When it comes to learning something new or getting better at something, we seek expert guidance. Curious about yoga? Take a class. Learning a new language? Download an app. Practicing meditation? Read a book. You get the idea. So why do we assume that we just somehow instinctively know how to seduce? The art of […]
Kira RoarkWhen not writing for Books for Better Living, KIRA ROARK is practicing yoga, meditating, reading, and going on relaxed runs on the creek trail down the street. Or ... watching Real Housewives and lazing by the pool. (Life is all about balance, right?) She lives in "the city house zoo" - a highrise apartment in downtown Denver she shares with her husband, stepdaughter, dog, cat, tortoise + two fish. You can reach her at ClarityBranding.com.
Articles by Kira Roark
“The body knows things directly, immediately, nakedly, without any conceptual overlay.” — Reginald Ray, The Practice of Pure Awareness Many traditions teach us to meditate from the top down – focusing on the mind and our thoughts. Somatic meditation teaches us to begin with the body. We settle into our body to find deep presence; […]
If you’re the type of person who writes something you’ve already done on your to-do list just for the satisfaction of crossing it off, welcome to your new obsession. Picture a to-do list, a planner, and a diary all wrapped up in one, with a Type A, ‘everything in its place’ magnificent order to it. […]
When natural wine hit the scene several years ago, I thought, meh, wine is wine. Pour me a glass of something delish and I’m good. Calling wine “natural” or “organic” was just another marketing ploy to differentiate one winery from another. Or so I thought.
One of the most important lessons I’ve learned is how to deal with the dreaded and challenging process of getting Rex to the vet – worry and scratch-free. Read on as Jackson Galaxy explains how to take the “unpleasantries” out of getting your bestie to the vet.
Our family dog Lucy is a rescue and a mutt. She always follows the rules, and she watches over our cat Rex obsessively to keep him out of trouble. She has sensitive, stressed-out eyes, and she melts when you hug her. She’s smart, and she worries a lot. Basically, she’s me in a fursuit.
It’s lovely to incorporate sacred objects into your living space, but it’s easy to overdo it. Here’s how to be mindful when it comes to spiritual décor.
Sometimes a wellness trend comes along that seems too good to be true. And by good I mean easy. Here's a step-by-step guide to earthing.
Fall is when the earth slows down and eases back into itself. It’s a perfect time to focus on your own self-care. Here are our fave books for fall, organized so you can grab what you need, no matter if you’re looking to care for your mind, your body, your spirit, or your relationships.
If your skin is dull and dry or red and oily, if you’re dealing with wrinkles or blemishes (or both at the same time, thank you Mother Nature), you probably need a skin detox.