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  • Celebrating Your Body and Its Capabilities
    Celebrating Your Body and Its Capabilities Have you ever stopped to think about your body shape, size, or all of its imperfections? Society has us thinking that our bodies are only valuable if they fit a certain standard of beauty. Well – that’s just straight-up nonsense. Your...
  • Ways You Can Honor Yourself and Cultivate Spiritual Wellness: Emotionally
    Ways You Can Honor Yourself and Cultivate Spiritual Wellness: Emotionally Are you ready to embark on a journey to honor yourself and cultivate spiritual well-being? It’s time to prioritize your emotional needs and establish a strong foundation for your spiritual wellness. In this three-part series, we will...
  • The Power of Patience, Pt. 4: Elevating Slow Living By Nurturing Mindfulness, Yoga, and Meditation
    Elevating Slow Living By Nurturing Mindfulness, Yoga, and Meditation The call for slow living has become more resonant in the modern whirlwind of constant information, multitasking, and perpetual connectivity. Amidst this cacophony, mindfulness emerges as a potent antidote, inviting us to step off the treadmill of life...
  • The Power of Patience, Pt. 3: Harmonizing Goal Setting within Slow Hustle Culture
    Harmonizing Goal Setting within Slow Hustle Culture At the heart of slow hustle culture and slow living lies a paradigm shift in how we approach setting goals and allowing life to unfold. Rather than fixating solely on achieving predefined objectives at a fast, self-motivated or society-influenced pace,...
  • The Power of Patience, Pt. 2: Understanding the Essence of Slow Hustle Culture and Slow Living
    Understanding the Essence of Slow Hustle Culture and Slow Living Slow hustle culture and slow living represent a profound shift in our approach to work, success, and life. In a world that seems to glorify the hurried and the chaotic, these concepts serve as an antidote, inviting...
  • The Power of Patience, Pt. 1: Navigating Slow Hustle Culture
    Navigating Slow Hustle Culture Stress has become an all-too-familiar companion in our fast-paced world, where everyone seems to be perpetually on the brink of burnout. The relentless pursuit of success and the pressure to excel in every facet of life has woven stress into our daily existence....
  • The Importance of Rest
    The Importance of Rest As the summer season beckons, it promises relaxation and leisure. Summer has long been associated with a time to unwind, bask in the sun’s warmth, and revel in the beauty of nature. During this season, we are reminded of the significance of rest...
  • Toxic Masculinity’s Impact on Men’s Mental Health
    Toxic Masculinity’s Impact on Men’s Mental Health Have you heard the term toxic masculinity? When you think of the term, does it make sense to you? The concept of masculinity as toxic is one which resonates to us as real because so many men are told that...
  • Do The Incarcerated Heal? Exploring The Mental Health of The Imprisoned
    Do The Incarcerated Heal? Exploring The Mental Health of The Imprisoned Pausing to dedicate space to an often forgotten & silenced population of women & men Affected incarcerated persons share insights into how mental health is treated in prisons. Suffering In Silence For decades, it has been...
  • Aging & Mental Health
    Aging & Mental Health People of all ages are valuable as family, volunteers, and workers, but as we age we may experience physical and mental health challenges such as cognitive decline, depression, and dementia. While most elderly individuals have good mental health, some may face neurological problems,...
  • How to Choose the Right Spiritual Path for You
    How to Choose the Right Spiritual Path for You If there’s one thing that Freedom At The Mat promotes, it is the importance of self-care. In a world that is often more hectic than tranquil, it can be difficult to stay grounded. Choosing the right spiritual path...
  • How to Use Essential Oils in Your Yoga Practice
    How to Use Essential Oils in Your Yoga Practice Are you looking to enhance your yoga practice using essential oils? Essential oils have been used for centuries as a natural remedy for various health challenges and concerns. They can also heighten the meditative experience during yoga or...
  • Why Should I Do Yoga? 4 Ways Yoga Benefits Your Total Wellness, Freedom & Peace
    Why Should I Do Yoga? 4 Ways Yoga Benefits Your Total Wellness, Freedom & Peace   As you are looking for ways to renew and reset your mind, body, and soul in 2023, many ideas may be running through your mind. Freedom and peace are the true...
  • Yoga Mats – Make Your Yoga Exercise Comfortable
    Yoga Mats – Make Your Yoga Exercise Comfortable   Yoga is an activity that allows you to relax and reconnect with yourself while getting some exercise. This makes yoga accessories twice as important. Not only does your yoga mat need to protect against any injuries, but it...
  • Why Guided Journals Are Important
    Why Guided Journals Are Important   Freedom at The Mat understands that self-care is important in order to live a balanced, healthy lifestyle. In this fast-paced world, it is hard to slow down and unwind. There is so much stimulation around us, that it is hard to...