teen yoga cork
More Than Stretching – Yoga is helping teens with stress and anxiety. When I began teaching yoga in 2013 I noticed the conspicuous absence of youth involvement. Since then yoga has gained popularity among people of different ages and abilities. The increased interest in this ancient practice may be due to the fact that yoga can calm the mind and increase overall health and well-being. I was in my late teenage years when I began the practice of
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Banana Bread
Banana Bread Recipe gluten free, sugar free, Packed with minerals such as magnesium, selenium and potassium, rich in fibre. Delicious and simple! Ingredients: 260g oats (blended into flour) 4 very ripe bananas 3 eggs 1 tbsp coconut oil 3 tbsp peanut butter 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 2 handfuls of pecans or walnuts butter for greasing Method: 1. Preheat oven to 250C. 2. Add oats into a blender or food processor and blend until they
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gratitude
Before sharing my personal experience on keeping a gratitude journal, I would like to briefly talk about what gratitude is and the benefits of expressing gratitude. So what is gratitude anyway? Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what one already has, as opposed to, for example, a consumer-driven emphasis on what one wants. Benedictine monk, Br. David Steindl-Rast, underlines  two qualities with regards to gratitude: –    Appreciation – you recognize that something is valuable
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Chair Yoga
Yoga suits every body You probably heard many times that yoga is for everybody. There are many different styles of yoga that offer a wide variety of techniques. I believe regardless of your circumstances, you can find a suitable practice. The techniques used in yoga range from simple Pranayama exercises – breath control – to an advanced Asana sessions. Depending on your health, physical fitness and mood, you may choose to go with a breathing
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Banana Pecan Balls gluten free, dairy free, processed sugar free, vegan Packed with minerals such as selenium, zinc, potassium, magnesium and Omega3 Fatty Acids. Delicious and simple! Ingredients: 130g roasted pecans (100g for the mixture, 30g for coating) 80g pitted dates, (soaked in hot water for 15 min) 1 banana 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp chia seeds 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tbsp hemp seeds + 3 tbsp for coating 5 tbsp ground almonds
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Golden Power Smoothie gluten free, dairy free, processed sugar free, vegan What I like about Golden Power Smoothie is the combination of spices. We use: – turmeric – the anti-inflammatory goodness, – Ceylon cinnamon -helping to regulate blood sugar levels, – ginger – is a nausea fighter and has soothing effect on the stomach. It has a creamy texture and subtle tropical taste. It’s definitely on my list of 5 Favourite Smoothies! 🙂 Ingredients: 1 cup coconut milk
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It is not such a simple task to define the term ‘stress’. As a matter of fact, there is no single definition of the term stress. However, if you are looking for stress management techniques, understanding stress itself can be very helpful in choosing a strategy right for your.   Stress is a process caused by the inside or outside world stressful stimuli. Stressors could be emotional (worry over your family), as well as physical
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Raw Banoffee Pie gluten free, dairy free, processed sugar free, vegan   Ingredients: Base: 80g dates (soak for 15 min) 250g nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds, hazelnuts or mix) 1 Tbsp coconut oil Caramel: 250g dates (soak for 15 min) 3/4 of the water from coconut cream (only from one tin) 1/4 tsp vanilla powder (optional) 2 bananas Cream: 2 tins of coconut cream (the tick part without water) 1 banana dark chocolate   Method: Base:
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Water quality. The human body is constituted of roughly 50-75% water. This substance covers over 70% of the Earth’s surface, and all known life is contingent on the precondition that water is present in a given environment. Without water, there is no life to begin with; and without the presence of water, life cannot abide.     Yes, this substance may be readily available to us, available from many sources, drinkable, and essentially everywhere we go
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In this article we will address the Philosophy of Eating. In upcoming articles on this site, we will further address the encouragement of salubrious digestive function, as digestive health is a point of great contention for many in this here and now, day and age. For now, I would like to focus simply on the act of mindful eating.     Food is central to every one of our lives. It is the very stuff that
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