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    PUSHING PAST PAIN

    A few months ago, I attended a 10-day meditation retreat. The accommodations were simple and definitely nothing fancy, but being able to experience a beautiful mountain backdrop and silence from the noise of life was priceless. The meditation schedule was pretty strict and I purposely used it as a time to experience deeper states of listening and to develop discipline in my practice. I went to the retreat expecting massive revelations about life to come into focus and thought I’d essentially come down from the mountain a la Moses with the rules of living a great life in hand. After seven peaceful, uneventful days, something unexpected happened. There is a…

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    6 Benefits of Flaxseed Oil — Plus How to Use It

    Flaxseeds are known for their many health benefits, which include providing a hearty dose of protein and fiber, reducing appetite and aiding in weight control (1, 2). Given their stellar nutrient profile, it’s no wonder that flaxseed oil is also jam-packed with similar health benefits. Flaxseed oil, also known as flax oil or linseed oil, is made from flaxseeds that have been ground and pressed to release their natural oil. This health-promoting oil has a wide variety of uses, ranging from cooking to skin care. This article will explore some of the top benefits of flaxseed oil and a few simple ways to use it. 1. High in Omega-3 Fatty…

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    The 10 Best New Exercises for Women

    There’s a popular saying among fitness experts: ”The best exercise is the one you’re not doing.” The take-home message? To achieve the best results, you need to regularly challenge your body in new ways. So while classic movements like the pushup, lunge and squat are the staples of any good workout plan, varying the way you perform these exercises every four weeks can help you avoid plateaus, beat boredom and speed fat loss. And that’s why I wrote The Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises. From start to finish, this makeover manual bulges with full-color photos of more than 600 exercises, along with scores of cutting-edge workouts from the world’s…