For many people, health is a top priority. If you’re looking for natural and no-stress ways to care for your whole family’s health, it’s worthwhile to look into the use of essential oils. An essential oil is the liquid distilled from a plant, resulting in a super concentrate.
Fear of pain or aggravating the injury keep you from engaging in any physical activity and take you completely out of your practice. Your ego gets involved and you try to “muscle your way through” your asana without adjusting intensity, leading to worsening the wound so that practice becomes intolerable or impossible.
E lf is queued up and the kids are diligently researching and writing wish lists for Santa. The neighborhood lights signal a time for holiday cheer, but deep down the fear of unmet expectations is creeping in.
Passing notes in high school may have helped you score your first kiss or your first true love, but the dating world has become a bit more difficult to navigate in the years since “Beverly Hills 90210” or even “Gilmore Girls” taught us the ins and outs of l-u-v.
“See a need, fill a need” seems like a common sense approach to starting a new business. Yet Lizzie VanPatten, co-founder of She Moves Mountains, knew it would take more than her belief in the need for better female representation in the climbing world to get her passion project off the ground.
click to enlarge If you’ve lived in Central Oregon long enough, you are likely familiar with the Jenna Sneva Story. At age seven she was a rising local star who skied in the Mt. Bachelor Ski Education Foundation program and participated in youth competitions at the national level.
click to enlarge Your boss just scheduled a must-attend meeting, your five-year-old threw up on your work shoes, and your sitter called in sick. It’s not quite 9 a.m. and your nerves are shot. You need a day off, or better yet a week long vacation filled with cocktails and back massages-but that kind of stress relief just isn’t in the budget.
Before you met “the one” and coupled up, there’s a good chance you spent your days munching on greens and hitting the gym so you would look your best when you bumped into your true love.
With an overwhelming number of approaches to using food and healing modalities in the place of-or alongside- Western medicine, newbies to alternative medicine may struggle with where to begin. Throughout this guide we’ll explore popular alternative approaches to healing, commonly sought out and confused.
Tell me if this sounds familiar: It’s January and you’ve started that diet you’ve promised yourself you would do. You bought that gym membership, sure to help you get the body you’ve been dreaming of. The first week or two often goes well, but come week three, four and five, motivation and determination start to break down.
Every outdoorsy family needs a mobile living space and there’s nothing as flexible and easy to transport as a tent. The Marmot Limestone 8 P Tent ($650) is giant but easy and quick to set up. It provides two rooms of livable space and accommodates eight people.
While the dedicated yoga practitioner in your life may be more focused on giving than receiving, they are sure to appreciate apparel and gear that enhances their daily practice while making them look and feel as inspired as they are.
With election season freshly behind us and the holiday madness in front of us, it’s safe to say that stress levels are high. Left unchecked, excessive anxiety can take a toll on your health, happiness and the general “adulting” you’re supposed to be doing in earnest right about now.
Portland is known for it’s amazing yoga teachers and plethora of classes. And while yoga is the perfect practice for keeping moms and dads calm and centered at home, it also offers plenty of benefits for the younger yoginis. Below are our favorite local yoga studios for your kids to get out their wiggles and giggles.