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Essential nutrients your body needs for winter

General by Liz Eustace

Unless you are some of the fortunate few, you’ve probably already felt a tickle in the back of your throat, experienced a deep chill and felt the many months of colder and darker days finally settle in to stay. It’s hard to go a day, let alone a few minutes, without seeing the person next to you at the bus stop or across the market aisle cough, sneeze and sniffle. Yep, flu season is upon us.

#inspiration - climb that mountain!

General by Liz Eustace

Sometimes you need inspiration and a push -- check out Jacki Carr and she shares how you can achieve your goals and reach the top of the mountain!

#Healthy #SuperBowl Snacks #2019

General by Liz Eustace

The Super Bowl is tomorrow! Whether you’re gearing up to root for your favorite team (hey they meditate and do yoga) or are planning to get together with friends and not watch the Super Bowl, check out a few of our favorite party snacks below. 

Healthier Super Bowl Snacks:

Gluten-Free Goodies

Best description of #friendship ever...

General by Liz Eustace

It occurred to Pooh and Piglet that they hadn't heard from Eeyore for several days, so they put on their hats and coats and trotted across the Hundred Acre Wood to Eeyore's stick house. Inside the house was Eeyore.

"Hello Eeyore," said Pooh.

"Hello Pooh. Hello Piglet," said Eeyore, in a Glum Sounding Voice.

Ayurveda tips for winter stress relief

General by Ali Cramer

The holidays may be over, but there’s still plenty of holiday parties, stress, distractions, etc. that can lead us to not feeling our best through the winter season. Ayurveda expert Ali Cramer of Laughing Lotus shares her top tips for relieving winter stress with Ayurveda.

Sleep Time - 5 steps to fall asleep in 2-minutes

General by Liz Eustace

We've tried everything -- sleep masks (thank you Tim Ferris!), no screens, eight-hours, shades that eliminate even the faintest bit of light...  so when we saw this two-minute technique - courtesy of the U.S. Army, in Well and Good - we needed to share it. 

5 yoga poses for depression

General by Jessica Bellofatto

Yoga for depression -- We know yoga is a great practice for staying connected as well as supporting overall mental health.  Yoga teacher and mindfulyogahealth contributor, Jessica Bellofatto put together this sequence of 5 yoga poses to help alleivate depression. 

Downward facing dog

What's the deal with "oat milk"

General by Liz Eustace

It's true, we like to be on the look-out for the next health trend and it has to map on to us feeling better.  Oat milk becoming all the rage in cities like LA and NYC feels like a trend we can get behind. Before gluten and carbs were considered the modern-day devil -- a nice bowl of oats was one of the most wholesome images out there. Now, it would appear that we're full circle -- and oats are here again, this time as a milk alternative in things like your coffee and yes, your cereal... if you're still daring to eat such a thing. 

From Well and Good: 

 

Mary Oliver RIP

General by Liz Eustace

We write about mindfulness and health and most of the time it's within the framework of trends and what's good for the body. here is another type of health and it's of the soul, spirit and mind. #maryoliver who represent all of that in her beautiful words about our internal world. 

What is "bakuchiol" and does it stop aging?

General by Liz Eustace

This Christmas I got a box of 'natural' products from #sephora from my sister. Being a lotion junkie, I tried them all on - pretty well at once. My face glowed and then very naturally... I broke out in a rash.