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Good Digestion Naturally

I love being active. Gardening, yoga, entertaining friends and family, and hiking in nature are some of the activities I like to do to unwind and have fun. In order to fit in as much as I c an, I follow a healthy, balanced lifestyle that promotes good digestion. The benefits are numerous. Overall vitality

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Doing Yoga with the Right Consciousness

In many yoga asana classes, it is very common for students to look at the person beside them to see how far the other is twisting and bending.  They think, “Oh that person twisted 10 inches.  I only twisted 2 inches.” Classes like this are always full of tension and may even result in injuries

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Say Goodnight to Insomnia Through Yoga

Say Goodnight to Insomnia Through Wai Lana Yoga

A good night’s sleep is valuable for our overall health.  Did you ever notice that when you are sick, you’d rather sleep and sleep?  This is the body’s natural way of healing and repairing.  Indeed, the role of sleep in maintaining the healthy functions of the body cannot be overemphasized.  Some people are lucky and

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3 Simple Steps to an Inspirational New Year

3 Simple Steps to an Inspirational New Year

Well, the New Year is here! This is a great time to set goals and aspirations for the coming months. Most often, New Year’s Resolutions revolve around specific achievements, such as losing weight, quitting smoking or saving money. However, what if there were some simple steps that would allow you to accomplish many goals at

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The Yogic Outlook on Aging

The Yogic Outlook on Aging

Science News ran an interesting article entitled “healthy old age may trump immortality”. It had various points on aging and how a person’s lifespan may one day be lengthened. It also explained that the effects of aging could be minimized through scientific advancements. The premise of the study seems to be that with a healthy

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Things happen out of control

Things happen out of control

Often times things happen that are out of your control. When it affects your mood or feelings, just remember your emotions come and go like the tide and that this too shall pass.

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Yoga can be fun!

Yoga can be fun!

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

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New Year Wishes

New Year Wishes

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

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When the weather gets cooler (Featured)

When the weather gets cooler

When the weather gets cooler like this, I find it is easy to be a little more lax on drinking enough water. So I like to have an insulated bottle with a tea bag and warm water to help me stay hydrated (and relaxed!)

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Anger and frustration

Anger and frustration

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.

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The nature of things

The nature of things

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

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Just Add Yoga!

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

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Soup of the Week Lotus Root Udon Noodle Soup

Soup of the Week: Lotus Root Udon Noodle Soup

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.

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Smoothie of the week Caribbean Dream

Smoothie of the week: Caribbean Dream

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.

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1 Minute Mug Cake Recipes

1 Minute Mug Cake Recipes

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

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