Bringing Your Retreat Home: How to ease back into real life after a glorious week away.


“Bringing Your Retreat Home: How to ease back into real life after a glorious week away.” first appeared on Being Well Yoga. Thanks to author, Lisa Feder, for letting us share this amazing blog about bringing your retreat home and for her awesome tips about keeping the retreat wisdom alive long after the retreat is over!

Mediation and Running as a Cure for Depression?


Meditation and running has long been considered only for improving physical health. But the recent studies have shown that the running, along with meditation, will help a lot in preventing or reducing depression. People who have depression tend to be ruminative thinkers, and they worry a lot. They also tend to have a smaller hippocampus

Meet Ra Yoga’s Kyle and Kaitlin!


This fall, True Nature is heading to Peru with Kyle Weiger and Kaitlin Honeycutt of Ra Yoga. We’re offering an exclusive interview so you can get to know these incredible yogis and learn more about their upcoming retreat.  Interview with Kyle Weiger of Ra Yoga   1. How does the idea of community and connection play

Raw Lemon Pistachio Tart; Cool down the heat with something sweet

Raw Lemon Pistachio Tart

I think it’s safe to say that summer is here, especially in Southern California. Summer brings action, it’s heavy in the Raja energy. Everything is in motion. Pool parties, heading to the beach, surfing, bbq’s, concerts in the park, etc. The list could go on and on. It’s hard to stay inside during the evening

What is Karma Yoga and How Can You Practice it?

Karma Yoga

You’ve heard of karma. And you’ve heard of yoga. But karma yoga? What even is that? While karma yoga can mean a lot of different things to different people, the general idea is taking the philosophy of yoga and putting it in action. This means stepping off of the mat and into the world. It

When You’re True to Yourself, Good Karma Will Follow

good karma lantern

I often joke about my good karma. Specifically, my good travel karma. I’ve never missed a flight. I’ve never been pick-pocketed. I’ve always found a place to rest my head no matter how little planning I did beforehand… I’ve been traveling for years and all of these travels have been surrounded by an air of

5 Things Global Service Will Teach You


Global service is becoming a popular new way of seeing the world. Individuals are traveling to all corners of the globe to help build houses, teach English, and more. For a lot of people, this global volunteer work is the most attractive form of travel. Not only do you get the chance to give back to

The Ultimate Summer Adventure Bucket List

Summer Adventure Bucket List: Kayaking

Summer is (practically) here. And I don’t know about you, but my feet are itching. I’m dying to get out of the house and get my adventure on. I dream of wet hair, bare feet, and dirt under my nails. So as summer creeps up on us, I’ve been working on my summer adventure bucket

A Treat for the Men; The Fathers; The Masculine: Non-Baked Chocolate Raspberry Tart Father’s Day Dessert


The masculine energy, the left-brain ruler, the risk taker, decisive in action, the stability, the Yang. There is so much fire inside of the masculine, a rush of domination, survival, direction, and logic. What an amazing balance to the feminine. From the women, our mothers we get our water, our fluidity, nurturing, and creativity. With

5 Stretches for Lower Back Pain Relief You Can Do Right Now

stretches for lower back pain lower-back twist

When your lower back is tight, life seems to slow down and become quite tense. You may find yourself wincing even as you move around in bed. Lower back pain often stems from muscles that are unnaturally tight, either from a lack of activity or from injury. One way to lengthen and soothe these muscles