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Lunar Yoga for the Lunar Eclipse

This weekend, the "Super Moon" (a full moon that appears larger and brighter), will undergo a full lunar eclipse.  The first full moon since the Autumn Equinox, when both day and night are equal lengths, is also called a "Harvest Moon," and it will be the last of the "blood moon series" of red moons since

Oil and Dirt – The New Beauty Regimen

In a previous post, we talked about the most harmful ingredients in your beauty/hygiene products, and how to check them against the EWG's Skin Deep Database for safety.   Today, we are going to talk about two important beauty ingredients that play a part in every product we use in our house today. Oil and Dirt

Growing Into A Healthy Lifestyle at College

Maintaining a healthy, clean eating lifestyle is a struggle for a lot of us. Whether balancing work, school, or family, taking care of ourselves frequently takes a back seat. Often times, we resort to convenience, which usually means bad eating habits or skipping a workout. Sometimes, a little planning to set up your week will

Dirty Secrets of Health and Beauty Products

Grab your three most common hygiene products that you use everyday.  Mine are toothpaste, deodorant, and face wash.  If you have a family, grab theirs as well.  Sophie’s are toothpaste, bubble bath, and sunscreen, and Joey’s is toothpaste, shampoo, and shaving cream.  Keep these handy, we’ll be looking at them in a moment.  Today we’re

Vow of Vulnerability

This year I have just one resolution, I will practice vulnerability daily.  The operative words in that statement are "practice" and "daily."  I'm not delusional that my vow of  vulnerability will magically turn me into an open, shameless human who can easily ask for help, demonstrate self-love, shake off shame, and dare to be 100% authentic.

Treating Chest Colds and Head Colds Naturally

I’ve debated for a long time whether to write this post about treating your children naturally (without OTC cold meds or antibiotics) for head and chest colds.  However, a day does not go by that I do not receive a text or e-mail asking how to treat some malady in a child naturally. Below you

Six Easy Steps to Mindful Eating During the Holidays

Celebrating the holidays and indulging in rich foods go hand-in-hand. For me, it starts with Halloween candy, a couple pieces here and there and continues through the end of the year from Thanksgiving to Christmas, and New Year’s celebrations. There are potlucks, happy hours, holiday parties, and piles of leftovers to contend with. In the

Attracting What Your Need Through Intention

I'm participating in Oprah and Deepak Chopra's Free 21 Day Meditation sequence again, and this time it's centered around the power of intention and it's ability to attract your desired results. Living with intention and attracting what you desire is more than aligning oneself to get the things you want. It’s about syncing our energies