2017: Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen

General by Liz Eustace

From Environmental Working Group - the list is out of fruits and vegetables that contain the highest level of pesticides as well as the ones considered "clean".

"Strawberries remain at the top of the Dirty Dozen™ list of the EWG Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce™, with spinach jumping to second place in the annual ranking of conventionally grown produce with the most pesticide residues.

International Women's Day

General by Liz Eustace

#IWD2017 -- I'm never a big fan of the word "should" in life. It feels forced and in a weird way, judgemental. Why do I get to tell you what you 'should' do? Since taking SHOULD out of my vocabulary, I find myself looking for another word to replace this nudge. Yet, interestingly by the time I find the word to replace 'should', the need to tell someone what to do has dissipated.

Yoga Valentine's Day date ideas

General by Liz Eustace

Valentine’s Day might be a holiday created by the greeting card industry, but that doesn’t mean you have to eschew it entirely or give that special someone in your life a generic box of chocolates to show how much you care. We’ve come up with some fun, playful ideas on how you can celebrate Valentine’s Day the yoga way—no cards, teddy bears or candy hearts needed.

Celebrate V-Day your way:

Healthy breakfast: Oatmeal & quinoa porridge with coconut milk

General by Liz Eustace

When you want something healthy, sweet and filling for breakfast, try this Oatmeal & Quinoa Porridge with Coconut Milk from Jenné Claiborne of The Nourishing Vegan.

Essential healthy foods you should always have on hand

General by YogaEarth

Trying to eat better? Keep some essential healthy foods on hand.

New Year's resolutions redefined.

General by Liz Eustace

I’ve always loved the start of a new year – so much so that I used to ring it in with an impressive list of all the wonderful things I was going to achieve in the next 365 days. Over time, I began to realize that many of the resolutions and goals I was setting tended to carry over from year to year or just get lost in the shuffle. More important, I wasn’t experiencing the big, bold changes that I wanted to see in my life. Sound familiar?

Meditation cuff bracelets

General by Liz Eustace

Meditation Cuff Bracelets by Buddha Groove, a collection of sleek and slender cuff bracelets to center your thoughts. Adjustable to fit most wrist sizes, each bracelet features a mindful thought. Choose one that speaks to you and draw inspiration from its message. Take a deep breath during your busy day with “ breathe" or let go of stress with a deep “exhale”.  Infuse mindfulness into your life as you remember to “Pause” or simply “Be Present”.

Gifts for the meditator in your life.

General by Liz Eustace
Reduce stress.
You know when you're seeing 'mindful' coloring books at the airport, something has hit critical mass. And we're not complaining... if the world is looking to meditate more, we're here to help. We've picked a few of our favorite ways to get into the spirit of meditation.

10 delicious fall recipes with no pumpkin

General by Liz Eustace

Tired of pumpkin everything? You’re not alone. But that doesn’t mean you still can’t whip up a dish that captures the essence of fall. Check out this round up of 10 delicious fall recipes that have no pumpkin at all.

Fruits and vegetables in season in November

General by Liz Eustace

For the freshest and most nutrient-dense fruits and veggies, eat what’s in season. Here, our pals at Blisstree share a list of fruits and vegetables in season in November. Check it out below.

Eating produce that is “in season” is not only up-to-date and fashionable, but it’s good for the Earth and your body. Obviously, what’s the best and freshest will vary depending on where you are on the planet, but here is a basic guide to mid-Autumn’s hot harvest.

Here are the finest fruits and vegetables “in season” this November: