Healthy Lifestyle Tips

7 Simple Steps for Healthy Living

Transitioning into a healthy lifestyle can seem overwhelming. For many, it feels like world full of unfamiliar routines and unattainable habits.

To break down that barrier, here are seven simple steps you can take to make your own transition, starting today:

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A Guide to Mindful Eating

So often we eat mindlessly. We passively put food into our mouths while working on the computer, watching TV, when we’re on the run or perhaps when we are feeling stressed. Mindless eating puts us out of touch with our bodies, leaves us feeling unsatisfied and can easily lead to overeating and subsequent weight gain. On a deeper physiological level, it can actually create stress on our digestive system and impair utilization of the nutrients we are consuming. This is especially true when we are eating on the run in a stressed condition. During times of stress, our blood is flowing away from our digestive system and into the muscles so that we can fight or flee. This creates a non-optimum environment for the digestion and assimilation of nutrients into our cells, which can sabotage our beauty. Nourished cells mean beautiful skin, vibrancy and abundant energy.

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5 Simple Tips for Glowing Skin from Within

With the wide variety of skin products on the market, it’s easy to reach for a bottle of the latest beauty-promising serum when our complexion needs some improvement. In truth, your skin is your largest organ of detoxification, which means that what you’re putting in your body is every bit as important as what you’re putting on it.

Regardless of your topical regimen, these five tips will help get your skin glowing from the inside out:

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How to Make The Best Smoothie Ever

Smoothies are a great way to pack in loads of raw, health-promoting nutrients into a single meal. Plus, if you have a veggie aversion, smoothies are the perfect vehicle for sneaking in those leafy greens, leaving your tongue none the wiser.

Here are a few tips to consider for a smoothie so good you’ll even impress yourself:

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3 Easy Ways To Reduce Stress

In small doses, studies suggests that stress has the value of kicking our immune system into gear and possibly even fighting potential illness. However, an abundance of stress left unchecked can create detrimental health issues – physically and mentally. Too much stress on the body can cause problems ranging from headaches and insomnia to heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes. Emotionally, people with high levels of stress often suffer from overeating or undereating, substance abuse, anxiety and depression.

The next time you start to feel overwhelmed, try the following three tips and notice if you feel calmer and more refreshed:

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