Mindfulness teacher and author Chris Willard offers some out-of-the-box ways to introduce mindfulness to youth.
Cultivating the Spirit
A detox can bring past symptoms to the surface. Listen to your body and your practitioner to work through the detox healing crisis to attain balance…
A study conducted by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has deemed that titanium dioxide, an additive found in more than 3,000 ultra-processed foods, including Starbursts, Sour Patch Kids, Skittles, Jello, and Little Debbie snack cakes, may cause cell mutations and damage DNA.
You’ve undoubtedly heard of chlorophyll, and you probably know that plants couldn’t live without it. Still, you may wonder: What is chlorophyll exactly, and are there chlorophyll benefits for humans?
How do you treat seasonal allergies? The good news is that natural allergy treatments can be as effective and, in many cases, even more effective than allergy medications.
As the mainstream matrix of society approaches becoming completely out of sync with the nature of the original Spark, our instruments (mind, body, spirit) are purposely being made out of tune with the organic source of life. The evolution of human consciousness through artificial and synthetic means is promoted over natural ways. This can eventually lead to the creation of a completely controlled culture and humanity.
Consuming honey, nature’s sweet gift freely given through the work and movement of honeybees, gets sweeter in light of its wide-ranging health benefits
Research shows that meditating benefits everyone around you—whether you’re in the same household or connecting virtually.
Trying to pin down why you’re constantly exhausted can feel, well, exhausting. Experts say part of the solution could involve nurturing your adrenal health.
A recent study showed that we feel more self-compassion when we see that other people are imperfect, too.
Here are some incredible benefits of taking a bath that may inspire you to schedule some extra soak time!
Zenju Earthlyn Manuel reflects on drinking tea as meditation practice.
Water itself is the guest of honor for today’s piece. We’re going to get into the nitty gritty of how to make sure you’re getting the best water into your glass and why it’s so vital to your health!
Eating produce with the seasons can help consumers access fresher, more nutritious while directly supporting their local farmers and economies.
Recharge your mind and tap into something larger than yourself with research-backed tips for ending burnout and increasing well-being.
How to Release Stagnant Emotional Energy-
“According to Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), emotions that aren’t properly processed become stored in the body—clogging up the flow of vital energy, known as qi, through the body’s invisible network of meridians (channels).”
Ecotherapy, also called ecopsychology, is a mental health approach that utilizes the positive effects of nature to lift one’s sense of well-being. It involves spending time outdoors in various ways, such as by gardening, exercising outside, or simply laying on the beach or in a park.
“Food is medicine, but processed food is poison, and there’s no medicine that can undo the damage of processed food. ~ Dr. Robert Lustig“
When we get intentional about noticing the details around us, we open ourselves up to the wonder, nourishment, and surprise that nature has to offer.
If you read pretty much any advice on healthful eating, you will probably see the line to “eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.” The two food categories are often linked together, but what’s the difference between fruits and vegetables and the proper fruit vs. vegetable ratio for your diet?
The change of season, whether you’re moving from winter to spring or summer into autumn, is always a good time to reassess your life and clear out what no longer serves, making way for new exciting opportunities to enter. This can be done on all levels, physical, mental, and spiritual.
What do you need to do in order to protect yourself from dehydration and the sometimes-dangerous effects of fluid and electrolyte loss?
The Highwire with Del Bigtree
Author, mother and medicine worker Elizabeth Bast wrote the book Heart Medicine: One Couple’s Quest For The Sacred Iboga Medicine And Cure For Addiction. This deeply personal story of healing with plant medicines is extracted below.
Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for their therapeutic and healing properties as part of the practice of aromatherapy. They’re sourced from leaves, stems or roots of plants that are known for their health properties. So then, what is frankincense essential oil?
For a number of reasons, plant-based diets have become increasingly popular in many countries, including the U.S. Whether for ethical or health-conscious reasons, people are hungry for high-quality plant-based protein foods.
The latest research in epigenetics and genetics show that there is an impact of trauma—it seems that trauma causes DNA damage. Through trauma therapy we’re able to restore that to a certain extent. In the Bible, it says that the sins of the father are passed on to the sons and next generations, and it seems that it’s actually true.
When you think of beneficial nutrients found in citrus fruits such as oranges, vitamin C is probably the first one that comes to mind. However, citrus fruits are also rich in many other protective compounds, one of which is called hesperidin.
What’s on your reading list for 2021? To get you started, here are 10 books (and three podcasts) that help us reflect, celebrate, practice, and find balance.