Tried & True Ways to Relieve Back Pain

One in four Americans suffer from lower back pain and almost everyone can expect to experience low back point at some point in their lives. It is a sensitive part of the body that we are constantly using to walk, lift, and move things. It is the foundation for our torso so it’s no wonder…

Margazhi – A Time Of Stability Is Upon Us

At the onset of the Tamil month of Margazhi, Sadhguru speaks about the spiritual significance of this time and how we can make use of it to create balance and stability within ourselves. Sadhguru: We are at a time of the year which is considered significant for those on the spiritual path. The Tamil month…

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…

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…

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…

5 Yoga Mats That Help To Align Your Body

Yoga is an incredible tool for aligning and creating more balance in your body. But did you know that your yoga mat can make a difference too? There are certain mats that were created with this very thing in mind … alignment! The below yoga mat companies went above and beyond to create mats that…

New Viral Social Event Is Taking The Yoga World By Storm

You’ve seen the different flags flying on Facebook. Gay pride, French flags, anti-bullying, digital India. All campaigns to raise awareness about certain issues in our world. And now it’s come to the yoga world. The team at BookRetreats.com has developed a special web app that allows everyone to overlay the Aum (Om) symbol on their Facebook profile…

3 Emotional Causes of Food Cravings & A Simple Solution to Tame Them!

Unsatisfying relationships, stressful jobs, disappointing sex life and emotional highs and lows can all cause excessive binging or deprivation eating. Remember the break-up movie scene? When emotions run high, the body sends craving cues in order to obtain “rewards” from the brain, even if temporary. It’s always best to seek out non-food related rewards first….

The Awakened Family: Book Giveaway

Share this article on your social media channels, “like”@drshefali & tag a friend to win this book! We are giving away one of the most profound books of the year. Not only in parenting, but in LIFE. Not only will your child benefit immensely, but you yourself will be transformed with this new paradigm. It…

Yoga Asanas for Common Ailments

Hitting the yoga mat can help ease, and in some cases, completely eradicate many common health conditions. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms below, try these yoga postures to help alleviate these problems before turning to prescription meds (which often make things worse in the long run). 1. Depression There’s definitely something to…