Interoception: Knowing Your Beautiful Self

Interoception: Knowing Your Beautiful Self

I’ve been intrigued by the concept of interoception, which means what it sounds like: internal perception. This concept describes the ‘felt sense’ within your body, which leads to an understanding of your own experience and your own needs. This internal focus is what...
A Question That Stopped Me in My Tracks

A Question That Stopped Me in My Tracks

Are we so broken that we would aspire to anything less than a sacred world? Charles Eisentein This is the question posed to me several weeks ago as I was reading Charles Eisenstein’s Sacred Economics. And it has been rolling around in my mind, like a shiny...
Mindful Lessons With an Avocado

Mindful Lessons With an Avocado

When my son was in the second grade I used to visit his classroom weekly and share mindfulness lessons. This quickly became my favorite weekly activity and eventually turned into the creation of Wise Owl Yoga & Mindfulness in Education Program. Back then, and...
Practice Pranayama and Extend Your Life Force

Practice Pranayama and Extend Your Life Force

The primary element of life is derived from the air we breathe. In yoga, this subtle element is known as Pranayama, or Prana, which literally means “to extend the vital life force.” It is an incredibly rich practice made up of many breathing techniques that can bring...
Beating the Summer Heat

Beating the Summer Heat

Wellness Collective member and midwife Teresa Cramer shares some helpful way to beat the heat this summer by staying hydrated. These tips are especially beneficial for pregnant and nursing mamas, but are helpful for everyone! Did you know that 50-70% of our body...