Health & Wellbeing

Your Second Brain

Sometimes people joke about there being two brains: a female one inside the head and a male one inside the trousers. If you think that I’m going to talk about this supposed second brain, then you’re mistaken. What I’m going to talk about is another brain – the one inside our...

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Pilates for Respiratory Health

As we age, we may experience changes that affect our lungs, which can then limit the activities of daily life. These changes may be due to the late onset of asthma, or the development of chronic bronchitis or emphysema, both of which can, in turn, lead to the more serious...

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How to Laugh Your Way to Happiness

The everlasting resource inside you For years I had heard the phrase ‘true happiness lies within in you’ but I always thought that it was somehow hidden, and would require meditative practice or immense wisdom before it could be accessed. I didn’t have the time, opportunity or desire to go on...

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What Are You Hungry For?

It sounds like a paradox, but to lose weight, you need to fill yourself up. If you fill yourself up with other kinds of satisfaction, food will no longer be a problem. It was never meant to be. Eating is a natural way to feel happy. Overeating isn’t. For centuries...

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Our Return to the Light

What if light actually does control everything? Think about it for a moment. Without light from the sun, there would be no life on Earth. Light is the life-giver and also the healer, within as well as without. Light is important to us on a metaphorical and physical level –...

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