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How Healing Crystals Were Used in Ancient Times

By On February 19, 2015

Did you know that one of the earliest written accounts of the use of crystals is found in the Bible? The breastplate of the High Priest is described as having 12 crystals.… Read More


Did NYFW Drop the Ball on Sustainability?

By On February 18, 2015

Much to our dismay, there has been a great deal of fur on the runway this week. (We applaud designers like Stella McCartney who do not use leather, skins, or furs in… Read More


Revisiting Gandhi’s Anti-Vaccine Views a Century Later

By On February 17, 2015

From concerning ingredients (like aluminum and formaldehyde) to scientific fraud, there is a great deal of controversy surrounding vaccines. Interestingly, almost one hundred years ago, Gandhi highlighted the dangers of vaccination in… Read More


Revolutionary Words of Wisdom from Susan B. Anthony

By On February 15, 2015

Today we honor influential women’s rights activist Susan B. Anthony. Although the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted all women the right to vote, was passed 14 years after her… Read More


Australia’s Oldest Man Knits Tiny Sweaters For Injured Penguins

By On February 13, 2015

Earlier this week, we learned about 96-year-old Master Yoga teacher Tao Porchon-Lynch. She illustrates why embracing the Natural Aging Process is a beautiful, empowering choice. (Following this age-defying advice from a monk… Read More


96 is the new 22, According to Yoga Master Tao Porchon-Lynch

By On February 10, 2015

You’ve heard the old adage, “Age is just a number.” Proof of this is Guinness-certified world’s oldest yoga teacher, Tao Porchon-Lynch. This inspirational yogi marched with Gandhi in the 1930s, fought in… Read More


Let’s Put An End to Animal Testing

By On January 29, 2015

Millions of animals are tortured and abused in the name of safety. To test cosmetics, household cleaners, and other consumer items, helpless animals such as cats, dogs, rabbits, primates, birds, reptiles and… Read More


20 of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Most Mystical Quotes

By On January 19, 2015

Today, we honor civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. Revisiting his words, more than 50 years after his historic “I Have a Dream” speech, reveals that they are… Read More


Native American Astrology - What’s Your Animal Totem?

By On January 12, 2015

In Native American tradition, our relationship with nature is held sacred and the circle is incredibly symbolic. Keeping in harmony with our planet and the heavens, one’s birth animal totem is based… Read More


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