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...
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...
Dump the psychopath; embrace yourself instead

Dump the psychopath; embrace yourself instead

Psychopaths make a mockery of common sense and human decency every chance they get. If you know someone who laughs in the face of someone’s display of self-respect, morals, and accountability, you probably know a psychopath. If you know someone who laughs at...
Erika’s Story – A soft-spoken and shy survivor who’s one hell of a fighter!

Erika’s Story – A soft-spoken and shy survivor who’s one hell of a fighter!

This story is part of the Love Life. Om. Survivor Story Series. All names and personal identifiers have been removed and/or edited. If you’d like your story published, complete the Survivor Story Series Submission Form. There are people in the world who want to hurt...
DID YOU KNOW? – A few not-well-known facts about The Hotline #NDVH #LovingKindness #DVawareness

DID YOU KNOW? – A few not-well-known facts about The Hotline #NDVH #LovingKindness #DVawareness

It’s been a few weeks since I hosted For the Love of Lavender, a meditation and yoga event at Soleado Lavender Farm (pictured) just around the corner from my home here in Maryland. Amazingly, we raised $235 for my charity of choice, The National Domestic...
You’re ready for this. You’ve ALWAYS been ready.

You’re ready for this. You’ve ALWAYS been ready.

Recently, I’ve been hearing from many readers, friends, and family who feel stuck and frustrated by life and the global state of humanity in general. I keep hearing over and over again about how worn down and lost many of you’ve become. I’d be lying...