meditation

The Sorceress of Sound Baths: Sara Auster

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She enters the studio, silent and smiling with her eyes. Clad in a felted fedora and delicate gold frames, with her long dark hair in a braid. She shuffles across the floor  in fuzzy socks carrying two soft cases and a tote bag with her precious instruments tucked away inside. She is a healer, but doesn’t […]

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My Morning Glow Ritual: Getting Grounded for a Great Day

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Each morning I start the day off with mindfulness. I rise up around 5:45am and sit on my soft carpet and Samaya meditation cushion. I burn sweet resin and write reflections and read something near my nightstand, usually Sufi poetry or scripture. I do some light movement and take a few minutes to meditate. I […]

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Our Favorite Skin Care Store Follain Comes to NYC!

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Follain is a new kind of beauty store with safe and effective skincare, hair care, cosmetics, men’s, and new mom’s products, by 60+ passionate brands. I first became acquainted with Follain at the WELL Summit in Boston, where I was delivering the keynote. Tara, the owner led a lecture about non-toxic skin care and the […]

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Top 5 Meditation Tips from Simple Habit Mindfulness App

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Simple Habit is a meditation and mindfulness app offering accessible, 5-minute meditations designed for busy people, ranging from urban professionals to students. Simple Habit’s unique platform and community allows users to access hundreds of guided prescriptive meditations from highly vetted teachers, addressing hundreds of specific topics – from deep sleep and stress reduction to morning sickness. […]

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5 Glow Worthy Books for Empowered Pregnancy + Birth

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When you realize you’re pregnant, the first thing you do is start asking questions, and reading- a lot! With so much to read it can feel like being in school full-time, but not every read is going to make you feel confident and secure in your body and the amazing process about to unfold. Expectant […]

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