Moontime Magic:  Healing your Monthly Flow with Crystals

Moontime Magic: Healing your Monthly Flow with Crystals

If you’re anything like me, you have mixed feelings about your moontime (menstrual cycle) and the energies that accompany that powerful time of the month.  One one hand, you connect with the ancient culture that honored a women’s monthly bleeding as a sacred time for deep introspection, rest and re-connection.  On the other, headaches, emotional instability, irritability, sweet cravings and a bloated belly create a less than desirable physical environment for tuning into your inner wisdom and celebrating your wombanhood.  

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Why you can RELAX on STARTING goals in the New Year…

Why you can RELAX on STARTING goals in the New Year…

I love the energy of possibility, freshness, and the sense of starting over that a new year brings. This time of year often inspires a renewed sense of purpose and determination.  I also like the idea of setting resolutions and goals for the new year, but if you were to ask me what my 2016 resolutions were, I’d tell you, “I honestly can’t remember!”.  For many people, it’s things like “lose weight”, “enjoy life to the fullest”, “fall in love”, “spend more time with family and friends”, “save more money”, “travel more”, and so on.  And although these are all beautiful goals, winter is actually a time for setting goals, not starting goals.  Winter is a

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Blueberry Almond Detox Salad

Blueberry Almond Detox Salad

After a hike, yoga, or sweat session, my body usually craves a plate full of goodness, like my super healthy and delicious Blueberry Almond Detox Salad.  With kale, spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, blueberries, nuts, seeds, and light dressing, this super food salad packs quite a nutritional punch!

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Mindful Eating for Optimal Digestion and Wellness

Mindful Eating for Optimal Digestion and Wellness

Did you know that your environment, stress levels, mood, and even who’s around while you’re eating can affect your digestion?  In Ayurveda (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge – the traditional Hindu system of medicine, which is based on the idea of balance in bodily systems and uses diet, herbal treatment, and yogic breathing), there is a traditional saying that states that when your agni, or “digestive fire” is strong, you can turn poison into nectar,

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Antioxidant Boosting Turmeric Mango Smoothie

Antioxidant Boosting Turmeric Mango Smoothie

Related to ginger, turmeric is most well known as a spice commonly used in Indian cuisine. Aside from that, turmeric has been used for thousands of years for its extraordinary healing benefits including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antiviral activities.  It aids the stomach, boosts liver detox, provides relief for rheumatoid arthritis, helps cystic fibrosis sufferers and has even been used in treating depression.  What can I say… this superfood spice is

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My Crystal Obsession

My Crystal Obsession

“Like water or diamonds or crystals, it’s pure and reflects the light.”

Since ancient times, crystals have been prized for their beauty, energetic properties, healing benefits, and precise rate of vibration – so much so, that they are utilized extensively in everyday items, from clocks, to computers, to cell phones.  Crystals are alive like everything else in the universe, and vibrate at different levels depending on their composition and color.  

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