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Fitness

Winter Solstice Yoga Flow

By On December 21, 2014

The Winter Solstice is a time of great celebration, like a New Year’s festivity for Mother Earth! Symbolic of rebirth and renewal, it’s a beautiful opportunity for reflection and aligning with nature’s… Read More

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Spirituality

Why the Buddha Smiles

By On December 20, 2014

Mother Teresa said, “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” Even when we smile inwardly, the third eye awakens. Ever wondered what’s behind the Buddha’s smile?… Read More

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Beauty

The Oil That Changed My Life + A Few More Secrets…

By On December 19, 2014

It is getting cold and dry outside, and inside of my place, and my skin and hair are showing it. In fact many times at the change of seasons people can break… Read More

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Food

Six Alkaline-Promoting Foods for Vibrant Health and Balance

By On December 19, 2014

Fresh, organic fruits and veggies are not only some of the healthiest foods to incorporate into our diets, they are also some of the most alkaline. Meat and dairy products, on the… Read More

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Community Content

21 Days: An Aquatic Metamorphosis Diary

By On December 18, 2014

Reiki practitioner Ssanyu Birigwa committed to finishing off the year (three weeks from the start date) drinking a gallon of water a day. The number 21 is incredibly significant in Reiki: a… Read More

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Community Content

The Biggest Taboo

By On December 18, 2014

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” 
― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist The biggest taboo we suffer as a culture is undoubtedly failure. It’s no wonder… Read More

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Culture

Five Ways to Celebrate a Compassionate, Healthy Hanukkah

By On December 18, 2014

‘Tis the season to celebrate, and we at SERENE encourage you to do so compassionately! Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is celebrated for eight days and started at sundown on Tuesday,… Read More

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Self-Care

100 Incredible Body, Mind and Spirit Benefits of Meditation

By On December 17, 2014

“Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality.” Zen Master Thích Nhất Hạnh said. Plus, a regular practice of meditation offers us peace of mind, vibrant health and incredible… Read More

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Self-Care

21 Natural Alternatives to the Flu Shot

By On December 17, 2014

U.S. health representatives revealed the flu vaccine may not be effective this winter. According to CDC officials, this year’s batch doesn’t protect against the season’s most dominant strain. We previously shared other… Read More

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Community Content

40 Days + 40 Nights: A Transformation Diary by Millana & Erin (Days 21-40)

By On December 16, 2014

In this post, SERENE co-founders Millana Snow and Erin Ralph committed to finishing off the year, 40 days and 40 nights to be exact, doing daily rituals of self-love and self-care exercises… Read More