Journal

Grounding Practices for 2020

Healthy Habits

Grounding Practices for 2020

by Courtney Somer

2020 is off with a bang! There is a lot going on with worldly events, in addition to astrologically and energetically, and mostly everyone I’ve spoken to is feeling it one way or another (including me)! January is also known as a melancholy month, be it the weather or the back-to-the-grind feeling after the holidays, which make you just want to hibernate.

There are some things I am practicing this month to feel grounded, uplifted and ready to take on the day. I’m upping my self-care, reprioritizing and dedicating myself to rituals both old and new to me. Here’s how:

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Advice From Friends

Healthy Habits

Advice From Friends

Now that it’s autumn, we’re thinking about how we have spent our energy and time over the last year or so. I’m curious how you choose to spend your energy, keep perspective and manage responsibilities.

I reached out to a few friends who are upstate neighbors and colleagues to ask them the following questions: If you were to go back to the beginning of this last year, what advice would you give yourself? Is there something you could intend for the months ahead? Here are a few answers that resonated with me.

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Healthy Habits with Norma Kamali

Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits with Norma Kamali

by Courtney Somer

The legendary Norma Kamali is not only an inspiration for years of influential and cutting edge designs, but also for her devotion to health and well-being. For one, she looks amazing and is in better shape then women half her age. She also created The Wellness Cafe consisting of favorite products to promote fitness, health and beauty and where she hosts inspirational events (that feature other Eyla contributors). We spoke to Norma about her personal routine to find out how she maintains calm and focus and how we can age as gracefully as she.

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Healthy Habits with Abdi Assadi

Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits with Abdi Assadi

by Courtney Somer

Inspired by people in the well-being and health industry, this is a look into their daily habits. Here we spoke with healer and Eyla contributor, Abdi Assadi.

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Healthy Habits with Kelly Morris

Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits with Kelly Morris

by Courtney Somer

We chatted with the passionate, unapologetic and frank Yoga master and founder of the renowned Conquering Lion Yoga, Kelly Morris. Here she opens up about her daily habits in all its beautiful honesty.

“There are generally two ways my day can unfold. One sucks, the other rocks. Here they are. Perhaps you can relate….

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Healthy Habits with Elena Brower

Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits with Elena Brower

by Courtney Somer

We chatted with the beautiful Elena Brower – founder of  VIRAYOGA, co-author of Art of Attention, coach with the Handel Group and devoted Mama. The yoga legend with over 16 years experience of teaching everywhere from MOMA to Burning Man, shares her Healthy Habits and how she balances it all.

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Healthy Habits with Rose-Marie Swift

Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits with Rose-Marie Swift

by Courtney Somer

Inspired by other folks interested in well-being and health, this is the start of a new column to peek into their daily habits. First up is New York based make-up artist, Rose-Marie Swift.

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