A Vegan Journey

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on animals involved. For whatever reason, we are now asking the question: “Why should animals have rights?”  Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA

Veganism is a philosophy of living that seeks to exclude the […]

By |2022-03-30T21:31:38-04:00March 30th, 2022|Wellness|

Lessons in Achieving Longevity

As we age, we yearn to remain healthy and retain our quality of life. Many believe that age is just a number, and that people are only as old as they feel.

Age doesn’t hinder some from pursuing an education, exploring an interest, or even engaging in an extreme sport. In celebration of his 90th birthday, the […]

By |2022-01-28T21:24:24-05:00January 28th, 2022|Wellness|

7 Ways to Achieve Your Resolution

So many of us have in the past, or perhaps not-so-distant past, made New Years resolutions. Many of us have probably failed them too (supposedly only about 12% succeed). I hope more of you have succeeded at them than failed though. But there’s also a reason that gym memberships surge in January, and then slowly […]

By |2022-01-12T10:46:24-05:00December 28th, 2021|Wellness|

Wellness Teas and Infusions from Harney & Sons Fine Teas

Courtesy of Harney & Sons Master Tea Blenders

Minding your body should be both simple and delicious. Using wholesome and powerful herbs and adaptogens like turmeric and hemp, our Wellness Infusions will elevate your health and make it just that much easier to start that new daily ritual. Whether you struggle with insomnia, live with anxiety, […]

By |2021-02-10T12:33:04-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Wellness|

Buddhi Tribe 25-Minute Power Flow

With zoom and screen overload these days (and the major emotional exhaustion!) a short, quicker paced yoga asana practice can be just what you need to warm up, get blood flowing, invite restorative energy in while boosting your energy and creativity.

Enjoy this 25-Minute Power Flow. “Power” because of its pace and the energetic vibe of […]

By |2021-01-21T19:58:51-05:00January 21st, 2021|Wellness|

Better Posture, Better Breathing, Better Mood

Sarah Getz

This winter, more than ever before, we’re concerned about our health.

We’re all seeking ways to support ourselves – our immune function, our respiratory systems – as well as our emotional resilience. A simple yet frequently overlooked aspect of our health is the interplay between posture, breath, and mood. You know how you slump when […]

By |2021-02-10T12:34:21-05:00January 14th, 2021|Wellness|

Free Your Neck & Shoulders

Sarah Getz

Tightness around the neck and shoulders is a common modern woe. Sometimes it’s the fault of poor posture: if we work online or spend too much time gazing down at our device, we often end up with a slouched, rounded spine and forward head position. Sometimes it’s the residue of chronic stress or anxiety […]

By |2021-02-10T12:34:28-05:00January 14th, 2021|Wellness|

Oblong’s Top Wellness Books for the New Year- Part 3

Creativity: A Short and Cheerful Guide

By John Cleese

The legendary comedian, actor, and writer of Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, and A Fish Called Wanda fame shares his key ideas about creativity: that it’s a learnable, improvable skill.

“Many people have written about creativity, but although they were very, very […]

By |2021-01-26T14:17:48-05:00January 12th, 2021|Wellness|
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