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Space - Ayurveda 101

Kirsten Joy Burch

Ayurveda, Life, Wellness

Ayurveda is the original science of life, passed down from teacher to student for untold generations and eventually documented in Sanskrit in the Charaka Samhita. It contains over 8,400 verses (mantra), in the form of meter and rhyme, and was...

Living Life with Wisdom

Dr. Paula Joyce

Life, Wellness

Tip of the Week

As you’ve noticed by now, I often include a silver lining story in my blog. When appropriate, I’m going to begin with a tip for the week from my e-book, 33 Tips for Self-empowerment...

Be Positive - Be Productive

Dr. Paula Joyce

Life, Wellness

Negative thoughts eat up our time, energy and health, not to mention our self-esteem. Research says:

90% of our self-talk is negative.
1 to 8 hours a day is spent worrying (1/16 to 1/2 of our waking hours).
Most heart attacks occur Sunday night due to worry about returning to...

2016 is a Year of Great Potential: Here’s How to Make the Most of It

Dr. Paula Joyce

Life, Mindfulness, Wellness

What follows is extremely valuable information on how we can make 2016 a spectacular year for ourselves and at the same time decrease destructive influences in the world, like violence and global warming. If enough of us do this, we can even help to create world peace. All we have to do is spend...

Travel Tips to Stay Well

Kirsten Joy Burch

Ayurveda, Food, Life, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

I almost titled this article "Why are the airlines trying to kill us?”… but then I remembered, they just don't know better…

I'm not sure why this holiday season's travel hit me as hard as it did, I've been all over the globe by myself without a hitch.  Maybe it’s possible that my...

Parshvottanasana: The Lateral Extension

Luke Ketterhagen

Wellness, Yoga

Parshvottanasana, the lateral extension, is a standing posture that finds its way into the repertoire of almost every yoga student. Lengthening the torso over one leg and bending forward from the hip joints awakens an intense stretch in the deep muscles of the gluteal region as well as in the...

Your Body Speaks Your Mind

Kim Salisbury

Life, Meditation, Mindfulness, Weightloss, Wellness, Yoga

One of the most amazing books that I was introduced to several years ago during my yoga therapy certification was “You’re Body Speaks Your Mind,” by Deb Shapiro.  Since reading this book the very first time it has remained at my bedside and weekly I go to it for answers and inspiration....


Chidanandi Sheri Cherokee


Surrender “To surrender is to hand over everything to God: your thoughts, words, deeds, and everything you own.” Sri Narayani Amma

One way to define surrender is to offer love to the Divine, without expecting anything in return. To have peace and happiness you have to surrender. We all...

When Healthy Eating Becomes an Unhealthy Obsession

Lisa Breitenwischer HHC, AADP, E-RYT500

Food, Mindfulness, Wellness

Orthorexia Nervosa:
When Health Eating Becomes an Unhealthy Obsession.

The term Orthorexia was coined by Steven Bratman, MD. in 1997. He started using it with patients that were overly obsessed with healthy eating. The word Orthorexia is derived from...

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