The Science of Light

The Science of Light

Hosted by: Rosemary Holbrook

The Science of Light is a podcast that weaves stories, research, and philosophy to make sense of life. Join me, Rosemary, in exploring holistic wellness topics from a perspective that blends spirituality with science....

All Episodes

Episodes

42. Cyclical Living using Moon Phases with Shelbey Moon

Shelbey Moon is a Moon Cycle Guide. She helps women and feminine beings connecr back to their cyclical rhythms to create more ease and flow in all areas of their lives. Tune in to learn:- how the moon connects to your...
View Episode

41. Holistic Women's Wellness + Reproductive Rights with Kelsey Reep

Listen to this inspiring human share how she is building her passion project after seeing a gap in the women's wellness world! Kelsey is a therapist (LCSW--Licensed Clinical Social worker) who is passionate about...
View Episode

40. Ayurveda for Kapha Season + Winter Solstice Yoga Practices

Happy Winter Solstice to my fellow Northern Hemisphere residents! In this episode, I describe why I believe the Winter Solstice is the portal to Kapha season. And then, of course, I explain what Kapha season even is,...
View Episode

39. Fail Forward: Yoga Practices to Keep Going when its Hard

Have you ever been stuck in analysis paralysis--to where you don't even try something for fear of all the ways it can go wrong? Or maybe you keep trying and can't figure out why you haven't reached your goals yet....
View Episode

38. Sankalpa: The Yoga of Goal Setting

Did you know there's a yogic way to set goals? Of course there is! Maybe you've been in a yoga class and heard the teacher say you should set an intention for your practice. In this episode, I explain where that comes...
View Episode

37. Release what no longer serves you: Using Yoga to beat Sunk Cost Fallacy

Just because you have invested a lot of time, energy, or resources into something doesn't mean it is still serving you. In economics, the phenomenon of the "sunk cost fallacy" refers to our tendency to keep holding...
View Episode

36. Embody Gratitude through your Yoga Practice

Sure, you've heard of the benefits of having a gratitude practice before, maybe you even already incorporate it in your life. But has it ever felt disembodied, cheesy, just not quite right? Yoga to the rescue, as...
View Episode

35. Inner Home for the Holidays: Pratyahara & Santosha

Bombarded by capitalism at this time of year? Having a hard time with the holiday season? Feeling pressure to be pulled in a bunch of different directions? Grief that makes this time not feel like the "Happiest Time...
View Episode

34. Boundaries: A Yogic Perspective

Setting and maintaining boundaries can enhance our personal relationships and our relationships with ourselves. In this episode, I cover why having healthy boundaries is actually the highest form of self care! We get...
View Episode

33. Fresh Start Effect: The Practice of Yoga Begins Now

"I'll start my diet on Monday" .... "New year, new me" .... "New Moon intentions" ... there are a million and one iterations of humans looking to create meaning, to separate the "old me" from the "new me", to start...
View Episode

32. Milestones: a Full Moon practice for finding joy in the present

Yoga teaches us to stay in the present, but our society often keeps us very attached to the past and future. When striving for goals, it can also feel like we are always the same distance away from our goals on the...
View Episode

31. Trust the Process: Abhyasa and Vairagya

What is "the point" of yoga practice? What even counts as yoga practice? Listen to this episode to have those questions answered! I cover the ancient philosophy that gives background to why one would practice yoga,...
View Episode