Tag: meditation

Is Your Cortisol Out of Control?

Is Your Cortisol Out of Control?

Cortisol is your main stress hormone. It is produced by the adrenal glands which are located on top of each kidney. Think of it as your body’s built-in alarm system. Cortisol levels are at their highest in the morning, helping to wake you up and…

Guest Post: Starting a Yoga Practice

Guest Post: Starting a Yoga Practice

So, you have thought about starting yoga. Yoga is an ancient spiritual practice, developed over thousands of years ago in India. The main goal of yoga is to calm the fluctuations of the mind, as described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. But, what exactly does…

Guest Post: Can’t Stop Eating? Try Mindfulness!

Guest Post: Can’t Stop Eating? Try Mindfulness!

  Mindful eating is all the rage right now. The instructions are fairly simple, sit down, slow down, pay attention to your food, use pretty dishes, and put down your phone. This is mindful eating at its best and for the most part it works,…