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Thank you for an amazing 2021 Dec 26, 2021

I hope you are having a nourishing holiday time, whatever that means for you.

This time of year can be so varied. It can be a welcome break for relaxation, and it can also be challenging, connecting, lonely, happy, sad, nourishing, frustrating, and sometimes all of these things at once. I am...

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Solstice Reflections Dec 19, 2021

In this time of longest nights, the natural world encourages us to get quiet, to do the inner work to illuminate what is in the shadows, and prepare for the coming solar year.

The Winter Solstice offers us many lessons, amidst the challenges of our changing world. When we create light in the...

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Healthy Holiday Treats Dec 12, 2021

Does the holiday season feel like a challenging time to make healthy food choices? While it's true that there is often more focus on sugar and alcohol, (and less on vegetables, being outside, and moving our bodies), the holidays don't have to be such an inner battle.

I have some...

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How Nature Nourishes Nov 28, 2021

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

In this time of giving thanks, I want to acknowledge how nature sustains us.

Without the natural world, we could not exist.

Nature sustains us physically by gifting us food and medicine (plants and animals), heating sources, the air that we breathe, the...

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3 tips for GREAT Thanksgiving digestion Nov 21, 2021
Do you look forward to the feast of Thanksgiving, but know that you will likely feel less than stellar after the meal, either because you ate too much or things didn't sit well with you? 
 
Since this Thanksgiving will likely be very different from past Thanksgivings due to the Covid...
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Healthy Pie recipes Nov 14, 2021
If you are anything like me, getting to have yummy (and healthy) pie at Thanksgiving is key to a nourishing holiday.
 
I have shared this recipe in this community for the past couple of years and I have decided to make it an annual tradition. I look forward to making it again this week.
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The Glory of Ghee Nov 07, 2021
I love ghee.
 
I also love that there is the perfect time of year to consume more of it! (It's now!)
 
When the weather gets cold and the winds dry out the Earth, ghee is the perfect medicine because it is warming and hydrating. It helps calm the nervous system (decrease anxiety and...
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A Deepening of Halloween Oct 31, 2021
I am so grateful for this incredible community and have been enjoying a low-key weekend of cozy time at home.
 
And now, it's Halloween! Happy Halloween!
 
This macabre holiday has taken on more meaning for me since learning more about its roots. One of my teachers, Corinna Wood,...
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Doors are OPEN! Oct 24, 2021
My mission is to alleviate unnecessary suffering in the world. This is why I have dedicated myself to becoming the best Ayurveda practitioner, Health Coach, and fellow human that I can be. I strive to reach people near and far who are ready to thrive. This is the key to changing our world for...
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Autumn Lifestyle Hacks Oct 17, 2021
I am going to keep preaching the wisdom of the seasons, because when the seasons change, we need to change too! It makes a huge difference in how you feel, (body mind and spirit).
Amidst all that is going on in our world, there is enough suffering. Why not at least make sure you are doing...
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The Magic Power of the Scarf Oct 10, 2021
"A scarf has to be the most beautiful thing ever invented to wear! It's a winding, a continuity, an infinity! I love things that are endless, I hate them to stop. It's like order and disorder: I rather love disorder and things that move, it's a state where one gets more things done!" Sonia...
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Colder Weather = New Seasonal Palate Oct 03, 2021
“The heat of autumn is different from the heat of summer. One ripens apples, the other turns them to cider.” - Jane Hirshfield
 
Can you feel the crisp tinge of the coming cold in the air? Are leaves crunching as you walk through the woods? Are you grabbing a sweater to put on...
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Equinox Invitations Sep 26, 2021
Equal hours of light and darkness. We celebrate the balance of the season and ask all the unseen forces to bless us. For all that is bad, there is good. For that which is despair, there is hope. For the moments of pain, there are moments of love. For all that falls, there is the change to rise...
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Is Mindfulness Impossible? Sep 19, 2021
"Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience."
Jon Kabat-Zinn
Do you feel like mindfulness is impossible?
Is it an abstract concept that feels inaccessible?
Allow me to break it down for you: Mindfulness is the experience of being present and grateful for...
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I used to think that too... Sep 12, 2021
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."
– Helen Keller
 
 I used to think that I had to do everything myself. I used to think I had to prove how capable and strong I was by being extraordinarily independent and driven. If I wanted to create change, I had...
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