After the scales have budged and you’ve achieved clearer skin and more energy, I’m sure the last thing you’d like to do is slide back into those old ways that inspired a detox in the first place. If you're at that sweet spot right after a detox cleanse where you want to continue feeling clean and healthful, we’ve put together a few tips that may help you maintain your fabulous results!
Those of us who live in large metropolitan areas know all too well how ungrounding it can be when you lack the opportunity to connect with nature regularly. We also experience this profound sense of disconnection due to the sheer volume of people in such close proximity. This adds up to a need to reconnect to the earth and it's energy.
The joints are part of your support system, your base, your stability. In turn, an imbalance can be the result of a root chakra issue, the first chakra, or energy center in your body. This chakra is located at the base of the spine and it can become imbalanced during times of change, stress, transition, or when fears are heightened. This imbalance can present with adrenal or kidney issues, weight gain, immune system issues, back pain, and joint issues.
As a yoga teacher, health coach and hairstylist, I’m always giving. I learned, with the help of Nicole, that it was time to start being okay with receiving. This day was so extremely fulfilling! I’ll share with you, a quick run down of what I experienced during my Personal Mindful Mosiac Retreat
In the coming year, we're gearing up to offer even more healing to our amazing community. So, it's incredibly important that we start the year off with a fresh, clean slate. No pressure, just good-for-you, nourishing, soul filling wellness. To that end, we've put together a few easy detox tips to help you jump on board with our "out-with-the-old-in-with-the new" tradition.
As the weather dips, it seems health-conscious eaters are left longing for filling, wholesome meals. Thankfully one of our favorite cookbook authors (and owner of the vegan/sugar-free/gluten-free bakery Sweet Debbie's Organic Cupcakes in Los Angeles) has blessed us with an incredible sneak-peak recipe from her new cookbook:
It's the true mark of wisdom to live in congruence with nature. Since we've learned this secret, we try our best to plan according to the seasons as much as possible. We like to think about which chakras will need the most attention depending on the time of year and which products and offerings our clients will need in times of transition.
When your adrenal glands are imbalanced it is difficult to shut your brain off, your stress will seem inordinately high, and colds, infections and flus can occur more often. Most people who come into my practice are dealing with some level of adrenal fatigue where their cortisol (the hormone that the adrenal glands puts out) is irregular and is causing ebbs and flows in their energy level.
Relationships and social connectedness are vital to all aspects of our wellbeing. Yet nearly 75% of women report feeling dissatisfaction in their friendships. Despite our need to belong, modern day life often works against us. This is why it’s so important to connect with other women and build a community.