4 Reasons Why Personal Mentoring is Better for Self-Growth

 

I may be the writer of this article, but nobody trained me to. I never attended expensive lectures, never took special classes, nor did I ever let my parents nag me into it. I’ve been writing for years, and I’ve been doing it because I want to – not just that I have to.

Often times we find ourselves thinking “What in the world am I doing here?” Or, wondering about all the breathtaking experiences we could’ve had if only we had better control of our lives.  But instead we stick to the same routine, stay on a job we feel unhappy with, and deny ourselves of certain pleasures just because we are convinced of the innumerable excuses we made ourselves believe in.

But have you ever thought about channeling this way of self-programming into something more useful? Make it into something actionable, something to make your life richer … Read more

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Foods that have been branded as weight loss friendly when they are in fact not

 

The food industry answers the call for all diet fads by removing the ingredient shamed as unhealthy, like sugar and fat. The truth of the matter is products “free” from certain ingredients are not always better for your health and tend to be left out of effective weight loss programs. At the end of the day reading the ingredients is the only way to be sure of what you are actually putting in your body. Don’t be fooled by claims that don’t necessarily mean that the product will aid in your weight loss.

“Sugar-Free” Foods

Sugar-free foods may be free of sugar but can be loaded with artificial sweeteners, which may seem like the best option for weight loss but can have adverse effects. Not only have artificial sweeteners been linked to cancer but a study written about by Diabetes in Control has found that it can increase insulin … Read more

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Four Tips on Preventing Wrinkles and Sagging Skin

Wrinkles are something that occur naturally as we get older, however, some people have more than others, whilst some individuals notice that wrinkles begin to develop on their skin earlier. As we age, our bodies produce less collagen, which is the substance that makes our skin elastic and smooth. Less collagen production results in skin that is more sagged with increased wrinkles. However, the good news is that there are several things that you can do to slow this process down and keep your wrinkles down to a minimum. These include:

#1. Use a Good Anti-Aging Cream:

Anti-aging creams are available that help to reduce the production of wrinkles when applied to your skin on a regular basis. When looking for an anti-aging cream, opt for a formula that includes vitamins, antioxidants, and other natural ingredients to improve the health and appearance of your skin. Bear in mind that anti-aging … Read more

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Healthy Living 101: Strategies That Promote Holistic Wellness

 

Getting healthy is not hard. All it takes is maintaining an organized approach to the wellness optimization process. If you’re ready to get on the road to wellness now, be sure to try implementing some or all of the following health tips:

  1. Develop A Meditation Practice.

One of the best ways to cultivate a lifestyle of holistic wholeness is by developing a meditation practice. This technique will empower you to think more clearly and creatively. Another wonderful benefit of meditation is that it functions as an effective stress buster. Note that meditation is also linked to higher quality sleep, more self-awareness, and the cultivation of more empathetic attitudes towards others.

If you’re ready to start meditating, be sure to implement strategies that are known to optimize success. One is meditating upon rising and right before you go to bed. Developing this pattern makes it easy to become consistent in … Read more

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6 Amazing Self-Improvement Benefits I Got Through Yoga

Right after waking up every morning I do 5-10 minutes of yoga. I’ve been doing it for almost a decade now, it has become part of my daily routine, and it comes as natural to me as taking a shower or brushing my teeth. Believe it or not, this simple practice has changed my life over the years in ways you wouldn’t imagine.

I used to be an alcohol and drug addict. I struggled with substance abuse all through my preteen and teenage years and I even spent two years in prison when I was 23 for drug-related charges. Only then realized I had to turn my life around and start the journey to recovery.

Getting clean was terribly difficult, especially drug detox and withdrawal. There were times when I thought I wouldn’t make it. But I did it, I completed the treatment and kept going to AA meetings; eventually, … Read more

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