Emma Sturgis's Articles (14)

4 Spiritual Ways to Get Rid of Negative Energy Weighing You Down

Negative energy is a lower, heavier, slower vibration that affects your body, mind, or spirit. It may manifest as depression, fatigue, irritability, anger, helplessness, or bodily ailments such as weight changes, insomnia, or other health problems. However, there are ways to rid yourself of negative energy. Here are 4 spiritual approaches to help you raise your vibrational energy and gain control of your health and well-being.


Make Your Environment a Healing…


Added by Emma Sturgis on August 21, 2019 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Nutrition Decisions: 4 Critical Factors for a Balanced, Healthy Diet

Eating a healthy and balanced diet is important for everyone. Food is the primary pathway to good health. An exceptionally healthy diet can promote overall wellness, ward off diseases and in some cases even cure diseases a person already has. There is a great deal of information on nutrition available.

There is also a great deal of misinformation, over-simplification and assumption that often goes on when discussing exactly what constitutes a healthy diet. The following critical…


Added by Emma Sturgis on January 9, 2017 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Flu Prevention: Best Tips on Protecting Your Immune System

It seems like flu season arrives earlier or, even, multiple times every year. With the different flu strains, there seems to be new ones coming about that cause more pain and suffering for those who have a weak immune system. In order to help fight off the flu, it's important to boost the immune system during the year, especially for the elderly and children as these are the groups of people who tend to see the harsh effects of the virus.

Yes, it is important for you to get a flu…


Added by Emma Sturgis on December 6, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

4 Startling Ways Addiction Can Hurt Your Family

There is no doubt that addiction has powerful consequences. Most of the time that you think about the side effects of drug and alcohol addiction, you may not be thinking about the dire consequences that affect a family as an entire unit, but they are real and powerful. When you take a wider look at the results of alcohol and drug addiction, it’s clear that the problem is not an individual one: everyone around the addict is impacted. Here are a few of the ways that addiction can harm your…


Added by Emma Sturgis on November 30, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Battle The Beast: 4 Strategies To Overcome Addiction

Many kinds of addictions can develop and eventually take over someone's life. From alcohol to work, too much of anything is often harmful. Not only is the addict at risk for physical or psychological damage, but loved ones may also be affected. However, trying to beat an addiction isn't easy. It will require time and possibly professional treatment. Here are four strategies that can help to overcome whatever has a stranglehold in your life.


Be Honest

The first step…


Added by Emma Sturgis on November 29, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

5 Signs It's Time to Do a Detox

We all go through phases where we’ve gained some extra weight or don't feel our best, but what happens when these issues linger for years? A detox may be the best option to help you meet your health and fitness goals.

If you’re ready to make a change and turn your health around, here are five signs that your body is ready for a…


Added by Emma Sturgis on May 10, 2016 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

5 Astonishing Health Benefits of Daily Meditation

Meditation is free, you can do it anywhere and anytime, and it has several health benefits. With these facts alone, you'd think more people would be participating in the healing practices of meditation. Realistically, though, there are only a few who really create space in their busy lives to meditate on a daily basis. If you're one of those people, below are five key benefits of daily meditation and why you should be doing it.



Added by Emma Sturgis on March 25, 2016 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Autumn Ayurveda: Yoga and Wellness Tips for Fall

Autumn is the time of year associated with transformation. Nature gives many examples of the change in falling leaves, cooling air and harvests full of seasonal vegetables and fruits. Like nature, your yoga practice and lifestyle habits should change with the seasons to enhance your well-being. Follow these tips to take an Ayurvedic approach to fall this year.…


Added by Emma Sturgis on October 28, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Discovery and Recovery: How Yoga Can Help You Heal

Some believe that yoga engages your entire being—spirit, mind and body. The practice encourages centering the mind, controlling body movements, and acknowledging the spiritual nature within. In today's fast-paced culture, the practice of yoga can bring discord back to harmony through healing and self-discovery.

Discovering How to Start a New Chapter

Physical habits of addiction often take over, even when one has a strong mental desire to begin a new chapter in life. This…


Added by Emma Sturgis on October 21, 2015 at 6:47pm — No Comments

Om Voyage: The World's Most Beautiful Yoga Retreats

Yoga is known for its amazing benefits on your physical and mental health, so when you combine it with an exotic getaway, you'll leave feeling like a completely different person. Whether you want to escape to the mountains or the seaside with your mat, all of these retreats will truly end up being your dream vacation.

Go Surfing and Sun-Saluting in Nicaragua

If you love sweaty flows and dipping your toes into the salty waves, consider a seven-night stay in Madera…


Added by Emma Sturgis on October 20, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Green Building 101: A Guide to Sustainable, Holistic Home Building

With the public’s environmental conscience growing stronger, builders are now working with clients to create more eco-friendly homes and offices. These use materials and techniques designed to put less stress on the planet and operate with minimal resource consumption. Perhaps you're interested in a new home, or maybe you want to move your business into a better building. Either way, you want to use the best of the new green building techniques. The following are four steps to get you…


Added by Emma Sturgis on June 17, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Healing With Yoga: The 5 Best Poses for Back Pain Relief

All over the world, people are rediscovering that the ancient practice of yoga, which emphasizes stretching and flexibility, is an excellent way to relieve back pain. Many research studies have demonstrated that yoga can sometimes be more effective than traditional Western medical treatments for back pain when it comes to enhancing back range and function. The following are a few of the best poses for reducing back and neck pain.

Downward-Facing Dog

Begin by supporting…


Added by Emma Sturgis on May 27, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Swimming, Weight Loss, and Other Healthy Tax Write Offs

There are countless reasons to eat better, stay active, and live the healthiest lifestyle possible. A longer lifespan, better quality of life, and higher energy levels are all within reach when you make certain health-focused changes. But did you know there’s even some monetary incentive to stay fit, active, and even lose some weight? The IRS has, in the past, allowed those with doctor’s orders to lose weight to write-off some of their weight loss aides on their taxes. This includes healthy…


Added by Emma Sturgis on April 13, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Health Problems That Could Be Caused By Your Environment

There are a number of environmental contaminants that we come across every day that can lead to serious health issues. While not every single contaminant cannot be avoided entirely, there are some common and unhealthy environmental materials that can be partially or completely avoided. Here is a closer look at four common health issues that are caused by environmental toxins that you may be coming into contact with every day.

Lung Cancer

Lung cancer and other medical…


Added by Emma Sturgis on January 30, 2015 at 4:23pm — 1 Comment

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