Children + Screen Time

It appears as though the more we dive into the digital world the less we can escape it. I always find it mind-boggling to see young toddlers playing on smartphones with ease at restaurants. I sometimes have to pause and remind myself that this is the new norm. But what are the consequences of introducing [...]

By | 2016-08-08T22:47:02+00:00 July 31st, 2015|Brain Boost|

Turn on the Light: 10 Tools to Find Your Inner Spark This Summer

If you are lucky, you may be reading this while lounging at the beach or traveling on a well deserved summer vacation. The promise of change, at least a change in routine, may be one of the reasons we all love summer. Jobs, relationships, hobbies and health can all be reevaluated in the stillness of [...]

By | 2016-08-08T22:48:03+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Wellness|

DIY: Shirodhara Ayurveda

An Ayuryvedic practice performed in India for over 5,000 years, Shirodhara is best know for healing the mind by rejuvenating the spirit and achieving emotional balance. The word shirodhara breaks down into two essential concepts: “shiro,” meaning head, and “dhara,” which means flow. The technique? Pouring heated oil over the forehead for an extended period of time, accessing the “third eye” to calm your inner nerves. The “third eye” [...]

By | 2016-08-08T22:48:27+00:00 July 13th, 2015|Skin|