December 2018

More than a Workout – The Epic History of Yoga

If you’ve participated in yoga classes, you’ve undoubtedly seen how yoga practice can be a highly active and life-changing experience, especially if you keep it consistent. But while sitting in the studio, you may have also seen statues of older yogis, mysterious scrolls and symbols adorning the walls, and you may have heard terminology you’re not familiar with. All of those idiosyncrasies suggest that yoga goes a lot deeper than a series of stretches and sequences. Discover more about [...]

Show Up Prepared With the Yoga Gear You’ll Love

With over 36 million practitioners in 2016 and more people trying it each year, yoga is one of the fastest growing physical activities in America. Whether you’re interested in the relaxing movements and breathing involved in kundalini style yoga, or the faster-paced workout of vinyasa-style, one thing is certain: You’ll want to show up with the proper yoga gear to get the most out of your experience. Discover more about fundamental yoga equipment and how it will benefit you [...]

March 2018

The Mindful Differences Between the Keto Diet and the Whole30 Food Plan

Ah, the world of dieting trends, food plans, and choices. We, as a society, are accustomed to changes in nutrition and how they impact our wellness. Today’s top low-carbohydrate diets are the Keto diet and the Whole30 Food plan, both of which offer exceptional paths towards eating as our ancestors did while maintaining a positive journey towards healthy weight loss. Each meal plan has specific guidelines that can provide reliable help in achieving your wellness goals. Breaking Things Down With [...]

May 2017

4 Key Tips for Success on the Vegan Diet

You’ve read about the benefits, heard from your vegan friends, and are ready to take the plunge into the meatless lifestyle. This is a decision that will change your life, resulting in increased longevity, less chance of major illnesses, and a sure path to health and fitness. These tips will help you succeed. Not Everyone Makes the Cut as a Vegan The vegan diet is a lot of things to a lot of people, but it isn’t always easy. Whether your [...]

What’s the deal with Woo-Woo Wellness?

One look at the AwakenWithJP satirical YouTube channel and you will be either laughing, a little offended, or just more informed about the woo-woo aspect of new age wellness.  JP Sears, one of the newest YouTubers to find fame on the platform, has taught us all about woo-woo lifestyle through his videos.  In an age where instead of just going to the doctor for your health, you can go online and find a plethora of wellness options, from the [...]

6 Solid Reasons to Go Vegan

Are you the type of person that cares about the quality of food you put in your body? Have you ever thought about the overall impact of your dietary choices? If so, then the clean-living vegan lifestyle may be for you. Ideal for optimum health, fitness, and sustainability of the environment, veganism is a lifestyle that considers far more than the needs of the individual – although it excels in that area as well. To Care or Not to Care If [...]

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How to Choose a Wellness Retreat

Wellness is a balanced body, mind, and spirit.  Many people these days are embarking on a journey to be well in all senses of the world.  A great way to get grounded into a lasting wellness lifestyle is to embark on one of the many wellness retreats that are cropping up these days.  You can get pumped, get cleansed, and get harmonized.    Getting on the mind-body-soul train can be super easy when you have your day laviously spaced around [...]