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Weekly Weigh-In: What Did Your Brain Chew On This Week?


Happy Friday, readers!

Okay, okay - technically it's not May anymore, but we had our last Mental Health Month 2012 Challenge on Tuesday, so we have to have a Weekly Weigh-In, right?

Right!

Tuesday I challenged you to learn a new recipe - one that's healthy for both your body and your brain.

Because this week was a busy one for me, I chose to learn a snack recipe. It's a vegetarian recipe for nachos. WebEcoist...
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Mental Health Month Challenge #5: Healthy Cooking


It's the last week of Mental Health Month 2012, readers!

Over the past month, Your Body, Your Mind has challenged you to:


Laugh every day.
Begin each day by saluting the sun.
Find the right gear so you can finally start (or restart) that exercise you've been putting off.
Take the stairs, both literally and figuratively.


The final challenge?

Well, with all that mental and physical activity going on, I thought we'd wrap up the month...
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Weekly Weigh-In: Did The Sun Salute You Back?

Good morning, YBYM readers!

It's Friday - our Weekly Weigh-In Day - and I'm dying to know how your Mental Health Month Challenge #2 went!

If you're new or don't remember (shame on you!), earlier this week I challenged you to begin each day with a simple series of yoga poses called a Sun Salutation.

The goal was to help you start your day by warming up your body and your mind, and helping you carry...
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Weekly Weigh-In: What Did YOU Struggle With This Week?



Oh, Happy Friday, readers!

We skipped last week's Weekly Weigh-In post to make room for properly introducing the fantastic Jessica DiGiacinto and giving her our full attention so she could tell us all about the diet choices she's made and what we can expect from her in the future regarding food, supplements, and the link between what we put in our bodies and how it makes us feel.

(If you missed that post, head over to...
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Weekly Weigh-In: What Exercise Or Diet Did YOU Try This Week?


Happy Friday, readers!

Welcome to the first edition of Weekly Weigh-In here at Your Body, Your Mind.

Contrary to those snazzy gnarly scales over there, the Weekly Weigh-In posts won't be about actual weight; rather, the posts are an opportunity to weigh in on what YOU did this week to better manage your mental wellness.

For example, did you try a new exercise? Do you have anger management problems and decide to try kickboxing to relieve some...
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