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Prime for Mother's Day!

General by Liz Eustace

Turns out there is still plenty (well, maybe not plenty!) of time to get your Mom a great and thoughtful gift for Mother's Day.  And they can ordered from the comfort of your own desk. That's right, these few little treasures can be ordered through Amazon Prime and delivered to you OR Mom just in time for Sunday... and shipping is free for Prime Members!

Spring cleaning with essential oils + natural tub scrub recipe

General by Liz Eustace

Spring cleaning with Essential Oils:

Often, we have rituals associated with cleaning for spring. Some of us throw open the windows, roll up our sleeves and scrub away the winters’ accumulation of dirt, dust, salt and mud from lingering snow.

Spring salad detox

Recipes by Liz Eustace

Might be a great time to think about different ways to detoxify. Each Spring Mother Nature blesses us with a variety of whole plant foods that support and nourish us. Make these seasonal foods an integral part of your diet this Spring, and rest assured that a magnificent inner detoxification and regeneration is happening within.

5 spring detox foods:

Lessons from James Altucher on divorce

General by Liz Eustace

James Altucher is someone whom I follow. I like his brain. 

The way he writes is like a roller-coaster - it's uplifting and soaring and then it can crash. If you follow him long enough – it’s kind of like the way, he describes his life.

When I lived in NYC, I had the chance to meet James in person. He had to run but I often regret not pushing the envelop and asking a little more assertively, if he could spare just a few minutes more. You can feel his brain moving at an incredible pace and it makes you sit on the edge of your seat.

Make time to meditate

General by Liz Eustace

"I don't have time to meditate" is often the response when I ask people if they practice. And almost always the words are said with stress and anxiety.

I recently read a few lines in Wherever you go there you are by Jon Kabat-Zinn that frames this question of available time with such simplicity, that I wanted to share. 

4 ways to boost your metabolism this spring

Yoga Lifestyle by Liz Eustace

Kick up your metabolism this spring with these tips from Dr. Natasha Turner for Blisstree.

With spring officially here and summer on the horizon, there’s a certain level of excitement to ditching the winter clothing and getting your mojo going for the sunny season. Here are four sure-fire ways to boost your body’s thermogenic rate so you can burn more calories and get your metabolism working like a fine oiled machine.

6 yoga poses that are perfect for travel

General by Jessica Bellofatto

Have mat will travel: a yoga sequence that's perfect for those on the go.

Chrissy Carter: 5 tips to update your home for spring and summer

Yoga Lifestyle by Chrissy Carter

New York yoga teacher Chrissy Carter has spring fever and she’s sharing simple ways you can make your home feel just as bright, airy and cheery as sunny day.

It's finally feeling like spring! I'm sure I'm not alone when I say that the beautiful weather makes my spirits just a little bit brighter. But while I'm prancing around outside in the gorgeous spring sunshine, my home is still in dreary hibernation. Heavy fabrics, dark colors, that musty "can't put my finger on it" odor, and not a sign of nature in sight . . . it's time to bring spring indoors! 

Alone time?

General by Greatist.com

Those reading this article alone might want to grab a buddy. Over the past few days, a certain study on loneliness has gotten a lot of hype. According to the research, lonely people are actually less physically and mentally healthy than their social butterfly peers. But here’s the good news: Preferring to spend some time solo doesn’t automatically mean a trip to the doctor’s office.