Why You Need a Self-Care Routine

It’s worth adding to your already full to-do list. If you’re used to the particular rhythm of your life, however chaotic or calm it may be at the moment, you might wonder why you would need to make time for self-care. In this video, Amina Naru and Pamela Stokes Eggleston, …

11 Tools for Channeling Your Creativity

Invoke the muse with these must-haves for creative projects. Creativity can take many different forms. Whether you’re looking to draw, write, move your body, or optimize your space to improve your thinking process, these tools have got you covered. Got writer’s block? Try an inversion to change your perspective. Want …

What Most People Get Wrong About Self-Care

Hint: It takes more than a massage to create lasting change. The idea of “self-care” is thrown around a lot these days, but what does it really mean? In this video, Amina Naru and Pamela Stokes Eggleston, co-founders of Retreat to Spirit, describe their total mind-body-spirit take on it. They …

How to Deal With Energy Vampires

Hint: Lean on self-care through yoga and visualization practices to help you set boundaries. Ever step away from an encounter—at a party or even on Zoom—that left you feeling exhausted or irritable? Here, Amina Naru and Pamela Stokes Eggleston, co-founders of Retreat to Spirit, talk about the concept of “energy …

Elizabeth Gilbert's Magic Journal Prompt

This daily journaling prompt from the bestselling author of Big Magic and City of Girls will help you access unconditional love. Try this daily journaling prompt from Elizabeth Gilbert to access the divine, unconditional love that’s within us all. Every single day, I write a letter—a dialogue between myself and …

Is Your Palo Santo Habit Hurting the Environment?

Explore the ethics of smudging and learn about alternative plants for your cleansing rituals. Palo Santo Since the time of the Incas, the fragrant palo santo tree has been harvested by shamans in Peru and Ecuador, who use its essential oils or smoke to cleanse away evil spirits before initiating …

Can You Name 7 Types of Stretching?

Knowing the difference between a sustained stretch and an active stretch can help you dial in the best yoga practice for your unique needs. Sustained stretch, flow stretch, passive stretch, active stretch, activated isolated stretch, ballistic stretch, resistance stretch—these are all different ways to activate different aspects of your muscular-skeletal …

5 Umbrellas That Are Yoga-Class Cute

April showers bring… Well, we’re not sure what May will bring, but these colorful umbrellas can offer cheer on the dreariest of days. Getting outside for a brief walk is incredibly important for your mental and physical health during this quarantine, but sometimes the weather doesn’t want to cooperate. Now …

Best Arnica Creams

Arnica is deeply restoring and provides fast recovery for bruises and stiffness. Best for Traveling Arnica Cream Arnica Cream Pain Relief Anywhere. Provide yourself with pain relief in the office or at the gym with this easy-to-dispense arnica cream. What We Liked:  The pump top and small size of this pain …