V&E Philosophy of Wellness

Many of us take a top down approach to our wellness thinking that if we change the way we eat, if we work out, buy ethical products then we are achieving wellness. Yet there is still an upsetting amount of judgement and shame that we put on ourselves and others and the initiative fails. Why is this? Changing your perspective might truly be the first step.

4 Reasons to Practice Yoga for ADHD

I have found Yoga to be an extremely helpful practice to manage the issues that stem from ADHD. Additionally, the physical aspect of Hatha is extremely beneficial to counteract the side effects of the ADHD medication I take.

With any learning or psychological difficulties, the best way to manage is to balance the body, mind, and spirit, since the problem is often the result of an imbalance. For instance, in ADHD the right brain is functioning at a higher capacity than the left so there is an imbalance in the use of each. Yoga is a holistic practice so it will not cause further imbalances by strengthening one part and not another.

Demystifying Wellness: 3 Ideas on Where to Start

Do you find advice on wellness alienating sometimes? Do you find that some advice is overwhelming and wonder where to start? “I want to cultivate wellness practices and care for myself but some of the advice out there seems too radical and I don’t know where to start” If you can relate, I have compiled a simple list of ideas (not rules) to answer the question: Where do I begin? and the good news is that it has nothing to do with spending money or investing time you don’t have… we are demystifying wellness by taking it back to the beginning!

Body Economics

Our bodies are the most present and seemingly controllable of all of the aspects of our beings. The effort we put into our bodies is proven in results; in that way could say that the body is economical. The currency we use to buy ourselves fit bodies, for instance, is a combination of healthy eating, exercise, and sleep.

The difficulty with body economics is that we can become greedy or impatient…