Looking Ahead With Lauren: Handling Stress

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We all handle stress differently. Some people crumble under press and others thrive. I think I am somewhere in between. On the outside, I can handle stress pretty well. Yet, like everyone, at times I have my moments. The other day I broke down and cried, screamed in my pillow and well… basically, freaked out. […]

Celebrate Your Strength With Your Breath! Feeling Anxious? Try Breath Work

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“Practicing regular, mindful breathing can be calming and energizing and can even help with stress-related health problems ranging from panic attacks to digestive disorders.” – Andrew Weil, M.D. Since breathing is something we can control and regulate, it is a useful tool for achieving a relaxed and clear state of mind. I recommend three breathing […]

No Excuses – Your Office Fitness Plan – Plus Workout Video

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For those of you who work full time and spend most of your weekday hours confined to a desk and chair, finding time to workout can be frustrating. Take a healing workout break!  Everyone needs to take a lunch break and if you’re not you should! Dividing your lunch break into healthy munching and a […]

Stuff Yourself With Goodness This Holiday Season

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“Stuff yourself with goodness; fill yourself up FULL; with everything delicious and let the leftovers go…” Over and over again; all week long these words have been rolling off my tongue. Perhaps not the most profound but deeply heartfelt and soul driven. Coming together, being with one another, just inches apart on our yoga mats, […]

11 Simple Ways To Supercharge Your Time In The Now

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“To be alive is to totally and openly participate in the simplicity and elegance of here and now.” ~Donald Altman Five years ago, my life was a mess compared to now. I was anxious, worried, afraid, and running away from my feelings–I was running away from the present moment. So, what happened? I started applying […]