By Island Tribe Wellness
If the last two years have taught us anything, it's that office and organizational culture is much more flexible than we ever imagined! Teleconferencing and telecommuting have broadened our perspective while creating opportunities for happier, healthier individuals and teams. We have entered a new era of doing business. Still, have yet to fully conceive of and explore the abundant possibilities before us!
"Together We Can Do Great Things"
"Teamwork, synergy, relationship-building" - transformative principles that can all too easily become empty buzzwords. True collaboration and community can help fight a pandemic that started decades ago, burnout! As a society, we face unprecedented levels of burnout, depression, and anxiety. Interestingly, what people are lacking is not more time to themselves but more meaningful moments together! Deeper face-to-face, heart-to-heart moments have been scientifically found to be a powerful curative for the alienation and exhaustion people are facing at never-before-seen numbers.
Meaningful interactions outside the office have also been proven to increase employee productivity, attendance, ingenuity, and, most importantly, well-being! By strengthening organizational culture, collaborative unity, and communal support, work-life balance ceases to solely be about working fewer hours. It becomes about working in meaningful, change-worthy, healing ways. Apathetic employees struggle to show up, let alone produce. Empowered team members show up with passion and optimism not just in the workplace but for their families, communities, and the global collective! It's time for businesses to start being the change they wish to see in the world!
The Healing Oasis of Sand and Sun
Island Tribe Wellness is a wellspring of life, love, and healing in the Palm Springs desert. We believe in the healing power of the desert sands, and the high vibration found there. We welcome individuals and groups seeking rest, restoration, and renewal with open arms. While in proximity to many top destinations like Joshua Tree, Coachella, and Indian Wells, Island Tribe Wellness is far removed from the noise, and busyness of the mainstream life, creating space for stillness, enabling our visitors to truly hear each other and the still voice within.
Maya Angelou said, "as soon as the healing takes place, go out and heal somebody else." This embodies the mission of Island Tribe Wellness. We are so devoted to this purpose that we are open to bringing the transcendent peace of the desert to the cities, states, or countries of the groups and business collectives that hear the call to heal.
We genuinely believe that every facet of our society on the individual, familial, and corporate levels should have access to the healing power of nature's wisdom, medicine, and miracles of Reiki, Breath Work, and Cacao.
The Breath of Life
Breathwork is the practice of harnessing the breath as a tool of peace, awareness, and freedom. It transforms the shallow rushed breaths of day-to-day living into deep soulful breaths that reconnect us to ourselves, each other, and Spirit, elevating our consciousness, refocusing our minds, and soothing our hearts. The beauty of breathwork is that you can carry it wherever workflow or wanderlust may take you. It is Island Tribe's gift to our visitors, more priceless than any corporate goodie bag!
The benefits of Breath Work are as abundant as the air we breathe. It has been found to
- Boost Energy
- Ease Anxiety & Depression
- Enhance Creativity
- Improve Sleep
- Increase Self-worth
- Promote Concentration
- Strengthen Memory
Honoring, nourishing, and supporting your colleagues' well-being Breath Work can be an essential practice for a successful, expansive organization.
Creating Community with Cacao
The Mayans understood the power of Cacao within their hearts centuries before science could prove it. Cacao boosts the immune system and promotes heart health by stimulating blood vessels, increasing blood and oxygen flow to the brain, and releasing "feel-good" neurotransmitters and hormones.
Acting as nature's original energy drink, sacred Cacao boosts energy and heightens focus and creativity. Absent the jitters of a double espresso shot, Cacao fosters a sense of neurological, cognitive, and emotional balance, calming the body and opening the heart to joy, inspiration, hope, and unity – this isn't the hot cocoa grandma used to make!
We practice the sacred Cacao Ceremony in alignment with how it was taught to us by Mayan elders. At times symbolic of the womb for Mayans, Cacao is viewed as a seed of creation or perhaps re-creation. Through the ceremony, your team can lay down their defenses, find stillness to both be heard and listen, open their hearts to give and receive, and be transformed, reborn as individuals and a group– tranquil, renewed, and empowered.
Everything is Energy!
The tension the deadline creates, the sense of achievement the new acquisition generates, team unity, group division, everything is energy! Energy flow influences physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and communal bodies. It can run low, become stagnant, or be blocked entirely. Energy flow can hurt or heal, and a group's collective energy can drag a team down or lift spirits up.
Reiki, pronounced ray-key, is an ancient Japanese technique that promotes the healthy flow of life force energy, referred to as ki and prana. Derived from "Rei," meaning Higher Power or Divinity, and "Ki," meaning life force energy. Healing is done by moving spiritually charged life force through the body, mind, heart, soul, or group.
Group healing sessions are an excellent way to connect with your team. Together you can heal issues revolving around self-worth, self-sabotage, trust, burnout, and anxiety. Reiki can help heal team dynamics and remove obstacles to productivity. Take care of your team's energy, and the energy will take care of your team!
It All Starts with A Dream
Island Tribe started with a vision, one of healing and hope. We all have a vision. What do you see for yourself, your team, your business, and the world? At Island Tribe Wellness, we listen with our hearts to the healing intentions of those who seek us and make them a reality.
Healing is an art; it takes practice, love, and time. Our hearts overflow with love. We have years of practice. Will you make the time?