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Loving My Cork Yoga Blocks

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If you’re into yoga blocks to aid with various poses and stretching techniques, I highly recommend looking into natural cork blocks that have thicker dimensions than most EVA foam options. Read more

 

Organic Mattress Reviews: Silk & Snow, Essentia Tatami, and Essentia Stratami

Over the years, many have asked me to recommend a mattress that is well suited for those looking to optimize their sleep.

As most might imagine, it's exceedingly difficult to recommend one mattress type for everyone since individual needs vary according to health history, current health status, and if one is sharing a bed with another person or sleeping solo.

With that said, I had the opportunity to test 3 different organic mattresses over the past 12 months and am happy to share my findings.

1. Silk & Snow Organic Mattress Read more

 

Korean Miso Stew Recipe Pictorial

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Snapshot of Korean miso stew made with enoki mushrooms and green pea shoots on August 3, 2016. Once you are comfortable with miso, you should feel free to include any vegetables you like.

Every once in a while, I feel the need for some authentic Soon Doo Boo JiGae, a hearty, miso-based stew that's chock full of fresh vegetables and silky soft tofu. If you grew up in a Korean home or have had the pleasure of trying Soon Doo Boo Jigae at a Korean restaurant, you probably know exactly what I'm talking about - it's a need that cannot be defined. Read more

 

Christmas Holiday Song Playlist

I put together a few of my favourites in a playlist at our YouTube channel. I'll continue to add to this playlist in the days ahead.

Wishing everyone a safe and love-filled Christmas and holiday season.

- Ben Read more

 

Dr. Shefali Tsabary on Conscious Parenting

Unbeknownst to her, Dr. Shefali is one of my most treasured mentors. Whenever I experience conflict with our boys, I find myself re-reading passages in The Conscious Parent and The Awakened Family to try to figure out where I went wrong as a person and parent. Read more

 

An Exploration of Global Financial History and Where We Are Headed

Here, Robert Breedlove and Raoul Pal walk us through global financial history and offer ideas on where we are likely headed and how the world can transition to a financial system that is more fair and inclusive to all. Read more

 

Understanding Bitcoin Mining and the Value of Digital Energy

Entire Bitcoin Episode With Dr. Jordan Peterson and Dr. Saifedean Ammous: Read more

 

Deep Inhalation, Conscious Contraction, and Abdominal Massage to Promote Healthy Bowel Movements and Excellent Colon Health

To promote regular and comfortable bowel movements and good overall colon health, try doing the following twice a day:

1. While standing, take a deep breath in and hold it. In this state, contract your abdominal wall as though you are trying to shrink your tummy as much as possible and hold this state for a few seconds. Then exhale fully and let your tummy relax. Repeat this cycle five times. Read more

 

Colon Cleansing and Promoting Healthy Bowel Movements With Kiwis

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For those who have a tendency to experience a sluggish colon, bloating, or constipation, one simple suggestion often yields positive results:

Eat 2 kiwis daily. Read more

 

Gymnastics and Yoga Mats for Mobility Work

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A number of readers have asked about the large mats that I do much of my mobility work on. The thicker one is a gymnastics mat, the kind that has four sections that allow for the mat to be folded together for portability. Details can be found at the following pages: Read more

 

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