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Controlling the Drunken Monkeys

The Buddha held that the human mind is filled with drunken monkeys flinging themselves from tree branches, jumping around, and chattering nonstop. (amazing visual) What he meant is that our minds are in constant motion. I can certainly relate. Thanks #covid19  ...

Controlling the Drunken Monkeys

The Buddha held that the human mind is filled with drunken monkeys flinging themselves from tree branches, jumping around, and chattering nonstop. (amazing visual) What he meant is that our minds are in constant motion. I can certainly relate. Thanks #covid19  ...

DIY Oatmeal Turmeric Face Mask/ Máscara de cúrcuma y avena

The combination of these two ingredients help to calm acne, balance oily skin, even out skin tone and help to reduce dark spots and even tones down redness due to turmeric’s anti-inflammatory properties. Combine 1 tbsp ground oats (I use my coffee grinder) with a...

How Does One Become a Swami?

The word Swami can mean a few things. In spiritual circles it generally refers to “master” or “learned”. These two definitions may in turn refer to two levels of Swamis. Both may teach and both are still students themselves, just as school-teachers continually undergo...

Yoga Nidra, Ancient Wisdom for Transformation

Restorative Yoga Better than Sleep Need to catch up on sleep? Want to access your inner reservoir of creative energy? Change something or break an addiction? Yoga Nidra, an ancient and profoundly powerful meditation practice can help you get there. I had never heard...

The Amazing Anti-Aging Benefits of Retin-A

One of the things I love the most about giving clients facials is that I get to educate them about their skin too. If you been into see me for a facial lately, it’s likely we had a conversation about Retin-A. I have been obsessed with this topical cream for the past...

What the Heck is a Cacao Ceremony Anyway?

Sure, we’ve all heard of cacao, haven’t we? It’s the main ingredient in all things wonderful that contain chocolate. But what is a cacao ceremony? Known as Theobroma cacao in latin, this evergreen tree is native to the deep tropical regions of Central and South...