Health & Wellness

Choosing Oils for Self-Massage

  Because we absorb whatever we place on our skin, the Ayurvedic tradition places as great an importance on the oils themselves as on the act of giving or receiving a massage. Since oil not only evokes love but also nurtures the skin and deeper tissues, carefully choosing a therapeutic oil or blend is a [...]

By | September 4th, 2017|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Sun Protection: Skin Savers for Sunny Days

  Whether we’re planning on playing in or on the water, taking our fitness to the beach, or simply going on a dog walk, making sure that we are protecting and nourishing our skin throughout the summer will positively impact the health of the largest organ of our bodies.   Start with Sun Protection According [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

The Magic of a Morning Routine

  Kelsey Patel and the Magic of Morning Routine No matter what type of sleeper you are or how much you love (or don't love) mornings, everyone can agree that how you spend this time can impact the flow of the rest of your day. In my own life, I love bringing the [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Create a Sanctuary for Self-Care through Urban Zen

Photo of Ellette Craddock by David Young-Wolff We all feel the effects of the holiday rush, post-election or seasonal stress, and our world in transition as we prepare to welcome a new year. Fortunately, there are a number of remedies that can help support us through these challenges. Enter UZIT: Inspired by founder [...]

By | January 2nd, 2017|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

10 Ways to Support People with Cancer

Photo of Szilvia Gogh by David Young-Wolff.   In my own cancer journey, I found that the support from family and friends was invaluable. We all want to be that supportive person, yet there are times when we may not know what to do or say. Here are some suggestions informed by my [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Meditation, Success, and Being Prepared for Rejection

Lessons from Self-Made Billionaire John Paul DeJoria Success has many definitions. Entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria helped build two billion dollar brands: John Paul Mitchell Systems and The Patrón Spirits Company. This alone could be viewed as success, but John Paul’s personal story includes a few more facets. He’s had to live in his car and [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Natural Beauty in Los Angeles

Burke Williams Day Spa opens a new location in Woodland Hills Entrepreneur Bill Armour’s Burke Williams Day Spa opened its 10th beautiful location in September 2015 at the hip new Village in Westfield Topanga. Although the spa is located steps from a haven of retail, its discreet location on Level Two with convenient parking means [...]

By | January 27th, 2016|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Sacred Plant Visionaries Converge in the City of Angels

Cosmic Sister Zoe Helene Interviews Visionary Convergence Producer Sita Sitaramaya Visionary Convergence in Los Angeles, September 25 – 27, 2015, at the Big Art Church in Hollywood, visit plantteachers.com or #VisionaryConvergence for more information.  Sitaramaya by Tracey Eller I first met plant teacher and shamanic practitioner Sitaramaya Sita at the now legendary Amazon Convergence [...]

By | September 9th, 2015|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Celebrating Mothers

Gift & Wellness: Celebrating Mothers Day Mother’s Day Specials at Exhale Spa Sunday May 3 - Sunday, May 10 One way to nurture yourself, your mother, grandmother, daughter or anyone in your life is through a spa day. The Exhale Mind Body Spa locations in Los Angeles are offering spa treatment specials if you spa [...]

By | April 27th, 2015|Editorial, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

The Three-Minute Cure: A conscious stress management practice

Engaging in The Three-Minute Cure is a conscious stress management practice that can elicit the Relaxation Response. While negotiating the obstacles of Delhi’s traffic, including families on motorcycles, mobile street vendors, and cows meandering across the roadway, my driver, Kumar, a yoga practitioner who likened himself to a Grand Prix racer, maintained a remarkable measure [...]

By | March 31st, 2015|Health & Wellness|0 Comments