Category Archives: health and wellness

Contraction Versus Expansion

How do you deal when life starts contracting on you?  I’m talking about the times when you’re injured, going through a break up of some kind, or when you stop growing / engaging as much in a way that you … Continue reading

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Start With Why

I believe so deep in my soul that all we need is to slow the fuck down, breath, learn to relax and meditate in some form, and All Else will follow.  Yoga, wellness, The Power of Now, and The Power … Continue reading

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Oh, Life. You’re Funny.

Just checking in regarding my Eat The Greens summer mission 2016.  After a very successful first week where I ate not one, but TWO bunches of steamed swiss chard (my baby even ate it!), I found myself feeling great.  I think I … Continue reading

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Because, Cancer

I have recently started being a little more focused on healthy eating lately because, well, cancer.  No, don’t panic, I’m fine.  It’s just that this year I feel like the universe gave me a little gift of a wake up … Continue reading

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Top 5 Nutrition Books

Are you a carnivore, herbivore, or something in between? What do you take into consideration when deciding how to fuel your body? I have been reading nutrition and health books since I was old enough to do the grapevine in … Continue reading

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all fired up?

Feeling a little fiesty or over-heated these days? As spring starts to transition to summer I started noticing my pitta fires getting inflamed already. What the heck is my pitta fire? No, it’s not a crazy yogi bon fire party. … Continue reading

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Is Yoga Enough To Keep You Fit?

Check out this interesting article from YogaJournal.com, who tested the theory that yoga is all you need for optimal fitness. Although I don’t think people should stop any activity that brings them joy and health, the article intelligently explores the … Continue reading

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Clean Your Internal House Part 3

It’s amazing how great reaching your own goals can be.  Even if the goal feels cheesy and unimportant.  In a way it can feel more rewarding than earning a college degree as you do it without anyone forcing you, charging … Continue reading

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Clean Your Internal House Part 1

(This post is for you, Emily.) I am getting ready to begin my semi-annual two week internal cleanse and the results are always so great I know that I must commit to doing it once again this spring. It’s the … Continue reading

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yoga and injuries? whatever.

It’s all over the interweb.  This article from the New York Times, How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body, has got the yogis talking to say the least.   I thought the article was a little one-sided and harsh about the … Continue reading

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