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How Sleep Affects Our Health

How Sleep Affects Our Health

If you were asked to list some of the consequences of sleep deprivation, you may think decreased productivity, irritability, nodding off while driving, even on the job errors, but what about chronic disease? Many of us are familiar with how lack of sleep can influence our daily routines, but when it comes to our overall health, that’s a different story.
For those who want to be a yoga badass, now…

For those who want to be a yoga badass, now…

Plank® develops, manufactures and licenses innovative yoga mat technologies, so you can be a badass on a mat, now. Unlike traditional grip yoga mats, students have been trained to rely on the mat’s grip and passive grounding to prevent the student from sliding, students are not taught how to prevent slipping themselves. The impact of this lack of awareness not only renders the hands, feet and mind to become lazy, students often plateau, because the learning curve is impeded, more importantly, it is potentially injurious.
7 Ways Confident Moms Raise Daughters Who Love Themselves

7 Ways Confident Moms Raise Daughters Who Love Themselves

Your daughter is watching. Think about where you learned to love yourself. What role models did you have growing up? If you are like most of us, you didn’t have the mom that looked in the mirror and relished in her own beauty. Instead she would be pointing out her flaws — maybe not publicly, but you heard or felt her constant dislike of herself.