Make a Difference in The World ~ The Buddhist Way

Make a Difference in The World ~ The Buddhist Way

Posted on: February 27th, 2016 by Dr Kim Dr Hil

Life as a Spiritual Practice One of our favorite times to meditate is at the gym. This isn’t a formal eyes closed practice, visualizing big muscles or meditating on good form. Rather we have found the gym to provide the perfect forum to send compassionate well-wishes to those around us. We are practicing a version […]

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4 Game-Changing Brain Science Discoveries Redefine Happiness

4 Game-Changing Brain Science Discoveries Redefine Happiness

Posted on: October 30th, 2015 by Dr Kim Dr Hil

Our latest article is inspired by our passion for happiness published on Psychcentral… Have you ever tried to tell yourself to “just relax” and “enjoy” an unexpected traffic-filled commute that is sure to make you late? You keep telling yourself there is nothing you can do so “let go” and “be Zen” about it, only […]

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Strengthen Your MindBody Connection: Heart Rate Variability

Posted on: September 17th, 2015 by Dr Kim Dr Hil

  Heart Rate Variability & The Vagus Nerve While working at Sanoviv Medical Institute, a world-renowned functional medical hospital, we learned about one of the most important connections between the mind and body. It was a lesson that would end up having a significant impact on how we approach transformation and healing. As part of […]

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7 Ways Your Ego Sabotages Your Meditation Practice (& what to do about it)

Posted on: July 28th, 2015 by Dr Kim Dr Hil

Meditative Mind Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. 
It’s a way of entering into the quiet that’s already there —buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day. — Deepak Chopra On most days we either begin or end our day with a meditation practice.  It has been hands […]

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Kale The New Superfood

Kale The New Superfood

Posted on: March 10th, 2012 by Dr Kim Dr Hil

Super Kale  By Chef Nelda Kale is being touted as a new ‘Super Food’. Kale is now recognized as providing support for the body’s detoxification system helping regulate cleansing at a genetic level. Its anti-inflammatory benefits play a leading dietary role respective to oxidative stress. This green scores 1,000 on the Aggregate Nutrient Density Index. […]

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Meditate to Increase Your Focus and De-Clutter Working Memory

Posted on: March 10th, 2012 by Dr Kim Dr Hil

De-Clutter Working memory Everyone can agree that achieving your goals takes focus. How do you make something top of mind? The first and most important step to increase focus is to de-clutter your working memory. You have to make room in your mind in order to have the capacity to focus. The most effective strategy […]

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Brain Power: Your prefrontal cortex the cause of focus

Posted on: March 10th, 2012 by Dr Kim Dr Hil

Prefrontal cortex Focus & Working memory Have you ever put a note on your refrigerator or at your desk and within a week or less discover that you no longer see it? This is a representation of what happens when your working memory gets full. Working memory represent what you are able to focus on as a priority throughout any given […]

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Focus to Achieve Your Goals

Focus to Achieve Your Goals

Posted on: March 10th, 2012 by Dr Kim Dr Hil

It is now a few months into the New Year and a good time to evaluate your progress on your goals and intentions. Are you seeing the results you desire? Are you sustaining top of mind focus on your goals and intentions? Are you still feeling inspired and motivated to accomplish what you identified as […]

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February’s Favorite Flavor

February’s Favorite Flavor

Posted on: February 19th, 2012 by Dr Kim Dr Hil

By Chef Nelda Chocolate’s Unique Chemistry The flavor of chocolate goes beyond Willie Wonka and Valentine’s Day. This secret craving can turn guilt into the best day ever when you understand the science behind the madness. Chocolate’s unique chemistry, taste and sensory properties can make it addictive. It has the perfect mix of sugar and […]

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Wired for Change

Wired for Change

Posted on: January 11th, 2012 by Dr Kim Dr Hil

Are you ready to experience your best self in 2012? If you are like most people you have specific goals to accomplish and resolutions to make in order to feel like you are truly experiencing your best self. This is the time of year that most people identify areas of change and put a plan […]

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