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Effort and Ease – Finding Balance

Once I get out of the swing of regular yoga practice, it's always a fight to get back into a routine. Why? Because it makes me feel things. Ayurvedic practices and ideologies put me in touch with my sensitive, introspective side. A side living in the cut throat city of New York often forces me… Continue reading Effort and Ease – Finding Balance

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So you want to get healthy

So this is probably one of ten billion messages about "jumpstarting a healthy lifestyle" that you've seen. Social media, celebrities, bodybuilders, magazines, television infomercials, bloggers and "nutritionists" all claim to have the best eating and workout plan that will make you the picture of health (aka a petite white women and ultra muscular man).  9/10… Continue reading So you want to get healthy

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Self care session: dealing with uncertainty and learning to “just be”

We are submerged in a culture that stresses the importance of achievement. One must always be working, striving, or planning for their next big thing. I have never been one to shy away from this mindset either - "thriving" off hard routine and checks on my to do lists. Once I set my mind on something, you… Continue reading Self care session: dealing with uncertainty and learning to “just be”

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Light and Fluffy Coconut Flour Cookies

I have a little something sweet daily, no questions asked. Leading a healthy lifestyle doesn't mean being chained to chicken breast and broccoli for all of eternity, but basing your diet around whole foods and incorporating high quality, simple ingredient treats when you crave them. Restricting yourself from the 'real thing' is never a good… Continue reading Light and Fluffy Coconut Flour Cookies