Category: "Lifestyle" Articles

What is Chrono-Nutrition?
December 3, 2021
What is Chrono-Nutrition? Let’s start with our biological clock and circadian rhythms. Our internal biological clock has very distinct, specific nutritional needs throughout a 24-hour cycle. Our daily clock runs on circadian rhythms that...
How to Break Bad Habits
December 3, 2021
“Make each day your masterpiece.” John Wooden Helping people make healthy, consistent habits is a huge part of our mission at MANTRA Labs. As the saying goes – you are what you repeatedly do,...
5 Relationship Tips for the Holiday Season
December 3, 2021
The holidays can be a challenging time in our relationship lives. Some can feel left out or may not have close friends or family near where they live. Some will spend time with extended...
Go-to Local Spots for a Night Out in Austin
December 1, 2021
Growing up in the Austin nightlife scene gave me a deep appreciation for the kind of spots that make you feel at home. In an ever changing Austin skyline, it’s imperative you find your...
Top 10 Austin-Based Wellness Products
December 1, 2021
From encapsulated organs to dairy-free ice cream, Austin offers many different products to aid in your wellness journey. As a booming city in the packaged-goods world of consumers, it contains its own assortment of...
Holiday Party Planning 101
November 19, 2021
November is upon us, and the time to celebrate life with those that mean the most to us is here. Whether it’s hosting a friendsgiving, family Christmas or a night of New Years Eve...
Q&A With Austin’s Own Jared Padalecki and Your Walker Texas Ranger!
November 17, 2021
Jared, tell us about Walker – you had your first season last year in the middle of COVID and it was a roaring success and now you are back for a second season. It...
Meet the Protein-Packed Pastry from Elite Sweets
November 1, 2021
Whether it be glazed, jelly-filled or cakey, donuts are an iconic breakfast item. Naturally, donut shops are of no shortage here in Texas, with a local shop almost always around the corner. It’s a...
Finding Your Dopamine
November 1, 2021
Five years ago, I began suggesting to my colleagues that, within the next several years, conversations around the topic of mental wellness would begin to be as “socially acceptable” as the ones about physical...
The Story Behind Wasota Vegan Paradise
November 1, 2021
For Lawrence Eguakun, it all started with potluck dinners at the high-tech company he worked for, where he would bring West African rice, vegetables and other dishes for his co-workers to enjoy. Out of...
Put Food Shame to Bed
November 1, 2021
The fall and winter holidays mark a time of changing weather, sparkling decorations, family time and feasts. However, people struggling with self-image and a positive relationship with food may find the family gatherings a...
What I Wish I Knew Before Investing In My Personal Development Journey
October 29, 2021
If you’re reading this, you know that large self-help companies are in the business of making money. I, myself, have gone through over a thousand hours of similar personal development programs and multi-level certification...
5 Steps to Starting Your Lifestyle Transformation
October 27, 2021
Making a lifestyle transformation to reach your goals can be daunting to say the least. Committing to doing something new once can be overwhelming, let alone for LIFE. But, finding your best self is...
Find Your Motivation Style
October 20, 2021
Motivation and accountability go together like mac and cheese, like jelly and peanut butter, like cardio and strength training. However, we are all motivated differently. But to understand what motivates you, you can set...
Skateboard Like a Girl: Q&A with Brighton Zeuner
October 1, 2021
Brighton Zeuner is just like any other 17-year-old girl, minus the fact that she’s also a professional skateboarder. Some notable accolades (just to mention a few, and trust us, there’s more): She was the...
Be the Starfish Thrower
October 1, 2021
An old man observed the boy throwing starfish back into the ocean.  “What are you doing?” he asked. “I’m saving these starfish,” answered the boy without stopping. Surprised, the old man said, “But there...
Black Sheep Boxing: A Place To Call Home
October 1, 2021
Talk therapy is great for some, but for others, punching and kicking can be the best way to work through problems. This idea of punching out emotions is exactly what Jeffrey Meadows and Sky...
Reversing Irreversible Health Conditions While Training for His Next Ironman
October 1, 2021
Philip Oubre is a functional medicine doctor in the Austin area who is also an accomplished Ironman triathlete. He recently sat down for an interview with AFM contributing writer and local physical therapist, Jarod...
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