Balance

Unlikely Yogis: How We Define Balance

We’ve all heard it before. We say it all the time on our social media. But we can all throw the word around so easily, without getting to the nitty-gritty of what “balance” actually means to us. Especially in a yoga industry saturated with a tonne of beliefs around what a healthy, balanced life looks like. Let’s get real for a hot minute, shall we? For starters, a balanced life is not necessarily a beautiful thing, worthy of Instagram. We mean it when we say you do not want to see Rosie before she’s had 10 minutes of “quiet time” upon […]

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INSPIRATION SERIES: Will & Lisa, Suan Sati

We reached out to a handful of people who have given us so much inspiration during the creation of Whole & Happy Retreat, and have kept us accountable in living the life that we share with others. We wanted to pick the brains of some inspirational people who live life a little outside the box, and ask them how they live a Whole & Happy lifestyle. We’ll be releasing a new interview on the blog regularly, so stay tuned.  This week we interviewed our friends Will & Lisa from Suan Sati Yoga, Meditation and Permaculture Retreat Centre in Northern Thailand, a […]

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An Open Letter to the 25 Year Olds

  Things this year seem a little different, as if we are slowly but surely moving along a scale of continuity, where we’ve moved on from having absolutely no fucking idea what tickles us. We know now what we like to do, but we’re starting to wonder if we can make a living doing yoga on beaches, drinking coco bongos, talking to strangers and then writing about it all. We feel we have a lot to prove. The pressure of impressing people weighs heavily, because at this age, success seems to be how many people we know, how many countries […]

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Truly. Madly. Deeply.

It’s been ten glorious days of smelling, tasting, and mindfully chewing all the things I so graciously welcomed back into my life after a five-day fasting and detox program in Canggu, Bali. With the help of a doctor, I underwent a process of purging most everything from my body and mind that was failing to contribute to the highest version of Who I Am and Who I want to Be. In the months leading up to my cleanse, I had battled a series of minor health issues; contracting yet another pesky parasite in Myanmar, taking OTC medication that I couldn’t […]

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Soul Happy.

So you’re eating a diet of immaculate nutrition and following a vigorous balanced exercise plan, practicing yoga and meditating first thing, getting 8 hours of sleep each night and ticking everything off your to do list each day.

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