Mindset

Finding Peace Every Day, in Every Way

Today is world peace day. Peace is such a beautiful thing and feeling. Both within oneself and in harmony with those around us. For me, finding peace in the chaotic world around me is more easily attained when I am at peace internally. One thing that’s been helping me find that inner peace recently is… Continue reading Finding Peace Every Day, in Every Way

Movement

My Love Affair with Toe Spreaders

I’ve been using toe spreaders for several years, ever since I realized what damage conventional shoes, especially heels, had on my feet. Plus having mobile toes is very helpful in yoga! I even bring them to my pedicure appointments to avoid the disposable foam ones. I can’t think of anyone I know who wouldn’t benefit… Continue reading My Love Affair with Toe Spreaders

Environment

Green Is the New Black: Green Washing in the Holistic Health Space

Green is the new black. With environmental events like Earth Day and Plastic Free July making headlines and the cover of National Geographic, being eco-conscious has never been so cool. It's wonderful that initiatives to save our only inhabitable planet is front page news. But for all those environmentally aware consumers out there, it means… Continue reading Green Is the New Black: Green Washing in the Holistic Health Space

Mindset

It’s Not Easy Being Green

I received an unexpected shock yesterday while watching Instagram Stories. Someone I follow who is loudly and proudly vegan posted a story about how they were planning to throw their Beyond Burger packaging in the garbage until a housemate encouraged them to recycle it. So they walked outside and recycled, taking the extra step put… Continue reading It’s Not Easy Being Green

Environment

10 Ways to Save Money and Mama Earth at the Grocery Store

Grocery stores in America are a wonder compared to much of the world. We have a multitude of options for almost any kind of food we can imagine. However, with most of these options comes a lot of packaging which may or may not be recyclable. Growing up in Seattle recycling and conservation are very… Continue reading 10 Ways to Save Money and Mama Earth at the Grocery Store

Mindset

Who’s In Control?

“You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this and you will find strength.” -Marcus Aurelius I have a bad habit of letting outside circumstances get the best of me. This cold I'm recovering from is a perfect example. Last Wednesday I received an alarming text from my parents concerning the health… Continue reading Who’s In Control?

Nutrition

Dry Roasting Nuts and Seeds

Grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds are nature's nutritional powerhouse. Just think about it. In the right conditions tiny (and not so tiny) grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds sprout, root into the earth and grow up to be big plants and trees. All the ingredients required for that seed to become a plant are contained in… Continue reading Dry Roasting Nuts and Seeds