• Ellen Harris

#1 Three Blessings – Peace Be Still Inspirations

Updated: Aug 17

Three Blessings – Peace Be Still Inspirations aim to inspire learning and practice for healthy, creative and joyful living through postings on yoga, meditation and other wellness modalities. We, especially, hope the African Diaspora finds this a giving, peaceful space. Enjoy.


The practice of meditation and mindfulness may give you more than peace of mind.

https://www.lionsroar.com/restoring-the-mind-to-kindness/


Take good care of yourself through meditation. https://www.lionsroar.com/a-practice-for-nourishing-yourself/


You cannot take care of others unless you take care of yourself.

https://www.realsimple.com/featured/StriveWaysToStartPracticingSelfCare?sm_r=EXMQON&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=paid&utm_campaign=405877


Love the way this article asks “WTF is sound healing, really?” Then it explains the science.

https://www.shape.com/lifestyle/mind-and-body/science-behind-sound-healing


A compilation of Black-owned yoga studios, including my home studio from where I received all my training, Spiritual Essence Yoga (Upper Marlboro, MD).

https://shoppeblack.us/2019/08/14-black-owned-yoga-studios/


Meet Changa Bell, who founded the Black Male Yoga Initiative in 2015 in Baltimore, MD. He’s still going strong creating a community of men that care about self-care and community health.

https://people.com/human-interest/changa-bell-black-men-yoga-heal/


“No Mask, No Cape,” with Dr. Shawn Ricks, describes itself as a podcast that helps women rest, restore, renew, and refill. Check her out. https://nmncpodcast.com/2019/11/13/episode-16-yoga-and-body-trauma/


Sound can help with breathing, movement and healing.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-17515/what-you-need-to-know-about-sound-healing.html


To make the best of a workout understanding why stretching before and after a workout is very important. https://www.shape.com/featured/StriveBestWaysToStretchBeforeAndAfterAWorkout?sm_r=QHhJsN&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=paid&utm_campaign=405040


The number of Black women influencing the field of wellness is growing. A list of influencers is presented here.

https://www.glamour.com/story/black-female-wellness-influencers-are-taking-over


Learn how 15 minutes of walking a day can change how you feel. https://www.higherperspectives.com/walking-daily-2626517339.html


Music is good for the soul. This article describes different forms of sound therapy and how they might benefit your mind, body and soul. https://www.healthline.com/health/sound-healing


North, south, east and west, 24 Black-owned gyms and fitness centers are profiled featuring boxing, CrossFit sessions, yoga, cycling, bootcamp and other fitness modalities.

https://travelnoire.com/black-owned-gyms-and-fitness


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