Finding Spirit

We all have a spiritual side, even if we are not religious. Spirit is essence, passion, drive, and what has set us on the path we are on. For myself, I often see spirit in nature, the plants I work with, and the people I care for. Their life is what I work towards, their…

Yoga for Beginners: Mountain Pose

Yoga can provide many benefits to the mind and soul by teaching you how to both be more grounded and calm yourself. Physically, Yoga strengthens your muscles with frequent practice. When you practice, like any other movement you should warm up your body. You warm up by starting with easy poses such as mountain pose…

Accepting All Spiritual Paths as Valid

It can be really challenging to accept that someone else’s beliefs are also valid if they contradict your own. Whether or not you have a spiritual path it is probably important to you. With the challenging political atmosphere around us, it is all the more important to be open to supporting others on their terms…

Reduce Stress with Forest Bathing

Guest Author: Kimberly Johnson Forest bathing is a great way to reduce stress and connect with nature at the same time. The technique is based in Japanese culture and includes taking time to sit next to a tree while breathing deeply and focusing on all of one’s senses. Forest bathing will help you develop a mental…

Meditation Basics

If you have already started practicing breathing you are already on your way to learning meditation. The basics of meditation are simple in idea but challenging in practice. The key that I have found most helpful, in learning meditation, is practice. The more frequent you do it, the more successful you will be and the…

Grounding and Centering Basics

When first learning to meditate, after learning basic breathing practices, grounding and centering comes next. This practice is less of a physical one but more of a mental one. Personally, I use a variety of visualization techniques to ground and center myself and we will look at a few of them. But what is grounding…

Step Up to Better Sleep

Focusing on sleep this February has been great for me to do. I always have weird sleep schedules as the sun starts to come back to the northern hemisphere. Today I want to talk to you about a few techniques to help you prepare for bed. I often go out dancing in the evening. While…

Herbal Ritual to Close the Year

To post a bit of a different kind of post this week, I would like to share with you all an herbal based ritual to close the year. Feel free to do any or all of the pieces here to close the year and build a firm footing for your year to come. Closing the…

Releasing My Fear

A few months ago I moved onto the second part of a meditation series I have been doing for myself to learn more about my own chakras and how they interact with my life. I am now coming to a close on my sacral chakra, the second one and I would like to share a…

What is stress doing to us?!?

With the holiday season fast approaching we can all use some reminding of how stress is crazy and ya, we are going to have to deal with it soon. If you want more support than this introduction to how stress effects your body, check out our guidebook A Beginner’s Guide to Wellness. The biochemical mechanism…

A Beginner’s Guide to Wellness, part 3

If you do not yet know, we are soon going to be publishing our awesome workbook: A Beginner’s Guide to Wellness. Be sure to check out more information and join our newsletter for when sales are opened. We are spending a few weeks now giving you some samples of what is inside. Breathing technique 1: Rhythmic…

A Beginner’s Guide to Wellness, part 1

I am so happy to announce that our workbook is now into its final phases of production for you to soon purchase and start working towards having better wellness for a moving world. Check out more information here. This book helps you get on board the wellness wagon and find what wellness practices work best…