meditation

Is meditation necessary?

We mention meditation often: sometimes in our blogs and podcasts, and sometimes we recommend it to our clients. I’ve noticed that even for me, when I see the term thrown around enough, it starts to sound just like ‘do your homework’ or ‘eat your vegetables’. Yeah yeah yeah, I get it, meditationschmation. Is it really necessary? It helps to revisit the root of why we talk about meditation at all. What we’re really pointing to … Read More

Hit the pause button

Whether you are a guru at meditation or a total novice, taking a moment to be still and take a few deep breaths is part of the path to well being. Deep breaths have a ton of wonderful side effects, like: Slowing you down on a crazy busy day and giving you enough space to complete the busy with a bit more ease (and fewer mistakes). Helping you digest your food because breathing provides space … Read More

Podcast – Wellness Unlocked: The 80/20 Rule For Wellness

In this episode we discuss how to discern what wellness practices work for you and in what balance. For example, we think eating well matters a ton, yet so do donuts and cookies! We have to have room for both. Joy and Rachel debate about the importance of flossing your teeth and why you might like to take vitamins and/or probiotics. Sam inspires us to make sure we rest enough within our fitness routine and … Read More

Meditation: It’s here to cure what ails you

We are hearing more and more about meditation and its benefits. It can make you more alert, reduce your stress, enhance your creativity, make you taller and pump up your biceps… (Okay, scratch the last two…) But it sounds like the magical pill that will cure whatever ails you and everyone is trying to get in on it… After all, it’s only about sitting on a cushion, closing your eyes and breathing deeply, right? Well, yes … Read More