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If anything has gained traction in the world of health and wellness, it’s the phrase, “how to create the life you want.” In fact, if you search Youtube for this exact phrase, you’ll be greeted by hundreds of videos ranging from TEDx talks to “A Day in My Life” influencer…


Through tearful sobs, I begged God to tell me what Home means to me, because I had no idea anymore. An evening that started off with restlessness and frustration quickly turned into a full-blown meltdown that was long overdue.


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My dad passed away on January 7, 2021. I was in my Chicago apartment, almost 800 miles away from him, when I got the phone call. A doctor told me that he died in his truck, while on the phone with a work dispatcher; and as the doctor spoke, I…


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We all have them — Fears.

Whether your fears are about something tangible, like spiders or heights; or whether they’re about something more intricate, like commitment or judgement — fear is fear. It’s part of our nature to have fear, and if you’ve been reading self-help books and blogs, you’ve…


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My dad passed away on January 7, 2021. I was in my Chicago apartment, almost 800 miles away from him, when I got the phone call. A doctor told me that he died in his truck, while on the phone with a work dispatcher; and as the doctor spoke, I…


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Stress doesn’t discriminate. It affects everyone, invariably in different ways. Regardless of how stress shows up in your life, I think we can all agree that it’s present. When it does show up, it takes over the show. It then becomes difficult to stay in the present moment or show…


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If you have never meditated before, no worries. This practice is very much a personal experience. You make of it what works for you, your health, and your intention.

These days, we see meditation being prescribed as the remedy to stress, anxiety, depression, or any other health-related concerns. …


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How will you share your heart?

One of the pillars of a spiritual lifestyle is being of service. In Sanskrit, we call this “Seva.” It translates to selfless service. We can think of this as volunteering in our communities, being altruistic, or doing random good deeds and paying it forward…


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We’ve all heard it. We’ve probably all said it. “I am just emotionally drained today!” Rarely, however, do we ponder where this phrase comes from, or just how literal these symptoms and sensations might be.

According to Healthline, emotional exhaustion is a state of being severely emotionally drained or depleted…


In the last few days of October, I went back to Nepal. My trip there was in every part due to the graciousness of the hosts who were leading our group, and my gratitude to them is not something I can begin to express in this post. …

Aleks Slijepcevic

Writer | Yogi | Traveler | Creator of #YogaSouhl (www.aleksslijepcevic.com)

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