Ethical Gifts so Good, You’ll Want Them for Yourself

  Ethical is the new black. Companies and products that are fair-trade, organic, eco-friendly, b-corp, vegan and use other ethical practices are IN! Here is a list of our favey ethical gifts for the holidays… Sivana Spirit, Lapis Pendant Necklace $178 House of Marley, POSITIVE VIBRATION 2 On-Ear Headphones $59.99 Teeki, Border Towns Red Mermaid Tank $38 & Coyote…

Ayurvedic Brownies Recipe

True healing happens when the body is at rest, so the harvest and hibernation seasons are ideal for shifting towards a cleaner, more holistic diet. Adding a pinch of awareness to our recipes goes a long way when attempting to get the most nutrients out of what we consume. To stoke your digestive fires this…

Total Body Yoga Workout with Tim Senesi (Video)

The great thing about Youtube is that there are so many free yoga classes online.  You can practice anywhere, anytime. Yoga With Tim has a 30 Day Total Yoga Body Challenge that we’re loving right now. In Tim’s 30 day challenge he lays a solid foundation for the practice of yoga, gives instructions to help…

Chances are Your Yoga Mat is Toxic. Here are the Safe Alternatives

Well, turns out the very foundation of the practice we use to obtain wellness may be hazardous. Yes, I’m talking about your yoga mat. Most yoga mats are made from PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride), and from both an environmental and health standpoint, PVC is the most toxic plastic. This is because the chemical used to make PVC, Vinyl chloride, is…

6 Incredible Yet Unexpected Benefits of Finding Self-Love

Today I am committed to caring for myself. I can look in the mirror and smile in gratitude for who I am and how far I’ve come. I can truly say, “I love myself.” But it hasn’t always been this way. I spent more than three decades at war with myself. I hated my body;…

Erykah Badu’s Top 17 Wellness Secrets

Erykah Badu has dropped holistic knowledge since her teenage years, when she changed the spelling of her first name to “kah,” a reference to one’s inner self. But it’s not her moniker and scats alone that inspire. She actually lives her guidance with her stunning, flawless skin and energy that, of course, goes “On and…

16 Ayurvedic Beauty Brands & Their Creators

If you haven’t heard of Ayurveda yet, then you’ve probably been living under a rock! Just jokes, but honestly … it’s more than trending. Remember how a few years ago, Traditional Chinese Medicine was hot as fire and everyone started seeing an Acupuncturist? Well, that’s sort of what’s happening with Ayurveda; a traditional Indian form…

18 Yoga Outfits for Moon Lovers

There’s the recent Solar Eclipse, the Autumnal Equinox coming up (a time when the Sun & Moon get just about equal amounts of the 24 hours in a day) and today, we have a full moon. Lots of amazing and rare things happening in the cosmos and we thought, what a perfect time to pay homage…

How Himalayan Salt Lamps Can Improve Your Home & Work Life

Now that the eclipse has opened our eyes to the effects of lighting, we may be all the more mindful about the kind of exposure we experience indoors. Techies already know, of course, a dimmer work desk eases the strain that staring at a screen all day causes, but there are other ways we may…

8 Alternatives to Meditation For Those Who Can’t Stand It

We all know we should meditate, but it’s not always as easy as it sounds. For some, meditation can be the opposite of relaxing. It can feel stressful, overwhelming and even cause anxiety. I know it may sound strange, as meditation is generally associated with a sense of calm and tranquility, but the thought of sitting…

Skateboard Your Way to Fit and Healthy

Skateboarding is a sport, an art form, a lifestyle, and a culture that young (at heart) people have been doing for decades. But you don’t have to have sleeve tattoos, wear baggy pants and do tricks to benefit from this fun activity. Skateboarding is not only healthy and fun to do, but it’s also quite…

Post-Eclipse Hip Release Yoga (Video) With Adriene

With the solar eclipse, emotions rise. There is something about the moon, and the tides and the amount of water in the human body (an average of 60 percent of our composition) that causes anxiety. Or perhaps it’s the witnessing of the sheer gravity of science that causes the feels. According to CBS, even the…