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Gifts for Healthy Living

Books Make Great Gifts

17th December 2013

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Books make great gifts and we have the perfect suggestions for everyone on your list, from the avid baker to the health-focused foodie. Check out some of our favorites from 2013!

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Use Numbers Without Them Becoming Your Mind’s Obsession

Yogi Cameron Alborzian Numbers

12th December 2013

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We live in the age of numbers. People are trying to work out every worldly issue by placing a number to it. The ironic thing about this is that numbers are endless, so how can we assign them to things that are of a limitless nature? Here are five things to do about this dilemma so you can use numbers without them becoming your mind’s obsession…

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Power's Out Sanity Survival Tips

Powers Out Survival Mom Elixirliving.com

5th December 2013

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The idea of a power outage may seem like a fun adventure for an hour or so but all too soon the family will realize that their go-to devices rely on good ol’ electricity. But never fear! Here’s Lisa Bedford, our resident Survival Mom on how to keep your family safe, entertained, AND sane in the event of a winter power outage.

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A Simple Yoga Pose to Calm Your Mind

One Plan Yogi Cameron Alborzian Elixirliving.com Tress Pose

3rd December 2013

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The holiday season can be chaotic and it’s easy to get caught up, physically and mentally, in the hustle and bustle of the celebrations and activity. If you find yourself in need of a de-stressor, try this simple yoga post from The One Plan by Yogi Cameron Alborzian.

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Tips for Achieving Tech–Life Balance in Your Personal Relationships

Dot Complicated Randi Zuckerberg Elixirliving.com

21st November 2013

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In her new book, Dot Complicated, social media and technology expert and former Facebook marketing executive Randi Zuckerberg reminds us that there is a time to use technology and a time to put it away. Zuckerberg offers these tips for for finding tech-life balance in your personal relationships.

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Prepare a "Power's Out Emergency Kit" This Winter

Survival Mom Winter Power Outage Elixirliving.com

19th November 2013

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If you live in an area prone to severe winter weather, it’s a good idea to prepared for a winter power outage. Suddenly having to do without a steady supply of energy can be a scary and foreign prospect. Survival Mom author Lisa Bedford suggests putting together a “Power’s Out Emergency Kit.”

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7 Easy Steps to Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Eater

7 Steps To Conquer Cravings Susan Albers Eatq Elixirliving.com

24th October 2013

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Emotionally intelligent eaters can make healthy food decisions even when they are emotional—stressed, anxious, bored, etc. Here are seven easy steps from my new book, Eat.Q., to get you started to becoming an emotionally intelligent eater!

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6 Easy Game Changing Steps to Lose Weight

Eatq Susan Albers Elixirliving.com

17th October 2013

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“EatQ techniques are like Jedi mind tricks with food,” one of my clients, Kelly, told me the other day. We had been working on helping her to stop the dead-end dieting and start becoming an emotionally intelligent eater by boosting her EatQ level. Her goal was to start taking care of herself again and get in shape. The plan to turn this around began with showing her how to channel her emotions in ways that helped her make better food decisions. Similar to many of us, she routinely fell hook, line, and sinker for self-sabotaging thoughts like, “Oh what the heck, start tomorrow.”

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The EatQ Way to Cope With Chocolate Cravings

Eatq Susan Albers Elixirliving.com

10th October 2013

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Here is a quiz for chocolate lovers. Which type of chocolate might help you cope more effectively with cravings—M&Ms or Hershey’s Kisses? If you picked the Kisses, you would be correct. In a recent study, researchers examined how many chocolates people ate when the chocolates were wrapped versus already unwrapped. The simple act of unwrapping each piece reduced the amount people ate by almost 30 percent. What does this mean for you?

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