Posted in Mindful Eating, Stress

Digestion & Stress: Balancing The Scales

Did you know that one of the biggest obstacles our digestive system faces is our own stress? Stress releases a hormone called cortisol, which essentially tenses up our bodies and makes it more difficult for ‘unessential’ systems to do their work efficiently. As far as the digestive system goes, this means that when we’re stressed, […]

Posted in Complete Well-Being, Positivity

Nourishing Mind & Body

Incorporating self-care and clean eating into your daily routine will result in long-lasting, positive effects. Self-care allows you to step back, regroup, and improve your mental and physical strength. Keeping active and developing smart eating habits leads to a healthier and balanced lifestyle. Proper nourishment has been linked to heightened energy, improved brain clarity, and […]

Posted in Movement, Yoga

Yoga for Anxiety

Yoga is a powerful mental and physical practice which allows us to center and ground ourselves. When dealing with anxiety, it is essential to find different ways to increase your mind-body awareness and regulate stress levels. Yoga provides the perfect outlet to relax and reflect on the causes of your anxiety. Yoga has long been […]

Posted in Awareness, Positivity

Power Posing

Power poses have grown in popularity over the years. We’ve heard of poses like the nicknamed Superwoman or Wonder Woman pose. In this pose, you stand similarly to how a superhero would, with your feet apart and hands on your hips. Power poses boost your confidence and lift your overall mood. Studies suggest power posing […]

Posted in Complete Well-Being, Meditation, Stress

Children & Meditation

Being a kid is tough in an ever-changing and stressful world. When feeling overwhelmed or discouraged, children may become disconnected while experiencing rising levels of stress or anxiety. Introducing meditation is a great way to allow children to practice mindfulness when dealing with their emotions. Participating in positive grounding activities, like meditation, has proven to […]

Posted in Complete Well-Being, Sleep

Sleep & Screen-time

Having trouble sleeping? Your screen time may be the culprit. The blue light emitted from electronic screens suppresses your body’s melatonin level. Melatonin is the hormone responsible for regulating the sleep-wake cycle. This blue light disrupts your circadian rhythms, otherwise known as your internal biological clock, making it difficult to fall asleep naturally. Professionals recommend turning […]