Top 11 Tips on Dealing with Loneliness

We all experience loneliness at some point in our lives — maybe you just moved to a new neighbourhood, you’re under quarantine, or you’re breaking up with your lover. People of all ages can get lonely, not just the elderly. In fact, according to the Signa loneliness’ survey, people between 18 and 22 are lonelier than any other population. This is the generation that spends most of their time on the phone, and you’d think they are satiated and never alone. 

Tchiki Davis – the author of Outsmart Your Smartphone: Conscious Tech Habits for Finding Happiness, Balance, and Connection IRL, found that the more you spend time online, the more you feel disconnected. It’s, therefore, understandable why generation Z is the lonelier than any other group. Learn more

12 Reasons for A Digital Detox (MUST READ)

How many hours do you spend  away from the technological screen? You probably spend most of your time on screen,right?Technology is running the world today, and it’s hard to stay away from a smartphone or computer. These devices have become part of us that we feel naked when we’re not around them.

As much as there are a lot of  benefits that come with interacting with technology, getting engaged overly with the digital world is toxic. It’s not good for the brain, and you need a break. Or in other words you need  digital detox. Learn more

Yoga for Anxiety and Depression

Why Yoga is Increasing Becoming the Favorite Remedy for Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety affects millions of people worldwide. In the US, over 40 million adults suffer from anxiety disorders; this translates to roughly 18 percent of Americans aged 18 and above.

 Not to mention, even people who haven’t been diagnosed with anxiety medically suffer from occasional stress, anxiety, and tension. On the other hand, depression affects over 260 million people globally. It’s the leading cause of suicides each year. 

It’s normal for a person suffering from an anxiety disorder to be depressed and vice versa. Nearly 50 percent of the people diagnosed with depression also suffer from anxiety disorders.

While there are plenty of remedies for treating depression and anxiety symptoms, very few are as effective as yoga. Learn more

Top 10 Must Know Yoga Poses – Beginner to Advanced

The benefits of effective yoga poses cannot be understated. Not only do they burn calories and tone muscles, but they also improve yogis’ mental states through relaxation. But there’s simply a lot of poses out there – some are intense, others are relaxing.

Here’s a compilation of poses that you need to know about today:
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How Much Do Yoga Instructors Make?

Yoga instructors are some of today’s most sought-after professionals as they help students de-stress, stay strong, flexible, and balanced.

Yoga is a fast-growing industry, and teaching yoga is one noble calling. In 2016, there were over 36 million yoga instructors in America, and over a third of Americans intended to take up yoga within a year.

These days, yoga is offered almost everywhere. The ancient practice is carried out in our schools, offices, and even healthcare facilities. It’s used to help war veterans, cancer patients, and underprivileged kids find relief.

So what of yoga practitioners who’ve helped support the growth of this billion-dollar industry? How much can they make per year?

While most yoga instructors aren’t only after making money, the real world, they live in demands that they earn a real-word living.

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How to Prepare for Yoga Teacher Training: (13 Tips to Consider)

Yes, becoming a yoga teacher is one of the most in-demand skills you can have right now. With yoga becoming increasingly popular around the world, more and more people are interested in becoming yoga teachers or trainers.

According to a study done in 2018, over 300 million people actively practise yoga around the world. In the United State alone, it’s estimated that 36 million people practised yoga in 2018, the figures are expected to increase in 2019 and beyond.

So what do these figures mean? What these numbers reveal is that there’s an overwhelming demand for Yoga services and products globally. More and more people are using yoga for exercise and meditation. Naturally, these numbers also hint that’s there a huge demand for yoga training.  Learn more

Travel to Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast has Never been Easier!

Many people would be surprised to discover that Costa Rica’s South Caribbean coast is very different from the Pacific side. From the beaches and vegetation to the overall culture, you will find a totally different travel experience with just a 30 minute flight from one coast to the other. Avoid the commercial and overcrowded tourist traps of the Pacific coast and experience authentic Pura Vida lifestyle in a breathtaking setting off the beaten path. Learn more

Costa Rica’s Blue Morpho Butterfly

Considered one of the most beautiful and impressive butterflies in the world, the Blue Morpho is also the biggest butterfly in Costa Rica. Found throughout Costa and on both coasts, it is most often spotted along habitat edges of forests, fields, rivers, or near the ocean, and if you’re lucky enough around our retreat premises. It is a favorite sight for many of our guests as they hike along the many trails within Samasati’s rainforest sanctuary. They are easily spotted by their large and beautiful bright blue wings that reflect light as they rise and dip lazily along the forest edges.  Learn more

10 Signs You Need a Wellness Retreat in Costa Rica

While there is no doubt a typical vacation can be fun, exciting and even relaxing, we often come home feeling just as tired as when we left. Packing in all the sightseeing, shopping, activities and food tours doesn’t necessarily recharge the “batteries”. However, a Wellness Retreat puts self-care at the forefront and not only will you feel rejuvenated, but you will improve your inner and outer Self along the way. Learn more

5 Life Changing Reasons to Travel Solo

“There are some places in life where you can only go alone.
Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.”

While it’s wonderful to share a special trip and new experiences with friends, a partner, or family, there are several reasons to travel alone at least once in your lifetime. Solo travel is gaining popularity and just about anyone can do it. It’s never been easier to plan for a solo trip with the amazing tools available online! From free communication apps for staying in touch with loved ones to having access to online travel communities for research and networking – there is an abundance of support to help you prepare for your exciting solo journey. Whether you’re single, in a relationship, extroverted, or introverted travelling solo can be life-changing. We have many individuals visiting our retreat solo in Costa RicaLearn more