What is the CORE, Really?

Photo by Aral Tasher When clients come to me  and tell me that they their core is weak and that they have been trying to strengthen it at home by doing lots of sit-ups and crunches, I often wonder to myself if they actually know what their core is. Many of them assume and believe…

7 Ways To Take Charge Of Your Health

Photo by Matthew Kane There comes a point in our lives when we wake up and realize it’s time to take charge of our own health. The problem is, we don’t often reach that point until an underlying ailment creeps up on us. However, it’s understandable. When we’re young, we tend to take our strong…

Why Nature Makes Us Happy

I was walking with my dog, Teddy with my 21 month old daughter in tow. Finally, I was outside, somewhere beautiful and was truly happy. I felt at peace. I found a patch of quiet and allowed my mind to wander as Alexa played fetch with Teddy. At the recent launch of Om in the…

The wonders of Thanyapura

Thanyapura Health & Sport Resort is known for its world-class sports facilities, thorough and thoughtful approach on professional coaching in Phuket, Thailand. It is a peaceful environment to the development of the body, mind and soul. Their utmost commitmment is to serve every individual with their personal goals and maximizing the potential to inspire the mind…

What Does The Science Say About Yoga For Pain?

  Photo: Guille Faingold Ever feel like health news is too overwhelming, fast-paced, or hard to decipher? Us too. Here, we filter through the latest in integrative health, wellness trends, and nutrition advice, reporting on the most exciting and meaningful breakthroughs. We’ll tell you exactly what you need to know—and how it might help you become a…

Meditation: 5 Key Factors That Helped Me Greatly

Hi Wellness Seekers, This week we share an article about the importance of mediation and how it would benefit one greatly. Today’s article is adapted from Food Matters. This isn’t a ‘how to’ meditate guide. Below I’ve listed five key areas that got me meditating on a regular basis. For many, many years, I always…

What Is The Definition Of Wellness?

Once upon a time, health was commonly defined as merely the absence of disease. In fact, in many parts of the world today, many health professionals still practice through this outdated and antiquated paradigm. The dominant healthcare culture tends to view the body as a machine, capable of black and white states of health and…

12 Benefits of Detoxing

Ever wonder why that lady you see on the bus stand every morning looks refresh, nothing excess on the waist and has clear skin despite the crazy humid weather? Well, the secret could easily be the art of detox! Detoxification is an ancient process that dates back as far as the Roman, Greek, Native American and…

7 Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Lower Stress, Blood Pressure & More

This week we explore Somatheeram’s speciality of Ayurvedic treatment in their resort.. But do you know about the long history of Ayurvedic Medicine and its benefits? We came across Doctor Axe’s article on the 7 benefit of Ayurvedic Medicine that essentially targets the common aliments in our body & its effectiveness on certain illnesses. Let us…

What you can learn about productivity from a meditation retreat

Takeaway: I just got back from an eight-day silent meditation retreat. A few powerful lessons I learned from it: your attention is one of the rarest commodities you have; slowing down can actually help you accomplish more; the more intentions you set, the more you’ll get done; meditation can help you overcome huge mental hurdles;…