Category Archives for Body and Mind Health

How to Scare Gratitude Out of Hiding

“Without exception, every person I interviewed who described living a joyful life… actively practiced gratitude and attributed their joyfulness to their gratitude practice.” – Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection This past summer was a vortex of challenges for me: a loved one’s impending divorce, entrepreneurial obstacles, an upcoming move, and my own heartache after […]

How Exercise Will Boost your Emotional Health

From improving energy and stamina levels to increasing muscle strength and mass, it’s fair to say that the majority of people exercise to stay physically healthy. However, staying fit can have a remarkable beneficial impact on your emotional health too. When your body is active, “feel good” chemicals known as endorphins are released, which also […]

A Guide to Essential Oils for Aromatherapy

Essential oils are the natural oils of the plant which it was extracted from usually via distillation. They’re highly concentrated which is why there are different safety precautions for different oils, often including diluted or diffusing the oil. Today we’re just discussing their use with aromatherapy, not applying oils to the body, and thus that […]

How Yoga Changed My Life

You probably are either deciding if including a yoga practice in your daily routine or you’ve just started your yoga lessons and looking for someone to reassure you. Either way, you’re in the right place. I’m not a long-time yogini, I’ll tell you. I have started practicing hatha yoga only one year ago. It’s not […]