Category Archives: health and wellness

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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Just Not Enough

Today I’m pondering a statement I hear often when discussing yoga, health, wellness with family and friends… “But mellow exercise is just not enough.” “Enough for what” is probably a pertinent follow up question. If you exercise for health reasons, … Continue reading

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Top 15 Vegetarian Recipes (Revisited)

Do all yogis love to cook?  Do all cooks do yoga?  As I was type, type, typing away adding my favorite recipes online to create a gift for family I remembered I already have this online!  This is a repost, … Continue reading

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