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Stop Procrastinating and Pre-Commit to Healthier Habits

What if I told you that we, as a nation, waste $317 billion a year in medical expenses just because of forgetfulness and procrastination? Research from Express Scripts, a pharmacy benefit manager, shows that the biggest healthcare issue facing the nation today is not illnesses related to smoking, excessive drinking or obesity due to overindulgence […]

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Exercise for Joy, Energy, and Happiness

Every year I set the same resolutions – lose 15 pounds, cut out refined sugar, meditate daily, exercise 5 times a week – resolutions that seem like nostalgic wishes by mid February. This year I set the intent I am living with the intent to feel energetic, creative, joyful, centered and inspired.  And, while I […]

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6 Household Stress Busters to Beat the Stress Monster

Feeling the stress monster coming to get you? In our fast-paced, results-driven world, it’s a common complaint among working adults to experience stress. Consider the following things you should keep around your home to send that pesky monster on its way. Use a Sunrise Alarm Clock If the thought of your alarm clock going off […]

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Keep Your Health and Fitness Intents by Varying Your Routine

The most popular resolutions that are made for New Year’s relate to health and fitness. At Intent we really push the idea that you should strive not to make resolutions or physical goals like “I want to lose 30 pounds” but dig deeper in yourself and set intentions about how you want to feel for […]

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Why Wait: Setting Realistic Intents for 2014 to Increase Your Success

As December draws to a close people begin looking towards the year ahead and making their resolutions. At Intent, we encourage people to think a little deeper, to set their goals based on the desires of their soul. As you are creating your list of intents for 2014 there are several things to consider. Often times people set goals […]

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What Are You Hungry For: 7 Tips to Get (and Stay) Healthy

By Dr. Sue G. Decotiis Running a specialist center for medical weight loss, each day I see patients who have struggled for a long time with failed attempts at losing weight. And without a doubt, hunger has been their biggest obstacle. Although calorie restriction is necessary for weight loss, extreme and constant hunger shouldn’t be a […]

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Why Sleep is Vital to Your Overall Health

By: Ali Jan Qadir The embrace of sleep can be one of the most coveted things a person can ask for after a long day. While the reason we need sleep as yet eludes medical science, it is inarguably necessary. Most of us have experienced the feeling of being tired and spent and then gone to […]

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4 Simple Tools To Change Your Life

1. A Vital Body You want to keep this vessel — your body — for many years to come. And the road to doing that starts today. This means doing all the things that keep your body healthy. Slacking off on keeping your body healthy makes no sense, because it takes away from the sustainability […]

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Trick or Tips For Having a Healthier Halloween

I hesitate to admit, but Halloween is my favorite ‘holiday’ of all. I am not above sending cards and messages to family and friends telling them to have a Happy ‘Boo’ Day. Or a ‘Fang’tastic Afternoon.  Or a “Spook’tacluar Evening. Once I even wore a T-shirt emblazoned with: “Ding Dong, the witch isn’t dead.” (And, alas, […]

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Deepak Chopra: 5 Steps to Take Charge of Your Wellness (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1, here are the final 3 steps to take charge of your wellness: Step 3: Identify Harmful Patterns To change your negative habits, you have to know what they are. Some bad habits, like smoking and excessive drinking, are obvious, but others may be less so. Sitting all day is damaging to […]

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