Posts tagged mindfulness

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

Has anyone ever told you that you worry too much? Or, maybe you already know you’re a chronic worrywart but can’t seem to figure out how to stop worrying and start living. In fact, reading this might even be causing you some worry, so try out the Fabulous app to keep your mind clear while giving this a read. If that’s true, take a deep…

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Three Lessons Learned from Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist

The Alchemist is a bestselling novel written by Paulo Coelho and published in 1988. Since then, it’s been translated into languages all over the world and adapted to film, theatre, and music. One of the most popular and most highly recommended novels of all time, it seems almost silly introducing it. However, while it is a novel, The Alchemist can often read more like a…

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The Effects of Stress on Your Body

Have you ever felt so stressed about something that it was all you could think about? Stress gives us tunnel vision. When we’re stressed, it’s hard to focus on anything but what’s causing our stress. Bills, trouble with loved ones, difficulties at work all can quickly overwhelm us and make our hard lives even harder. The effects of stress can wear down our bodies and…

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How Mindfulness Meditation Helped the Thai Soccer Team

By now, most of the world has witnessed the daring rescue of the small-town Thai soccer team the Wild Boars. A flood of monsoon water on June 23rd trapped the boys and their coach inside a cave for ten excruciating days. The rescue was nothing less than a miracle. The real marvel, however, was not the rescuers but the resilience of those young boys. What…

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3 People on How Mindfulness Saved Their Lives

Mindfulness reduces stress, staves off anxiety, improves productivity, and even lowers individual health care costs and your risk of heart disease. The myriad benefits of meditation run the gamut from lower blood pressure to healthier romantic relationships. But can mindfulness save lives? The power of mindfulness for disordered eating Holistic health practitioner Sarah Anne Stewart certainly thinks so. In author and speaker Jared Kleinert’s book 3…

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Building Good Habits: Why Healthy Eating Matters

If you came here looking for a diet, I’ll let you know in advance that you won’t find one in this article. Healthy eating? It’s not weight loss, the new trendy diet, or eating salads every day. It’s about providing your body with the nutrients it needs in order to keep your body functioning at its best. Our bodies are incredibly complex biological systems split…

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Forest Bathing: The Ultimate All-Natural Therapy

The Japanese are suffering from a health crisis: High stress. With the third-highest suicide rate in the world, chronic stress has been ravaging the island nation for decades. In fact, Japan is so stressed, they even have a word, karōshi (過労死), which roughly translates to “death by overworking.” The stress crisis has led to a number of solutions in Japanese healthcare and culture. One in…

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Dr John Izzo on Burnout, Mindfulness, and Finding Life Balance

Over the last 20 years, Dr. John Izzo has spoken to over one million people about finding a life balance in their working environments. Author of the Five Thieves of Happiness, his vision is to help businesses build sustainable environments that create net-positive impacts on people and the world. This is his story. — Growing up in Staten Island, NY with my mom, I always…

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How to Stay Calm and Get Relaxed

Always stressed, and don’t know how to stay calm? If you’ve ever used any of the Fabulous app’s “Make Me Fabulous!” modules, you might recognize these instructions: Take a deep breath. Inhale for five seconds, sustain for three seconds, and exhale for seven seconds. This slow breathing technique activates your parasympathetic nervous system, which is dedicated to relaxing your body, slowing your heart rate, and…

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