A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #21: Practice Mindfulness Meditation

You knew it was coming, didn’t you? 😉 You knew I wouldn’t ignore the physical, mental, psychological, emotional, and spiritual benefits of meditation when discussing natural health and beauty. And yet, some of you resisted. And you’re still resisting because you Just Don’t Want to Meditate. Or you Just Don’t Have the Time. Or you Just Don’t See the Point. I won’t be coy and … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #21: Practice Mindfulness Meditation

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #20: Change It Up

Sometimes you just need a change. A new perspective, a new path, a new role, a new pair of (metaphorical) shoes. If you’ve been following along, you know what a big fan I am of going upside-down, such as when practicing Legs Up the Wall. Inverting your body helps the blood flow to your brain and can literally help you change your perspective. But sometimes, … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #20: Change It Up

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #7: Stretch Once an Hour

A simple and straightforward tip this week: stretch! It can be so easy to get stuck on your butt ~ in front of the computer, on the couch, in the car, on a plane… We often spend several hours a day just sitting! Recent research has shown that the more time you spend sitting, the more likely your health will suffer as a result. Heath … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #7: Stretch Once an Hour

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #5: Practice Legs Up the Wall

Legs Up the Wall, called Viparta Karani (VIP-uh-REE-tuh kah-RAH-nee) in Sanskrit, is an excellent restorative yoga pose that can be practiced every day by yoga students of all levels. This pose relieves swollen and sore legs, calves, and ankles ~ and can be beneficial for those with varicose veins. It also stretches the hamstrings, spine, and the back of the neck. By reversing the flow of … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #5: Practice Legs Up the Wall