A regular meditation practice can help ease the symptoms of anxiety, a condition that, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, affects an estimated 40 million adults in the U.S. Anxiety is a part of our body’s natural response to stress—a cognitive state connected to an inability to regulate emotions. When we meditate, we counter the stress response, […]

June 16, 2020

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Adele swears by them for stage fright, Victoria Beckham ritually places them backstage at her runway shows and Miranda Kerr uses them to filter her skincare line. Crystals have been used for thousands of years, and although their powers are not rooted in science, they’ve never been more popular than in 2019. While many crystal lovers are quite happily on […]

June 16, 2020

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Trying to get pregnant and finding it frustrating, stressful, and isolating? You’re not alone—though it can often feel that way. According to the Department of Health & Human Services, one in eight couples in the U.S. experience difficulties getting pregnant. While there are many physical ways to support the body through this process (such as prioritizing sleep, exercising […]

June 16, 2020

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These are trying times for everyone and anxiety is more prevalent than any of us can probably recall – during our lifetimes, at least. So we asked holistic life coach, Lily Silverton, to weigh-in on some of the best tips and tricks to overcome anxiety and cultivate calm: While staying in has begun to feel […]

June 16, 2020

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While meditation is not a replacement for therapy or other interventions for prolonged sadness or depression, research has shown that a regular meditation practice can help increase happiness and decrease irritability. It also shows promise for improving sleep, reducing anxiety and stress, and enhancing self-awareness—all of which are potential mood boosters. How can meditation help with sadness? All these […]

June 16, 2020

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We’ve all heard of yoga and meditation (bit of a given if you’re here on my blog) but for those who are looking for something a little different to help them through periods of stress and worry, I’ve got you! Below are my 5 favourite, slightly more esoteric, methods that I turn to when I’m feeling […]

June 16, 2020

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If you consistently wake up feeling compassionate, enthusiastic, and ready to conquer the day, your vibrations are soaring high. On the other hand, if you’re feeling bored, stuck, and generally blasé, then chances are your vibrations are low and it’s time to check out these 15 easy ways to raise them back up. 1. Meditate. […]

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My motivation here is simple: if you haven’t yet tried Yin yoga, I want to convince you to do so by the end of this feature. The most common response I have after teaching a Yin class is, to quote one student: “This is the yoga I’ve been looking for forever.” But as its founder, Paul […]

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