How to Make Healthy and Tasty Muesli

What is it and why should I try it? Chances are you’ve tried muesli (similar to granola) from a box in the grocery store before, but have you ever considered making your own at home? Let’s take a look into what exactly is involved as far as ingredients for this dish, and then venture onto some food blogs to check out some easy recipes. Wikipedia defines muesli (pronounced MYOOZ-lee) as a “breakfast or brunch dish based on rolled oats and other ingredients like grains, fresh or dried fruits, seeds and nuts, that may be mixed with milk (of various kinds), yogurt or fruit juice.…

Easy Ways to Ripen Avocados

Easy Ways to Ripen Avocados

According to Bustle, there are several ways to ripen avocados quickly and efficiently. Are you wondering if there are easy ways to ripen avocados? You have come to the right place! Listed below are some ways to ripen avocados: Using a Brown Paper Bag If you want an easy and quick way to ripen your avocados, try using a brown paper bag. Avocados ripen or soften after they have been harvested. Place the unripe avocados in a brown paper bag with an apple or banana and wait. It may take up to two to three days for the avocados to…

How to Become a Life Coach

How to Become a Life Coach

So, you want to be a life coach? Becoming a life coach will take patience and commitment because the process involves a lot of time and effort. One cannot simply decide to become a therapist. You must go through schooling and attend training hours in order to get your license. If you have considered becoming a life coach and are interested in the profession, then look at the suggestions listed below. The steps and tips below are meant to help you along your journey towards the life coaching career. Step 1: Research and plan. Before you set the foundation for…

6 Ways to Lose 40 Pounds

6 Ways to Lose 40 Pounds

Losing weight can be difficult for some people, especially if you want to lose up to forty pounds. It takes time and dedication to stay fit and healthy. If you are serious about losing forty pounds, here are a few tips and suggestions to help you along your weight loss journey. Make a plan and set a manageable goal. In order to lose weight, you will need to make a plan and set a goal. Yes, your overall goal is to lose forty pounds. However, you need to set smaller targets throughout your journey. By making a plan that fits…

Women Who CrossFit: What to Expect

This is where I tell you how CrossFit surpassed my health and fitness expectations beyond anything I could have imagined. I’ll start here: I’m a yoga enthusiast. I’ve taught for seven years, and practiced for fifteen. To say I was skeptical about trying CrossFit was an understatement. I was curious after a friend started and wouldn’t stop talking about how much it was changing her life. Did I mention she looked amazing? I remained unsure. I didn’t want to “bulk up.” I’d heard rumors that CrossFit was cult-like, having heard plenty of people disregard CrossFit people as having “drunk the Kool-Aid.” Plus, yoga…

How can I get More Energy?

How can I get more energy?

Are you wondering how to get more energy? Exhaustion cannot always be cured by caffeine or energy drinks. In fact, according to WebMD, a lack of energy makes it difficult to concentrate, focus on tasks, and be patient even with simple challenges. If you are struggling with reduced levels of energy, you may want to follow the suggestions listed below. Get Enough Sleep Falling Asleep Getting enough sleep seems like an obvious solution, but it is significant. More sleep means more energy. Try getting between seven to eight hours of sleep each night. Any more or less can make you more…

5 Tips for a Steady Salary as a Yoga Teacher

Tips for a Steady Salary as a Yoga Teacher

Have you thought about becoming a yoga instructor? Do you wonder how much money yoga teachers can make? If you are interested in becoming a yoga teacher and are curious about the pay, you should know that a yoga teaching career can be profitable. Of course, the yoga teaching experience means much more than simply making money. It involves creating a comfortable and welcome environment for future and current yogis. Similar to other careers and businesses, you should not invest your time and energy in becoming a yoga instructor if you are only in it for the money. In order…

Quit Coffee for Good: Six Step Regimen

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Many a brave soul has attempted to quit coffee for good, and failed, and failed again. What is it about this magic elixir that is so addictive? Speaking as a coffeeholic myself, I feel your pain if you have tried to quit coffee – in vain. I know. I’ve been there, and done that, and done it again. But the more I tried, the more it became easy to quit the habit. My morning cup of coffee calls out to me just like that delish devilish cup grinning at you at the top of this post. I found myself jittery,…

Best Meditation Apps on iPhone

Best Meditation Apps on iPhone

Are you interested in meditation? Finding the best meditation app for you is a great way to get started. According to Marie Claire, studies have shown that breathing exercises and meditation affects your brain with positive, long-term effects. Meditation helps keep you calm in stressful or anxious situations, increases health benefits, enhances creativity, and improves your attitude and moods. Not only does meditation improve your mental health, but also your physical well-being. If you have an iPhone, take advantage of the available apps for meditation. Listed below are suggested meditation apps for iPhones. Stop, Breathe & Think Description: This app is…

What is Autoimmune Disease and How Can I Treat It?

What is autoimmune disease and what are the symptoms? According to Wikipedia, autoimmune disease is, “a condition arising from an abnormal immune response to a normal body part.” Since there are over eighty different kinds of autoimmune diseases and almost any body part at all can be effected, it can be difficult to pinpoint at first. The body’s immune system can either be overactive or underactive. In cases where the immune system is overactive, the body attacks its own tissues, often damaging them. When it’s underactive, vulnerability to further illness and infection increases. Symptoms vary and may fluctuate, but typically involve some…

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