I may have found the best chocolate recipe ever, and I feel like I have to share it. I’m sure you won’t argue with me! But seriously, I’m allergic to dairy, and I’m sensitive to sugar so it seemed to me that I was going to have to give up chocolate forever, especially because the […]
For the past few months I have been feeling anxious and just wound up. As a twenty-four year old this is nothing too out of the ordinary, but nonetheless it isn’t good for your body to exist in a constant state of stress. Age and societal pressures aside, the human body is made to experience […]
Science of Rituals Anything that you do where you are focusing 100 percent on your present experience can be considered meditation, and it is common knowledge at this point that meditation does wonders for our mental space and well-being. Sometimes it is difficult to fit in a “formal” meditation session. This is okay. There are […]
Herbalism began as a last resort for me. I had a debilitating case of Lyme Disease and none of my mainstream doctors knew how to help me. In case you don’t know, Lyme Disease is extremely difficult to diagnose, partly because not enough is known about it and also because the medical testing that is […]
I’m very good at getting ahead of myself. I’ve found that it is easier to notice that you have not been present than noticing that you are not present. Perhaps this is the learning curve. Whatever the reason, my life flows when I am being present. When I am appreciating what I have, what is happening to me and around me my life seems to fall into place better than I could have wished for. It’s when I try to seize control that it slips away from me.
Loving everything about yourself and quite frankly it doesn’t have a lot to do with what people think of you. I don’t want to burst anyone’s bubble but you will likely never reach a moment of complete and overwhelming love with yourself. You might be content if you’re lucky, and that is okay.