October 2016: The Mind, Body & Spirit Issue

The Balance of Mind, Body & Spirit is the theme of this October Issue! Read about the aura photography trend, how to harness your natural rhythms, an interview with a psychic medium and articles on getting past your mind and into your full potential.

 
Previous Issue
Next Issue
 

From The October 2016 Issue

October 1, 2016
Do you ever have those days where it feels like you’re productive and in the flow, and other days where it’s all you can do to make it through the day without falling asleep?...
October 1, 2016
Oftentimes, we enjoy certain pleasures without any consideration for the people who made it possible. The workers who clear Lady Bird Lake of any branches broken off in a storm. The volunteers who pick...
October 1, 2016
I recently watched the documentary Touch the Wall that chronicled the meteoric rise of Missy Franklin to the 2012 London Olympics. At those games, she dove her way into America's hearts with five gold medals, a...
October 1, 2016
Do each exercise one at a time until each has been completed four times. Uphill Lunge with Glute Kickback [1] Start with a split lunge. [2] Back leg should almost touch the floor. [3]...
October 1, 2016
While we’re out having fun, our liver is working overtime to make sure our body recovers once we’re done acting a fool. As sweet as that is of our largest organ, what are you...
October 1, 2016
In one National Institutes of Health-funded study, individuals who prayed daily were shown to be 40 percent less likely to have high blood pressure than those who did so infrequently. The research also examined...
October 1, 2016
From kinesio-taping to more recently cupping, Olympians test the waters of new therapy designed to give them that competitive edge. So, when our most decorated swimmer, Michael Phelps, sports the hickey-mark calling card of...
October 1, 2016
Jammock $125 Jammock.com Turn your Jeep Wrangler into the ultimate hangout. This hammock buckles onto the roof of your Jeep, providing a quick, water-resistant, and comfortable way to relax or catch some rays.  Poler Napsack $136...
October 1, 2016
Change is inevitable, as the adage goes. Sometimes it’s incremental, and at other times, it’s a torrent. This season it’s somewhere between the two, though significant in its scope. Familiarity with automation and customization...
October 1, 2016
photo courtesy of getapp.com The leading provider of cloud-based business management software to the wellness services industry adds locally-owned Healcode to its list of services.  If you’ve signed up for a yoga, pilates, spin,...
October 1, 2016
When I scrambled up my first rock face on the Barton Creek Greenbelt, I was instantly hooked (literally and figuratively). Coming from a meager athletic background, I always felt awkward trying out new sports....
October 1, 2016
Alyssa Malehorn is a spiritual teacher, soul guide, psychic medium (claircognizance, clairaudience, clairvoyance) and divine transmitter of healing energies for the purpose of illuminating and demystifying the path to enlightenment. Her mission is to...
October 1, 2016
Butternut Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Sundried Tomatoes and Basil (Serves 4) What You Need  3 cups medium shells, cooked 2 small butternut squash ½  pound chicken breast, ground 1 cup chicken broth 2 tablespoon...
October 1, 2016
  Gretchen Goswitz & Devyn Bernal Carrie Moss inserts film into her camera and stabilizes it on a tripod, ready for another day of shooting Polaroid portraits. Yet working out of a yurt and...
October 1, 2016
Transformations are a dime a dozen in the health and fitness industry. When we think about these dramatic changes, images of “before and after” beach body pictures and The Biggest Loser episodes typically come...
October 1, 2016
Our bodies are genetically wired to live, to sustain life and to work toward balance. We are the ones who make the decision to work with or against our own bodies through our lifestyle...
October 1, 2016
Quantity over quality isn’t a phrase you hear often, but in the meditation realm, it’s just one of the many mantras.  Meditation is an accessible practice for nearly everyone; when all you need is...
October 1, 2016
He climbed Mount Everest in nothing more than shorts, ran a full marathon in an African desert without water, and set the world record for the longest ice bath—clocking in at nearly two hours...
October 1, 2016
When it comes to stress, there are countless solutions to relieve the tension, such as meditation, a long run, or even a glass of pinot noir. Yet nothing combats the worries and knots in...
October 1, 2016
Archer Hadley is finding a way to grow stronger with unconventional methods and the support of the Austin fitness community.  The relationship between a trainer and trainee can be many things. For some, it’s...
October 1, 2016
The Warrior Dash Climb a 9-foot wall, carry a bucket of rocks up a hill, crawl under a barbed wire fence, leap frog over logs. This could sound like your worst nightmare. But for...
October 1, 2016
Curcuma 2207 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702 www.eatcurcuma.com Although Curcuma is 100 percent plant-based, it’s not just for vegans! Whether you’re vegan, paleo, gluten-free, or are just a foodie who loves to...
October 1, 2016
As colder temperatures fall upon us, we find ourselves with a familiar craving for seasonal signature drinks. Try these three healthy versions that’ll hit the spot! Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer Ingredients  1 (13 ½...
Advertisement
View Our Menus
AFM Digital Magazine