8 Reasons Why You Should Get a FitBit

A lot of my friends have FitBits, and there were a few weeks where seemingly every update I saw on Facebook was someone talking about how much they love their FitBit. But….I was still on the fence. I wasn’t sure I needed it, and I wasn’t sure if I should spend the money. Then my […]

5 Healthy Benefits of Green Tea That You Probably Didn’t Know

Originally published 19 May 2017 A lot can be said for Chinese medicine and their use of natural remedies to maintain health and wellness. What is just now being discovered is that there are some other, but just as important, benefits of green tea that can be key to living a long and healthy life. […]

What it means to be a mountain

Originally published 12 November 2016. Updated 4 May 2020. The most important step toward becoming a mountain is to close the books that others have written and read only those texts imprinted upon rock and ice or in the forests and streams that cascade from above. In Mountains of the Mind, climber and historian, Robert […]

How to Create a Zen Meditation Space in Your Home

Imagine spending time in a room that helps you relax and soothe your mind. Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? This is the idea behind having a personal Zen meditation space in your home. It’s something that can steer you away from stressful thoughts and stabilize your...

Top Culinary Herbs for Vegans to Grow (Plus 20 recipes)

Culinary herbs don’t have to be dried, expensive, or hard to find. You can grow culinary herbs at home in your dining room, kichen, or even laundry room.

Recipe: Sesame Ginger Collard Greens

Turn out, I really like collard greens. Which, if I'm being perfectly honest, comes as a bit of a surprise. I've heard of collard greens, but I've never had them. Every time I've seen them on a menu somewhere they were cooked with bacon or chicken broth. As a vegan,...

5 Best Essential Oils for Detoxing 

Although the body is equipped to filter out natural mild toxins, there are many toxins in the modern world that lead to serious health problems over time.

Do’s and Don’ts of Pre and Post-Workout Routines

Doing an appropriate workout that is in harmony with our abilities, readiness, and preferences is very important – it’s what makes positive results visible and helps our overall health

Detox With These Naturally Detoxing Foods

If you’re looking for foods to detoxify your body, good news — you have plenty of options. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to stick with bland foods or gross-tasting drinks to get the bad toxins out of your body. There are dozens of natural foods that naturally detoxify your body, and they’re all available at the grocery store or your local farmers’ market.

5 All-Natural Tips for Relieving Everyday Stress

Whether it’s money, work or politics, it seems as though everyone in America is stressed about something. All that tension and anxiety has a way of weighing us down, both mentally and physically. Because stress remains ever-present in our lives, it can be hard to get rid of the feeling that we’re overwhelmed.

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7 Incredible Ways Yoga Changes Lives

7 Incredible Ways Yoga Changes Lives

Yoga dates back 5,000 years to the Indus-Sarasvati civilization in Northern India, but today it’s evolved into a combination of fitness, flexibility and meditation that has a great variety of life-changing effects.

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Ways of Practicing Jiu-Jitsu at Home

Ways of Practicing Jiu-Jitsu at Home

With work, family and other activities that occupy our lives, it’s pretty challenging to find the time to practice Jiu-Jitsu with an instructor. People that share a true passion for BJJ always want to be training and honing this beautiful art.

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The Many Paths to Enlightenment

This is a guest article by spiritual guide Dierdre Hade. Twenty years ago, I had the experience of disappearing and becoming one with everything in the universe. And that was a real game-changer for me. Since then I’ve been speaking, sharing, and giving...

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The Best Snacks to Fuel Your Yoga Workout

Committing to any workout routine takes dedication, but part of establishing a routine is also making sure you also take care of yourself. Eating correctly is a big part of that. How do you go about making sure you have healthy foods to eat, though? Sometimes you...

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Mindful Eating Tips for the New Year

You don’t need anyone to tell you it’s hard to eat healthily during the holidays. From family feasts, to work soirees, to parties with your besties, you’re going to indulge a lot between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Of course, you should never feel bad about the...

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