Breathe Easy

Breathing is a natural part of life. It’s necessary for survival. Breathing in oxygen helps keep your blood circulating, allows your organs to work properly, and eliminates toxins and waste. No one will argue the importance of breathing. While breathing came to us automatically at birth, it can be difficult to perform “breathing exercises.” If you don’t […]

Life is a Process, Not a Series of Goals

In a go-go world, we get caught up in the tailspin of chasing after a job promotion, marking off items on our to-do list, running errands, and doing household chores — all for a sense of completion, relaxation, and peace of mind. Too often, our satisfaction is delayed, stalled, or sometimes never comes because of […]

Shirodhara: The Ultimate Spa Treatment

When my friends told me about this massage where they drip oil on your head, I wasn’t sold until I heard their impressive revelations. One of my friends saw Jesus. Another said her wrinkles went away. One woman received a powerful premonition that saved her from an unhealthy relationship. My curiosity was piqued – Tibetan Shirodhara here I come! What […]

Good Riddance to Negativity, and Hello to Moving Forward

Years ago, I was having trouble letting go of some drama that happened in my life. My therapist at the time suggested I write down all the hurtful feelings and messages from the situation, attach the messages to a balloon, and let them fly away in the sky. She wanted me to promise that I […]

The Power of a Walk

Staring at my screen, trying to think of what to write, and I realize I’ve been sitting in the same place for too long. It’s time to go for a walk. My body wants to move, and it dawns on me: this is my next blog post! Walking – it sounds simple, right? Yet, this […]

When the Going Gets Good

We are so caught up in noticing our downfalls, that when asked to describe our experience of ease, we oftentimes get stumped. Why do we have so much trouble remembering the good times? It seems that we get fixated on what’s missing or what’s going wrong or what needs to be done that we zone […]

Yoga in Bed: 8 Poses to Unwind from the Day

Treat yourself to a few minutes of quiet time and gentle yoga at the end of the day. Yoga helps settle the mind and relax the body, and it can be done in the comfort of your own bed and pajamas. Before you get under the sheets, try these simple yet calming yoga poses to get […]

How to Make Sure You Don’t Need a Vacation From Your Vacation

Summer is right around the corner, and for many this means getting out of town. Vacations can be just what the doctor ordered — however, time spent away from home can also wreak havoc on your body and your health if you’re not careful. For healthy travels, you’ll want to make sure you pack items […]