I was watching Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith last night and was amazed at the depth of wisdom and good advice that comes out of some of those characters. Yoda is like an old Buddhist master, Obi-Wan Kenobi is like an experience Samurai warrior and so on. There is also a lot of political pundit banter that goes on between the Council and the Dark Side. Inspired by this re-run I went through some of the old movies and found some of the best quotes and lessons that can teach us a thing or two about life and politics.[Read more…] about 7 Things Star Wars Can Teach You About Life and Politics
For those of us that do our part to be eco-friendly, to keep our planet healthy and happy, it can sometimes be a challenge to help others do the same. Though you might be doing all you can at home to recycle and reduce your own carbon footprint, the next step is to inspire others to do the same. Today being Earth Day, we’d like to take a look at how we can do much to make a difference.[Read more…] about Be The Change: How to Make Your Community More Eco-Friendly
As we near the end of International Women’s Month, let’s take a look at one of the most common – yet oft-ignored – experiences in a mother’s life.
The first few months of motherhood and meeting your new baby is a time of joy and happiness for many (not to mention mild stress and sleep deprivation, of course). But what happens when your experience is very different from this?[Read more…] about Understanding Postpartum Depression
Pregnancy is a unique experience, and every pregnancy is different. Whether you’re in your first trimester or a few days before your due date, meditation can help you relax and prepare your body and mind for childbirth. Below is a meditation script for expecting mothers.[Read more…] about Monday Meditation: A Meditation Script for Expecting Mothers
Sometimes it feels like Sisyphean work maintaining a healthy weight, staying fit and just making healthy life decisions. Unfortunately, the answer lies in the fact that very often we are left to deal with the tiring challenges on our own.
Being different and sticking out is not easy, but there are ways to overcome these initial struggles and reach those health goals despite the lack of external support. Here are some of the ways in which you can conquer loneliness in your lifestyle improvement journey.[Read more…] about How to Adopt Healthy Habits When Everyone Around You Hasn’t
Strengthening your pelvic floor muscles is essential for overall wellbeing. In women, pelvic floor muscle exercise can help strengthen the core, improves circulation, and promotes reproductive health. But what are pelvic floor muscle exercises? Keep reading below![Read more…] about What are Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises?