Self Care

5 Tips on How to Find the Right Type of Meditation

5 Tips on How to Find the Right Type of Meditation

How do you decide what meditation method is best for you?

Do you want to start a meditation practice, but you’re not sure which style to choose? Today, you have so many choices, you might end up feeling stressed out and give up. Don’t go there! Instead, use these expert tips to find what’s best for you.

7 Natural Holiday Beauty Tips

7 Natural Holiday Beauty Tips

You want to look your best for all those holiday gatherings. But, perhaps you’re concerned with what you’ve heard about toxins in self-care products.

The following beauty tips are 100% natural with no risk of harm. Most importantly, remember to laugh (even at yourself, when you catch yourself stressing out), smile more and savor the good in each moment. Happiness is the best beauty elixir of them all!

Why You Need a Digital Detox, 5 Tips on How to Detox and Detox Day Guidelines

Why You Need a Digital Detox, 5 Tips on How to Detox and Detox Day Guidelines

 Have you ever felt mentally exhausted? In other words, you cannot deal with one more thing? Or, do you find yourself being unable to pay attention, making simple mistakes or forgetting things? These can be signs of digital overload.

What Are Telomeres and How Do They Impact Aging and Beauty?

What Are Telomeres and How Do They Impact Aging and Beauty?

Telomeres are protective barriers at ends of chromosomes in our cells that include our DNA sequences.  As we age, DNA at the ends of chromosomes erodes.  More visible signs of this include aging skin and greying hair.  Certain lifestyle tips can enhance youthfulness.  Telomere length is affected not only by genetics, but seems also to be influenced by lifestyle factors including those related to the mind-body connection.

 

Lack of Sleep and Weight Gain: Get Your ZZZ's to Manage Weight

Lack of Sleep and Weight Gain: Get Your ZZZ's to Manage Weight

Do you push yourself to do more and sacrifice that extra hour of sleep? You may be undermining your efforts to keep a healthy weight.  While it's good to have discipline and be active, it's also important to give your body and mind the sleep it needs.

How to be More Mindful at the Spa: Awaken Your Senses

How to be More Mindful at the Spa: Awaken Your Senses

During a recent trip to London, UK, I had the indulgent pleasure of visiting ESPA Life at Corinthia, London’s most exclusive, most luxurious spa, offering world-class pampering treatments and spa/fitness facilities. I was especially interested in exploring their mindfulness philosophy, an essential element of their integrated approach to natural beauty and inner calm. Find out about my visit here!