects of stress and protect against it.
How you perceive stress is important. Researchers Richard Lazarus and Susan Folkman proposed that stress . . .

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