A Daily Spiritual Practice for Greater Connection and Peace

Reconnect to that place where "all is well" with these simple practices offered to us by Jivamukti founder, Sharon Gannon.

We have all had these moments where we know unequivocally that all is well — even if things appear to be going wrong. Indeed, we may describe it differently. For some, it is a feeling of connection to something greater than ourselves, or perhaps some may describe it as a quiet mind, or feeling present, […]

How to Get in Touch with Your Wild Side

As we spend more time indoors and mitigating all risks, we’ve lost touch with our wild and free selves. It’s time we cut loose a little.

When was the last time you felt wild? Since reading an essay by author and environmentalist, George Monbiot, on this topic, I find myself pondering this question often. In it, he recounts an experience of kayaking in Cardigan Bay in Wales, and the exhilaration felt when a dolphin launched itself over his head. We can […]

How to Practice the Japanese Art of Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing) at the Office

Don’t have hours in your day to walk in the woods? Boost your productivity with forest bathing at work.

By now, you’ve probably heard about forest bathing and earthing and all the studies that show how being around trees can help you find health and happiness. Dr. Qing Li is the world’s foremost expert on forest medicine and the author of the new book, Forest Bathing. His groundbreaking studies have demonstrated the many benefits of shirin-yoku. […]

Is Your Health Outlook Written In the Stars?

Success Coach and Astrologer Jennifer Racioppi explains how your horoscope can align with your wellness vibe.

No one comprehends the mind, body, spirit and universe connection better that Jennifer Racioppi. She received a shocking reproductive cancer diagnosis at the age of 18. Not only did it change the trajectory of her life, but also her career. Today she’s a Duke University certified integrative health coach, board-certified holistic health counselor, women’s hormonal health […]

Intuition: It’s Real and It’s Wiser Than You Know

If not coincidence or luck, then what else could account for exceptional cases of intuitive hunches? Studies say we have a “sixth sense.”

Intuition is defined as knowing something without knowing how you know. There are two ordinary types of intuition; there’s also a third type that is more mysterious. The ordinary types involve forgotten expertise and unconscious perception. The former refers to cases where expertise becomes so automatic that the details are no longer consciously available. Examples include nurses […]

How Yoga and Meditation Protect and Transform Your Chromosomes

The science is in. Practicing these wellness disciplines can change your biological blueprint for the better so you can start living a longer, happier, healthier, and more productive life.

The ancient practice of yoga has given generations of practitioners many tangible health benefits including improved cellular immunity, decreased rates of depression, and better sleep. Science has only recently begun uncovering many of the secrets behind the transformational power of yoga, tai chi, and other meditative mind-body interventions. Scientists have known for decades that the DNA […]

How Daily Self-Care Can Mean Wellness for Life

Deepak Chopra and Rudolph Tanzi’s book, The Healing Self, provides us with a life long plan for a healthy mind, body and spirit.

It was Benjamin Franklin in 1736 who famously said: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” He was referring to fires that were threatening Philadelphia at that time, but it’s just as applicable to the fires we are dealing with in our daily lives—strained relationships, sleepless nights, weight gain, back pain, digestive […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Crystals

Shift your vibration to be in harmony with the love, prosperity, peace, and protection you desire through the use of crystals.

It’s no secret that crystals are trending right now. But what can they do for you? Crystals work in subtle ways to change the energy of your environment, serve as talismans (aka lucky charms), and align your personal energy to the specific vibration you’re looking for. Every physical object is made up of atoms that […]

Why We Need to Make Time for Silence

In a stimulus-heavy world, taking time to be in silence can remind us of the wonder of being alive.

“Please don’t take it personally, or think I’m odd. I just love being in silence,” I uttered nervously to my partner in the early days of our relationship before heading to a 10-day silent retreat. He’s now used to it. I got back two weeks ago from my second silent stint this year, and have […]

Somatic Meditation

Forget quieting your mind. Meditate with your body instead.

“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; […]
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