The Benefits of Making Art Daily
Creating art may seem like a daunting task for those who have not been developing artistic skills since childhood. In fact, nobody doubts that some people are naturally better at making art than others. For...
Smart Clothes: Will We Soon Be Sporting a Suit of Arm(onit)or?
Clothing has served many a purpose throughout the ages: protection from the elements, mark of one’s status, fashion statement, comfort, and attracting a mate, to name a few. With our ever-increasing dependence on technology, it...
Self Esteem: Why We Need It and How To Keep It
Self-esteem is described as someone’s personal sense of worth or value - basically, how much you value yourself in life. Factors for your self-esteem include self-confidence, a feeling of security, identity, a sense of belonging...
Mānuka Honey – New Zealand’s Native Treasure
The term mānuka is the Maori name for the Leptospermum shrub, a member of the Myrtacaea family which is generally referred to as a “tea tree,” not to be confused with Melaleuca, the Australian tea...
Traditional Chinese Tips for Boosting Your Immunity This Fall
Autumn, according to traditional Chinese medicine, is the time of fruition, introspection, setting limits, protecting boundaries, taking in the pure and letting go, a time when the Lung meridian and large intestine channels take center...
10 Teas to Enhance Meditation (Part 2)
Tea and meditation are an excellent combination, as both should be done slowly and calmly, and without pursuit. Tea's phytochemicals provide the ideal balance of stimulation and relaxation, allowing you to be fully immersed in...
Make Peace With Food and Diets Through Intuitive Eating
The desire to lose weight has become a norm in our Western society. According to a study by the US Department of Health and Human Services, in 2013 -2016 almost half of the US adults...
Salt Water and a Side of Lemon – Start Your Day With Solé
Solé (pronounced so-lay) is a traditional health drink dating back to Roman times. Legend has it that this drink was named after the sun when the Roman sun goddess blessed the source of this nourishing...
Singing Can Relieve Stress and So Much More
We are all familiar with the power of music. It can evoke a wide range of emotions, from lifting our spirits, to helping us process grief; yet singing can be even more powerful than listening...