Take a Break

Take a Break

Usually when people talk about a successful and productive day they mention things like getting a bunch of work done at the office, completing a particularly difficult training session at the gym, or organizing and cleaning the entire kitchen. It isn’t typical for someone to say that they “accomplished a lot” by sleeping in late, listening to some music, taking a nap, and cooking a comfort meal of oatmeal and banana.

Mala Beads: A Symbol Towards Your Spiritual Journey

Mala Beads: A Symbol Towards Your Spiritual Journey

How often do incessant thoughts go through our minds --- pulling us away from the now?

How much time do we spend on projecting our preconceived images of ourselves unto others?

How do we allow negative emotions to take over our lives?

How many of us go about the day mechanically, leaving us with feelings of being spent?

Not All Processed Foods Are The Enemy of Healthy Eating

Not All Processed Foods Are The Enemy of Healthy Eating

Before refrigerators, there was salting, spicing, smoking, pickling, and drying. Foods like milk and butter, were preserved and stored in cellars, wells, and cold streams. Meats were dried or smoked. Fruits and vegetables were pickled or fermented. Fast forward a few centuries to World War II: convenience foods and a burgeoning way of preserving (what we now know as processedÅ foods) gained popularity, as the military discovered inventive ways of feeding fighting soldiers.

Coconut Curry Carrot Soup

Coconut Curry Carrot Soup

When the winter weather is still decidedly chilly, there’s nothing more satisfying than snuggling on the couch with a bowl of comforting food and a pair of thermal socks. Soup is one of the meals that I make most regularly throughout the colder months and this super-simple and oh-so-comforting recipe is my new favorite. It’s fast and easy to make, and did I mention it’s vegan? BOOM.

Kettlebell Workout

Kettlebell Workout

For centuries people have been working out using all sorts of things as weights and other equipment.  From rocks and pieces of wood to vibrating bands that were used to shake away the fat, all these types of fitness enhancers had its purpose.  Now, this article is not about forcing you into purchasing expensive, brand new equipment, but merely showing you the possibilities of the potential ways to use equipment you might have access to.