Courtney Somer

How Aromatherapy Works

Aromatherapy

How Aromatherapy Works

by Courtney Somer

Aromatherapy is the art of utilizing the life force of plants in the form of essential oils, also thought of as nature’s medicine, to enhance ones emotional, spiritual and physical well-being.

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Saturn Return – The Instigator of Change

Stars, Numbers & Cards

Saturn Return – The Instigator of Change

by Courtney Somer

Both my friends & I had a distinct feeling of unease in regards to life right around the age of 28. It felt like a mid-life crisis, without the sports cars or younger mates, but nothing felt quite right and a variety of deeper questions set in. Was I in the right job and relationship? What was my plan for my life? Was I officially moving out of youth and into adulthood? Thankfully, I was introduced to the concept of the Saturn return.

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Seven Benefits of Frankincense

Aromatherapy

Seven Benefits of Frankincense

by Courtney Somer

Frankincense known for its sweet and comforting smell, has been used in religious ceremonies for thousands of years and was once more valuable then gold. It is known for its healing powers and at one point “used to treat every conceivable ailment known to man.” Considered as food for the gods, Frankincense is used often in Ayurvedic medicine, and it is believed that using it in the house daily brings good health.

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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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Seven Ways to Get a Better Nights Sleep

Yoga

Seven Ways to Get a Better Nights Sleep

by Courtney Somer

Nothing beats a good night sleep, not only in terms of how you feel the next day but also for your restoration, overall health and well-being and affects on aging. Here are 7 ways to get a better nights sleep.

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Numerology: How To Do It & What Your Numbers Mean

Stars, Numbers & Cards

Numerology: How To Do It & What Your Numbers Mean

by Courtney Somer

Numerology, like Astrology, can be somewhat addictive. I had always been interested in my ‘numbers’ but never truly understood their meaning. During my yoga training, we were taught how to really do numerology, little did I know I had been doing it wrong for years, and how in depth the information can get – down to your karma, what drives your personality and what colors are better for you to wear! Here’s a guide on how to do them, the Yogic way, and what they mean.

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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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11 Things You Can Do To Be More Healthy Right Now

Nutrition

11 Things You Can Do To Be More Healthy Right Now

by Courtney Somer

Here are eleven, easy to do tips to be healthier right now.

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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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