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We, at Elevate Healthy Lifestyle choices, are passionate about healthy living. We want to encourage and motivate more people to join the cause. We know that a lifestyle change is not an instantaneous change. We inspire you to motivate and provide you with some simple tools and strategies that you can implement in your life … Read more

Is relaxation good for anxiety?

Has worry ever left you with sleepless nights? Have you ever worried about a problem all day long? You tried to concentrate on your job, but your mind kept wandering to your source of concern- your problem. Chronic anxiety is like a cruel master that demands all of your attention continuously. Anxiety can cause physical … Read more

Can relaxation help acid reflux?

Have you ever experienced a burning sensation in your chest after a meal? The contents of your stomach seem to take a detour and travel upward into the esophagus. Your meal contents come back up through your mouth again in a different way than what you prefer. This condition is called acid reflux and affects … Read more

What is relaxation and why is it important?

Relaxation is wonderful. It is a time when you experience peace, serenity, and, dare I say, “bliss.” It´s like pressing the pause button on life, its problems, deadlines, responsibilities, need I say more? When was the last time you relaxed without a care in the world? Last night, last week, or has it been so … Read more

How can I release stress from my body?

Imagine someone gave you the gift of the most beautiful house on the block with an exquisite garden. Your excitement overtakes you as you rush to open the door. In your horror, you find that the inside of the house does not come close to the outside. A wave of disappointment rushes over you, followed … Read more

Can aromatherapy help with stress and anxiety?

You step into your house, and the smell of freshly baked cookies tantalizes your nostrils. It sure does take some of you back to the joyful memories of your grandmother´s kitchen and delicious homemade meals, correct? The sense of smell is a beautiful gift, and pleasant scents can certainly alter your mood and bring back … Read more

How do candles affect your mood?

I don´t know about you, but I love candles. From the gentle glow to the delightful aroma of scented candles, candles seem to have magic. What thoughts come to your mind when you see a romantic dinner with the warm glowing light of some candles or a candlelit warm bath that awaits you? That sounds … Read more

How do you fix burnout?

Burnout is on the rise globally. WHO (World Health Organization) considers burnout to be an organizational phenomenon. The term burnout first came on the scene in the early 1970s by a psychoanalyst named Herbert Freudenberger. But what is burnout, how can you identify it, why is it spreading like wildfire, and how do you deal … Read more

The ugly side effects of stress and what you can do about it

We all know that negative stress is a foe, not a friend, because your body is in a constant state of fight or flight, even when there are no dangers/stressors present. Are you experiencing sleepless nights of tossing and turning, worrying about your finances? Or is your workload steadily increasing, becoming unrealistic? How are you … Read more

The Truth About Stress Management Techniques

Our modern world is drenched in stress from work requirements and workloads to family responsibilities. Sometimes it seems that 24 hours is not enough time for one day. Stress is a normal part of life. However, chronic stress is not. Chronic stress is on the rise and rapidly becoming a global challenge. Stress is one … Read more