Posted in Complete Well-Being

Wellness For College Students

Holistic wellness continuously seems to gain more momentum as people everywhere are dissatisfied with the one-size-fits-all mentality. As a result, they are looking to implement multiple forms of self-care into their lives to improve their holistic wellness. With this attitude in mind, The Journal of American College Health researched the effects of a holistic model […]

Posted in Fitness, Meditation

Mindful Exercise For Depression

Mindfulness and exercise.  These two unassumingly related activities share the same impetus: a drive dedicated to improving and bettering the self. If part of your mindfulness and exercising journey is to improve your mental health, you can actually combine the two for maximum benefits.  A 2016 study following 52 individuals in an eight-week mental and […]

Posted in Awareness

You Deserve A Mid-Day Nap

Did you know that daily midday naps are linked to lower blood pressure levels and may also help ward off several cardiovascular diseases? The research findings that were presented at the European Society of Cardiology during an annual conference in London revealed the findings. After adjusting for other factors that could influence blood pressure such as age, […]

Posted in Breathing

The Science of Breathing | Ujjayi Breath

Breathing is something that we do all day, every day, typically without thinking. It’s automatic and intuitive and without it, well, we wouldn’t be alive. There are a lot of functions in the body that work without thinking and psychologists have developed an analogy to categorize how our brain processes this type of thinking versus […]

Posted in Positivity

How Your Friends Can Help You Live Longer

 Having close friends is an obvious plus but did you know they may help you live longer? There are many emotional advantages to having strong social relationships with others and scientists have begun diving deeper into their long term effects. Some of the advantages that have been studied are… Intimacy Social integration or sense of belonging Opportunity […]

Posted in Yoga

The Benefits Of Children’s Yoga

According to Forbes, over 37 million people practice yoga in the United States alone.  We wanted to make sure that this incredible exercise was accessible to all ages, including children, and created our “Mindful Yoga For Kids Series.”   In general, yoga is being understood as a complementary mind-body intervention for physical and mental health conditions.  […]