Digital Detox Checklist: 8 Ways to Balance Constant Checking

I'm guilty of constant checking. And if you notice people walking in the streets and on public transportation, you would think that more than 43% of Americans are "constant checkers" who can't stay away from social media. Being obsessively plugged in can lead to increased stress because rapidly changing stimuli can trigger unhealthy emotional responses more often than not. The more you tune into that screen, the more you tune out living in the moment. If you find your screen time is feeling more like a bad habit than a fun pastime, there are many things you can do to keep things real. Here's eight.

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Clear Minds and Happy Hearts Through Kundalini Yoga

Trying to summarize Kundalini yoga is tough for me. Let me just say this, in the year and a half that I've practiced Kundalini, I have been more grounded, more creative, and insightfully in touch with who I am—my authentic self. Kundalini is exercise for not just your body, but your mind and heart as well. Of all the kinds of yoga I have tried - Vinyasa, Hatha, Bikram, acro, power, restorative - nothing has tapped into my spirituality like Kundalini.

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Color Me Serene

Take a look at your workout wardrobe and notice the colors. Are you drawn to certain colors when it's time to motivate? Do you reach for bright, uplifting colors, or classically-colored basics? Maybe for certain workouts, you prefer some colors over others: red for TRX, blue for Pilates, and sporty gray for running. A quick study of your workout wear can hint to your color personality preferences.

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