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Top 11 Pearls for a Healthy Mindset

  Having the right mindset is a powerful tool that leads to health and happiness. Here are some great pearls to help you achieve the best version of yourself by cultivating a strong and positive mindset: 1. Adopt an infinite mindset (as Simon Sinek says): Life is long. We need short term, medium term and...
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The Need for Self-Love

  One of my favorite doctors, Dr. Bernie Siegel, says: “The number 1 problem is society is the inability of people to love themselves”. This is huge. If we started by loving ourselves we would prevent many downstream issues; professional personal, and health related. Ask yourself this, “what do you give yourself permission to do”....
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The Power of Visualization

  Having a toolbox of powerful techniques to achieve our goals is so useful. These techniques are not just to navigate through life but also to thrive, to experience joy everyday and to achieve our goals. One of those techniques is Visualization, which basically means to see yourself performing a task in whatever shape of...
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Strength vs. Cardio Exercise for Disease Prevention

  It is clear that exercise provides lots of great benefits for our health: it releases endorphins, it eliminates toxins, it is good for digestion, it decreases likelihood of cardiovascular disease and type II diabetes, it helps you fight stress and it keeps your appetite hormones under balance…amongst many other things! However, what type of...
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The Fear Fallacy

  Have you ever been paralyzed by fear? Maybe before a presentation, a tough personal decision, a job interview, etc. When we have fear we are drawing a reality in our mind that, in many cases, is not real. Unless we are in front of a lion, chances are we are exaggerating the peril in...
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Stress is making us sick

  The three major causes of chronic disease are: toxins, poor nutrition and stress. The impact of stress on our health is understated. It is tremendous how much stress can affect our health and make us sick. We have two Nervous Systems modes: the Sympathetic and the Parasympathetic one. They are both necessary and they...
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Autoimmune conditions…an epidemic.

  Inflammation is necessary in our body to fight infection but our body should be able to turn on and off that inflammation as necessary. Inflammation becomes harmful if chronic and/or systemic. Inflammation is
 evidence of the body’s loss of tolerance. Good or bad? Well, it depends, cells secrete chemicals (e.g. cytokines such as interleukins)...
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Interview for a Podcast- Virginia Rodríguez Perlado

  Happy New Year!! I had the privilege to be interviewed by my friend and Fitness & Nutrition Coach, Amanda Thebe, for her Podcast last month. We talked about some key health topics from visualization techniques to brain health and mindful eating during the holidays. We also touched upon Mindfulness and being fully present, a topic...
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May I Help You (or a Loved One) Achieve Your Health Goals in the New Year?

  Would you like to learn the latest news on Nutrition & Lifestyle Management? Understand how your body and mind work in order to feel the best you have ever been? Achieve awesome results and maintain them for the long term? I am here to help you!! Just email me at virginia@colorahealthcoaching.com to schedule your...
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Increase Your Relaxation Response

  Do you know what the three main reasons for disease are? Toxins, bad food and stress. We could include most of the major health ailments into these three categories. Today I would like to add some light to the stress category. The overall idea is that we are running around with too much stress...
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