Entries Tagged as 'Integrative Wellness'

By Lisa Frank, M.Ed., Wellness Counselor and Yoga Instructor

This Yama is often interpreted as celibacy, yet it could be said that it represents much more.  It is about creating a virtuous lifestyle, practicing self-control and moderation in all things, including control of one’s sexual desires and impulses.  Life is created through sex and is thus necessary for the survival of a species.  For some celibacy is their chosen virtuous lifestyle, but for most householders’ celibacy is not the aim. Rather than denying sexual pleasure try instead to engage in meaningful and respectful physical contact.  

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By Sheryl Brooks, R.N., Women's Health Expert
 

Have you considered the boost to how your work team would feel after venturing away from the office together?  You may find that the cost of group travel is more than offset by the improvement in how that team works together and what they take back to the workplace.

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Even though Ayurveda emerged more than 5,000 years ago in India, it's still a relevant, applicable system based on the laws of nature. See how balancing your doshas can lead to better health.
 

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Traveling can be both physically and mentally exhausting. Learn tips from four of our wellness specialists to help you eat right and become more mindful, active and relaxed when you are on-the-go. 
 

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By: Carolyn Crawford, Astrologer


The sun, now in Leo, harmonizes with rational Saturn that is still in Sagittarius on Monday, August 1st. This can be a fruitful time when perseverance and firmness are rewarded. Although the workload may feel heavy or tedious, steadfast efforts can win appreciation and recognition. 

The new moon in Leo Tuesday, August 2nd helps to instill confidence for those Leos whose birthday is near this date. The other two fire signs, Sagittarius and Aries, also find pleasure and fun now.

On August 3rd, the sun and nebulous Neptune in Pisces tangle and it will be important to keep commitments. Be discreet in all matters and be sure to establish limitations or healthy boundaries so that others don’t take advantage. Disorganization may be the tenor of everyday life. This is an excellent day for creativity and some can enjoy outdoor activities.
 

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