self care

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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Mama Glow Launches a New Ritual Beauty Collection

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Mama Glow launches a beauty capsule of 5 essential self-care products in partnership with Good Medicine Beauty Lab. Wellness maven, beloved doula and founder of Mama Glow, Latham Thomas wanted to create a product line that reflected her personal values and teachings in self-care. “I am a lover of all things beauty and enjoy taking […]

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Introducing Reiki Into Your Self-Care Practice

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Reiki has been a powerful tool helping me regain my inner strength, gain clarity and find balance. This beautiful practice has given me so much light and is a true gift for expectant and new mothers. Reiki is a chance to slow down, quiet the mind and tap into sacred space. So, what is reiki? Reiki translates from […]

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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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10 Things to Know about Postpartum Depression + Anxiety

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The most common complication of pregnancy is under-diagnosed and under treated. “Just under 4 million women will give birth in the United States this year (2017).*  Of that number of new mothers, nearly 20 percent, will experience some degree of postpartum depression.  “This depression is the most common complication of pregnancy. Yet many new mothers […]

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