Author Archives: Denise Kelly

Why practice meditation

Meditation 101 So why practice at all? Anxiety and stress, two huge problems for all of us, can be significantly reduced through a meditation practice. The struggle with finding meaning and purpose can be put to rest with a meditation practice, mainly because by witnessing a deeper reality within you, you gain a greater understanding […]

A MALA miracle: discipline!

So it’s the end of winter, beginning of spring- and suddenly came a realization: I already failed miserably at my New Year’s resolution! What was it? To be more disciplined. Why a resolution for discipline rather than one to be healthier, happier, thinner, or to take more vacations? By discipline I mean intentionally taking the […]

The Nature Connection and how it affects our health

Nature’s Healing Powers It seems that just being out in nature does your body, mind and soul some good. According to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, the closer you live to nature, the healthier you’re likely to be. The study took an objective look at 345,143 Dutch people’s medical […]

How to enjoy the $#!+ out of your Valentine’s Day no matter what your relationship status is.

Here it comes. The ever dreaded yet highly coveted Valentine’s Day… Boyfriends who have forgotten prepare to die… Ladies who are single prepare to cry… But why? We tend to think of this holiday as a way to celebrate? Love? Love in the context of romantic partnerships between two human beings. There is so much […]