Yoga, Meditation, Healthy Recipes & Natural Lifestyle Tips
Although practicing yoga asanas should be taken seriously because it is so beneficial to our health, it’s also very enjoyable and you can have lots of fun with your practice! It’s ok if you aren’t able to do an asana perfectly. Just do the best you can and enjoy the time spent practicing. You’ll soon
It has been quite a year! Looking back, I think most of us learned something very valuable. We learned how to come together and truly care about the wellbeing of others, whether it’s people we love, or people we don’t even know. I know we are all hoping in this new year to see this
Do you feel frustrated and get angry a lot? Did you know that anger can be really damaging to your health? I discuss anger in more detail in my new Wai Lana Insights in episode 26 of Season 2 called “Put an End to Anger”. You can see the full episode on Amazon Prime or tv.wailana.com.
I hope this year will go more smoothly for us all. But it is just the nature of things that hardships may still come along. Making meditation a regular part of your day can help you establish a strong foundation that will help you weather any storms. Wishing you all the best for this year
Yoga Day is coming soon and I’m very much looking forward to releasing another new song this year. It’s incredible how popular yoga has become, but it’s no surprise. Once you feel the benefits of practicing yoga, whether it be asanas, breathing techniques, or meditation, you begin to feel something is missing if you skip a
Lacy lotus root can make any dish beautiful. Combined with colorful veggies and hearty udon noodles in a light, tasty Asian broth, the result is a satisfying, low-fat soup with fresh, clean flavors. This lovely soup also benefits your lungs and immune system.
On hot, muggy days, Wai Lana’s Caribbean Dream Smoothie will help you cool off and stay energized. It also helps relieve water retention. This recipe provides a boost of vitamin C, enzymes, and protein, supporting your immune and digestive systems. It also replenishes vital fluids and helps soothe sore throats, fevers, and arthritis.
I love finding new recipes and came across this article from Athletic Avocado. I’m wondering why I’m only learning about these now—a cake you can microwave in a cup in just minutes. What a great idea for a quick dessert! There are so many to choose from… combos for every taste preference. And you don’t have
We often hear new yoga asana practitioners sharing their experiences of going to a yoga studio and feeling discouraged or a bit embarrassed as they watch others arch high into a graceful backbend or achieve beautiful form in a pose. These newbies sometimes feel they are the odd one out, and they become disheartened because
Addiction is not something that only affects “other people”. If you look carefully, nearly all of us have some form of addiction, whether we consider it a problem or not. There are so many things a person can become addicted to: alcohol, pornography, shopping, gambling, watching TV, playing video games, using a smart phone, food,
I was recently reading an article “A Meditation Teacher’s 3 Tips for Deeper Sleep in Just 7 Minutes” in which the writer describes his experience with heartfulness together with some tips from his teacher for a deeper sleep. After reading the article, it prompted me to share with you some of yoga’s secrets to a good night’s
Did you know yoga is also wonderful for kids? If you have kids, grand kids, or any children in your life, you can give them a healthy start by introducing them to yoga. It has so many benefits for them. I’ve always liked to make yoga fun for kids and make them feel special; it’s yoga just
It is really saddening to know that more than 1 in 4 young people between the ages of 13 and 18 suffer from anxiety disorders. But in some ways, it’s not surprising. Navigating the pressures of social interaction, as they transition from childhood to adulthood, can be very intense for kids. Many of today’s generation