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Transcendental Meditation

It is more customizable than mantra meditation, using a mantra or series of words that are specific to each practitioner.

This practice is for those who like structure and are serious about maintaining a meditation practice.

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How to Use Essential Oils for Aromatherapy
  • 15 to 60 minutes is the ideal limit—never breathe in essential oils for more than one hour at a time.
  • Always follow the instructions on the bottle.
  • If you’re taking any medications or suffer from a chronic health condition, ask your doctor first.
  • Essential oils must be used correctly to yield health rewards.
  • A diffuser is the most effective way to disperse essential oils into the air. Use one or two drops of one oil at a time.

If you stick within the safe time limit and open a window when you're done, you can practice aromatherapy every day.

Reflexology | Union Valley Pressure Point

Located on the web between your thumb and index finger.

To treat headaches:

  1. Pinch this area firmly for 10 seconds, with the thumb and index finger of your opposite hand.
  2. Next, using your thumb, make small circles in one direction and then the other, for 10 seconds each.
  3. Repeat this process on your opposite hand.

This pressure point is said to relieve head and neck tension, often associated with headaches.

Benefits of a Homecooked Meal
  • It’s an outlet to bond with loved ones. Trying a new recipe together can strengthen a couple’s connection.
  • It’s healthier. Using fresh ingredients means you know exactly what’s going onto your plates.
  • Easier to watch your diet. Making your own food allows for easy portion control and calorie counting.
  • It saves time. Cooking a meal is much faster than takeout.
  • It’s budget friendly! Preparing meals at home saves you money in the long run.
  • Personalization. Eat exactly how you want, on your terms.
  • It’s fun! You can explore and experiment with different techniques, ingredients, and cuisines.
The Science of Cybersickness

Cybersickness is caused by a mismatch in sensory input involving the:

  • visual system (what your eyes tell your brain)
  • vestibular system (what your inner ear senses regarding head movement and balance)
  • proprioceptive system (what sensory receptors throughout your body feel)

When you look at a screen, your eyes signal your brain that there’s a lot of movement. But your vestibular and proprioceptive systems tell your brain that all is steady.

It can make you lightheaded and sick to your stomach.

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