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Spleen Qi Diet – how to boost your metabolism and digestion

Consume mostly organic vegetables, sauteed or lightly cooked. Eat beef, chicken, turkey, ham. Eat grains like rice, quinoa, oats. Eat squash, yams, pumpkin and pumpkin seeds unless you have PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). While some fertility diets advocate it, massive yam consumption can actually delay or prevent ovulation if you have PCOS because the high…

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2 Myths about Nutrition for Fertility & Pregnancy

Eating a healthy diet is one of the most powerful changes you can make to boost fertility and support a healthy pregnancy. Many women are (understandably) confused about what constitutes proper nutrition during the pre-conception and pregnancy period. There is so much contradictory information out there, and it can be difficult for the layperson to…

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How to Breathe Correctly

You probably think you’ve got breathing mastered, right? Actually, most of us are doing wrong! We are taught to suck in our guts and puff out our chests, which causes the muscles to tense and respiration rate to increase. As a result, we are a nation of shallow “chest breathers,” who primarily use the middle…

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Want to Live Past 100?

If living a long life is important to you, you may want to adopt some of the habits that supercentenarians have in common. Supercentenarians – people who live to be 110 or older – share four lifestyle characteristics that may help explain their longevity. Throughout their lives, they have remained: 1. Physically active. Even as you…

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10 Steps To a More Optimistic Attitude

1) Practice Gratitude. A grateful mindset exerts a powerful influence on your outlook. Not only does it make you feel good in the moment, it also shifts your focus in a positive direction and makes you  worry less about anything that may be lacking. 2) Embrace Happiness. Being happy is not about circumstances or any other outside…

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Optimistic People Live Longer

Most of us enjoy being in the company of positive, optimistic people. Their sunny outlook on life is both refreshing and encouraging. But are there are any tangible, long term benefits associated with having a positive outlook?  Looks like there are! Here’s  the data:  – A 30-year study of 447 people at the Mayo Clinic…

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