10 Ways Yoga Can Reshape Your Health

It seems like everybody is turning to yoga these days to centre themselves and refocus their energy. And this makes sense—given the break-neck pace of modern life, we could all use a bit more meditation in our lives. Yoga has been practiced for 5,000 years, so its effects on…

Why a Daily Meditation Practice is More Beneficial Than Going on Holiday

Is going on vacation something you enjoy or a way to recover from your stressful life? Of course, you can mindlessly run around every day of the year and then stumble on the plane with your phone still glued to your ear. But even spending a full month on…

Learn About The Laughing Legend: 16 Facts About Buddha

A man of positivity, joy and a famous smile, Buddha did a lot to inspire the world. Learning more about him and his philosophy could even help add a touch of happiness to your own life. Read on to discover 16 facts you probably didn’t know. 1. Buddha believed…

Say Cheese: Why Smiling Is Good For Your Health

As the classic song goes, “when you’re smiling, the whole world smiles with you.” A beautiful sentiment for sure, but as it turns out, there’s plenty of scientific evidence to back it up. In fact, not only does smiling positively influence those around you—it actually has a profound effect…

Harness the Healing Powers of Water with these Bathroom Meditations

Soak Yourself in More Energy with this Bath Meditation We’ve talked about it before: one of the best things about meditation is that you can do it (almost) everywhere. Even in the bath! Our expert Deborah guides you through a meditation that gives you more energy while you relax…

Start a Home Yoga Ritual with this Basic Exercise

“If you want more love in your life, set your intention to be more loving.” Wise words from teacher and best-selling author Erica Jago. In the follow video, she teaches you one of the most basic yoga techniques: Anjali Mudra. Otherwise known as hand yoga, mudras are an excellent…

Discover the Japanese Secret to a Long and Healthy Life

You might not have heard of the Japanese word ikigai, but you’re probably familiar with the French term raison d’être. At their roots, they both mean the same: your reason for living. Knowing why you’re alive and what your purpose is are important aspects of ikigai, and it just…

7 Reasons Why You Should Start Meditating Today

We all have that one friend who can’t stop talking about how meditation has changed her life. And we’re here to tell you: she’s absolutely right! Read on to discover why meditating is a good idea for anybody looking to make a deeper connection within themselves and the world…

Your Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

When you hear the word “meditation” what comes to mind? Chances are that you’re conjuring up images of incense, mantras and sitting still and doing nothing for huge blocks of time. But meditation encompasses so much more than that, and can be done in a variety of ways and…

Master the Art of Slowing Down

Modern life is like a high-speed train. People step on and off the train, always heading to their next destination, the next item on their to-do list, the next big thing. The landscape is just outside the window, but most of us are moving too fast to truly see…