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Yoga Nidra: Body Scan

Yoga Nidra is a sleep based meditation that brings you from thinking and doing to feeling and being. Yoga Nidra is beneficial for both the body and the mind. Below is a 15 minute body scan practice inspired by VETOGA and Dharma Mittra. All you have to do is lay down, close your eyes, and follow […]

6 Steps to Create an Uncluttered Personal Environment

Just as the external environment can affect well-being, so can your personal environment. Research studies show that rooms with bright light, both natural and artificial, can improve depression and anxiety. Your immediate surroundings can also impact your behavior and motivation to act. For example, a messy desk with papers, folders, and other items spread across […]

Intentions vs Goals

We hear the terms goal and intention thrown around like confetti. More often than not, the words become used interchangeably which causes confusion. Intentions and goals are different yet equally important. An intention is a guiding principle for how you want to be, live, and show up in life. It reflects your sentiment. A goal has […]

The Spice Of Life

Life will never be stress free. Extraordinary experiences come with a certain level of stress. Love, purpose, legacy, etcetera. There are several proven ways to reduce stress, including asana, pranayama, and meditation. But what about the stress that still remains? Kelly McGonigal PhD, author of The Upside of Stress, suggests reframing it. Allowing stress to […]

5 Ways Social Connection Improves Your Health + Wellbeing

Social connection is more important than you may think. According to Stanford researcher and author Emma Seppala, social connection impacts not just your your professional success, but your health and wellbeing as well. “Lack of social connection is a greater detriment to health than obesity, smoking and high blood pressure.” “Strong social connection leads to a 50 […]

Live Life On Purpose

Let go of thinking there is only one purpose for you. Each one of us is born into this life with several potential paths to personal and professional fulfillment. Embrace the idea that your purpose in life is to live life fully. Be fully involved with living – be present, be curious, take action, and […]

Increase Your Ability To Align Your Life

Even if your goal is to steadily increase your income, you’ll never change your financial wellbeing if you don’t change your spending habits. Learning to live beneath your means is one of the main factors of becoming financially independent. There is no easy way to do this. The harsh reality is that you will have […]

Be Brave! Be Bold! Be Creative!

Creativity is the highest form of intelligence. Studies have shown that highly creative people are highly intelligent but highly intelligent people are not always creative. An intelligent person is very knowledgable and has excellent information recall. A creative person creates knowledge by coming up with new ideas through a mental process of connecting existing concepts. Many of […]

Your Surroundings Affect Your Wellbeing

The Wellevance Environmental Dimension is defined as recognizing one’s responsibility for the air, water, and land that surrounds us. But what exactly does this mean? Environmental wellness includes both living in harmony with the Earth and in your personal environment. We are responsible for caring for the Earth as well as caring for our immediate […]