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Vedic Astrology May 2018

Jyotish/Vedic Astrology May 2018 Vedic Astrology May 2018 begins with an attitude of intensity and a reminder that we are not necessarily always in control. Use your practice to surrender and to cultivate courage in action. Throughout the month, we’ll be negotiating passion and enthusiasm as well as times when the best action is no [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|Astrology|0 Comments

6 Spa Treatments and Products for Self-Care for Feet

When it comes to caring for our feet, we could set up an appointment or simply indulge in some self-care at home. From socks to spa treatments, we offer some suggestions for self-care for feet. Massage Tool: Yoga Tune Up Balls The weight, grip, and density of Yoga Tune Up balls make them useful as [...]

By | April 19th, 2018|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

5 Practices to Support Healthy Feet

Photo of Ellette Craddock and her happy feet by David Young-Wolff. Rings by Sonja Picard. Bringing some attention and intention to our daily practices can help us have a better relationship with our feet. After all, for many of us, our feet are our point of contact with the earth. These 5 practices [...]

By | April 15th, 2018|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Just Say No To Plastic Straws: Why Live a Straw-Free Life

Why #MarchAgainstStraws and Refuse a Plastic Straw Every day, 500 million plastic straws are used in the US alone. That number represents enough straws to wrap around the Earth 2.5 times. These straws take more than 200 years to decompose and are rarely recyclable. Plastic straws have become an epidemic that is littering our oceans, streets, [...]

By | April 15th, 2018|Green Living|0 Comments

Millana Snow on Movement, Meditation, and Fitness Fashion

  Millana Snow is a woman on the move. She's an entrepreneur and healer with vision and a commitment to community. In the fashion world, Millana was the winning model in the 2010 Season 8 of Project Runway. It is an accolade that has led to her putting her creativity into practice in publishing, fashion, [...]

By | April 3rd, 2018|Style & Apparel|0 Comments

Vedic Astrology April 2018

  Jyotish: Vedic Astrology April 2018 The Vedic Astrology April 2018 begins with some intense aspects that can amplify explosive feelings. Channel this energy to walk the talk with a higher purpose. On the New Moon, we begin a 30 day cycle that awakens prana (life force). Since Mercury turns direct on April 15, take [...]

By | April 1st, 2018|Astrology|0 Comments

Exploring Scientific Evidence for Sound Healing at Integrative Medicine Conference

An Interview with UCLA Researcher and Professor Helen Lavretsky on Sound Healing Doctor Helen Lavretsky is both a scholar and recipient of health effects of sound healing.  She is a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher, as well as a psychiatrist and a neuroscientist who studies the effects of chanting meditation practices such as Kirtan Kriya on [...]

By | March 27th, 2018|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Organic Menstrual Products

  Photo Courtesy of the Flex Company The following organic, natural, and toxin-free brands include manufacturers and distributors of underwear, liners, pads, tampons, cups, and discs. Cutting-edge designs include the use of body-safe, technologies that emphasize comfort, security and sustainability. Obtaining these organic menstrual products is made even easier with the proliferation of [...]

By | March 6th, 2018|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Advice for Choosing Organic Menstrual Health Products

  Photo Courtesy of Diva Cups Making an Organic Choice Reading labels on menstrual health products As an OB/GYN, when it comes to giving advice for choosing menstrual health products, there are two primary issues I consider. These are women’s well-being and the environmental impact. Health and Menstrual Health Products First, health! The [...]

By | March 6th, 2018|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

A Return to Ritual: Maui’s Celebration of the Arts

Sacred Ceremonies and Chanting Honor Tradition, Spiritual Healing, and Gratitude at Maui's Celebration of the Arts A line of people make their way to Kapalua’s DT Fleming Beach in the pre-dawn darkness. Despite the silence, there’s a heightened sense of excitement in the air. For some, it’s the first time they’re about to embark on [...]

By | March 4th, 2018|Travel|0 Comments