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…

A Yogic Insight into Smoking Marijuana

Did you know that scientists have discovered millions of cannabis receptors in the human brain and that there is something called Endocannabinoids which are substances produced from within the body that activate these receptors? These endocannabinoids are produced naturally in the body by humans and animals and can be found inchocolate and certain plants as…

4 Essential Ways to Improve Your Gut Health

We live in the time of fast cars, fast internet, fast food, fast life and slow metabolism. Ever wondered why only the latter one is lagging behind? It would be easy to blame someone or something else, but the truth is that most of the blame lies in our choices. Unhealthy food combined with increased…

To Achieve Mental & Emotional Stability, Try This!

Living a balanced life involves more than just your choices of outward activities. Achieving a state of mental and emotional stability provides a steady foundation to support you through any kind of life situation. So how can you achieve this unshakable emotional and mental balance? Sadhguru explains: “Life is balance. Everything that you see as…

5 Simple Steps to Radiant Health

Health and wellness is a very popular topic.  There are numbers of businesses, books, movies and websites dedicated to the topic.  Each doctor or wellness expert has their own research and opinions on how to achieve optimum health which can be overwhelming.  Good health doesn’t have to mean expensive treatments and supplements, it can be…

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….

Three Important Relationships You Need To Be In

Three fundamental relationships that you want to invest in daily for balance, peace of mind and to show up the brightest version of yourself every day, not only for yourself but for those around you.

Natural and Organic Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Health is not something that happens accidentally to some people and not to others, (and this is true in most of the cases). If you are frequently catching a cold or flu, that is not just bad luck working against you, but perhaps the lack of certain nutrients in your diet, insufficient sleep and other…