Water: Alkaline, Raw, Crystal-Infused, Sparkling or Curryed?

You are what you drink. The new trend of raw water banks its entire business on this, tapping into the desire for greater unity with nature. But is it safe? The practice of water purification, after all, is as old as our earliest civilizations and continues in even the most impoverished of communities (boiling water…

5 Top Organic Bedding Companies

We spend about one-third of our lives in bed. And that means we spend a ton of time between the sheets! Believe it or not, bedding has a huge impact on your quality of sleep. Have you ever slept in a bed where the sheets and pillow cases were uncomfortable and scratchy? Or maybe they…

10 Simple Ways to Get Better Sleep

Rest is essential to healing. When the body goes through the sleep cycle, we process all of the information that we’ve been “downloading” that day, and that’s why elimination — going to the potty — is one of the first things we do when we wake. Without enough sleep, This leads to irritability, leaves the…

Sustainable Children’s Clothes

  Being green is not just about recycling, reducing product waste, and innovating renewable energies, it’s about investing in the communities that are committed to greater harmony between us mere mortals and Mother Earth. Yes, humans, that means a bit of vanity is okay when it involves harnessing our powers to cultivate karmic well-being. This…

Lesser Known MLK Jr. Quotes to Inspire Your Day

Today is a day that the nation calls on us to think of others, to relish not in the day off, but to knead our hands in the soil of service for a day on. These lesser known quotes by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. himself are a great way to start your practice of…

7 Powerful Yoga Styles for the Curious Beginner

From Biryani Yoga to ancient Kundalini practices, the yogic arts have evolved and popularized globally within a matter of decades. You can’t really escape it. The training settings of temples, local gyms, schools, parks, homes, and beaches are all suitable to serve curious beginners from all walks of life. Whether you’re looking for new ways…

Recipe: Almond Chai Nog

It’s never too late in the winter for some good ol’ Chai Nog! If done right, the holiday season is the gift that keeps on giving, and this is one of those “miracle” recipes that we’re looking forward to drinking year-round for a warm and happy belly. The almond base of the chai provides an…

5 Air Purifying Plants to Cleanse Your Urban Flat

One may say that cleansing is the journey to the root, or path to finding your ground or center point in life. The art of centeredness is being able to have as much conscious awareness anchored into the present, within your body, at any moment. It leverages your sensory perception in a way that, in…

Halle Berry’s Middle Finger Mudra Meditation

  If anyone thought looking like Halle Berry secures a life without hardships, she’s here to tell you, even she has to call on the divine energy of patience. She took to Instagram to kick off the New Year with the ultimate, “Bye, Felicia” to the mess that was 2017. “[T]hank you middle finger for…

Digital Retox: Must-Have Apps 2018

While selfies are totally still “in” for 2018, phones are also a good motivator to take a moment for Self. These yogic apps, in particular, will get your communication in gear with their exclusive videos, reminders, and easy class scheduling. Pranayama Not only do the good folks at Pranayama describe in detail the various breathing…

Life Hacks for Your #YogaAllDay Resolution

The making of a New Year’s resolution is an opportune time to get in sync with all those lovely Instagram yogis who tout a life of #YogaAllDay. Using just a few simple life hacks, you too could feel that “namaste” magic 24/7, without permanent residency at an ashram. #SamastitihiAllDay Make those awkward water cooler chats…

Meanwhile, 7 Words We All Should Ban

Whether or not there was an [un]official ban on certain words at the Center For Disease Control in 2017, it got us wondering if there really is such a thing as a word we shouldn’t say. In yoga, there isn’t “good” or “bad,” it just is. But ok, fuck it, let’s forget the First Amendment…