While there is no actual “cure” for the common cold, there are definitely ways to make the sickness more bearable! For your next bout of sniffles, try these natural (and affordable) home remedies.
Between shoveling the driveway and shivering in the cold, winter can be a real bummer. But if we look to colder countries as examples, we might learn how to make winter a season of warmth and happiness.
A few helpful reminders to relax, restore and revive yourself this season.
Here are several thoughts from yogis, teachers, and students on the power of yoga to shift the pathways of our entire being.
You may have heard the saying when you enter a yoga class, you should leave your ego at the door. It may sound like a cliche, but there is a lot of truth to the idea behind it. There are numerous obstacles to progress in yoga that ego plays a role in maintaining. Let’s take a look at how the ego interacts with yoga.
The senses play an important part of our yoga practice. Beyond the five senses that everyone knows, there are two more senses, lesser known, that play an important role in yoga. These are proprioception and interoception.
Mental Health encompasses many different aspects of our lives, from our relationships to our sense of self-worth. Here are ten different ways to improve your emotional wellbeing and just plain ol’ feel better, no matter what your mental state looks like.
Shorter days means longer nights, but that doesn’t mean you have to enjoy less of the outdoors. Check out the following ideas for exploring nature long after the sun goes down.
You may have heard of smudging with sage, but have you heard of Palo Santo? Once prized by the Incans and used for special ceremonies, this scented wood can be used for all sorts of spiritual purposes. Learn more about this fascinating plant!
Most of us are used to sipping coffee to fight through our afternoon slump. But there are plenty of natural ways to help you be more alert during the day. Learn some regular healthy habits for boosting energy.
To help you wind down at night, we’ve compiled a few tried and true tips.
Your bedroom is the first place you see in the morning and the last place you see before you go to bed. It ought to be a space that brings you comfort, joy, and relaxation! Making a few easy adjustments to the bedroom can help you feel your best.
So often we’re told that in order to be healthy, we have to cut bad foods. But we might be better off by simply adding healthy ones. Here are 6 small ways to add nutritional foods to your regular diet.
When it comes to springtime wellness advice, you could do worse than to check in with the resident health experts at Harvard University. Here are some reasons why getting outdoors this spring season can be great for physical and mental health, according to the writers of the Harvard Health Letter:
Are you lacking a green thumb? Never fear! We’ve highlighted five easy-to-care-for plants that will tempt you to check out your local nursery.
While the quest for healthy skin sends many of us scouring the drugstore aisles, you might benefit from just checking the fridge!
Grounding techniques are coping mechanisms that help bring us back into the present moment when we feel anxious or overwhelmed by negative emotions. Here are a few common grounding techniques.
The mention of yoga brings to mind a set of physical exercises with a flavor of India. However, yoga can be much more than a regular workout routine. Yoga may also involve mental and spiritual disciplines to encourage an overall sense of wellbeing.
Strength is not always visible- sometimes we need to push ourselves to find out what we are truly capable of becoming. Here are 5 ways to discover the strength that exists within…
Muscle testing, also called applied kinesthiology, is a technique that lets you tap into the internal wisdom of your body. By incorporating this technique into your daily decision-making, you'll constantly make healthy choices for your body and mind.
Before an emotional storm hits, think of some “supplies” that you might want to keep on hand. We’ve come up with a few suggestions!
Most people have heard the importance of getting a solid eight hours of rest at night. But they are often shocked to learn that it can impact nearly every aspect of their lives, including their memory, their rate of inflammation, and even their creativity.
Sleeping is essential to health and happiness, yet many of us don’t get the nightly rest we truly need. While everyone’s individual sleep needs vary, here are some universally sound reasons for getting ZZZs regularly.
Long before Starbucks sold “Zen” tea, green teas were used for healing and meditative purposes, to restore balance and stillness in life. Today, each cup we drink unites us with greater Zen traditions that go far beyond modern conventions.
Wellness isn’t just one exercise, nutrition plan or good night’s sleep. Wellness is a philosophy brought to life every time you do something good for yourself or others. Read below to discover a week’s worth of wellness approaches to build your mind, body and spirit in health. Try one each day!
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Art can be a great pathway for the creative part of the mind. Expression helps the self emerge fully, drawing outwards what is beautiful inside of us. And even if we don’t necessarily draw or paint, the following thoughts about art and life can inspire us to live in a way that flows freely with color and passion.
Fueling the mind means providing adequate nutrients as well as abundant amounts of stimulation. Providing the brain with the things it requires will help it function at its best, allowing you to think more clearly, focus on the task at hand and solve problems as they arise.
Yoga affects our body, mind, breath and spirit and each of these affects how we practice yoga. Studying asanas thoroughly brings unity to yoga.
Consciously or not, we each have many tricks for not staying present in the moment. Even at times when we try to be present, such as during yoga class, the mind creates or looks for distractions.