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
Look up salubrious in the dictionary and you will find terms like, healthful, beneficial, and wholesome. But what do these words mean for a company, beyond the healthy and delicious products they make and serve?
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
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
It's still amazing to me how many people complain of foot issues and then reject the notion of going barefoot to cure their problems. Just yesterday I responded to a friend on FaceBook asking for hiking boot recommendations. Like I always do, I recommended barefoot shoes. Vivobarefoot is the brand I have the most experience… Continue reading Selling Sore Feet
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
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
“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?
Do you ever wonder what will happen if you do the opposite? What if instead of cussing at the person who cuts you off in traffic, you wave and smile at them? What if instead of getting frustrated at your partner for not doing what you asked, you ask them how you can help? What… Continue reading Try the Opposite
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