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  • Releasing To Expand

    Posted by Harmony R

    I find that right before an expansion in my life there is often a big contraction. Right before I can call in the new I have to clear out and release the past. In the lunar cycle, the dark of …

  • Dare to Explore: The Magic in Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone

    Posted by Christine Gutierrez

    “Be willing to step outside your comfort zone once in awhile; take the risks in life that seem worth taking. The ride might not be as predictable if you’d just planted your feet and stayed put, but it will be …

  • International No Diet Day

    Posted by Karen S

    May 6th, 2018. The calendar tells us it is almost summer, almost halfway through the year, and several months past all those intentions and New Year’s Resolutions to diet and exercise away the holiday “guilty pleasures”.    Don’t  “Die-t”;  “Live-it!” …

  • Come To Life and Give Thanks

    Posted by Harmony R

    To the ancients, May was the start of summer as they sometimes divided the year into 2 halves – summer and winter.  In May the sun starts to move ever higher in the sky, the days get longer and warmer …

  • Noticing The Things You Once Prayed For

    Posted by Christine Gutierrez

    I woke up this morning and I saw a post on Instagram that I have seen before, but it never ceases to impact me.  It read, “Life is so subtle sometimes that you barely notice yourself walking through the doors …

  • Death In The Family

    Posted by Ramesh Narine

    Photo Credit: Pete Longworth Transmutation is defined as a change in state. A short time ago, I walked into the woods. White winter snow dressed the ground and the trees stood bare in the afternoon light. A frozen river marked the …

  • Growing And Giving

    Posted by stephanie b

    I have been in a yoga bubble for a month and a half. I’m currently in a 200 teacher training program. One of the core values of this training is “progress = happiness.” There are two ways to happiness, when …

  • Rebirth

    Posted by Harmony R

    With the sun in Aries, those of us in the northern hemisphere are now in the season of spring. All mystical cultures saw the symbolism of the sun rising higher in the sky, days getting longer, nights getting short and …

  • Spring Into Wellness

    Posted by Chandanni M

    Spring into wellness. Spring into the new you. It’s not cliché to begin again, to bloom again, to see things like the first time again. In fact, in Ayurveda, one of the reasons we insist on seasonal cleansing is to bring …

  • Replenish, Refresh and Renew: Welcome to Spring

    Posted by Dianne B

    Spring is my favourite time of year. I am always excited to see the world start fresh with a clean slate. I live in a cold climate, so I am always ready to see winter move on from its icy grip …

  • Soul Good: My journey to wholeness

    Posted by Christine Gutierrez

    I ran for years… from myself. It was a scary place to be, in me. You see, I had been scared while being in me. I had been violated while being in me. I had been screamed at and called …

  • Life Gets Messy: 5 Ways to Combat Anxiety Through Your Diet

    Posted by Kimberly S

    Even with spring approaching are you still feeling a bit strung out? Spring is a time of awakening and a lot can be going on, both in our body and mind. The body and mind are intrinsically connected. The good …

  • Blooming From The Wound Where I Once Bled

    Posted by Ashley A

    Wow, I really know this concept like the back of my hand! I have lived it. Deep down in the dark muddy waters, I wade. I usually commiserate there for a while and then somehow I pull up my bootstraps, …

  • No Mud No Lotus

    Posted by Harmony R

    ‘Both Light and shadow are the dance of Love’ ~rumi My name is Harmony (that is my real given name) and I have a tattoo of a yin-yang that I got when i was 21- not realizing it was a …

  • Loving Differences

    Posted by Amelia B

    I’m often asked how I navigate relationships with those who don’t understand or agree with my views and life choices. Most of my life I’ve been questioning the status quo and striving to trust and follow my intuition, or my …

  • Love Is

    Posted by Chandanni M

    Love is when you have friendliness despite your differences. Love is knowing who you are and being at peace with who you are. I think we throw around this word way too loosely. When we are truly in love or …

  • I Became My Own Beloved

    Posted by Christine Gutierrez

    Love is sacred and holy and often times can also be scary and baffling. I grew up in a home where both love and abuse was present. The “I love you’s” were there non stop as were the cursing and …

  • Creating Space for Growth

    Posted by Karen S

    Happy New Year!  Belatedly! It is almost the end of January and renewal is the theme of the month! Letting go of what no longer serves and creating energy and space for the light of new growth is usually what …

  • Be Who You Are

    Posted by Amelia B

    Be who you are “Are you vegan?” is one of the most asked questions I get on social media — so I thought I’d finally dive in and answer. But first, a little bit of history … Ever since I …

  • Be Kinder To Yourself

    Posted by Jessica T

    January marks not only the beginning of the year it is also my birthday month. As I reflect on past experience I can’t help but acknowledge the fact I am about to turn 32. THIRTY-F-ing-TWO!! This feeling of shock is …