2016 Mindful Holiday Gift Guide

  If you’re going to make a purchase for the holidays, why not opt to buy from ethical companies? Look for brands that give back to worthy causes and have some sort of positive impact on the environment, humanity and the world at large. Here are a few ideas… Adornments MALA COLLECTIVE Intention Bundle The Lava stone…

How To Maximize Your Movement When Practicing Yoga

Taking into account the fast-paced and busy lifestyle most of us are leading, being physically active has become an imperative. Yoga uses various breathing techniques, poses and meditation to achieve harmony of body and mind. It also enhances flexibility of the body which is one of the most important prerequisites for maintaining your health and…

MyYogaWorks is having a FREE Online Yoga Challenge

Do you ever wonder what’s stopping you from doing a daily yoga practice? You know it’s good for you. You know it makes you feel amazing, but somehow you can’t find even ten minutes in your day to fit in yoga – with its delicious downward dogs, energizing twists and renewing savasanas. And ten minutes…

Toxic Ingredients To Avoid In So-Called “Natural” Personal Care Products

As stated on FDA’s website, “FDA’s legal authority over cosmetics is different from our authority over other products.” As such, cosmetic products and ingredients do not need FDA premarket approval, with the exception of color additives. FDA will only intervene as a result of consumer complaints. Therefore, cosmetic companies have extensive latitude in choosing ingredients,…

The Art of Mindful Sex

(Butterfly Nebula as seen in FEMME by Nazim Artist) When most people think of mindfulness they usually think of being kind, aware of another person or personal mindfulness in a meditation or yoga practice. Have you thought of taking consciousness into the bedroom? If not, be prepared for not only an orgasm with your body…

Face Yoga: A Natural Alternative to Harsh Cosmetic Procedures

Yvette Le Blowitz (a.k.a) Spa it Girl is a Luxury Spa Travel Reviewer, Health, Wellness, Yoga, Spiritual Blogger and founder of Spa it Girl and she actively promotes Natural Beauty and at the age of 38 (39 this year) we think she knows a thing or two when it comes to being a Natural Beauty. We chatted…

How to Begin Hearing Your Inner Voice

Voice From The Inner Horizon, a painting by Pat Erickson It’s  likely you’ve already heard your inner voice speaking to you whether you were aware of it or not. Maybe you’ve experienced a gut feeling that led you to make a last minute decision. Or perhaps you sensed a mother’s (or father’s) intuition that your…

What Does It Really Mean To Be A Yogi?

The phrase gets thrown around all the time, “I’m a yogi.” But are you really? What does it truly mean to be a yogi? Does it mean that you can force your legs behind your head? Well, of course not. So what’s yoga all about and what is the essence of being a yogi? In…

How to Fully Experience An Orgasm

We all have our own unique experiences of orgasm, so there’s no right or wrong way to go about it. But there are certain things that can help with the most important part of experiencing an orgasm fully, and that is your ability to loosen up, let go and release.

The Beauty of Matcha Ceremonial Tea

Matcha tea has been used throughout the ages for optimal health. Thanks to many new studies we now know a few scientifically proven benefits of drinking matcha tea. Matcha can be an excellent substitute for a morning cup of joe or for a sugary smoothie or juice. It is a great energy booster, without the…

Not All Honey Is Created Equal, Meet Manuka

Manuka honey is made by bees that pollinate the manuka bush. It has been used through the ages to heal wounds and is now being used in hospitals for burn victims to fight against infections. Raw honey has natural antibacterial properties, but even more fascinating is its ability to stimulate cells to repair tissue damage…