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Honor The Space Between No Longer and Not Yet

Honor the space between no longer and not yet - Nancy Levin This quote sums up my year. It resonates with me on a deep level because 2016 has been a year of personal in-between. I've made huge personal and professional strides but still

The Shift Towards Wellness Travel

In 2016 I spent a month in Costa Rica resetting my mind, body, and spirit and it felt amazing! While I love a good girls trip, nothing compares to a wellness vacation or retreat. I find I’m not alone in this sentiment as millennials

Apple Cider Vinegar is Magic

Raw, unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is a holy grail product in the natural and healthy living community. I'd heard about the "benefits" of ACV from various health books and websites but had never consistently used it since I was skeptical of its "cure-all" powers. However,

Grounded In Gratitude

 If you're like most people, you notice what goes wrong more often than what goes right. Human beings seem hard-wired to notice how reality fails to meet some idea of how they think things should be.... You may, for example, have ideas about the

I Ended My War On Carbs

I've been a chronic dieter for as long as I can remember. I've tried them all: Master Cleanse, Atkins, South Beach, Slim Fast, mono meals, etc. I've spent my entire adult life weight obsessed and my ideas about food lead me down a path

God Bless America

 Change will not come if we wait for some other person or for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. — President Obama If we want to change the world, the time is

Before The Flood: An Election Year Must See

We have seven days remaining until the 2016 Election season is officially over. It's now crunch time for politicians and their voting constituents. Several social and economic issues are on the ballot this November, with climate change being a controversial one. Rampant disinformation routinely spread

Raw Vegan Banana Walnut Cheesecake

I know, I know! Raw vegan desserts can seem intimidating and crazy, but they don't have to be! I whipped this up using just a few simple ingredients. I often find myself craving sweets but not wanting to deal with the digestive issues that

What is a “High Vibration” & Why Should I Care?

You've seen it a million times on Pinterest and Instagram. A colorful background with the words "Good Vibes Only" or "High Vibrational Living". What does that even mean? What is a vibe? What is a high vibration? WHY SHOULD I CARE? The word vibe

3 Great Meditation Apps for Beginners

Meditation is an ancient practice gaining traction in new circles as mindfulness has become a buzzword. Studies have shown benefits of meditation include stress reduction, improved concentration, and increased self-awareness to name a few. Harvard neuroscientist Sara Lazar found meditation can positively rewire the brain in