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How Naps and Mindfulness help your brain

How Naps and Mindfulness help your brain

I’m a big fan of the afternoon nap. Heck, I’m even a fan of the morning nap, if I haven’t had a good night’s sleep. 

Given a choice I’d have a nap every day. My hubby said the other day that he thinks humans are designed to sleep in the afternoon and maybe we are all so messed up because we DON’T.

Turns out he’s got a point...

How to Sleep for a Well-Aligned Spine

How to Sleep for a Well-Aligned Spine

This question gets asked in some form or other very regularly: if sitting all curled up isn't great for us, what about sleeping that way?

Well, sleeping curled up brings our spines into their primary curve and that's a comforting place to be. But.

We DO want to give our bodies a chance to find some balance, and sleeping curled up won't do that if we've been at a desk all day. Watch this video for ideas on how to align while you sleep.

Seven Safe (And Luxe) Spring Detox Ideas

Seven Safe (And Luxe) Spring Detox Ideas

I've mentioned before that I am not a huge fan of detoxing. The word is often used as a synonym for restrictive diets and other unhelpful practices. Also, one organism's toxin is another's food. So it's all a matter of perspective.

But I am a fan of helping the body get rid of what it no longer needs - which you might call detoxing! Here are my favourite ways to do that. Safety approved.