wholistic health

mindfulness practice, nutrition

AWAY WITH GLUTTONY!: What I learned about mindful eating during my stay with Hare Krishnas

AWAY WITH GLUTTONY!: What I learned about mindful eating during my stay with Hare Krishnas

Argentina, the land of cattle ranches and parillas (steakhouses), and yet there I was at a Hare Krishna Eco Yoga Farm eating vegan...
May 1, 2016 × 7 comments

alternative therapies

GETTING TO THE POINT: A conversation with an acupuncturist

GETTING TO THE POINT: A conversation with an acupuncturist

Perhaps as a writer, I notice it more than most people but I believe it’s obvious that as we all walk through life we carry...
April 30, 2016 × 1 comment

alternative therapies

AYAHUASCA: A journey of discovery into my self

AYAHUASCA: A journey of discovery into my self

Every day I go through hang-ups and setbacks because of the programs that have been playing in my head for so many years. However,...
April 19, 2016 × 4 comments

mind-body

HIGH-DEFINITION LIVING: Tap into your body’s high-voltage energy

HIGH-DEFINITION LIVING: Tap into your body’s high-voltage energy

The following has been excerpted from On the Verge: Wake Up, Show, and Shine, through which fitness professional Cara Bradley...
April 18, 2016 × 0 comments

fitness

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RUNNING TOWARDS CLARITY: Time’s a thief, but it’s also a teacher

The following has been excerpted from In the Distance, in which long-distance runner Dave Griffin writes about how running isn’t...
March 24, 2016 × 0 comments

nutrition

FOOD FOR MARCH: Transitioning seasons mindfully + Herbed squash bisque recipe

FOOD FOR MARCH: Transitioning seasons mindfully + Herbed squash bisque recipe

Whenever possible, I do my best to eat according to the season. Sticking to seasonally available foods has been shown to be ideal...
March 17, 2016 × 0 comments

nutrition

GOOD FOR THE GUT: Two dinner recipes that support a healthy balance of prebiotics and probiotics

GOOD FOR THE GUT: Two dinner recipes that support a healthy balance of prebiotics and probiotics

If you’re unfamiliar with prebiotics and probiotics, these are substances found within the digestive system which, when...
January 14, 2016 × 0 comments

nutrition

THE JOY OF HALF A COOKIE: 9 principles that’ll help you eat mindfully

THE JOY OF HALF A COOKIE: 9 principles that’ll help you eat mindfully

Excerpted from The Joy of Half a Cookie: Using Mindfulness to Lose Weight and End the Struggle with Food, in which Jean Kristeller,...
December 29, 2015 × 0 comments

alternative therapies

OUT OF MY SHELL: Healing Tourette’s syndrome and finding myself in the process

OUT OF MY SHELL: Healing Tourette’s syndrome and finding myself in the process

When I was in grade school, my mother noticed that I started making funny noises. Some tics and twitches appeared on my face, and...
December 4, 2015 × 0 comments