A Balanced Literary Diet

by Briana Leon on July 24, 2014

Disaster.  Adversity.  Tragedy.  These are common words to describe the global news we constantly hear about.  Our hearts mourn for the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 victims and their families, frustration and outrage fill us as we see more fighting and civilian deaths in the Gaza strip, not to mention the disgust we feel over that Oklahoma teen accused of sexually molesting [ read more → ]


Summer Solstice Sustenance: Eating for Nourishment

by Briana Leon on June 21, 2014

Today is the summer solstice, marking the middle of another year by celebrating Earth’s fertility. It’s a turning point in our calendars, encouraging a good harvest of what we’ve laid down for ourselves so far this year. What better way to honor this day than with a physical recalibration? Yes, exercise sustains mental and cardiovascular health, but it overshadows another [ read more → ]


A Meditation for All This Saga Dawa

by Tina on June 11, 2014

The holiest holiday in Buddhism, the Saga Dawa celebrates the month in which Buddha was born, attained enlightenment, and passed onto final enlightenment through his death. During this time, Buddhists all over the world practice mindfulness through good deeds, prayer, and meditation. Meditation is the most difficult form of mindfulness to practice in our busy Western world, but it’s the [ read more → ]


Everyday Moms

by Tina on April 30, 2014

  Scrolling through the web as Mother’s Day approaches, I find myself reading about utterly courageous mothers overcoming severe adversity and horrific atrocities in order to give their children a better life. While these heart-wrenching stories are truly admirable, I can’t help thinking that for every extreme case, there are countless everyday mothers in the world whose stories are not [ read more → ]


Buddhist Art Exhibit

by Scott on April 8, 2014

Fantastic exhibit at the Norton Simon Museum on Buddhist art of the Himalayas this summer.  Only $10 to see amazing examples of sculpture and art from Nepal and Tibet.  More infomration: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/culture/la-et-cm-buddhist-art-review-20140408,0,4405813.story#axzz2yKad8bE8 Hope to see you there! [ read more → ]


Spring is here!

by Scott on March 7, 2014

For the rest of the country still struggling under a foot of snow, it’s hard to believe the first day of Spring is almost here.  For Angelino’s March means baseball Opening Day, the LA Marathon, and March Madness.  If sports don’t drive your calendar then you can look forward to opening night at the Hollywood Bowl, poppies blooming in the [ read more → ]


Have A Spa Party

by Briana Leon on March 1, 2013

Most of us do not need a reason to enjoy the company of the people we love, but many people find it hard to justify spending money and time on ourselves. Now there is a way to take care of your body and mind while spending time with your friends and family.  A spa party will allow you to receive [ read more → ]



by Briana Leon on November 24, 2012

 The type of massage that a person prefers is as tailored to their personality as with any other personal preference. An express massage is the best for those who do not have time for a full-body massage, but would like the tension relieving benefits of a massage. A Swedish relaxation massage is a good choice for those who like a [ read more → ]


Spa Parties

by Briana Leon on April 29, 2012

A typical girls’ get-away can be expensive, but an escape from stress like you receive from spa parties is a minimal expense with maximum rewards. Spa parties can include things like pedicures and manicures or massages and facials. Each of the spa parties available are tailored to a woman’s needs and are available for whatever pampering you need. Whether it [ read more → ]


Massage Therapy for Your Health

by Mallori on June 23, 2011

Many people suffer from ailments such as asthma, food allergies, and commonly headaches or migraines. Massage therapy has been proven to help relieve pain from these health conditions. As there is really no cure for some health conditions, massage therapy helps to manage the pain and reduce the suffering. It is a very good idea to get a massage at [ read more → ]