LIFESTYLE

Essentials for a Happy (and Healthy) New Year

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Wellness in the Wine Country

Tucked away in the historic Napa Valley, the town of Yountville and the luxurious hotel and spa, Hotel Yountville, await your arrival. Part of what attracts a person to practice

7 Day New Year Cleanse

Here’s a great way to start off your new year right with a seven day cleanse.  Just remind yourself how good your body will feel (from head to toe) after

Tearing Down the Obstacles to Meditation

You know it’s good for you, and there are literally hundreds of studies that prove it. So, why aren’t you meditating? For most of us, the answer is simple —

6 Simple Steps to Meditating Right Now

Take a moment now to try this meditation technique of counting your breaths: 1) Find a quiet place free of distractions. 2) Sit comfortably in a chair with your feet

10 Simple Yoga Practices for Beginners

Yoga has become incredibly popular in recent years. Its popularity is due in part to flexibility. It’s very flexible! Yoga can be done just about anywhere by almost anyone. People

Change Maker Spotlight: Robert Sturman

A dedicated yoga practitioner, photographer Robert Sturman has increasingly focused on capturing the timeless grace and embodied mindfulness of asana in his work. I originally was drawn to his work

10 Life Lessons for My Sons

I have been blessed to experience many great mentors in life from teachers and family to friends and work peers. They have all imparted many pearls of wisdom that have

12 Days of Self Care for the Holidays

  Holidays are here bringing joy, cheer and also some added stress. You can ease into the holiday season with just a little thought and planning to incorporate self care

How Owning a Dog Can Improve Your Health

When injury and illness strikes, your road to recovery can be one filled with therapies and medications. You will require a lot of TLC, physical activity, and therapies. Healing is