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Spiritual Wellness 640 275 Skip Jennings
Spiritual Wellness

Here is my heartfelt advice on how to keep your spiritual wellness raised up during these crazy and uncertain times. The  Corona Virus pandemic causing COVID 19 has caused widespread concerns, stress, and anxiety.   It also impacted our mental health.  To help manage the chaos and disruption caused by the pandemic,  we need to keep our immune system healthy. Our immune system does a remarkable job in defending our body against disease -causing micro-organisms.  To function well, it requires balance and harmony not only in a physical sense, but also…

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Ways Of Healing Sickness 640 275 Skip Jennings
Ways Of Healing Sickness

Holistic medicine is an ancient form of healing characterized by the treatment of the whole person — body, mind, spirit and emotions — in the quest for optimal health and wellness. This may include diet, exercise, natural healthcare that fall outside of pharmaceutical or surgical treatments.  For example, many botanical and plant-derived herbal concentrates are rich in a variety of compounds and have been used since the early days of humankind and are still use throughout the world for health promotion and treatment of diseases.  Another form of healing involves…

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Power of Mindfulness 640 275 Skip Jennings
Power of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a psychological process of purposely bringing one’s focus to fully engage with the present moment.  It can be as simple as feeling the pleasantly warmth of the balmy days of late summer. Practicing mindfulness allows us to think more clearly about ourselves and our surroundings and integrating that awareness to fight life’s stressors and other difficulties. The power of mindfulness does not only change our mindset and perspective, it actually changes the brain, rewiring them towards more positive thoughts and emotions.  Our brain is willful and strong and…

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Self Care 640 275 Skip Jennings
Self Care

Self-care is important for our total well-being.  Taking some time alone time to meditate, spending time at the beach or walking through the woods lowers our stress level,  improves our mental faculties and reduces anxiety.  It also builds our self-esteem over time as we come to realize that we deserve to have a little time to ourselves. Self-care also includes having good nutrition which can help reduce the risk of some diseases, including diabetes, stroke, heart disease, reduces high blood pressure, lowers high cholesterol and increase energy level.  A well-balanced…

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Fitness Trends for 2020 640 275 Skip Jennings
Fitness Trends for 2020

When you think of upcoming trends, the first things that come to mind have something to do with technology. We can expect the fitness industry to dabble in technology by using self-guided training programs, fitness activity tracker, smart watches and virtual trainers. All In One Fitness is another trend prediction.  Instead of going to different places for your health and wellness needs, we will be seeing more trainers, nutritionist, physical therapist and general practice physicians working together under one roof to maximize the result of a healthy well-being. Finally, fitness…

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Physical Fitness and Spiritual Goals 640 275 Skip Jennings
Physical Fitness and Spiritual Goals

It is important to maintain a healthy balance between your mind, body and soul.   One should aim for a spiritual and healthy body. Setting goals to achieve a healthy body, mind and spirit puts you in a driver seat.  It helps define your direction and eliminates the amount of distraction that give unnecessary stress and complexities in life.  Instead of being stuck, you become empowered. There are ways to set goals and achieve them.  First, turn your thoughts into a reality by writing your specific goals down, your purpose and…

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How ‘House Music’ has influenced workouts, exercise classes and yoga classes. 640 275 Skip Jennings
How ‘House Music’ has influenced workouts, exercise classes and yoga classes.

I love listening to house music during my workouts. It gives me energy and pushes me to go further. By definition, “House music” is a genre of dance music with broad range of percussive electronic sounds, mechanical beat and deeper baselines created by DJs from Chicago’s underground culture in the early and mid 1980’s. The electronic mix of House music gets the brain excited and makes you want to move. The beat gets your heart pounding and motivates you to keep going. House music has transformed the boring and mundane…

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Good ways to make things better, and will help with back pain. 640 275 Skip Jennings
Good ways to make things better, and will help with back pain.

I know that back injury can sometimes be triggered by simply bending down to pick up a pencil or a violent sneeze, and the back gives out. For many, injury can also be caused by strenuous activities or lifting heavy weights. Whatever the cause may be, back pain is no joke. Luckily, there are various exercises to strengthen the lower back that can help alleviate the pain and also strengthen the core, leg and abdominal muscles. Yoga therapy is a growing field and scientific evidence has begun to emphasize its…

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