What is the first thing that pops up in your mind when you hear the word relaxation?
Are you drinking a cocktail on an exotic beach? Or are you turning bottles partying with your friends? Or is it even something just as simple as reading a book or watching a movie on a weekend night?
Whatever it is, let me tell you one thing to be sure of — your body, mind, and soul are not going to get the relaxation they require. Here’s why.
When the body and the mind are constantly overworked, their capacity for efficiency depletes. Modern…
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.
— Newton’s Third Law
The law of karma is one of the most universal laws in Hindu philosophy. The word karma means action. The law teaches us that for every action, there is an underlying opposite reaction.
This law, regarded as a universal chain of cause and effect, operates on many levels. Some might say that this is convenient fiction, but truthful insights are so deep that it’s impossible to disregard them.
The law of karma governs the evolution of the soul, and it’s accumulated on three levels.
My love for animals and nature is deeply rooted in my life since childhood. So one day, when I found myself in the middle of the jungle, hiding between bushes and trying to capture the wild ones, there was not even a drop of surprise in my mind.
If you have had the benefit of having a pet in your childhood or adolescence, you might as well relate to this feeling. Animals teach us to love and be loyal, and they help us experience compassion and develop trust in relationships with others.
Connecting with nature is one of the most…
“The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.”
As humans, we are invariably dealing with conflicts.
Sometimes, no matter how hard we try, it is impossible to avoid a conflict with the outer world. So, we solely try to resolve it, hoping for the best outcome.
Yet, there are those other times when the conflict does not arise from the outer world, but it grows within our minds and thoughts. …
If you love exotic vacations, nature, and wildlife, then you have found the right place. Baja California is a complete paradise with countless offers for beach lovers, thirsty adventurers, and wanderlust souls.
The peninsula of Baja California stretches across millions of acres of protected areas. These include the open ocean, rugged islands, mangrove lagoons, and pristine beaches.
At present, there are 19 natural protected areas: 3 national parks, 2 flora and fauna protection areas, 4 biosphere reserves, and 10 spaces voluntarily destined for conservation.
Wild-coasts, pristine lagoons, coastal wetlands, high biodiversity, and abundance of terrestrial and marine wildlife — those…
One day I call my mother and shock her with the following statement:
I am allergic to plastic!
Wait, what?! How come?! What happened?! — she shoots questions like piercing bullets.
Well, — I continue — Every time I have to touch something from or in plastic — a robust chest tightness begins, and it supervenes with heart palpations, sweating, and nausea. My whole body gets internally on fire. There is this feeling of anxiety. My hands start shaking, and I’m turning sick at it. …
Three and a half years ago, my boyfriend and I embarked on a world trip. Nothing was planned, except our big dreams to travel the world.
Our story goes up like this:
He called me one day inviting me to meet up in Paris. We were apart for a while, but when I heard his voice there were no second thoughts. I bought my ticket train from Amsterdam to Paris in a heartbeat and ran out to catch up on the last train.
When we met, everything was sweet as candy topper fireworks, and luckily, it continues to get even…
Most of us have heard about Niagara Falls. While for some — this is a top tourist destination, others would cut it off their list just because of that.
Well, if you are part of the latter group, maybe it’s time to reconsider. There’s always a way to avoid the tourist madness and recharge yourself with the emerging energy from one of the greatest natural wonders of the world.
Niagara Falls is of three different waterfalls: the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Horseshoe Falls. …
One of my biggest passions is wildlife photography. Ever since this hobby of mine advanced, our world trip began spinning around wildlife viewing.
After our two months journey around Baja California, we headed to the mainland — Mexico. Our second stop was Mazunte — a small village known for its natural architecture, preserved nature, and diverse species.
My point of attraction? Crocodiles in their natural habitat!
Where was I supposed to see them? La Ventanilla — a small village on the Pacific coast. Home to the indigenous people of Mexico and a beautiful beach and lagoon rich in biodiversity. …
Yoga teacher, traveler and wildlife photographer who loves to write about adventures, spirituality, health and mindfulness