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

Vedic Astrology Forecast March 2018

The planetary configurations for the Vedic Astrology Forecast March 2018 bring up themes of creativity and passion with increased energy surrounding principles. We may also experience some confusion around life directions and teachings. Take appropriate time to become grounded in devotion, to be thorough, to question and apply critical thinking to your life and teachings, [...]

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

6 Essential Oils to Support Blissful Sleep

Blissful Sleep with Essential Oils on Your Feet One of the most precious commodities for vibrant health is a good night's sleep. Although there are many factors that affect the quality of your sleep, consider using essential oils on the bottoms of your feet before bedtime. Doing so can help you drop in, unwind, relax, [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Relaxation Meets Revelry: A Restorative Honeymoon in Punta de Mita

Laurel House and her husband on their restorative honeymoon in Punta de Mita, Mexico. My idea of a vacation is more of what most might call an adventure trip. I love packing my days with tours, visiting villages, and exploring an area’s culture and people. But when it came to planning my honeymoon, [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|Travel|0 Comments

The New Queer Eye Grooming Expert Jonathan Van Ness Believes in Savasana, Self-Care, and the Power of Compassion

  Photo of Queer Eye's Fab 5 Courtesy of Netflix Sometimes we need help not only feeling better about ourselves but sharing our best selves with the world. From 2003-2007, Bravo’s show Queer Eye (originally titled Queer Eye for the Straight Guy) featured a fresh and funny take on makeovers. The messages and [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Your Happiness – What is The Cost?

Have you ever taken a moment to observe a child playing? With an empty box, a metal pot, or some water and dirt, they can create an adventure. They are naturally happy. As we grow up, the cost of our happiness increases. We may route our happiness through earning an education, having a family, developing [...]

By | January 28th, 2018|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Vedic Astrology February 2018

Jyotish/Vedic Astrology February 2018 Forecast February is characterized by aspects that ask us to summon our courage and resilience in order to build strength in the midst of challenges. Practicing discipline, facing reality, and examining our values are important remedies now. February 2-4 The Sun will be closely joined Ketu in Capricorn which may exacerbate [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Astrology|0 Comments

Winter Solstice Practices from Yoga and Ayurveda

Rebirth of the Light: Tending the Inner Fire at the Winter Solstice – New Year Inside the fertile darkness the light emerges... The Winter Solstice on December 21 is the darkest point of the year. At this time, ritual and celebratory fires are lit across the Earth. This includes Yule logs in Northern Europe and the [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|Ayurveda|0 Comments