Help! I’m addicted to social media!

By | 2017-06-29T07:27:22+00:00 June 21st, 2017|

Have you ever said "I just seem to have an addictive personality"?  Many of us have although that does not lead us to search out the nearest rehab - indeed most of us notice our addictive cycles around many things other than, or along with drugs and alcohol.  If you can’t stop checking your phone, eating [...]

Flosophy: Are You Receiving A Wake Up Call?

By | 2017-06-29T07:27:23+00:00 April 30th, 2017|

There’s a part of every living thing that wants to become itself; the tadpole into the frog, the chrysalis into the butterfly, a damaged human being into a whole one. That is spirituality ~ Ellen Bass Do you feel it? Are you noticing life situations arise NOT allowing you to stay in your comfort zone? These [...]

Turbans, Chanting and Wearing All White…Oh My!

By | 2017-06-29T07:27:23+00:00 April 13th, 2017|

  Kundalini Yoga, OMG is there a cult at the Soul?  And what is up with these turbans, wearing all white and chanting Guru, Guru, Guru?  Who is this Guru?  Ultimately the Guru is YOU.  Gu meaning 'darkness' and Ru meaning 'light'.  The Guru is your own Soul, it is your mother-in-law, your [...]

Studies show yoga reduces anxiety and depression

By | 2017-06-29T07:27:25+00:00 July 25th, 2016|

Originally published on Harvard’s Medical blog. Since the 1970s, meditation and other stress-reduction techniques have been studied as possible treatments for depression and anxiety. One such practice, yoga, has received less attention in the medical literature, though it has become increasingly popular in recent decades. One 2012 national survey estimated, for example, that 8.7% of [...]

Mindfulness based training improves anxiety in children

By | 2016-08-12T12:27:09+00:00 July 25th, 2016|

Anxiety disorders are among the most common psychiatric conditions affecting children and adolescents. While antidepressants are frequently used to treat youth with anxiety disorders, sometimes, antidepressants may be poorly tolerated in children who are at high risk of developing bipolar disorder. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) are studying how cognitive therapy that uses [...]