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Meditate

A 4-Minute Guided Meditation For When You Don’t Know What To Do


When we pause, we don't know what will happen next.  But by disrupting our habitual behaviors, we open to the...

3 minute read
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Breathe

Breathe Your Way To Deep Sleep Tonight (+ A Guided Meditation)


Everything you do, you'll do better with a good night's sleep. - Arianna Huffington, author of "Sleep Revolution" Thanks to...

5 minute read
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Breathe

The Dangers Of Deep Breathing (When Done Incorrectly)

Just as we have an optimal quantity of water and food to consume each day, we also have an optimal...

6 minute read
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Breathe

How to Boost Immunity By Practicing Yoga

As you begin to heal the inner you, you alter your immune system.  - Dr. Wayne Dyer, author & philosopher...

6 minute read
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Breathe

10 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Pranayama (Yoga Breathing)

Yoga teachings state that if the mind is moving so are the heart and respiration.  When we are angry, our...

4 minute read
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Breathe

Everything You Need To Know About Pranayama (Yoga Breathing)

For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on Earth.  - Sanskrit Proverb Breathing is...

7 minute read
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Meditate

How To Calm Down An Overactive Sympathetic Nervous System (Stress Response) 

To be calm is the highest achievement of the self. - Unknown Stress is unavoidable and can, under the right...

5 minute read
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Breathe

Breathing Exercises for Weight Loss – How to Lose Weight By Breathing

  Can deep breathing help you lose weight? We all want to look and feel our best no matter where...

4 minute read
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Breathe

How to Eat Less With Pranayama for Weight Loss

The way you eat in inseparable from your core beliefs about being alive.  Your relationship with food is an exact...

5 minute read
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Health

The Elixir of Life: Look Hot, Boost Immunity, Flatten Your Belly, & Strengthen Your Heart With Just 5 Simple Ingredients

When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room...

6 minute read
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Meditate

This Is How Buddha Taught Breathing Meditation

Breathing in, I calm my body and mind.  Breathing out, I smile.  Dwelling in the present moment, I know this...

4 minute read
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Yogic Path

History of Yoga – Exploring Its Origins and the 6 Major Periods That Define It

Your body exists in the past and your mind exists in the future. In yoga, they come together in the...

10 minute read
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Breathe

Improve Concentration & Focus With These 3 Effective Breathing Exercises

True concentration is an unbroken thread of awareness.  – B.K.S. Iyengar, author of "Light on Life"  It doesn't matter if...

5 minute read
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Yogic Path

What is a Mantra & How to Use it for Intuitive & Creative Power

What does it mean to master a mantra?  When you have repeated it so much, so often, and so well...

5 minute read
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Breathe

How To Increase Inner Calm With Ocean Breathing

Calm is retained by the controlled exhalation or retention of the breath. - Sutra 1.34, Book 1, Yoga Sutras of...

6 minute read
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Breathe

A Step-By-Step Guide To Diaphragmatic Breathing (Belly Breathing)

The simplest and most powerful technique for protecting your health is absolutely free - and literally right under your nose....

11 minute read
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Breathe

Feeling tired? Try These 2 Breathing Exercises For Energy

Practicing a regular, mindful breathing exercise can be calming and energizing and can even help with stress-related health problems ranging...

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Essential Oils

These Are The Best Essential Oils For Hair Growth

  We lose approximately 50-100 hair strands each day.  If you’re experiencing more hair loss than that, then essential oils...

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Yogic Path

The 8 Limbs of Yoga Simplified

Yoga is seeing life the way it is. - The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali   I first began the practice of...

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Meditate

Feeling Impulsive Or Overly Emotional? Here Are 3 Proven Ways To Calm Down An Overactive Amygdala

We are not thinking machines that feel; rather, we are feeling machines that think. - Antonio Damasio, neuroscientist If you...

4 minute read
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Breathe

Pranayama for Anxiety: The Ancient Drug-Free Solution

Calm is retained by the controlled exhalation or retention of the breath. - Sutra 1.34, Book 1, The Yoga Sutras...

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Breathe

How To Increase Prana Energy Via Breathwork

Prana is an auto−energizing force. The in breath fans and fuses the two opposing elements of nature − fire and...

5 minute read
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Breathe

How To Increase Vital Energy With Alternate Nostril Breathing

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body.  The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the...

4 minute read
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Meditate

What Chanting & A Mantra Meditation Practice Can Do To Your Brain – According To fMRI Scans

"Chanting is a way of getting in touch with yourself. It's an opening of the heart and letting go of...

8 minute read
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Essential Oils

The 10 Best Essential Oils To Support Your Immune System

  The 10 Best Essential Oils For Immunity 1 - Eucalyptus essential oil (Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus radiata) Boosts immunity by...

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Yogic Path

Coronavirus Uncertainty: Keep Calm & Boost Immunity With These 5 Yoga Practices

"One minute of anger weakens the immune system for 4-5 hours, while one minute of laughter boosts it for over...

7 minute read
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Health

The Role of Emotions In The Body According To Traditional Chinese Medicine

  According to traditional western medicine, the body is separate from the mind and emotional stress has no impact over...

7 minute read
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Yogic Path

Using The 4 Pillars of Yoga to Bring More Calm & Meaning Into Your Life

Yoga allows you to find an inner peace that is not ruffled and riled by the endless stresses of life....

5 minute read
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Breathe

Stressed the Eff Out? Use Box Breathing As the Ultimate Chill Pill

Before you can take control of your mind, you must first calm it down. The fastest way to calm your...

4 minute read
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Health

How To Increase Inner Calm And Digestive Intelligence By Activating Your Lower Dantian

  According to ancient Taoist practices and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the human body possesses three energy centers for transformation...

4 minute read
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Breathe

Breathe Your Way To Deep Sleep Tonight (+ A Guided Meditation)

Everything you do, you'll do better with a good night's sleep. - Arianna Huffington, author of "Sleep Revolution" Thanks to...

5 minute read
1817 Views
Breathe

Try These 2 Simple Breathing Exercises for Panic Attacks

I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am....

5 minute read
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Health

Breakfast of Champions: Balance Your Mood, Power Up Your Brain, Burn More Fat, & Boost Your Immunity

I simply cannot overstate the importance of your food choices when it comes to your mental health. In a very...

13 minute read
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Yogic Path

How To Use The Adi Mantra For More Self-Knowledge, Clarity, & Insight

What is a mantra? Mantra is two words: Man and tra. Man means mind. Tra means the heat of life....

4 minute read
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Yogic Path

How to Practice Svadhyaya (the Yoga of Self-Study & Self-Reflection)

Yoga is the journey of the Self, through the Self, to the Self. - The Bhagavad Gita Thanks to the popularization...

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Meditate

How To Control Your Emotions & Reactions With Meditation

“The reason emotions are so difficult to manage and become conscious of is because when we’re in a strong emotional...

5 minute read
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Yogic Path

4 Ways Yoga Helps To Activate Your Body’s Ultimate Chillax Mechanism (Parasympathetic Nervous System)

Maybe the most important teaching is to lighten up and relax. - Pema Chodron, Buddhist Monk & Author Ancient Yogis...

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Essential Oils

The 4 Best Essential Oils For Burns & Skin Healing

  Overview  Burn wounds are most commonly caused by an open flame but can occur for other reasons:  Cold burns...

4 minute read
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Meditate

Facing Adversity: How to Apply The Hero’s Journey To Your Own Life

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for...

8 minute read
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Meditate

The Three Brains: How to Awaken Your 3 Intelligence Centers 

There is in the body, a current of energy, affection, and intelligence, which guides, maintains, and energizes the body. Discover...

6 minute read
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Breathe

Can Pranayama (Yoga Breathing) Help You Live Longer?

  It's no secret that unmanaged chronic stress and anxiety, constant lack of sleep, malnutrition, and burnout can shave years...

4 minute read
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Meditate

Get More Mental Clarity, Emotional Stability, & Well-being By Activating Heart Coherence

Positive thoughts and feelings add energy to our system.  An optimistic perspective, a feeling of appreciation, or a gesture of...

6 minute read
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Breathe

The Yoga Sutras: Transform Panic Into Inner Calm With Pranayama

By regulating the prana, we regulate our minds, because the two always go together.  If one is controlled, the other...

5 minute read
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Health

How To Manage Anxiety By Understanding Your Autonomic Nervous System

Your body reacts to nearly everything happening around you through your emotions, observations, thoughts, and activity. Your brain guides the...

6 minute read
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Breathe

Studies Reveal That Yoga Breathing Exercises (Pranayama) Have An Anti-Inflammatory Effect

Improper breathing is a common cause of ill health.  If I had to limit my advice on healthier living to...

5 minute read
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Essential Oils

Should You Use Essential Oils For Hemorrhoids? 

  Overview  Hemorrhoids (also known as piles) are swollen veins in the lower rectum and anus that resemble varicose veins. ...

4 minute read
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Health

Yoga For Colds: 9 Immune-Boosting Poses & 5 Surprising Science-Backed Hacks

  It’s no fun to come down with a common cold or bug, but it happens to the best of us. The achy...

4 minute read
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Meditate

Feeling Stuck In Life? Start Flowing With This Guided Meditation

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by...

5 minute read
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Essential Oils

These Are The Best Essential Oils For Cold Sore Relief

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils for Cold Sores Cold sores, aka fever blisters, are painful, annoying, and...

6 minute read
769 Views
Meditate

8 Ways To Improve Your Emotional Intelligence & Self-Awareness

It is very important to understand that emotional intelligence is not the opposite of intelligence, it is not the triumph...

5 minute read
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Meditate

The Power Of ‘Thank You’: The Surprising Effects Of Gratitude On The Brain

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you”?   - William A....

4 minute read
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Meditate

Intuition vs. Fear: How To Tell The Difference & An Intuitive Decision-Making Checklist

  Think of a time you felt a strong intuitive tug and followed it… What was the outcome? And when...

12 minute read
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Breathe

A Simple Breathwork Practice For Developing Your Intuition

I feel there are two people inside me - me and my intuition. If I go against her, she'll screw...

4 minute read
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Breathe

Sukha Pranayama (“Easy Breath”) Can Have Immediate Positive Effects on High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), Study Finds

It is health that is the real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. - Mahatma Gandhi According to...

6 minute read
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Meditate

Get Out of A Bad Mood Quickly With This Simple 4-Step Process

Whenever you feel sad, mad, nervous, or out of control, write down the thought that underlies your unhappiness and ask...

6 minute read
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Yogic Path

Yoga Dictionary

  It' s helpful to know the different terms and words used in the Yoga world, especially their Sanskrit translation....

5 minute read
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Yogic Path

What Yogis Eat: These Are The Best Foods To Consume For Increased Energy (Prana)

“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of...

3 minute read
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Yogic Path

How to Handle Pain, Challenges, & Discomfort Like a Boss with Kriya Yoga

Yoga practice is like an obstacle race; many obstructions are purposely put on the way for us to pass through....

7 minute read
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Yogic Path

How To Dance With The Yin-Yang of Life For More Happiness & Fulfillment

If we never experience the chill of a dark winter, it is very unlikely that we will ever cherish the...

6 minute read
620 Views
Meditate

A 4-Minute Guided Meditation For When You Don’t Know What To Do

When we pause, we don't know what will happen next.  But by disrupting our habitual behaviors, we open to the...

3 minute read
574 Views
Health

Your Heart Has Its Own Brain (Heartbrain) – Learn How To Activate Heart Intelligence

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge - Thomas Carlyle There in the center of your chest, you...

6 minute read
546 Views
Breathe

Combat Stress & Anxiety With Daily Breath Awareness

Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes...

6 minute read
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Yogic Path

Yoga When You’re Sick: How Your Perceptions Determine Wellness or Illness

The meaning of yoga is connection of mind, body, and spirit.  If you have a bad telecommunication system, your body...

6 minute read
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Essential Oils

The 7 Best Essential Oils For Headache Relief & Migraine Pain 

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils & Aromatherapy for Headache Pain Throbbing. Pressure. Pain.  When those familiar sensations...

7 minute read
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Breathe

This Is How Your Breath Impacts Your Nervous System (And Emotions)

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. - Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist...

5 minute read
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Essential Oils

The Top 4 Essential Oils For A Sinus Infection & Congestion

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils for Sinus Infections & Congestion  Sinus issues can be caused by the...

5 minute read
493 Views
Meditate

How to Enter the Flow State For More Creativity, Focus, & Productivity

To overcome the anxieties and depressions of contemporary life, individuals must become independent of the social environment to the degree...

7 minute read
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Yogic Path

Cultivate Self-Compassion & Deepen Your Yoga Practice With Ahimsa

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our...

3 minute read
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Meditate

How to Hack Your Productivity with The Pomodoro Technique

All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a...

7 minute read
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Health

The Gut-Brain Connection: The Little Known Link Between Gut Health & Mental Health

The notion that the state of our gut governs our state of mind dates back more than 100 years. Many...

10 minute read
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Essential Oils

The Best Essential Oils For Warts: Tea Tree, Frankincense & More

  Overview  A common wart is a typically benign growth on the skin.  It’s caused by various strains of the...

3 minute read
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Breathe

How To Hit The Reset Button With The Balancing Breath Technique

  The best thing to do during uncomfortable, stressful, or challenging moments is to turn to the breath. Seriously -...

2 minute read
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Yogic Path

The Koshas of Yoga: Using the 5 Layers of Being To Navigate Life

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. - Albert Einstein At one...

9 minute read
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Meditate

These Two Simple Questions Will Help You Feel More Awake, Energized, & Strong

Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into. - Wayne Dyer, Philosopher & Author Don't you...

5 minute read
333 Views
Meditate

Can’t Meditate? Try This Quick 5-Minute Breathwork Session Instead

Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet.  It is a way of entering into the quiet that...

4 minute read
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Yogic Path

These 7 Yogic Principles Helped Me Heal Body & Mind After My Miscarriage

  “There’s no heartbeat anymore,” said my OB-GYN at my 8.5-week ultrasound.  I was stunned and yet somehow, I felt...

6 minute read
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Yogic Path

How to Practice Yoga With Food & Nutrition

“Food reveals our connection with the Earth.  Each bite contains the life of the sun and the earth…  We can...

8 minute read
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Essential Oils

How To Use Essential Oils for Constipation Relief

  Overview  Constipation happens thanks to slower than normal movement of food and wastes in the digestive tract.  Signs of...

5 minute read
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Health

What’s HRV (Heart Rate Variability)? Why It’s Important For Your Physical & Mental Health

Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts are pumping blood, we are a rhythm machine, that’s what we are. ...

6 minute read
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Essential Oils

These Are The 10 Most Potent Essential Oils For Pain Relief

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils For Pain Management Whether you suffer from acute pain or chronic pain,...

5 minute read
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Essential Oils

The 10 Best Essential Oils For Anxiety & Stress Relief

The 10 Best Essential Oils for Anxiety & Stress Relief:  1 - Lavender oil (Lavandula angustifolia)  This is perhaps one...

4 minute read
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Meditate

How Emotions Affect Digestive Health & Why Mindful Eating Can Help Improve Gut Issues

“Don’t chew your worries, your fear, or your anger.  If you chew your planning and your anxiety, it’s difficult to...

4 minute read
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Health

This Is What Brain Imaging Reveals About Anxiety & Depression

Emotions drive brain activity into coherence or chaos.  - Dr. Rollin McCraty, Director of Research, the Institute of Heartmath The...

7 minute read
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Yogic Path

Body Intelligence & Body Wisdom: 4 Yoga Practices For Deeper Self-Attunement 

Everything you’ll ever need to know is within you; the secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of...

4 minute read
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Essential Oils

Can Essential Oils Really Provide Allergy Relief? 

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils for Allergy Support Millions of us suffer from allergic reactions at one...

9 minute read
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Essential Oils

How To Use Essential Oils As A Natural Flea Remedy (3 DIY Recipes)

  A common problem for pet owners and especially dog owners is fleas. No one likes to see flea bite...

3 minute read
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Meditate

The 4 Layers of Coherence: How to Increase Flow in Life & Relationships

“When we’re engaged with our hearts, the mind slows down and our thoughts become more rational and focused”  - Doc...

6 minute read
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Meditate

Breakdown to Breakthrough: 5 Self-Care Tips For Managing Your Next Sh*tstorm

To the woman reading this with a restless soul and an aching heart I want you to know that sometimes...

6 minute read
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Yogic Path

Stop Feeling Hungry (Hangry) & Guilty With These 12 Yogic Eating & Mindfulness Tips

"If you pay attention to when you are hungry, what your body wants, what you are eating, and when you've...

6 minute read
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Meditate

How Metacognition Can Help You Become More Self-Aware 

The day you decide that you are more interested in being aware of your thoughts than you are in the...

4 minute read
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Home Spa

7 Ways To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Calming Spa Retreat

  Did you know that your immediate environment and surroundings can greatly impact your mood, state of mind, and even...

3 minute read
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Yogic Path

The Trimurti: The Yogic Principle That Teaches Us How To Transform Attachment & Fear of Loss

All conditioned things are impermanent. When one sees this with wisdom, one turns away from suffering. - Buddha You may...

7 minute read
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Yogic Path

Inspiration vs Motivation, Life Goals, & Yoga Practice

The only limits you have are the limits you believe. - Wayne Dyer, author You have deep desires, goals, and a driving force to...

7 minute read
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Health

What is Coherence? Here’s How To Become More Magnetic

When we create psychophysical coherence within ourselves (commonly shortened to simply “coherence”), we become more sensitive to the information from...

4 minute read
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Essential Oils

Can’t Sleep? Here’s How To Get A Good Night’s Rest With These 3 Essential Oil Blends

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils & Aromatherapy As Sleep Aids "There's practically no element of our lives...

9 minute read
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Breathe

Conscious Breathing: Practicing Yoga Anytime & Anywhere, Without A Mat

  The average person breathes about 23,000 times per day. Breathing is the one continuous activity we do non-stop, all...

3 minute read
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Yogic Path

Embodying Your Full Potential By Connecting To Your Entelechy

Everything that is possible demands to exist. - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, 17th-century philosopher Have you ever gotten the sense that...

5 minute read
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Meditate

How to Boost Your Thinking & Make Better Decisions By Increasing Personal Coherence

  What if I told you that your predominant emotional state and the way you breathe are deeply impacting your...

5 minute read
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Essential Oils

Use These Essential Oils For Muscle Pain & Body Aches

  Whether you’re an active yogi, runner, or just plain dealing with muscle soreness, chronic back pain, or any sort...

2 minute read
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Yogic Path

How To Suffer Consciously & Live A Meaningful Life

“The moment you see meaning in your suffering you can mold it into an achievement…  Mold your predicament into an...

5 minute read
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Health

An Overview of Your Nervous System: The Body’s Master Controller

The great thing, then, in all education, is to make our nervous system our ally instead of our enemy. -...

5 minute read
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Health

Stress Management & The Immune System: Boost Immunity With These 5 Things 

If you don't think your anxiety, depression, sadness, and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions...

4 minute read
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Health

The Microbiome-Gut-Brain Axis: How Digestive Issues Affect Mind & Emotions 

If there's one thing to know about the human body; it's this: the human body has a ringmaster.  This ringmaster...

8 minute read
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Health

What Part of Brain Controls Emotions? And How Does Chronic Stress Affect the Brain?

Our feelings are not there to be cast out or conquered. They're there to be engaged and expressed with imagination...

4 minute read
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Meditate

The Mindful Minute: 60 Seconds to More Well-being & Presence

If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath. - Amit Ray,...

3 minute read
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Health

Causes of Gut Dysbiosis: 19 Signs That Your Gut Health Is Compromised 

  Did you know that the insides of your intestines house an entire universe of microscopic gut bacteria and other single-celled organisms?...

6 minute read
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Breathe

20 Quotes that Will Make You Want to Breathe More Deeply and Intentionally

  Our breath can be our ally or our foe.  If we don’t control our breath, the breath will control...

4 minute read
133 Views
Essential Oils

Can Essential Oils Really Help Manage Diabetes?

  What Is Diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a group of conditions associated with abnormally high blood sugar levels.  It is...

5 minute read
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Yogic Path

How To Practice Yoga By Drinking Water (Hydrate With Saucha)

"The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in."  - BKS Iyengar, yoga...

3 minute read
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Meditate

This Weird Life Hack Can Change Your Life & Productivity

Nature does not hurry and yet everything is accomplished.  - attributed to Lao Tzu We’re all about finding useful tips...

9 minute read
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Health

Understanding The HPA Axis & Your Stress Response

It's not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.  - Hans Selye, Endocrinologist & founder of stress...

5 minute read
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Health

The Chemical Messengers That Impact Your Mental Health

Every thought, action, and emotion involves communications between brain cells that are triggered by special chemicals called neurotransmitters.  It is...

4 minute read
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Health

Understanding Gut Inflammation & The Importance of An Anti-Inflammatory Diet

"All diseases begin in the gut."  - Hippocrates My first real encounter with chronic inflammation was at the onset of my autoimmune...

5 minute read
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Yogic Path

4 Ways In Which Yoga Helps to Counter the Effects of Anxiety

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. - Ralph Waldo Emerson Anxiety Disorders: An Overview & Risk Factors If you struggle...

6 minute read
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Essential Oils

Sore Throat? No problem. Use Essential Oils To Soothe It Away.

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils for Sore Throat Relief If you value natural remedies for treating things...

6 minute read
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Essential Oils

The Best Essential Oils For Coughs – Do They Work?

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils for Coughs Stuffed, runny noses, achy bodies, and congestion.  Common cold symptoms...

8 minute read
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Meditate

Holiday Stress: How To Manage The Uncomfortable With Grace & Ease

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths. - Etty...

4 minute read
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Health

The 7 Areas of Health & Overcoming Chronic Health Challenges

  Guest Post by: Dave Hompes, Functional Medicine Practitioner Go here for more. “Symptoms are like warning lights on a dashboard,...

4 minute read
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Yogic Path

These 5 Yoga Practices Will Help You Heal & Create More Physical & Emotional Health 

Incurable means curable from within.  - Dr. John Demartini, Researcher, Author, & Educator I have always “known” that there is...

8 minute read
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Essential Oils

What Determines The Cost & Price of An Essential Oil?

  Essential oils (EOs) are Mother Nature’s most concentrated form of plant medicine.  They have been used by various cultures...

6 minute read
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Health

5 Natural Ways To Improve Hormonal Imbalances & Mental Health 

Our entire personality, our energy level, and how we cope is hormonal. - Sandra Tsing Loh Balanced hormone levels are crucial for mental,...

2 minute read
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Meditate

Practice Mindfulness In Daily Life To Re-wire Your Brain & Boost Your Mood

We sow the seeds of our future hells or happiness by the way we open or close our minds right...

5 minute read
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Yogic Path

Yoga, Body Image, & Body Shaming: 3 Facts to Consider

I always thought I was too big or my boobs were too big, for yoga. While my boobs DO go...

8 minute read
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Health

What Is Leaky Gut? Here’s How It Can Create Serious Health Problems 

Quite literally, your gut is the epicenter of your mental and physical health.  If you want better immunity, efficient digestion,...

4 minute read
94 Views
Meditate

The Functions of Emotions & Emotional Well-being

"Growth is transcending yourself, your habitual self, which is none other than the ego."  - Lester Levenson Emotional experiences play...

6 minute read
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Meditate

Mindful Eating: How To Use Food As A Meditational Tool To Overcome Emotional Eating

“Mindful eating replaces self-criticism with self-nurturing.  It replaces shame with respect for your own inner wisdom.”  - Roshi Dr. Jan...

7 minute read
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Meditate

Cultivating Stress Resilience: How To Face Adversity & Come Out Winning

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. - Kahlil Gibran Life...

6 minute read
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Essential Oils

Can You Use Essential Oils For Eczema Symptoms?

  Essential Oils As Natural Remedies For Eczema?  Eczema refers to a group of inflammatory skin conditions that affect approximately...

5 minute read
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Health

How to Hack Your Physiology to Manage An Anxiety Disorder

Your physiology reveals your psychology. - Dr. John Demartini, Researcher, Teacher, & Author Anxiety disorders (and mood disorders in general) are on the...

3 minute read
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Health

Psychosomatic Illnesses: How Mind & Emotions Impact Body

Your mind, emotions, and body are instruments and the way you align and attune them determines how well you play...

4 minute read
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Health

The Meaning of Disease & Finding the Hidden Blessing 

Disease is not necessarily to be avoided, blocked, or suppressed. Rather, it should be understood to be a process of...

9 minute read
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Essential Oils

The 5 Best Essential Oils For Acne & 3 DIY Pimple Rescue Remedies

Why You Should Consider Essential Oils If You Have Acne-Prone Skin Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant extracts that...

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Health

5 Steps To Help Your Body Be More Efficient

“Nature is a totally efficient, self-regenerating system.  If we discover the laws that govern this system and live synergistically within...

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Essential Oils

The 11 Best Essential Oils For Tennis Elbow Pain

  Essential oils (EOs) are concentrated plant extracts that offer multiple physical healing benefits. They are extracted from different plant...

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Essential Oils

These Are The Best Essential Oils For Aromatherapy Massage

Essential oils (EOs) are very concentrated plant materials that contain many different active compounds that are known to offer many...

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Health

How To Apply The Universal Principles of Dynamic Equilibrium & Even-Exchange To Your Health & Life

"Chance throws peculiar conditions in everyone's way.  If we apply intelligence, patience, and special vision, we are rewarded with new...

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Meditate

A Guided Mindfulness Meditation To Increase Well-being & Inner Calm

In Buddhism, mindfulness is the key.  Mindfulness is the energy that sheds light on all things and all activities, producing the...

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Home Spa

This DIY Anti-Aging Charcoal Face Mask Is The Ultimate Home Spa Hack

  “Glow is the essence of beauty.”  - Estee Lauder  In ancient Eastern medical practices such as Ayurveda and Traditional...

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Health

Gut Health & Mental Health: How Gut Bacteria Create Anxiety

  Is your anxiety impacting your gut health or is your gut health impacting your anxiety?  Both may be true. ...

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Health

You Are What You Eat & How That Impacts Gut Health, Mental Health, & Mood

"Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are."  - Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French epicure, and...

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Essential Oils

Use These Essential Oils To Soothe Arthritis Symptoms

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils To Relieve The Signs & Symptoms Of Arthritis  Arthritis refers to an...

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Yogic Path

Detox Yoga: 3 Little-Known Practices To Cleanse & Purify Your Body

“Your body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.” - BKS Iyengar, yoga...

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Health

10 Ways In Which The Bugs In Your Gut Impact Physical & Mental Health

  The human gut is like a universe, but instead of hosting trillions of stars and planets it hosts over 100 trillion...

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Home Spa

How To Practice Self-Care With Abhyanga – An Ayurvedic Anti-Aging Ritual

  “Self-care is so important.  When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from...

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Health

What Is The Function of Pain In Your Life? 

Pain is a warning system, an internal guidance system...  Our instinctive being constantly emanates from and seeks a state of...

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Health

How the Bugs In Your Gut Impact Your Mental  Health

  Deep within the dark, almost oxygen-free recesses of the human gut lies an entire universe… of over 100 trillion gut microbiota. These little...

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Essential Oils

Using Essential Oils To Manage Shingles Symptoms

  Overview According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), approximately 1 in 3 people will develop shingles in their...

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Meditate

How To Rise Above Anxiety By Becoming Familiar With It

Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.       ...

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Essential Oils

These Are The 8 Best Essential Oils For Inflammation

  Overview  Inflammation is becoming a buzz word these days so let’s make sure we understand it.  The body’s inflammatory...

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Essential Oils

Caught A Cold? These Essential Oils May Help You Feel Better

Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils for Cold Symptom Relief Due to their multiple medicinal properties, high-quality, organic essential...

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Meditate

This 5 Senses Mindfulness Exercise Can Help You Increase Inner Calm In Minutes

  The yogic path teaches us to cultivate our higher mind and self-regulating capacity in the midst of stress and...

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Essential Oils

The Best Essential Oils For Thyroid Support (Plus A 5-Minute Yoga Healing Practice) 

  Overview The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped, hormone-producing gland that rests at the lower front of the neck.  It...

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Essential Oils

Science Says These Are The Best Essential Oils For A Good Night’s Sleep & Anxiety Relief

  Unmanaged stress can make it difficult to fall and stay asleep.  Anxiety symptoms like a rapid heart rate and...

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Essential Oils

How To Use Essential Oils For Mental Health & Depression

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils for Mental Health  Depression doesn’t discriminate - it can impact your quality...

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Essential Oils

The 4 Best Essential Oil Diffusers On Amazon Right Now

  The 4 Best Diffusers on Amazon:    What are essential oils?  Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant compounds...

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Essential Oils

Use These Anti-Aging Essential Oils Every Day To Turn Back The Clock

  Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant extracts that offer multiple medicinal and wellness benefits.  EOs and plant therapeutics...

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Essential Oils

These Are The Best Essential Oils For Increased Energy & Focus 

  Essential Oils As A Natural Boost For Mental & Physical Well-Being Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant extracts...

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Essential Oils

Can Essential Oils Help With ADD & ADHD Symptoms?

  Overview  Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are mental health and neurological conditions that make...

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Yogic Path

3 Reasons Why You Should Practice Yoga Outdoors

  Practicing yoga outdoors offers a different and multi-faceted experience that you can’t find inside the four walls of a...

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Essential Oils

The 8 Best Essential Oils For Bug Bites & 3 DIY Healing Blends

  Bug bites and mosquito bites are not ever fun.  Especially if we have an allergic reaction to them or...

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Essential Oils

Can Essential Oils Work For Psoriasis?

  Overview  Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes skin cells to multiply much faster than usual, creating skin irritation,...

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Essential Oils

How To Cook (Safely) With Food Grade Essential Oils

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils for Cooking & Baking Due to the many mental, emotional, and physical...

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Essential Oils

How To Get Rid Of Ants Naturally With Essential Oils 

  Overview  Ants are possibly the most common insect problem at home.  Ants are tenacious and quick to figure out...

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Home Spa

Spa Smoothie Recipe: Nourish Yourself With This Morning Ritual

  “We use food as a doorway to understanding the rest of our lives.” -  Geneen Roth, author of “Women,...

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Essential Oils

These 3 Warming Essential Oils Can Help Your Transition To Colder Weather

  As the seasons change and Mother Earth transitions from one period to another many of us feel it in...

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Essential Oils

These Essential Oils Can Soothe Bronchitis Symptoms 

  Overview  Bronchitis is the inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes (airways).  Acute bronchitis, also known as a...

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Yogic Path

5 Mental, Emotional, & Physical Health Benefits Of Combining Yoga & Hiking

  Hiking and yoga are two complementary activities that can help you boost your mood, lower stress levels, and improve...

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Essential Oils

Essential Oils For Sunburn: Try This DIY Soothing Skin Rx Spray

  Who doesn’t love a good tan or sun-kissed skin, especially during summertime?  While getting your fair share of Vitamin...

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Health

Gut Dysbiosis: Signs Your Digestive System Is In Trouble & How It Impacts Overall Health

All diseases begin in the gut. - Hippocrates You have one of your most overlooked prized possessions in the middle...

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Essential Oils

Essential Oils For Foot Pain: Aches, Sore Feet, & Plantar Fasciitis

  There are many different causes and sources of foot pain:  Sprains Arthritis & joint pain  Bunions Plantar Fasciitis Blisters,...

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Essential Oils

6 Essential Oils That Support Weight Loss (Plus A Science-Backed DIY Craving Control Blend)

  Overview  Many of us struggle to maintain a healthy body weight.  Whether it’s because we’re dealing with a sluggish...

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Yogic Path

The Goal of Yoga Is To Cultivate Bliss (Satchitananda). This Guided Meditation Can Help

“Sacred space is an absolute necessity for anybody today… This is a place where you can simply experience and bring...

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Essential Oils

How To Use Essential Oils For Hot Flashes & Menopause Relief  

  Overview  Menopause is a rite of passage in the life of a woman.  It’s marked by the end of...

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Essential Oils

Essential Oils for Travel – How To Create Your Own Kit

  Planning for a much-needed getaway? Don’t forget to pack some essential oil goodies in your travel bag!  These potent...

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Yogic Path

This Is How Horse Yoga Can Help You Deepen Your Practice

  Horse yoga.  It might seem like just another addition to the latest fad of adding animals to a yoga...

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Yogic Path

Yoga Practice Is Like An Obstacle Race, And You Can Win It.

“Yoga practice is like an obstacle race;  Many obstructions are purposefully put on the way for us to pass through. ...

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Essential Oils

How To Use Essential Oils For Nausea, Morning Sickness, & Digestive Issues 

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils For Nausea Relief  Whether it be morning or motion sickness, postoperative nausea,...

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Home Spa

Spa Food Philosophy: This 1-Day Menu & Recipe Guide Can Help To Nourish & Reset Your Gut & Mind

  Every now and then our gut and digestion need a little reset much like our phones, computers, and lives. ...

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Essential Oils

Can Essential Oils & Aromatherapy Help Vertigo?

  Overview Have you ever felt like the room was spinning?  Or have you ever felt off balance?  That’s the...

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Essential Oils

11 Ways To Save Money With Essential Oils & Maximize Their Shelf-Life

  Essential oils (EOs) are the most concentrated form of plant material such as trees, roots, bark, plants, fruit, spices,...

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Essential Oils

Are Essential Oils Natural Remedies For High Blood Pressure?

  Overview  Chronically high blood pressure (hypertension) is a common problem in the modern world. According to the American Heart...

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Essential Oils

Are Essential Oils Safe For Dogs? Here Are 6 Ways To Test It Out

What are essential oils?  Essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts that come from tree resin and bark, roots, stems,...

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Yogic Path

Yoga for Cyclists – 7 Effective Yin Poses For Post-Ride Recovery

  Whether you like the occasional weekend ride or prefer the competitive cycling vibes, yoga can help you improve your...

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Yogic Path

The Incredible Scientific Health Benefits of Practicing Yoga in Nature

“Get lost in nature and you will find yourself”  - unknown Most of us modern yogis and productive members of...

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Health

The Importance of Understanding Your Body In Order To Stay Healthy

And I said to my body, softly: “I want to be your friend.”  It took a long breath and replied:...

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Yogic Path

Yoga For Rock Climbers – 5 Ways Yoga Can Help You Up Your Climbing Game

  Yoga is the perfect adjunct practice for rock climbing for many reasons.  It helps to counterbalance the physical effects...

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Essential Oils

Upgrade Your Beauty Routine With The Best Essential Oils For Any Skincare Need

Why you should add essential oils in your skincare routine Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant extracts that are...

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Yogic Path

Yoga for Golfers – 6 Ways Yoga Can Help You Improve Your Golf Game

  Is yoga good for golfers?  Yoga is a synergistic blend of strength/endurance building, flexibility/mobility enhancing, breathwork, energy management, and...

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Essential Oils

Essential Oils & Skin Cancer 

  Overview  Skin cancer refers to the abnormal growth of skin cells.  According to the American Academy of Dermatology, there...

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Yogic Path

Yoga With Pets? Say Hello to Doga

  The animal connection in yoga is nothing new.  Many of the most well-known poses are named after animals:  Downward/upward...

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Essential Oils

Can You Use Essential Oils For Bed Bugs? Try This DIY Essential Oil Spray 

  Overview  Bed bugs are little flat-shaped critters that feed on your blood at night.  When bed bugs bite, they...

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Essential Oils

Are Essential Oils Safe For Cats?

What are essential oils?  Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant compounds that come from tree bark and resin, roots,...

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Yogic Path

7 Ways Yoga Can Help You Cope With Wedding Stress

  For virtually every bride her wedding day is one of the most important days of her life.  It’s normal...

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Yogic Path

Is Yoga A Sport? Or A Spiritual Discipline?

  So what is yoga?  Can we consider it a sport?  A spiritual discipline? A mind-body practice?  The answer, it...

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Yogic Path

Considering A Career In Yoga? Here Are 7 Things You Need To Know

  Most of us remember our first encounter with yoga as transformational, challenging, or even daunting.  For many beginners, this...

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Essential Oils

Studies Say These Are The Best Essential Oils For More Focus, Mental Clarity, & Productivity

  Overview  Most of us want to be more focused, mentally clear, creative, and productive.  We have timelines to meet,...

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Yogic Path

How Yoga Helps You Increase Mental, Emotional, & Physical Fitness

  Can yoga help us achieve fitness?  Is it enough of a workout?  Well, that depends.  There are many different...

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Essential Oils

Essential Oils For Poison Ivy Relief

  Overview  Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are plants known to cause an itchy rash because they all...

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Yogic Path

Pilates vs Yoga: These Are The Key Differences

  Pilates and Yoga have both taken the fitness world by storm in the last 50+ years.  Each practice has...

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