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Don’t Give Up On a Life That is Worth Living

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Some people are more prone to depression than others and despite your best intentions of doing everything right to avoid that sinking feeling, it may just come back to bite you, which is just what happened to me this past winter.In theory, I have a lot to be grateful for. I have a great career, I come from a...

Wanderlust Festivals Await Your Arrival

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There is something comforting and reassuring when you are in an environment surrounded by like-minded individuals. There is a sense of joy, security, and connectedness when you realize that there are other people out there that share the same frustrations, questions, interests, and values that you do. This sense of connectedness is what makes the Wanderlust Festivals so incredible. The term...

Bringing a balanced view to meditation

“Meditation is very much like cooking lentils. The scum rises to the surface when you are doing this.”It’s an intriguing observation made by psychologist Dr. Miguel Farias during an interview on CBC radio regarding the book, The Buddha Pill: Can meditation change you?, which he co-wrote with Dr. Catherine Wikholm. This analogy, which Farias heard from a meditation guru...

Feeling Stressed? It’s Time To Give Meditation A Try

Feeling Stressed? It's Time To Give Meditation A Try
Meditation has a lame reputation. It's time to change that.Relaxing with a good book, going on a long walk, and exercising one’s stress away are all accepted ways to slow down, but if a person mentions meditation as a means to not sweat the small stuff then people might imagine you sitting cross-legged near a quiet pond, humming and...

5 Awesome Wellness Retreats You Should Know

5 Awesome Wellness Retreats You Should Know
5 Awesome Wellness Retreats Everyone needs some time to wind down now and then, but not everyone finds relief from daily stressors in the same way. That’s why we’ve done some research to help you choose a great wellness retreat for your personality, priorities, and passions.For The Hiker5 Awesome Wellness Retreats You Should Know : There’s a special place in...

5 Tips to Breathe Through Anxiety

Breathe Through Anxiety
I don’t think I’ve ever experienced anxiety before, I don’t really think I even knew what it was. But last year I experienced one of the most uncomfortable months of my life to date. It all started after I had been ill earlier in the year and I had not long since returned home from hospital. A few months...

Divine Timing, Detachment, and Love

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“It’ll happen when you least expect it.”This one phrase can either give you a whole wad of peace or trepidation. It’s one of those phrases that leave people having some sort of extreme reaction.It seems when frustration sets in around the topic of love, career, or purpose, the go-to answer becomes, “It’ll happen when you least expect it.”But what...

My Evening of Qigong Ecstasy and Healing With Robert Peng

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I’ve been interested in martial arts since I was a child. I took classes here and there, but I never found the courage or confidence to stick with it. The art intimidated me because I couldn’t fully understand it.Years later, in my adult life working with Reiki energy, I was introduced to Qigong, a practice of aligning body, breath,...

Meditation for Dummies

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My choice of words for this title is more about grabbing your attention than it is about disrespect or name calling.Sometimes we are so busy moving, planning and doing that it takes something sort of shocking to just stop us in our tracks. For many of us its a word or something we hear.I want to share some of...

Takeaways After 30 Days of Meditation

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My interest in meditation is new. I used to think it was strictly for Buddhists, and didn't understand what it was, really. (And to be totally honest, I'm still trying to figure it out.)Yoga has meditative aspects of it, which I enjoy and which sparked my interest in meditation as its own practice. Here's a refresher of what the...

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