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Breathing exercises to control your mind

Control you mind through breathing Close your eyes and don’t let frenetic thoughts and senses in. Seat down quietly, with your spine straight. Start cutting the invisible cords that bind you to this heavy body by concentrating on your breathing slowly, free yourself of your burden and feel the infinite in your conscience. Neither space nor time are already present in this state; stillness and joy fill every space.  Tips

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Introduction to meditation

Living is an act that continuously surprises me for its greatness. However, how many times do we feel pushed by life, as if it crushed us? It’s hard sometimes to live with vitality and positivism: I think we all know that feeling. If we keep these feelings for a long time stress and anxiety will finally show up with symptoms like insomnia, irritability, loss of appetite (at every level), anxiety

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Obesity treatment – a psychological approach

We live on the speed society. We constantly demand more speed and we usually feel frustrated when something slows as traffic or Internet speed. It seems as if we had been used to living in a way that we hardly question and only a few do anything about it. It seems we are on a train with no stops. We integrate the technological aspect to our metal/emotional world and thus

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Facial exercises

Facial exercises mobilize the neck muscles and are the natural way to rejuvenate facial features. Key 1: its effects are noticeable if done consistently Key 2: Some Physical therapists claim that the practice of these exercises can reshape the face Key 3: During the facial and neck muscle exercise all cell functions are stimulated. Is the best time to apply cream.     Do facial exercises reduce or create wrinkles?

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12 Healthy Snacks

Whether it’s fueling up before hitting the gym or taking a midday snack break to avoid the afternoon lull,  high energy, healthy snacks are the tastiest way to keep on going. They are the perfect way to fill up and provide enough long-lasting energy to tide us over. Enjoy these 12 smart snacks to munch on at home or take on-the-go.   1. Mini rice balls with seeds This is

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Fitness Mentality. With Fernando Sartorius

Every year have new intentions to improve our lives, in this case the challenge that we offer you for 2015 is a new  Fitness Mentality. Since this challenge is not easy, the personal trainer Fernando Sartorius will help us with some basic tips in order we can fulfill our intentions:   Tip 1: Train with intensity When we do exercise and don’t change it’s because we don’t do it with

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Healthy breakfast: Whole grain oats porridge

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially for the people who goes to work and will be out of home for the whole day. That’s why it must be rich in nutrients. We propose you a very healthy breakfast: whole grain oats porridge.  It is a good complement for good macrobiotic breakfast, besides being ideal for a cold winter morning.  Ingredients (4 people): 1 cup  (175 grams) of whole grain oats Pinch of  sea salt Preparation: Wash

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How to take care of your skin in winter?

In winter our skin suffers: contrasts of temperaturte, heating, frosts, snow, etc. produce dehydration, sensibility, aging, tightness, etc. You must take care of your skin in winter as you do in summer, so it is very important that you can prepare it correctly for this season of the year. 10 tips to take care of your skin in winter: 1) Avoid and attack the dehydration caused by cold: choose a

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10 tips to improve your life on 2015

1. Start the day with a positive thinking Something fun you are going to do in the day, someone you will meet. Search (and find) the positive side of every day despite how lazy you feel to get out of bed and get to the office. Do not count the days, make every day count.   2. Stretch Stretching comes after thinking. You don’t eve have to get out of bed.

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What to have before, during and after exercise

Thinking what to have before, during and after exercise is as important as the activity itself. Water is for sure the best source of hydration, but sometimes is not enough. That’s why we asked some of our experts: Teresa Mizón, Health and Nutrition Counselor, Dr. Juan Rubio and our Chef, all of them working at SHA Wellness Clinic, who elaborated this recipes, specially recommended to follow before, during and after exercise.

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