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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 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 important… 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

Movement

Yoga Foundations: Tadasana & Urdhva Hastasana

Yoga means union. The goal of yoga is to unite the body, mind, and spirit of the individual so that the individual may unite with others in the realization that we are all one. To become one with others it is important to be at peace within. In the physical asana practice, the focus is… Continue reading Yoga Foundations: Tadasana & Urdhva Hastasana

Movement

Yoga Foundations: Upward & Downward Facing Dog

  Originally published on Dallas Yoga Magazine The practice of yoga is a challenging one. It requires strength and flexibility in both the body and the mind. The body will refuse to do something if the mind believes it can't. It truly is an exercise in mind over matter. Many of the postures ask the body… Continue reading Yoga Foundations: Upward & Downward Facing Dog

Mindset

Birthdaze: Coming to Terms with the Passage of Time

My birthday has always been weird for me. From the beginning of July, I start feeling strange. A little restless. Concerned by the fact that another year of my life is about to be over. finding space I don't really like my birthday. It tends to be a stressful day for me. I feel like… Continue reading Birthdaze: Coming to Terms with the Passage of Time