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Spring into Vitality

Spring Poppies Ritu Riyat

  The clocks have sprung forward, days are a little brighter, and new green shoots are making an appearance. Spring is inevitable, and like clockwork all of nature responds to the turn of the season. It’s built into their (our) survival blueprint, not responding would be a death sentence. But what does the turn of the season mean for us humans, is it simply another day on the calendar? As a kid, I remember looking forward to being out of school for spring break. In college, I became connected to the idea of “Spring Cleaning” and spent hours deep cleaningContinue Reading >>

Mindshift Mantra: Respect

Mindshift Mantra

Respect By definition respect means: a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements. Synonyms are: reverence, honor, admiration. Respect is a powerful word, and a powerful feeling. We often talk about respecting others or demanding respect. Are you respecting the most admirable person out there? Yourself. When you respect yourself, you no longer feel the need to demand respect from anyone else. Respect yourself and make shift happen today. Share your mantras on instagram and tag us using the hashtag #mindshiftmantra

Mindshift Mantra: Be Love

Mindshift Monday

Be Love. Monday motivation from me to you. You know you’re already love in action, don’t hide it behind harsh words or being busy let it shine bright and infect the people around you. I’ve been reflecting a lot on love lately. Love is an interesting thing. We want it, crave it, try to control it, say it, and at times flip it into hate. What if we just let it be? Remember that time you had your first crush or connected with your best friends. Full of laughter and joy, there was no obligation or desire it was simply anContinue Reading >>

Mindful in Spring

  Mindset is often overlooked when it comes to well-being, although it’s been getting more attention lately. Focusing the mind on a seasonal mantra or meditation can nourish you from the inside out. Spring is associated with rebirth and growth while also shedding the darkness of the winter. Take time to reflect on what you were hibernating with during the winter months and then shed the layers creating space to allow new green shoots to flourish. Here is a Spring Meditation for you to cultivate your deepest desires this Spring season.   “Spring meditation”   Sit quietly and close yourContinue Reading >>

Wisdom 2.0: What is wisdom?

In recent years the quest for peace, love, and happiness has grown. I have seen a rise in websites, devices, apps, and studios all focused on increasing peace, love, and happiness. What once used to be seen as “woo woo” ( I still cringe at that overused phrase) is now becoming more and more mainstream. Young companies are recognizing the benefits of a healthy mind and have integrated meditation practices into the workplace with designated meditation rooms, and a mindful corporate culture. In my personal opinion, it’s about time. It’s no secret that the mind is a powerful system andContinue Reading >>