How Yoga can help with Recovery

How Yoga can help with Recovery

Yoga being comparative to a light cardiovascular workout, it is great for other things like a mental health reprieve, reducing key chemicals in your body that induce stress and weight gain, core work, breathing techniques, and other key things vital to recovery! Depression/Anxiety Yoga is like taking a walk then, adding stretching, breathing, and balance…

The Swing at the End of the World

The Swing at the End of the World

There’s a swing on the edge of a cliff in Ecuador. It has no safety measures and is called the ‘Swing at the End of the World’. It’s a tourist attraction and in order to get there, you have to hike up the path to Bellavista from Banos, until you reach a viewpoint and a seismic monitoring…

If Your Coworkers Were Rappers

If Your Coworkers Were Rappers

Picturing your coworkers as rappers makes you laugh and provides a helpful nickname that can be used when talking about them behind their backs.   No matter what you do, you can’t get this coworker out of his cubicle. He skips meetings, he skips lunch, he sometimes even skips going home. If you approach his cubicle, he…

What is the Ego and Why does it Make us Suffer?

What is the Ego and Why does it Make us Suffer?

The ego is the source of a lot of suffering in our society. It’s not just some egos either; all of us have problems that accompany not having our ego completely in check. So what is our ego? “Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness.” – Max Planck For the purpose of this article,…

10 Differences Between Children Who Grew Up in the 70’s vs. Today

10 Differences Between Children Who Grew Up in the 70’s vs. Today

By: Marco Torres, Prevent Disease   As a child who grew up in the seventies, I’m flabbergasted at the degree of generational differences in health, medicine, food, safety, and general well-being of children. Don’t get me wrong, I love technology and all the advancements we’ve made in several areas, but at the same time when you…

Rila Monastery – one of the symbols of Bulgaria

Rila Monastery – one of the symbols of Bulgaria

Throughout the centuries Rila Monastery has always been the spiritual, educational and cultural centre of Bulgaria. During the Bulgarian Revival Period (18th – 19th centuries) Rila Monastery set up approximately 50 metochions in the large Bulgarian towns and villages where some of the most well-educated Rila monks performed their religious rites, established schools, and brought…

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