I’m a Beatles fan, always have been, thanks to my dad. When I was visiting my parents in Houston over the weekend, I came downstairs Sunday morning to Dad streaming the Beatles station on Spotify. “Yesterday” has always been one of his favorites! A few years ago,...
Meditation is one of those things that people think they should do but all too often just never find the time. I’ll admit that maintaining a regular meditation practice isn’t always the easiest thing in the world – even veteran meditators fall off the wagon now and then. But they get back on the cushion (or wherever they do their practice) because the benefits are that compelling….
Inflammation – it’s the starting point for so many life-altering conditions and diseases. It’s also avoidable, yet every day millions of Americans prime themselves for health disasters – like cancer, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and many autoimmune diseases – by making choices that unwittingly promote chronic inflammation.
In my practice, we talk a lot about cultivating the good habits that are foundational to creating a healthy and happy life: wholesome real food, restorative rest, movement, relaxation, protection from toxins and connection. But in the whirl of our fast-paced, over-scheduled lives, there is another element which is often overlooked – and that’s joy.