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The Importance of Gut Health & How to Improve Yours

The Importance of Gut Health & How to Improve Yours

One area of our health that is all too often overlooked is gut health, which is odd since the gut processes everything we put into our mouths and transforms it into usable energy and nutrients for every other system in the body. Even though we all strive to satisfy the cravings of our stomach, what we consume isn’t usually prioritized to the degree that it should be for optimal well-being. In reality, a happy, healthy gut requires adequate amounts of fibre, healthy fats (minimally processed fats), water, pre/probiotics, and, ideally, a lifestyle that is not overly stressful. This post covers…

Conquering Resistance to Become Who You Truly Wish to Be

Conquering Resistance to Become Who You Truly Wish to Be

Don’t we all love to resist some aspects of our lives or self for various reasons we deem reasonable? These reasons could stem from not having the energy/time to effectively address what requires our attention, not knowing how to deal with it, thinking it doesn’t need to be dealt with, or even just not believing we’re capable of dealing with it. All of these are ways of coping with difficulties that arise in life and serve us as long as…

An Introduction to Chakras

An Introduction to Chakras

When you say the word chakra people to most people they either say “Yeah I know what chakras are, don’t they have something to do with yoga” or body language is visible that shows whoever you’re talking to is uncomfortable. I think this makes sense since chakras are a difficult topic to broach in many circles because of the energetic or mysticism that often surrounds them. Nonetheless, they are an important aspect of yogic philosophy and there are definitely some strong links to psychology that only further support their importance. One of which is the high similarity to Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs…

Using Yoga To Conquer My Fear of Heights

Using Yoga To Conquer My Fear of Heights

Sometimes even when you know the changes coming in your life, you can still be surprised by the magnitude of their effect on you. One such change happened to me during our first few weeks here in Costa Rica. I’ve always known I was afraid of heights, especially when in a car, but I did not realize just how afraid I was until I moved to a country with 67 volcanoes and very little flat land. The drive to our Airbnb was terrifying, and the “driveway”  looked like

Intro to Acro Yoga

Intro to Acro Yoga

A quick intro to acro yoga! Make sure to communicate with your partner when doing acro yoga and be honest with your own capabilities 🙂

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