healthy minds

Ingredient Spotlight: Matcha Tea.

I’m starting a new series called ‘Ingredient Spotlight’. I will be featuring a variety of ingredients (produce, herbs, spices, etc.) that have healing/beneficial superpowers and sharing a few ways that you can incorporate them into your everyday life. Many of these will be things you can use both internally and externally. First up: the gorgeous and… Continue Reading

Motivational Passwords.

Have you tried using a motivational password before? Every 30 days or so my computer at work prompts me to change my password. It always seems to come on a morning when I’m running late and I never feel prepared to commit myself to a brand new 8 digit word filled with uppercases, lowercases, symbols,… Continue Reading

Encouragement.

Joanna Goddard of Cup of Jo shared a quote by a writer named Anne Lamott a few weeks ago and I’ve been thinking about it a lot lately so I thought I would share it with all of you. This time of year always seems to bring out mixed emotions for me. The switch to the warmer season… Continue Reading

A Pledge to Meditation.

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“I pledge to practice living in the moment.” My third pledge for 2013 was aimed to help me step out of my busy mind, breathe more, think less, and maybe try meditating… Since I work in a yoga studio, meditation isn’t some foreign concept to me, but it’s also not something I regularly practise. Having… Continue Reading

Burning for a Vacation.

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Have you ever burned incense? I always thought it was a little witch-crafty myself, up until recently. For no reason at all, I started browsing through the different scents and reading the descriptions on the incense sticks at a store the other day. When I read the one called India, I had to bring it… Continue Reading