self massage Tag

How the care of Your Senses can increase Your Happiness

When I coach my tribe through the habits, teaching ways to care for our sense organs is one of my favorites. While it may not be the most popular of the ten habits, I love that these tiny little acts can be easily added into what we already habitually do in our day and require little energy or time. Small habits. Big difference in how we feel mentally, emotionally, and physically. Creating the microhabits of taking care of each of our senses in order to live our healthiest and happiest for...

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What you have to know about using essential oils

What you have to know about using essential oils

For most of us kitchen magic refers to our ability to make tasty and nutritious food. We live in such a consumer society but even those of us who have managed to ditch the processed food still trot off to the drugstore or the health food shop to buy out skincare essentials. In this podcast episode Militza Maury talks about the ah ha moment when she realised the outbreaks she was experiencing on her skin were related to her internal thoughts. She shares how she started making lotions and beauty...

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Meditate with a Partner

You may have heard that meditation will help your relationship. Meditation makes you more present, more aware, more curious, more efficient, more available, more resilient, more skillfully communicative, flexible in how you show up and respond, more empathic (aka “nicer to hang with), smarter, more intuitive, less afraid, and more ethical. (For research see here.)Obviously, any one of those side benefits to meditation would drastically improve your relationship with yourself first, and with your partner second. But, know that when you become a meditator, all of these side benefits will...

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Working online vs. in person in your wellness career with Rachel Cook and Amanda Cook

If you’re a breathing human in 2016 you’ve heard the reel that you can make a million online. And this is true. I know from personal experience. It’s just that it’s a little complicated. Were here to have this conversation. What can online do for you? What can offline do for you? Let’s find out These are the meaty question I discuss with my sister wellness career coaches, Rachel Cook and Amanda Cook.Why you want to tune in:Decipher the benefits of being online for YOU Decipher the most streamlines, least complicated approach...

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Self Massage + Foam Rolling

I live in Mexico half the year and spend a chunk of time each week on a paddle board. We have a fleet to meet the different conditions and opportunities. I'm studying paddle technique because I'm clearly not doing it in a sustainable way. My left piriformis is in a knot, my right trapezius is pissed off from overuse, and my left deltoid knows there is a better way.While I'm working on technique to stop inflicting and inflaming myself, I counterbalance with my foam roller. To see how to use one,...

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Teach your kids massage

One of my children’s favorite family activities is when we give each other a foot massage. As a Mom of four I am constantly looking for ways to replenish myself. I also like to show my children that there easy ways of taking care of yourself right at home. These self-care practices are a way you can make your body, mind, and heart healthy. In fact, foot massage can have a direct impact on your immune system....

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Top 3 Ways to Build Ojas

(In Ayurveda, Ojas is our protection – our immunity from disease and from the penetration of negative vibrations. Ojas  is theconnecting factor, gelling consciousness (the divine energy of prana and the divine light of tejas) into the organism into a connective network informed by Divine intelligence. Ojas is formed by digesting consciousness via foods and experiences back into the essence of consciousness (the Absolute).1. Build Ojas Physically:Eat Seasonally. If we eat what is offered by nature seasonally and without much processing, our ojas will tend to be strong. We will...

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