A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #40: Relax & Focus in Just Ten Breaths

At this point, you’re well aware of the amazing multitude of benefits from meditation and deep relaxation. In case you’ve forgotten, a few ways your body, mind, and spirit can be affected by slowing down include reduced stress, strengthened immune system, enhanced emotional stability, and a greater sense of overall well-being.  Today’s tip is one that you can practice anywhere, anytime—literally. All you need is … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #40: Relax & Focus in Just Ten Breaths

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #34: Practice Savasana (Corpse Pose)

If you’ve ever taken a yoga class or practiced to a video, you are already familiar with the pose known as Corpse Pose, or Savasana (shah-VAHS-uh-nuh) in Sanskrit. Those of you who aren’t familiar with Savasana might be able to relate to it as Lying on the Floor with Your Eyes Closed Pose. It looks, and often feels, like a nap. A nice little doze … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #34: Practice Savasana (Corpse Pose)

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #27: Practice Progressive Relaxation

Today’s world is go-go-go. We’re constantly plugged in, turned on, connected, online, mobile, and active. An while a certain amount of busyness can be productive and healthy, too much movement and activity can be detrimental to our health and wellbeing. When the end of the day comes, you might fall into bed and crash out or you might suffer from insomnia. You might wake up … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #27: Practice Progressive Relaxation

Things I Love Thursday

Happy Thursday! And happy sum-sum-summertime to youuuu! Why are you inside looking at the Interwebs instead of picnicking, sailing, or napping in a hammock? Oh, right. You’re probably at work, procrastinating. Well, procrastinate away today. I’ve got some fab-o links for you to peruse, read, and get inspired by. Check ’em out! Then get outside for some fresh air and sunshine! Promise?? 1. Cheap chic … Continue reading Things I Love Thursday

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #11: Use Magnesium for Relaxation

Tip #11: Use Magnesium for Relaxation When it comes to supplements for relaxation, many people have heard of (or use) hormones and amino acids like melatonin, 5-HTP, or herbs like Valerian. But magnesium often comes as a surprise! In fact, it can be one of the most beneficial minerals to add to your diet, to help combat stress while gaining  a whole host of other … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #11: Use Magnesium for Relaxation