The seaside town of Wilmington, NC is home to four locations to practice mindfulness… and counting. Some listings are free, while others require a small fee. Depending on what you’re looking for, religious affiliated or not, small group or one-on-one guidance, there’s a little bit of something for every interest.
Whether you’re traveling by air for business or pleasure, getting packed, standing in line and the large amounts of people in airports can be stressful. You have only to search online for tried and true ways to minimize stress while traveling, like eat healthy while traveling, make sure to hydrate, maintain your exercise plan and get in lots of walking. And while these are all great ideas, finding a few moments to meditate or simply mentally check out of the hustle and bustle can do wonders for travel-related stress.
In the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture sets standards that must be met for a product to be labeled organic. In the case of coffee, producers cannot use synthetic substances such as most pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers. If coffee is labeled organic, at least 95 % of the beans must have been grown under organic conditions. Coffee is the heaviest chemically treated food commodity in the world. The most common chemical used in coffee production is synthetic petroleum-based fertilizers which slowly destroy the soil’s fertility and seep into local water supplies.
Jacksonville is a small town, mostly made up of US Marines and their families. And you’d probably think you’d have to travel to Wilmington to find a decent yoga studio. However, your assumption would be incorrect. While the number of yoga studios in this area is small, you can find several studios and very passionate teachers.
The Environmental Working Group or EWG, a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health has created […]