The Most Important Yoga Prop

From geography to genetics, there isn’t anyone who has quite the life you’ve had. Not even those closest to you — your parents, your children, your twin. Traveling teaches us this, the humbled value of our unique perspective although the Berber woman of North Africa is not much different than the hoodied woman of the…

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…

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 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…

Can Leather Ever Be Sustainable?

The word “sustainable” has slowly crawled into our lives and we have more and more such options in different aspects of life – from sustainable coffee to sustainable cotton. Now the question arises, can one of our favorite textiles ever reach a stadium when it will become sustainable? It is hard to imagine, because, as…

How Stay Youthful At Heart And Awaken Your Inner Kid

What are the things you once LOVED to do as a kid but you now no longer do? Did you stop doing the things you loved because you thought you were getting to old and couldn’t do them anymore?  Or did you stop doing the things you loved because you felt you had to act…

Walking the Labyrinth: A Meditative Path

 “The Light, it’s always been there, it’ll guide you.” ~Maz Kanata It was 1980 and “The Empire Strikes Back” had enthralled our cultural psyche. That summer at a church party, the only kid there was a boy younger than me who clearly had seen the movie too. As we ran off to play, he leapt…

2015 Ethical 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 to start. Adornments  TULKU JEWELS Sri Yantra…

Australia’s Most Spiritual Places to Visit

Australia is a true pallet of natural wonders, inspiring, gorgeous and astonishing sites you simply need to see to believe! From the dramatic rippling red dunes of the Simpson desert to chaotic explosion of life in the Great Barrier Reef, “the land down under” offers an amazing array of sights that will take your breath…

17 Skincare Products Infused with the Healing Power of Crystals

Many skincare companies are now incorporating high vibrational crystals into their products. Some even base their entire line around the healing power of crystals. It’s a growing trend that is definitely turning heads and raising a few eyebrows. But if you think about it, crystals have been used in folk medicine for ages to promote healing…