The Health Benefits of Water Fasting

While fasting has been part of human culture for thousands of years, only recently have we begun to investigate the therapeutic benefits of the practice. Interestingly, modern science has found a variety of verifiable positive effects fasting has on human health. What Is Water Fasting? Water fasting, also known as a water cleanse, is a … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Water Fasting

What Is Fasting? A Guide to the Different Types of Fasts

A fast is a voluntary practice in which people go for extended or structured periods without eating and drinking for spiritual, medical, or weight loss reasons. Others fast to protest or raise awareness for causes. Fasts vary widely depending on the type you’re following. Some fasts allow water, tea, coffee, or other fluids during the … Continue reading What Is Fasting? A Guide to the Different Types of Fasts

What Are Essential Oils? A Guide from Extraction to Uses

Essential oils are the oil-based aromatic extracts derived from the leaves, stems, fruit, bark, flowers, roots, or seeds of plants. They are a highly concentrated form of volatile oils—another name for essential oils—and have many beneficial properties.[1] Historians estimate that humans have been using essential oils for 5,000 to 6,000 years for medicinal, cosmetic, and hygienic … Continue reading What Are Essential Oils? A Guide from Extraction to Uses

Dr. Group’s Recommendations for Stress Management

We all have stress and stressors in our life. Although stress has a negative connotation, it’s actually not inherently bad. Stress challenges you. It makes you tougher and more resilient to adversity. It helps you grow stronger and, hopefully, provides an opportunity to learn. This is true of both psychological (mental) stress and physiological (physical) … Continue reading Dr. Group’s Recommendations for Stress Management

How to Meditate: Learning the Best Meditation Techniques

Throughout human history, nearly every culture and civilization has described the mental and physical benefits of meditation. The popularity of this ancient practice extends beyond yoga studios and places of worship. Research shows meditation offers many health benefits, including reduced blood pressure, better posture, improved cardiovascular health, reduced feelings of stress and anxiety, and enhanced … Continue reading How to Meditate: Learning the Best Meditation Techniques

8 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

Our lives are so hectic that sometimes we look for anything that can help us cope. A busy, stressful life can not only affect you mentally, it can also begin to reduce your body’s defenses against disease and invading organisms. While reducing stress levels can go a long way in helping us manage our day-to-day … Continue reading 8 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

Deep Breathing Exercises

Deep breathing exercises are a measure you can take to help encourage good health. Many people overlook it, but breathing exercises and muscle relaxation do many good things. This is a great exercise you can use to improve your daily life. It is something you can practice any time you feel the need. Benefits of … Continue reading Deep Breathing Exercises

What Is Meditation

Many people imagine meditation as a deep and complicated spiritual practice involving incomprehensible mantras and unobtainable seating postures. The reality is that anyone can practice meditation, nearly immediately, and it can be done in a variety of ways. Simply put, meditation is the suspension of linear thought and the connection to a deeper level of … Continue reading What Is Meditation

Body Cleanse: 6 Ways to Do a Body Detox

If you follow this website, you know that detoxing is a subject of huge importance to us. In fact, performing regular body cleanses and detoxes are a core principle of my beliefs on health and healing. I talk about them so much that I sometimes take it for granted that others already know what I’m … Continue reading Body Cleanse: 6 Ways to Do a Body Detox