There’s always new findings revealed in the effectiveness of mindful practices like yoga and meditation and other forms of healing, wellness, and living holistically. Here is my attempt at consolidating some of that news and bringing it to you so you can be gently reminded of why taking a moment to breathe deeply every now and then is more than a trend. It’s a way of life completely and utterly worth living. These are updated weekly and archived monthly so set a reminder to come back often and see what's new!


 

Week of AUGUST 5

Wellness and Healing News:

Oooooh honey! This article is calling out the wellness industry in a big ol' negative way.  Its a little over the top extremist and it groups everything wellness into this one money-hungry category which isn't accurate at all.  Ok, there's actually a lot wrong with the article but it's guaranteed to get you pumped and pondering either way.

 

Oh wowww! Another article questioning this burgeoning wellness industry.  This one makes more sense to me.  The central problem being that if wellness is something to be consumed by those who can afford it, what does the rest of the world do to be well?

 

And here's a nice list of free and affordable wellness tips from the ladies at ESSENCE magazine.  Ok now we're back on track....

 

Babies need their dose of wellness too!  How do they get it? You guessed it: breastfeeding.  Check out the many many many benefits for baby and mommy and society. 

 

Try wellness and plain ol' radiance the Japanese way.  Hint: it doesn't involve a bunch of lotions and creams.  It's about the way of living instead. 

 

Horticulture Therapy is helping people who suffer from depression and more.  See how simply gardening can change your life for the better.

 

If you live in a major US city, you may be able to take advantage of some spa and wellness deals this month because August is Wellness Month! Check out the deets here!

 

Getting therapy to combat our emotional and psychological issues is one of the key elements to living a balanced life.  Check out this article to see the best way to get the most out of your therapy sessions.