Category: Health

10 Meditation Tracks to Bring You Back to Nature

Meditation at the field

Did you know that being in nature can calm your mind, heal your body, and improve your mental functions? In a study by Japanese researchers, it was found that walking or staying in a forest (a practice known as forest bathing) decreased hostility and depression significantly while increasing liveliness significantly among participants.[1] A University of Michigan study found...

Living in Ubud, Food: Amazing Vegan Food, Vegetarian Restaurant Reviews

Ubud: Warung Sopa Nasi Campur

This is a 5-part travel series on Ubud where I share things to note as a traveler living in Ubud and how to make the best out of your trip here. Living in Ubud Series: Introduction, Visa, Accommodation Environment: Nature, Climate, Villages, Animals Transport: Scooters, Taxis, Go-Jek Food: Amazing Vegan Food, Vegetarian Restaurant Reviews Others: Insects, Language,...

Top 5 Regrets of the Dying (and What To Do About Them) [Podcast]

Live With No Regrets

A palliative nurse who cared for dying patients in the last weeks of their lives took the liberty to record the most common regrets among them. Among these regrets were revealing statements like wishing they didn’t work so hard, wishing they had the courage to express their feelings, and wishing they had stayed in touch with...

Do You Have a Morning Ritual?

Meditation in the morning, during sunrise

Do you have a morning ritual? A set of activities you do every morning as you start your day? For those of you who’ve taken my Anti-Procrastination Program, you know about the concept of the productivity ritual, what I call a set of activities that energizes you and helps you to achieve and maintain peak energy all day...

What Happens When You Quit Smoking [Infographic]

Cigarette smoke

We all know that smoking is dangerous and a key cause of death everywhere in the world. In fact, smoking is the no. 1 cause of preventable death in the United States — ranking higher than obesity, substance abuse, infectious disease, firearms, and traffic accidents. A study by BMC Medicine asserts that in Australia, up to two-thirds of deaths in...

Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs [Infographic]

Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs [Infographic]

Recently I had the pleasure of working with 2 coaching clients who happen to share a common goal — healthy living and weight loss. And guess what: both of them have lost a combined 7 kg / 15.4 lbs in the past 2 months alone! 😀 While exercising / increased fitness was part of their personal action...

Healthy Living Challenge Roundup: Reflection, Feedback, and Moving Forward!

Healthy Living Challenge

This is the roundup for the 14-Day Healthy Living Challenge where hundreds of participants around the world work together to improve on their diet and fitness in January 2015. The challenge is now over, but you can do the tasks in your own time. Visit the overview page for all tasks and posts. Hi everyone!! 😀 This is the final post for our Healthy Living...