3 Ways To Maintain Gratitude During The Most Stressful Time Of The Year


December is a period of tumultuousness, both within nature and within ourselves. The trees are finally submitting to winter as neighborhoods complete the transition between life and death, bright leaves giving way to bare limbs and frosty mornings, and we are assaulted with stress: the stress of hosting dinners, or traveling to visit relatives; the

6 Stress-free Tips for Planning Long-term Travel


The world is full of so many amazing adventures and exciting places just asking to be explored. Long-term travel is a very different experience to shorter breaks and therefore requires a little more planning, but you can’t let that put you off! Here are six stress-free tips for planning long-term travel. Decide what your trip

5 Karma Yoga Ideas to do Abroad and at Home


“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. “-Gandhi Karma yoga is the school of yoga that teaches us to be of service to the world without any expectation in return. We are unique souls brought together on this planet and our contribution is needed. We often underestimate

13 Questions & Activities to Help You Discover What You Have to be Grateful For


Every November, our culture finds a sudden appreciation for gratitude. We start to hear “what are you thankful for?” on every corner as people shop for turkey and prepare their Thanksgiving feasts. While I love this holiday, and the reminder to be grateful it brings, I believe gratitude is something we should focus on more

Apple Crisp: Staying balanced during the holiday season


As the trees around us start to shed, and things become barer, it is natural for us to fall into the same pattern. Fall is the season to shed the parts of ourselves that no longer serve us and use the space that is created to build something new. This can leave us feeling a

Autumn Explorations: The Art of Senescence


Fall is here and Autumn foliage is upon us! In the coming weeks, millions of leaves will be turning an array of different colors. As leaves stop producing chlorophyll, the deeper green leaves start to change and reveal their true colors– a process called senescence. Autumn is a reminder that change is in the air

Getting to Know Yoga Teacher Amanda Cooley


True Nature was able to spend some time getting to know Yoga Teacher Amanda Cooley. Take a glimpse into her upcoming retreat in Costa Rica; Align and Refine…     TN: How does the idea of “Align and Refine”  play into your upcoming Yoga Retreat, and what themes do you see coming up throughout the journey? A: My belief is

Transitioning into the season of Air and Either: An Ayurvedic approach to the Fall season


  Ayurveda can simply mean “The Science of Life,” and it continues to be one of the world‘s most sophisticated mind–body health systems. It offers deep wisdom, guiding human beings in a vibrant and healthy way to notice how their body works as a whole. Ayurveda seeks to bring balance and harmony to the three

Alix Northup: Connecting to Nature, Inside and Out


True Nature was able to spend some time getting to know Yoga Teacher and Massage Therapist, Alix Northup. Take a glimpse into her upcoming retreat in Costa Rica; Connecting to Nature, Inside and Out…     TN: How does the idea of connecting to nature, inside and out, play into your upcoming Yoga Retreat, and what themes

This Labor Day, We Celebrate YOU!


This Labor Day, We Celebrate YOU!   This Labor Day, we are celebrating all of our national and international partners. Without the hard work of each and every one of you, there would be no True Nature to speak of. So thank you; thank you for all you have done and all you continue to