Should I stop eating rice? Are carbs bad for me?

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Should I stop eating rice? Are carbs bad for me?

Many people do not even know what carbs are, and often mistake carbs and grains as the same thing. If you are to stop eating all carbohydrates. this means you're saying goodbye to all grains, legumes, nuts, dairy, sugar, fruits and even vegetables. 

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Get High on Giving | The Feel Good Benefits of Kindness

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Get High on Giving | The Feel Good Benefits of Kindness

Did you know that when you engage in the act of giving, your brain acts in a similar way to when you are having sex, eating chocolate, gambling or taking recreational drugs?!

It’s true. Thanks to fMRI technology, researchers are able to measure this sort of brain activity, and in a study on charitable giving it was found that when people donated to a worthy cause, the midbrain region of the brain lights up like a Christmas Tree!

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Why do I have acne? The inflammation and acne connection.

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Why do I have acne? The inflammation and acne connection.

How are inflammation and acne connected?

Most people are led to believe that acne is due to a bacterial overgrowth underneath the skin, however scientific and holistic analysis of the body proves otherwise. Instead of being caused by bacteria, acne is greatly due to underlying inflammation in the body.

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How do I use coconut oil? Is coconut oil healthy?

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How do I use coconut oil? Is coconut oil healthy?

Recently there has been some controversy over the health benefits of coconut oil. It seems to be a cycle where various associations try to tell the public that fat is bad for us, however with the incredible amount of information and science now available to us, we know that that is not the truth.

Research shows that fats in coconut oil are extremely beneficial, as they increase our cellular function, improve our metabolism, boost our mood, balance our hormones and can actually decrease risk factors for both heart attack and stroke!

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Positive Psychology Coaching Tools | Lifestyle Alchemy

Positive Psychology Coaching Tools | Lifestyle Alchemy

Positive Psychology is a scientific field whose knowledge then translates into multiple different exercises, activities, techniques and interventions  that can be used with coaching clients, at work in group settings, by students, employees and anyone who wants more satisfaction and well-being in their professional and personal life.