Male bonding and spending time with friends are often undervalued aspects of men's lives, yet they play a critical role in fostering emotional health, personal growth, and overall well-being. In a world where social connections are frequently overshadowed by professional…

In the first two episodes of our Embodied Chair Yoga series we explored connections between embodiment and yoga, how chair yoga supports an embodied fitness regimen suitable for many populations and provided an introductory embodied chair yoga sequence. Achieving skilled…

In our everchanging world, it seems as though the pace of life is moving increasingly faster, working itself into a whirlwind. The need for self-care, mental health, and prevention is quickly becoming a necessity for survival. We all want to…

EMOTIONAL

When the unexpected happens, get fully present in your body to get creative. Respond with an improvisational approach to life and equip yourself to navigate change. Three skills of improvisational jazz living can help us be more agile, flexible, and…

In recent years, the conversation surrounding mental health has gained significant traction, yet a notable gap persists when it comes to men’s mental health. This gap is largely driven by traditional gender norms that perpetuate stigma, creating barriers that prevent…

Historically, traditional gender roles have imposed a significant emotional toll on men. Our culture has favored the archetype of the “strong, silent type,” but this preference has inadvertently created barriers to emotional expression and vulnerability for men. In many quarters…

Women encounter multifaceted challenges in the workplace, including balancing professional responsibilities with personal obligations, navigating gender biases, and striving for career advancement while contending with societal expectations. These factors can significantly affect their mental well-being. Research indicates that women are…

Improvising with Structure “We’re all a little lost and it’s alright,” sang the singer songwriter, Nightebird, Jane Marczewski, in response to her health challenge. We can feel lost when health fails, relationships end, or long-held beliefs appear untrue. Sometimes structure…

Grief is a journey that doesn't pause for the nine-to-five. It affects not only the bereaved but also those who work alongside them. In the workplace, where productivity often takes precedence, how can you create an environment that supports healing…

SPIRITUAL

Welcome to the sixth installment in our Spiritual Practices series! Each month, I’m introducing you to one of my favorites and this month, I’m airing one I discovered several years ago when I was researching for my YouTube video series,…

Welcome to Life Mastery Soul Memos, Episode 46! Each month, WU World-Changer and Life Mastery Coach, David McLeod shares a new soul memo with you! Episode 46, June 2024: Finding Clarity Taking responsibility for your life requires a capacity to…

Hello and happy June. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, we welcome the season of summer and also focus on blessings of Dad's, Grads, and Brides as love and celebration are in the air. This month the angels want to shower…

Welcome to the fifth installment in our Spiritual Practices series! Each month, I’m introducing you to one of my favorites and this month, I’m sharing with you one of the things that so captured me when I first “discovered” the…

Welcome to Life Mastery Soul Memos, Episode 45! Each month, WU World-Changer and Life Mastery Coach, David McLeod shares a new soul memo with you! Episode 45, May 2024: Quest for Excellence Do you ever find yourself driven by a…

Rituals and ceremonies have long been revered as essential tools for spiritual cleansing and self-discovery. Across various cultures and traditions, these practices hold profound significance, offering pathways to inner exploration and holistic well-being. This section serves as an introduction to…

PHYSICAL

In the first two episodes of our Embodied Chair Yoga series we explored connections between embodiment and yoga, how chair yoga supports an embodied fitness regimen suitable for many populations and provided an introductory embodied chair yoga sequence. Achieving skilled…

At the risk of stating the obvious, emotions and food go together like toast and jam. Many of us don't handle this combination well, but it doesn’t have to be that way. If you use food as a way of…

In the depths of our unnoticed moments, between stillness and the expanse of the breath, lies the doorway to embodiment. In our last installment in, we explored how Chair yoga emerges as a beacon of accessibility, inviting us to explore…

Aging is an inevitable part of life, and for men, it can be a time of reflection, growth, and new experiences. Growing old gracefully involves embracing the changes that come with age while maintaining a healthy, fulfilling lifestyle. Let’s explore…

Male fertility is a complex subject that hinges on various factors, including sperm count, motility, morphology, and overall health. In recent years, increasing attention has been given to understanding how lifestyle, environmental factors, and medical conditions impact male fertility. This…

The Timeless Journey of Yoga: A Prelude Yoga, carried down to us from the great civilizations of the Indus, is not mere physical culture but a system of spiritual and mental training as well as physical well-being. It is a…

Resilient relationships, like trees with deep roots, bend, and sway under the weight of conflict. They maintain their integrity and thrive during the storms of life with strength and stability. Let’s unpack three improvisational Jazz Living principles as foundational keys…

Resilience is the ability to bounce back from challenges with inner strength. Resilient relationships have the ability to bounce, flex, and stretch during challenging times. How do we develop resilient qualities in our relationships? My wise elder friend and her…

Valentine's Day, celebrated on February 14th each year, is a day dedicated to expressing love and affection to our loved ones. It is a time when people exchange tokens of love, such as cards, gifts, and flowers. Have you ever…

Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate love and cherish your connection with your partner. While traditional gestures like chocolates and roses are lovely, going the extra mile to express your love can make this day truly special. Let’s explore…

The holiday season is upon us, and that means festive gatherings, cozy evenings by the fireplace, and of course, indulgent sips to accompany the joyous moments. While many turn to traditional cocktails to spread the cheer, there's a rising trend…

Ah, the turning of the calendar—a momentous occasion that beckons us to bid farewell to the old and embrace the promise of the new. As we stand on the cusp of a brand-new year, the anticipation builds, and with it…

OCCUPATIONAL

The Wellness Universe is offering Business Intensive Workshops where each month we partner with one of our experts to support you in your business ventures. Cheryl Moses, Branding Specialist discusses how to leverage online events for rapid growth. The Wellness…

As a small business owner, when you collaborate with other small businesses, everyone benefits. Some of these advantages include sharing resources, expanding customer networks, and increasing market reach. These benefits can amplify the effectiveness of businesses and better support and…

The Wellness Universe is offering Business Intensive Workshops where each month we partner with one of our experts to support you in your business ventures. Michelle Schmaderer, Brand & Marketing Strategist, Business Growth Scaling Expert, and Saas AI. Michelle will…

In the digital age, small businesses are no longer confined to traditional methods of operation. With the advent of innovative technologies, small enterprises have the opportunity to level the playing field, driving efficiency, and enhancing competitiveness. This blog delves into…

The modern workplace is undergoing a profound transformation, with the rise of remote and hybrid work models reshaping traditional notions of collaboration and team dynamics. This evolving landscape emerges as a vital strategy for fostering collaboration, enhancing productivity, and driving…

The digital age has ushered in a transformative shift in the way we work, with remote work emerging as a prominent feature of the modern professional landscape. As organizations navigate this new paradigm, building a robust remote work culture has…

ENVIRONMENTAL

Clean and safe drinking water is a fundamental requirement for sustaining optimal health and well-being. Regardless of whether you're at home or in the office, having access to quality drinking water is paramount for staying hydrated and maintaining overall health.…

It's that time of the year again – August is just around the corner, and you know what that means – it's National Water Quality Month! In this blog, we're going to dive into the importance of water quality, its…

Forest fires have emerged as a global concern due to their destructive impact on air quality and the subsequent health risks they pose to populations. These fires, often caused by human activities such as agriculture and deforestation, release significant amounts…

Go green as you clean and all the world, including you, wins!                                                        –…

In this article, WU World Changer Rosemary Levesque shares from personal and professional experience some reasons why toxicity may be blocking you from achieving optimal health. I was so toxic that I miscarried my first child, forgot to breathe while…

You may know that plastics in food packaging can affect our health, but did you know there is plastic in your clothes, furniture, and flooring, too? It’s one of the key pieces of info that helped me recover from my…

INTELLECTUAL

What do dreams have to do with digestion?  Your sleep and your dreams reflect your state of mind. Especially your subconscious mind. Your subconscious mind is responsible for 95% of your actions and behaviours. Ayurveda knows unmetabolized experiences or emotions…

As we look back on the history of the month of March, we realize she has always held a special significance. As winter ends and spring starts to appear on the horizon, March comes in softly with a loving embrace…

From ancient wisdom to contemporary perspectives, let's embark on a journey to understand the transformative power of love on the spiritual plane.

Change is an inevitable part of life. Whether it's starting a new job, moving to a new city, or embarking on a personal journey of self-discovery, navigating these transitions can be both exciting and challenging. During times of change, cultivating…

The integration of self-mastery and spiritual awareness is a potent combination that fuels personal transformation and growth. While self-mastery focuses on gaining control over thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, spiritual awareness provides a broader perspective and connection to a higher power.…

In the quest for a fulfilling life, the importance of cultivating healthy habits cannot be overstated. From the foods we eat to the thoughts we think, our daily routines shape our overall well-being and happiness. In this blog, we will…