Aromatherapy and Meditation for Stress Release

Copyright: 123rf stock photo Have you ever gone on vacation and came home feeling relaxed, content and worry-free, then, within two long work days of catching up correspondence your calm completely disappeared? Did that great vacation become a blur with only photos to remind you that it really happened?

Mindfulness Meditation & PTSD

Mindfulness Meditation & PTSD: What You Need to Know Image Copyright: Michal Bednarek / 123RF Stock Photo Mindfulness practices, which can include yoga, meditation, and breathing exercises, have become increasingly popular in recent years among mental health practitioners, their clients, and the general public. Research shows that engaging in mindfulness can reduce symptoms of depression […]

“Spread the Health” for Mental Health Awareness Month

Image Copyright: dimaberkut / 123RF Stock Photo How to “Spread the Health” in May for Mental Health Awareness Month For many of us, mental health often takes a backseat in our pursuit of holistic health. Yet, we must remember the term holistic health refers to caring for the whole person: body + mind + spirit. […]

How to Create a Meditation Space of Serenity

You know, it’s funny. I always considered myself a terrible meditator, which as a yoga teacher and Reiki practitioner, I was loathed to admit. After months of disappointment, I even enrolled myself in a strict and silent 10-day Vipassana retreat. Needless to say, drastic measures were not the path to peace. Eventually, I admitted my […]