How to Nurture Sleep and Restoration During Chaotic Times
Rituals to Relieve Restlessness and Promote Well-being, According to Ayurvedic Philosophy
Ayurveda, the ancient system of natural medicine that originated in India over 5000 years ago, is a both a lifestyle and a journey of which rituals are an integral part. One of the elements that defines a ritual is an element of timeliness and repetition, like having a morning mantra or an afternoon meditation. Another is that it’s a pleasurable activity for you, a time you want to create space for in the day. If you enjoy it, you’re less likely to deprioritize. Within Ayurvedic philosophy, rituals are very important to our individual health, with practices like waking up before...
In Favor of Doing Nothing: Why Boredom Is Essential To Our Well-Being
Making time to pause can be a gateway to creativity, a deeper understanding of an idea and even better, to experience the simplicity of life. What some might consider ‘boredom,’ is actually a tool for well-being. Simply being — with no rhyme, reason or itinerary — can lead to endless artistic movements and lightbulb moment