How to Pursue Happiness

As humans, much of our life is centered around happiness. The United States Declaration of Independence serves to protect “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness”. With the rising rates of depression, divorce and anxiety in our world, it seems that we are missing the mark when it comes to happiness. Or, is it that […]

Let’s Figure This Yoga Thing Out

Is yoga a bunch of people in funny orange robes? Is yoga when girls put themselves in really flexible positions on beaches and in waterfalls? yoga seems to have blown up in recent years, so let’s dive a bit deeper into what it is exactly… Yoga has many components to the philosophy and theory. From […]

How to Boost Melatonin for Better Sleep

Good quality sleep is the foundation to health. Eating well, exercising optimally and general wellbeing are all affected by sleep. Melatonin is a critical chemical in the sleep cycle and it is important to understand how to increase melatonin levels and “zzz” quality. What is melatonin? Melatonin is a chemical produced in the brain that […]

The Misconception of Meditation

The term “meditation” is heard more and more these days and is becoming a popular practice. While this term was often used in the past to describe the lifestyle of monks, it is now not uncommon to hear that co-workers and friends are meditating on a daily basis. Because of the spiritual association and the […]

A Loving-Kindness Practice

Hi everybody! Today I want to talk about the practice of Loving-Kindness Meditation. This is a simple practice of thinking loving thoughts towards others, which has incredible benefits. This practice has shown to increase our own happiness, as well as feelings of love, joy, gratitude, self-acceptance and positive relations with others.   Start by practicing […]

The Mentalities that are Holding us Back

Everyone these days seems to be doing the most intense, cross-fit-like exercise. They are able to run a half marathon before the sun rises and then drink a zero-calorie, zero-taste health smoothie and be good until noon. With the health and fitness standards being this absurd, how do we push harder to keep up? The […]