Breath Awareness + Coming Home

Breath impacts how we digest things (foods, thoughts, and feelings). Breath is a birthright that can train our nervous system and body towards optimal health and resilience. Breath is a superpower for keeping you centered, relaxed and clear. This is just the beginning. Here is a simple tool to find your breath this week.  Read More

Make it Your Practice + Mental Meal Plans

“Just like the body takes in nutrients and resources to be digested, so does the mind. We put a lot of emphasis on clean eating in our culture, and just as important as clean eating is clean thinking. Our mind is constantly taking in feedback from our environment, experiences, and interactions. This information shapes and informs the bodily systems within us, our… Read More

What is Meditation + Overcoming Overthinking

Meditation is truly a non-doing, which goes against our social norms and can be challenging for those beginning. The practice takes shape in so many ways from sitting in self-reflection to listening to guided meditations and so many more. If one style does not work for you, explore others. Note that meditation is… Read More

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is paying attention to purpose without reacting; it is a process of breaking out of the matrix. We get so caught up and weighed down by the doing, the getting, and the going. Mindfulness lives in the moments where we choose to pause, step back and notice our experiences. From the awareness we draw in those moments, we step back into… Read More

The Importance of Compassion in Mindfulness

Are we aware of the roles we play in life? That even when one tells us who we should be or what we should do, it doesn’t always mean that is who we are. So often, we adopt the shadows of others by participating in the roles they’ve conditioned us to play.  Read More

Body Band Workout

Workout by: Zohra @zohragalka Hi! It’s Zohra with your Wednesday wellness workout. With many gyms being closed and many of us with limited equipment here is a fun upper body band workout you can do anywhere. •Bicep curl 20 reps each arm •Wide Raise one minute •Sit down rows one minute •Tricep extension 20 reps […]

Spotlight Special: Dr. Gabriella Rivera, IML’s Healthy Lifestyle Contributor

Preventing Mask Related Neck and Jaw Problems Video By: Dr. Gabriella Rivera Dr. Gabriella Rivera, Physical Therapist is a California native. She graduated from California State University, Fresno with her BS in Kinesiology and pursued her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Loma Linda University. She has experience in all physical therapy settings and enjoys seeing […]

Spotlight Special: Wendi, Founder of Strength 4 Spouses

My platform is a place to find hope, resources, inspiration, and most importantly inner strength through 4 pillars; fitness, faith, volunteerism, and finding purpose. Wendi Founder of Strength 4 Spouses 1) Tell us a little bit about yourself and your journey so far as a military spouse. My name is Wendi Iacobello. I have been an […]