Power of the Om

Power of the Om

If you practice yoga or meditation, you have likely chanted Om countless times on your personal quest for spiritual enlightenment and inner balance.  The symbol for Om is found everywhere from home decor to body art and tattoo designs these days.  But have you ever stopped to think about what is behind this simple yet […]

Menstrual Cups

Pranayama

Having to endure “that time of the month” is something that no one woman relishes, and although no two women deal with the exact same symptoms, all females can commiserate on some level.  Fortunately, the modern age continues to bring us more advanced ways of managing our periods including menstrual cups, which give women an […]

Breath of Fire Pranayama

Breath of Fire Pranayama

Breath of fire, otherwise known as Kapalabhati, is an effective breathing technique (pranayama) that is used in a variety of yoga practices, although it is most common to kundalini yoga, a form of yoga that was introduced to the west by Yogi Bhaja. The powerful breath is fast and rhythmic involving the stomach muscles to […]

Brain, Consciousness and Alzheimer’s

Brain, Consciousness and Alzheimer's

Professor of Neurology and holder of the Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Endowed Chair in Neurology at Harvard University Dr. Rudolph Tanzi speaks in this insightful video about the evolution of the brain and research into consciousness as a means of understanding Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases.  Dr. Tanzi openly speaks about how he […]

Japa Mala Beads – What They Are and How to Use Them

Just about everyone has heard about the amazing benefits that meditation can provide, from lower levels of stress and anxiety to developing a more positive outlook on life.  Anyone can reap the rewards of a regular meditation practice, and Japa Mala beads are a useful tool when meditating because they can help you stay focused […]

Why Meditate?

Why Meditate?

While meditation may seem like some new-agey practice that appears completely pointless, especially if you are constantly on the go and have a hard time sitting still and being quiet with your thoughts, research and countless devotees claim there’s much more to it than just doing nothing.  Several benefits have been proven to result from […]

Pendulum Dowsing

Pendulum dowsing is the act of finding answers to questions by using a pendulum, which is usually some kind of pointed shaped object such as those made from metal or quartz, hanging on a chain or string. Historically, dowsing was used to find the location of precious materials in the ground like water, gold and […]

Puerto Vallarta Health Tips

Puerto Vallarta Health Tips

So many foreigners flock to the Bay of Banderas every year to enjoy savings on wellness practices, medical tourism, affordable groceries and a quality of life that is rarely found anywhere else in the world.  Here are some stay-young tips that everyone can enjoy when travelling to Puerto Vallarta. Puerto Vallarta Health Tips Enjoy the […]

Self Motivation and How to Keep Yourself Inspired

Self Motivation and How to Keep Yourself Inspired

Most of us know acquaintances that always seem to have a positive attitude and be able to maintain a high level of work ethics no matter what the work requires. Many of us though, struggle to keep ourselves motivated in what we do. So what can we do to become a self motivated individual, reach […]

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga

Although Yin Yoga is a practice unknown to many in the Western world, this meditative form of yoga is praised as a wonderful way to look deep inside oneself while holding poses for extended periods of time.  Not surprisingly, Yin Yoga centers on the Taoist concept of yin and yang in which opposite yet complementary […]

How to Keep the Stress of the Modern World at Bay

How to Keep the Stress of the Modern World at Bay

“Having it all” is a myth promoted by Hollywood and the media that very few people may actually attain, but we all seem to have plenty of stress in our everyday lives trying to achieve it as we deal with things like our jobs, family drama, traffic and to-do lists that seemingly never end, not […]

Top 10 Most Influential Names in Health And Wellness

Top 10 Most Influential Names in Health And Wellness

Every week it seems, there is a new “it” person in the health and wellness industry. There is always a new workout to try, diet to follow, or cleanse to attempt. These trainers, wellness coaches, and doctors hail from every form of social media whether it’s television, Instagram, or radio. For those trying to get […]

How to Sleep Better

How to Sleep Better

Getting a good night’s sleep is very important to our overall health and wellbeing. Studies show that prolonged lack of sleep can cause high blood pressure and even aneurysms, in addition to psychological effects and low performance both physically and mentally. In short, knowing how to sleep better can make big improvements in our lives […]

Mindfulness

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a word that is gaining more exposure these days as our mental and spiritual wellbeing is openly considered as an integral part of our overall health according to both medical experts as well as psychologists and spiritual healers. Mindfulness can mean different things to different people, but in general refers to the state […]

Luxury Meditation and Yoga Retreats in Sian Ka’an

Luxury Meditation and Yoga Retreats in Sian Ka’an

If you are searching for a luxury location to host a meditation and yoga retreat or just to getaway with friends to totally chill out In Mexico, the Sian Ka’an Village is the perfect place where you can escape the rat race and embrace your inner spirit. The Sian Ka’an Village is fully prepared to […]