Category: Self-Care

Wherever You Go There You Are

Written by: Katrin Mersch “Wherever you go there you are” -John Kabbath Zin Whenever you need a break, go out into Nature. It will bring you calm and peace. Take a walk in the park, sit on a bench or in the grass. Maybe you sit by the water. Wherever you go watch what is

The Beauty of Silence

Written by: Shalyni Paiyappilly Today’s world is filled with so much sound where the beauty of silence is seldom appreciated. Amongst the great sages and gurus, silence is often taught and observed to cultivate one’s spiritual connection. For most modern-day folks, moments of silence are resisted as it is deemed as uncomfortable. However, when silence

You Create the Energy You Become

Written by: Katharine Larson This month is all about giving out to the universe what you wish to receive. Feeling a mid-summer slump? I know I have felt a bit sluggish lately. Sometimes it is hard to maintain a strong sense of self-motivation, especially during this pandemic. Daily affirmations can help get you motivated again

The Power of Shopping Local

Written by: Katharine Larson One of my favorite summer activities is taking a trip to my local farmer’s market. There is so much satisfaction in purchasing locally sourced produce, making a huge salad, and devouring that salad chock full of nutrients sans hormones and GMOs. Because the produce is grown nearby, the food you are

Breathe cool with Sitali

Written by: Shalyni Paiyappilly Sitali Pranayama is known as the “cooling breath” as it allows air to flow across the tongue and into the mouth. This breathing practice is beneficial in calming the nervous system, improving focus, reducing anxiety and anger, and it can serve as the perfect reprieve during the hot summer months. How

Pranayama Breathing

Pratipaksha Bhavana: Positivity is Always an Option

Written by: Sojourner Walker Williams Pratipaksha Bhavana, the practice of choosing positivity, does not always come easily or naturally. When life gets in the way of our plans, it’s much easier to see the negative side of things. You walk through the doorway and stumble over the raised strip on the floor – “I hate this house!”

Change – The only constant in life.

By: Katrin Mersch I sincerely hope that you are well. These are difficult times and we all have made sacrifices. But there is also a good side to all of this: we are very well able to work together and help each other when it matters. We achieved a lot in this crisis and that’s

Go Outside!

By: Lillian Cuthbert Go outside! Nature can inspire us, cheer us up, comfort and calm us. In fact, it is hard to find a better cure-all, at such a cheap price, as a stroll through a park, or even simply a walk around a city block or two. Consider including a walk outside as part

Practicing Self Awareness & Self Gratitude

by: Sarah Schoolden 2020 has been faced with very unprecedented times – most of us Americans have been facing hardships with many when it comes to the loss of loved ones, loss of jobs, uncertainty to how bills will be paid for, or when they’ll next see their families whom may be across the country

Pandemic kindness

Written by: Shalyni Paiyappilly The times of Covid-19 has brought out the true colors within everyone. Relationships with self, family, partners, friends, and with other humans have experienced moments challenge. It’s so easy to complain, talk about everything that is going wrong, and remain in pain. Selfish acts, negative communications and harsh interactions never propels