THIS FIVE MINUTES | BECAUSE YOU CAN’T STOP • WON’T STOP

Here's what we talked about this week.  If you aren't receiving your THIS FIVE MINUTES each weekday, be sure to sign up! THIS FIVE MINUTES | BE FIT Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. KRISTEN BELL on speaking out about mental health: “It’s a knee-jerk reaction to judge people when they’re

Your Body – More Than Just a Physical Vessel

Having a sense of self-love, positive body image and personal well-being are just some of the things we humans pursue on the road to finding peace, joy and contentment. Harnessing the above is absolutely vital to enjoying a blissful existence. It is though, no secret that many among us obsess after “the perfect body” and

Controlling Your Thoughts!

Psychological fitness or the ability to control and channel your thoughts positively is not an in-born ability. It is a skill, a frame of mind that requires discipline, dedication and consistency. Having the power to hone your mindset in a way that it filters the negative and projects positive thoughts only, is indeed a gift,

TM – Why This May Be Helpful

As the fitness industry continues to evolve at a blinding pace, innovative individuals and industries are continuously cooking up ideas to make your life more enjoyable and less stress-free. Just about every person you come across today is involved in some kind of fitness regimen or active stress management protocol. If you’re among those “motivated”

What is the Hype All About – Do Meditation and Yoga Really Work?

Although the Oriental systems of Yoga and meditation may seem at first to have some sort of mystical connotation and skeptics still remain incredulous about the results of practicing these techniques, there is a growing body of research supported by thousands of articles which beg to differ. But how exactly can contorting the limbs and

Transcendental Meditation: Reducing and Eliminating Stress

According to Dr Gary Kaplan, Master of Medicine by qualification and a senior neurologist at the New York University School of Medicine, not all forms of meditation are effective as stress relievers and for managing and controlling stress related disorders. Dr Kaplan states that for controlling mounting levels of stress that is synonymous with everyday

Top Five Breathing Exercises to Relax in 10 Minutes or Less

According to National Health Interview Survey of 2007, 12.7 % of the adults in the United States use deep breathing exercises to relax. Practicing mindful breathing regularly is not only energizing and calming but can also cure stress related health issues, such as panic attacks and digestive disorders. Regardless of where you are, at home