Yoga and Meditation for Addiction, Depression, and Mental Illness

Yoga and Meditation for Addiction, Depression, and Mental Illness

This article was written and contributed by guest author, Nicole Allen. If you have an idea for a story that complements this blog, contact Paula today. Rising in popularity, and controversy, yoga and meditation are everywhere in health conversations. Whether you’ve...
FREE Meditation and Beauty Q&A Sessions this summer!

FREE Meditation and Beauty Q&A Sessions this summer!

FREE meditation and beauty Q&A every Thursday this summer…yes…FREE! Love. Life. Om. Self-Mastery Center of Bethesda in partnership with Skin Therapy Wellness Center wants you to BE BEAUTIFUL & VIBRANT! So we’ve joined “forces”...
How the bamboo forest creates MEDITATION MAGIC at Soleado #lavenderfarm #maryland

How the bamboo forest creates MEDITATION MAGIC at Soleado #lavenderfarm #maryland

Last weekend, I taught meditation inside the bamboo forest at Soleado Lavender Farm. It was one of the most amazing experiences I’ve had teaching meditation, not only because the environment was so conducive to relaxation, but because the forest manifested an...
NORTH STAR MEDITATION for self-healing

NORTH STAR MEDITATION for self-healing

Yesterday, I was inspired to create a new meditation, a NORTH STAR MEDITATION to build and nurture self-trust, faith, inner strength and purpose. Through my blog, books, and coaching, I’m blessed with meeting and connecting with so many people like...
Patience: An essential (but often overlooked) building block for recovery

Patience: An essential (but often overlooked) building block for recovery

It’s Loving Kindness Wednesday! Patience with ourselves is a key ingredient to progressive and lasting recovery. Unfortunately, building patience seems out-of-reach for many of us stuck in post-traumatic reactionary mode. The last thing we feel capable of is...
Trauma Purge and the Surprise of Letting Go

Trauma Purge and the Surprise of Letting Go

It’s Loving Kindness Wednesday! I took the attached picture last week in Maui. After snapping the shot, I looked at the image and thought, “That’s not what I thought I was taking a picture of. This looks like a flame shooting up through the...