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What Do Meditation and Exercise Have in Common? Everything!

What Do Meditation and Exercise Have in Common? Everything!

The studies don’t lie: countless times, we see similar benefits and positive side effects of adding both exercise and meditation to one’s daily schedule. This recent study even proved that both exercise and meditation help combat feelings of depression and anxiety, in pretty much the exact same way. They have both been proven to help individuals feel happier, relaxed, and…

Using Nature to Awaken the Higher Self

Using Nature to Awaken the Higher Self

“…all forms of artistic beauty can touch our hearts, as can nature. Why are we so drawn to beautiful sunsets and sunrises? When nature paints glorious images on the canvas of the sky, are we not reborn in some way?” – The Rose and the Sword by Judith Bach and Nanette V. Hucknall, pg. 13 Have you ever felt tired,…

The Difference Between Eastern & Western Yoga, Explained

The Difference Between Eastern & Western Yoga, Explained

Yoga has been around for thousands of years, more than 5,000 to be precise, and it has become an integral part of life for many people across the globe. While the foundations of yoga remain the same throughout the world, there is no doubt that there are many (often vast) differences between the Eastern indoctrinate of yoga and the way…

Working with the Higher Self: Reflective Exercises

Working with the Higher Self: Reflective Exercises

As you begin your journey in working with the Higher Self, it is important that you set aside time to reflect on your current state – physically, environmentally, and mentally. Without self-reflection, the insights gained throughout your practice cannot be used to their full potential and application within your daily life. The following reflective exercises will serve to help introduce…

The Importance of the Spoken Word

The Importance of the Spoken Word

What is the Word, and why does it matter? Many people don’t realize the importance of our spoken words, or the impact they have on our wellbeing and our environment. The truth is, the Word is far more profound than many think; its sound gives birth to the energy that has facilitated all creation, old and new, from nature, to…

Walking in the Sun

Walking in the Sun

Q: Why does a walk in a sunny setting in nature help us to feel better when we are down? A. Walking in the garden, through a forest or on a beach helps us feel better due to the positive effects of the sun’s energy. As a ball of fiery energy, the sun truly directs the life of nature on…