By using mindfulness and Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), it’s possible for us to change the way we react to stressful events and to essentially reprogram our stress response. Likewise, we can use this to improve our happiness, to get to sleep more easily and much more. But when we do all this, what we’re really […]
The Kulintang is the modern name for an ancient musical form composed of horizontally laid gongs, accompanied by larger suspended gongs and drums. It is a traditional musical ensemble in the Southern Philippines, Eastern Indonesia, Eastern Malaysia, Brunei and Timor. Listening to Kulintang sounds is a relaxing experience which brings you to the sounds of […]
If you need to do power yoga, this routine by Adriene features one full class called “HEART” from the Empower Yoga Series that she shot in the hot Texas summer! I’ve followed this power yoga video and it has helped me with flexibility, meditation, and proper breathing.
Toms River, NJ — My daughter Diane had time to spend in the kitchen today, Columbus Day — no classes — and made deep-fried Oreos — a crowd favorite on the Seaside Heights boardwalk and Six Flags Great Adventure here in the Jersey Shore area. Although I’ve been dieting lately, I did have a bite to try […]
I took this photo of a batch of okra that I boiled for snacks. I have been eating more okra as I find its texture soothing and therefore calming. With a bit of research, I found out that okra also has cleansing properties. I consider it one of my comfort foods, although as a child […]