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Ashli

Hi, I'm Ashli, and I'm the founder of NamasteNourished.com.! I'm a qualified personal trainer, weight management consultant and blogger. I'm passionate about living an inspired life and sharing tips and tools to help you do the same!

30 Water Reflection Quotes That Will Make You A Better Person

Water is an earthly element most commonly associated with life. Just imagine yourself lying beside a river under a lush tree with green grass on a lovely summer day. When the shadows of the swaying tree branches hit your face, you will quickly lose yourself to the sound of the waves. In fact, watching the …

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The Three Jewels Of Buddhism

Fundamental to Buddhism are the ‘Three Jewels.’ Buddhist practitioners ‘take refuge’ in the three jewels of Buddhism to guide them towards enlightenment. There are a number of different denominations of Buddhism, but throughout all denominations the three cornerstones that remain throughout are the Three Jewels. But what exactly are the Three Jewels?  The Three Jewels …

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What is the Difference Between Mindfulness and Meditation?

Sometimes people wonder what the difference between meditation and mindfulness. It can be confusing, especially if you are new to these topics. To be honest, I was confused for many years too! Here is a quick overview of the topic and then a deeper dive into this fascinating topic. What is the Difference Between Mindfulness …

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A Complete Guide to Using Acupressure Mats

Introduction If your body has been feeling tense and rigid, you may need acupressure. It is an ancient art of healing originating from China that combines both acupuncture and reflexology. During an acupressure session, pressure is applied to certain places on your body, called acupoints. These acupoints, when pressed, release the stress buildup, causing muscle …

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61 Be Still Quotes to Achieve Peace of Mind

Trading calmness and peace for a minute of anger is the worst deal you can ever make! Impulsive behavior never benefits anyone! People who let their emotions get the best of them eventually suffer the consequences. If you have ever been in a situation where the struggle between stillness and emotional outburst was too much …

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3 Ingredient Heart Healthy Dark Chocolate

I don’t know about you, but I love indulging in some dark chocolate after dinner. Even better is when it’s my favorite 3 ingredient heart healthy dark chocolate. This homemade chocolate contains an abundance of healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. I make this 3 ingredient heart healthy dark chocolate at least once a week. My …

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41 Inspirational Sadhguru Quotes for Meditation

Meditation and mindfulness can help you improve the quality of your life drastically. The health benefits of meditation have been known for centuries. We all live very fast-paced lives and tend to feel stressed at most times. Meditation can help you calm yourself down and reduce symptoms of anxiety as well. If you plan on …

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10 Simple Ayurvedic Self-Care Rituals to Start This Weekend

If self-care isn’t a part of your daily routine, then I’m officially telling you that it needs to be something you do each day. And if you’re thinking to yourself something along the lines of “Yeah, right. I don’t have the time for self care!” then you’re the exact type of person who needs to …

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The Top-Rated Monat Shampoo Alternatives

Monat is a rapidly growing haircare company that sells natural haircare products. Because Monat uses MLM (multi-level marketing) to sell their haircare products, you’ve probably seen at least one or two Facebook friends promoting this natural haircare brand. And you’ve probably also noticed that it’s expensive. Some people claim that Monat causes hair loss, scalp …

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10 Kettlebell Exercises for Weight Loss

If you’re after a high-intensity exercises that torches fat, can be completed in 20 minutes, works your entire body and can be done by beginners to advanced athletes, then kettlebells are the equipment you’re looking for. Recently, I was diagnosed with Morton’s neuroma, a painful, non-cancerous growth that surrounds the digital nerve of the second …

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Can a Mala Bracelet Help Your Meditation Practice?

A mala is a strand of 108 beads that are used to keep count during a silent mantra meditation. Often malas are worn as colorful necklaces or bracelets. In addition to being a beautiful addition to your wardrobe, they are a powerful tool for your yoga and meditation practice. Mala beads are sometimes referred to …

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Can Mandelic Acid Anti-Aging Serums Really Improve Your Skin?

With age come dark spots, wrinkles, dryness, and dullness that many people want to overcome. But no need to worry! Some skincare products contain ingredients like Mandelic acid that can address these specific skin concerns while improving your appearance. Read on to learn more about Mandelic acid and why it is considered a holy grail for …

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Survival Guide for The Highly Sensitive Person

The term “highly sensitive person” was first used in the 1970s by Elaine Aron. She wrote a book about her research on the trait and found that it is present in 15% of the population. Highly sensitive person is a term used to describe people who have a more acute sense of hearing, sight, smell …

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Micro Habits – The Easiest Way to Change Your Life!

In other words, they are super important! Have you ever tried to change a habit and gotten really excited about the change you want to make? And then….failed. And felt defeated. And wanted to give up? We all have! 🙁 The good news is that this is a common problem that is easy to fix. …

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All-Natural Bedtime Routine for Deep and Restful Sleep

Would you like to have a great evening routine to help you wind down and leave the day behind? According to the CDC, One-third of Americans don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis. If this sounds familiar, don’t worry – we have the solutions. Creating a bedtime routine is an easy step you can do …

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The Most Inspiring Meditation Quotes to Encourage Your Practice

Meditation is a tradition dating thousands of years and originally began as a part of yoga practice. In the last century, it has become a scientifically proven method to help you relax and achieve a calm, focused state to improve your moods and feel better. Meditation techniques help you calm your mind, see the true …

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54 of the Best Yoga Quotes About Gratitude

Having gratitude is all about being thankful And showing appreciation for what you have. You can be thankful for a number of things, your friends And family, your health, their health, the world or simply just being alive. Expressing your gratitude while practicing yoga is productive And makes you feel a whole lot better. Be …

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