Stress

Holiday Stress? 5 Relaxation Techniques to Ease Your Stress

Are the holidays getting you down? It is not unusual for the holiday season to be stressful for many people. While spending time with family during the holidays can be wonderful, there are several stressors you could face. Some stressors include travel, family drama, and not knowing what to purchase for friends, family or...

Do you worry? Put down your phone and pick up your diary

Hypochondriacs and extreme worriers, take heed of this advice: Taking the time to write down how you feel may be an effective way to get yourself sorted out and thus go about a stressful task more effectively, a study that was conducted in Michigan State University showed.According to lead author, MSU doctoral student in...

Young Mountain Bikers Ride In Remembrance

Mountain biking is a beautiful and soul, touching sport. You feel things deeper after you mountain bike for awhile and experience the vastness of nature. These teen aged mountain bikers remember their friends that died in a tragic crash every time they ride.For the Corner Canyon Mountain Biking team, this fall is the season...

Real Talk on Teen Drug Abuse: Stop the Blame Game

We are all aware of the risks of teenagers experimenting with drugs and alcohol. Most of us have been there. We went to parties, bonfires, snuck away with our parents beer and liquor, smoked a bowl of weed here and there and maybe even dabbled in hallucinogens.The baby boomer generation thinks of this nostalgically...

How Biking Builds Character

It's your first time out alone on your bike. You have to be cautious. You have to remember the things that your parents taught you. You have to follow the rules and not venture past that point that they said not to go passed......or do you?Cycling Gives You Opportunities for Making Mistakes That is a...

Meditate While You Mountain Bike

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Mountain biking takes you into the most breath taking and overwhelmingly serene places. You work so hard to pull yourself, perhaps your buddies and your bike through tight spots and trek trails that test your limits to behold some of the earths wonders.Yes, your wheels take you to the heart of "God's Country". And...

Four Fun Facts About Cycling

If you cycle, then you know that it comes with some extra challenges and quirks other than hopping on the bike and riding.1. The spandexWhy all the spandex? Is it to show off how awesomely toned and sinewy your body is from all that peddling? That is an added benefit but the spandex actually...

Chocolate: Every Rose Has It’s Thorn

Chocolate is the love of my life. Smooth, sweet, heavenly, simply put chocolate inspires feelings of overall goodness and wonder. What is it about chocolate that makes it so special? Is chocolate actually good for you? How can something so good possibly be bad for you? There has to be something positive about this...

Take Advantage of These Three Optimum Moments to Meditate

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Just like walking is terrific but you would not want to walk in a storm, meditating has many benefits, but there are times when it is more beneficial to meditate than others. For example, you would not want to enter into meditation too close to your bedtime to avoid confusing relaxation for the purpose...

For Real? Mindfulness Reveals How Reliving Yesterday Removes You From Reality

Living in reality or the reality of something is a state or quality of being actual, true, existing, and real. If you ponder on this definition, it may not be hard to accept the belief that when a person lives in the present moment, it is the only time that he or she is...
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