Hello September! August’s Reflections + Leo Solar Eclipse Intentions

The Leo New Moon This lunar cycle is kicking off exactly like the last one did, in Leo. Except this time, it’s super charged with the extra energy of the Leo solar eclipse! If you missed last new moon’s post on intending with the Leo new moon, here’s a refresher on what all Leo encompasses: The Solar Eclipse Now, the solar eclipse is going to make things a little different...

Why to Organic + The Clean Fifteen & Dirty Dozen

Photo by Markus Spiske Eating organic can be stressful and costly but the benefits to both our health and our environment are undeniable. That’s why I formulated the post, How to Eat Healthy and Organic on a Budget. As to help you transition into a healthier lifestyle without breaking the bank. Think of eating organic though not as expensive (which is a mindset that comes from lack) but as an investment...

An Epic List of Plant Based Protein

Photo by Rachael Gorjestani Protein is a macro-nutrient, which means we need a good bit of it regularly for tons of different bodily functions that keep us alive. Most of us know that it promotes muscle growth. It also helps regulate our metabolism and hormones, promotes healthy bones and heart. It also helps keep us feeling full, which is particularly helpful when we’re transitioning from one diet or lifestyle to another...

Why You Should Ditch the Diet for Mindful Eating

Photo by Brigitte Tohm I don’t believe in dieting. Diets are often temporary changes stacked tall with strict rules and regulations that are seemingly impossible to follow and not starve to death. They stress us out and leave us in a state of perpetual hunger. Positive dietary changes are suppose to raise our vibrations. They’re suppose to make us feel lite and energetic, satisfied and whole on many levels. Often though,...

Hello August! July Reflections + Intending With the Leo New Moon

This lunar cycle starts with a Leo new moon! It’s extra powerful this go around because the Leo season starts as well. We also have a Leo solar eclipse this month! The lion is fierce this August which means Leo focused intentions are gonna be on fire! (Get it? Cause Leo’s a fire sign. haha) Let’s take a look at what Leo stands for:   We can use these energies...

How to Eat Healthy & Organic Without Breaking the Bank

Photo by Caitlin Mclean  Healthy and organic food gets a bad wrap for being expensive. Many people immediately dismiss it because of cost. How many memes have you seen with a 99 cent burger and a 7 dollar salad that says this is why I’m fat? And I get it. As someone who was raised to agonize over every single penny and never spend a dime, I struggled when I...

Mindful Eating Cured My Health Problems

I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with food, as I’m sure many people can relate. I love the way it tastes, the variety, the mouth watering satisfaction. I hated the way good-tasting food made me feel bad and fat. The more I learned, I hated the way the world had become. How it seemed most things were bad for you, healthy food was hard to come by and expensive when...

Happy July! June Reflections + Intending With the Cancer New Moon

Happy Cancer New Moon! The new moon starts the new lunar cycle. It’s a great time to set new intentions for what you want to manifest this month. Month being the duration of the cycle 29.5 day lunar cycle and not the first day of the new month until the last day of it. Syncing our intentions to the energy of the moon gives them more energy to come into...

9 Simple Things I Do To Live A Green Life

Everyone thinks “saving the world” takes some grand gesture from a great and powerful leader. The most potent of changes, though, comes from normal people like you and I, doing what we can to lead by example in making the world a better place from the inside out. Each one of us is capable of making a ton of difference and a huge dent, through small things everyday. Another misconception,...

5 Shows/Movies That Are Wonderfully Inspiring Entertainment

The entertainment industry gets a really bad wrap for being mindless. No doubt, there is a lot of mindless nonsense in the industry but it’s not all bad. There are tons of shows and movies out there that are wildly inspiring entertainment, and anything that inspires has a positive impact on the world. If you know me at all, it’s obvious that I stay wrapped up in entertainment in some...