You feel fine...at first. If you're lucky. You're feeling on top of the world and like you can handle anything. You're thinking to yourself, "This is not so bad. I can do this every day...well, I could, if I didn't like eating so much." And you're right, you could do it every day for awhile... because the average person can live without food for about a month. You're feeling like you could be one of the people strong enough to do that...until 5 o'clock rolls around and your stomach bottoms out and there's nothing but water in your entire digestive system. Digestion can be such a slow process. Especially if you're really into carbs and fried foods the way most people are, and cheese. These sorts of things stick to your insides, making your body work extra hard to digest them. So, unless you have a high metabolism, it may take about 12 hours before your body is even aware that you're fasting.

How Day One of Water Fasting Feels to Someone With Poor Eating Habits

You feel fine…at first. If you’re lucky. You’re feeling on top of the world and like you can handle anything. You’re thinking to yourself, “This is not so bad. I can do this every day…well, I could, if I didn’t like eating so much.” And you’re right, you could do it every day for awhile… because the

Banana Apple and Yogurt Smoothie

An easy smoothie recipe of bananas, apples, and yogurt for something quick but surprisingly filling.

a quote for those who wish to give themselves to poetry

For those looking for inspirational quotes excellent for daily meditation or affirmations that focus on the concept of becoming a higher, freer, more fluid human...of becoming poetry, here is a list of quotes for your spiritual journey.

A chant for when you feel like you may not make it through

Sometimes life gives us a hard time and we need to adopt new mantras to inspire us to continue on. In this list, you'll find inspirational quotes from across anime, musicals, TV shows, and books to help you bolster yourself in times of hardship when simply believing you can is a trial in and of itself.
Though the sushi burrito may be as equally delicious as any sushi roll, will smashing two cultures' foods together lead to erasure of the people who created these two foods?

Should We Embrace the Sushi Burrito or Hold Tight to Tradition?

Though the sushi burrito may be as equally delicious as any sushi roll, will smashing two cultures' foods together lead to erasure of the people who created these two foods?

a quote to remind yourself that you are strong

Here lies a list of quotes to encourage you to have strength even in the times where you feel nothing but weakness.

a chant that will take you to higher places

Let go of your earthly tether. Enter the void. Empty, and become air. –The Legend of Korra
Close up view of Baoding Meditation balls

How to Use Chinese Meditation Balls Like a Boss

There are tons of benefits to using baoding balls to improve the movement and strength of your hands. Learn different exercises to maximize your efforts and challenge yourself while increasing your dexterity and working out cricks and soreness from crocheting, typing vigorously, or playing an instrument.
Fasting has many health benefits, both for fitness and for mental health, but is often overlooked because of the implications that come with not eating, like you are starving yourself or participating in self-harm via an eating disorder. When done with intention and in full control of yourself and regularly, fasting safely has the power to unlock tons of health benefits naturally and completely for free.

Fasting for Emotional Health

Fasting has many health benefits, both for fitness and for mental health, but is often overlooked because of the implications that come with not eating, like you are starving yourself or participating in self-harm via an eating disorder. When done with intention and in full control of yourself and regularly, fasting safely has the power to unlock tons of health benefits naturally and completely for free.
For lovers of the traditional Japanese poetic form, haiku, a brief collection of haiku about haiku, its form, its beauty, and its hidden meanings.

Haikus About Haiku

For lovers of the traditional Japanese poetic form, haiku, a brief collection of haiku about haiku, its form, its beauty, and its hidden meanings.
For lovers of haiku and sushi and Japanese culture, here are some tiny poems, the sweetest haiku dedicated to the wonderful and light, but filling, versatile, yet familiar sushi roll.

Some Haiku About Sushi

For lovers of haiku and sushi and Japanese culture, here are some tiny poems, the sweetest haiku dedicated to the wonderful and light, but filling, versatile, yet familiar sushi roll.




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