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Our Latest Articles

Erica Zellner, MS, CNS

December 7, 2021

Until very recently in our history, food sources had oftentimes been scarce and humans have had to go for long periods of time without. Eating three meals a day is actually a relatively modern concept but is it a healthy one?

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Fasting Has Been a Cultural Norm For Decades and is Now a Hot Topic – But Is It Healthy?

By Lauren Hoffmeier

December 3, 2021

Creativity has won battles, spawned languages, sparked oohs and ahs, and incited rapturous applause. And it might be the key to YOUR growth!

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The Most Powerful Way to Personal Growth is to Embody the Artist’s Mind Through Creativity

By Dr. Maritza Bollain y Goytia, DACM, L.Ac.

November 30, 2021

How Acupuncture Can Improve Your Mental Health In Western-Biomedical Terminology

By Laura Araujo

November 29, 2021

The MAPS Holiday Buying Guide

Meditation & Breathwork

The Routine Reset

Meditation is undeniably powerful. But while some estimate that over 400 million people have tried meditating, many people struggle to make it a consistent practice. The reason may be that you just haven't found the right fit. This special, 7-day mini-program will take you on a tour of the world of meditation and help you find a type that fits you like a trusty pair of jeans!



9 Lessons


Focus & Productivity

The Routine Reset

An excerpt and exercise from our full six-week, neuroscience-based program, The Focus Factor, that will help you reset, declutter, and revamp your routine to put yourself on the path to finding your own purpose-driven focus.



4 Lessons


Coming Soon!

The Routine Reset

Is a Lack of Focus Keeping You From Achieving Everything You Want? It's time to break through the steady stream of distractions keeping you from becoming the best you possible. The Focus Factor™ is The MAPS Institute's new 6-week online program that will help you: - Understand the brain science that explains how you‘ve undermined past attempts to improve your focus — and how to use that knowledge to rewire your brain - Learn the specific choices you can make and actions you can take to slowly, but consistently turn your brain into a focus machine - Layer specific tactics and tools on top of these foundational activations to channel and direct your focused energy so that you can achieve the life you want



1 Lessons


Live the MAPS Lifestyle.

If you are ready to live authentically, be more productive and effective at work, have deeper and more fulfilling relationships, and live a healthy life in balance, you're one of us. We are dedicated to helping you embrace the MAPS Lifestyle using our four tenets of Mindfulness, Activation, Purpose and Surrender to find balance and live the life you want to live.

Meet Laura.

I created MAPS not because I have some secret remedy or because I think I have it all figured out. I created it because I have observed what happens around me when I embrace this idea of creating a personal daily practice of life. I have found that when I actively foster it within my life and practice it without fear of its uncertainty, that is when everything comes together and I find that I am living my best life.

And that is what I want to share with you.

Join Our Community of Humans Living Life in Balance.

Join our community and get access to all of our articles, our free downloadable resources, our free online programs, and get The Practice, our weekly journal — all for FREE! As a member of our community, you'll be ready to start building your personal practice of Mindfulness, Activation, Purpose and Surrender so you can live the authenic, bold, and dynamic life you've always wanted.


Announcing Our First Modern Wellness Summit

A FREE All-Workshop Virtual Event!

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The MAPS Institute is a Community of folks on a holistic journey to wellness. While visitors are always welcome to read a few articles first, our resources are for the members of our community.

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As a member of the MAPS community you'll get:

  • Unlimited Access to ALL Articles
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