Posts in WELLNESS
What I've Learned About Traditional Chinese Medicine | Try My Special Blend this Sunday!

What I like about TCM and what I’m learning is that herbs and foods are truly oriented to help you heal. In celebration of the new moon and the harvest season, I’ve selected special ingredients to provide all participants of Root to Rise a healthy post-class treat to help you re-fuel! All of the ingredients were inspired by the world of TCM and curated for the Fall Equinox.

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Self-Preservation and the Power of Narrative | 3 Habits for Inner Peace

Why is it that inner peace seems so hard to achieve? Why is it that we have all experienced this exhausting + overwhelming emotion? The truth is that we don’t give ourselves enough time to ruminate and build resilience. We want an energy cap that lasts forever. This idea of a race is just a N A R R A T I V E. Therefore, we must focus on WHAT we TELL ourselves. write this post to share some ways in which we can cut down on the noise in our lives so that we can truly listen to our inner needs and wishes.

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My First Womb Awakening Experience with Jade Bertaud

We are now living in a time in which we are collectively healing from thousands of years of trauma, from our ancestral traumas and the untold stories of our mothers and grandmothers. As the body stores this negative energy in the body, it manifests itself through our habits and choices and beliefs. But this pain is present in the womb so that you will know your true story. We tend to look outward for our answers rather than inward. The womb will actually tell us what we need and how to proceed, if only we listen. Today, I am sharing what I learned from Jade Bertaud’s workshop last month, Womb Awakening Workshop: Embodying Your Feminine Radiance.

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How to Make a Matcha Latte + Dark Chocolatey Matcha Waffles | Recipes Inspired by Candice Kumai

Today, I’m pulling from Candace Kumai’s expertise on matcha to create two easy recipes! I’m making a dark chocolate hazelnut matcha waffle and a refreshing matcha latte to go with! I used candace’s matcha chocolate chip pancake recipe for inspiration! to make these recipes, I used Usucha ceremonial powder.

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MY SIMPLE RECIPE FOR GOOD GUT HEALTH | YOGURT DOESN'T DO IT FOR ME

You have to clean the kitchen before you can cook in it. “Your body does not create nor experience a symptom at random.” When I heard this, my brain began to make more connections to the internal system, especially my gut. It was a true mind-body connection. Good gut flora is key to good health for many reasons, one being that it helps ward off infections and disease.

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WHAT 2017 DID FOR ME AS A WOMAN

IT WAS MORE THAN A TURNING POINT, IT WAS AS THOUGH WE HAD COME TO A NEW CIVIL WAR IN THE NATION. AND FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR I SAT AND REFLECTED ON MANY OF MY OWN THOUGHTS REGARDING SEXUAL HARASSMENT, MALE-DOMINATED INDUSTRIES THAT SILENCE THE VOICES OF SO MANY WORKERS, HOW THE MEDIA PLAYS A PART IN THE WAY WE CONSUME INFORMATION, SOLUTIONS, IF ANY OF MY FRIENDS HAD ENCOUNTERED SIMILAR EXPERIENCES, AND WHAT ROLE WAS I PLAYING AS A YOUNG WOMAN IN THIS EVER-CHANGING SOCIETY.

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THE THING ABOUT GRATITUDE X POSITIVE THOUGHTS FOR 2018

THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN A YEAR AGO. SO MUCH HAS TAKEN PLACE SINCE THEN WHEN I LOOK BACK. I THINK ABOUT THE MANY UPS AND DOWNS OF 2017. SO MANY THINGS I'VE LEARNED ON MY OWN, IT'S MADE ME FEEL LIKE A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT INDIVIDUAL. SOMETIMES I COMPARE MY PRIORITIES IN JANUARY TO WHAT I WANT OUT OF LIFE RIGHT NOW. ME SITTING HERE WRITING AND TALKING TO YOU HERE TODAY, LIKE I FEEL MORE CONFIDENT IN MYSELF.

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DIY PROJECT: ORCHID GIFT BOX

If you didn't get any flowers last month on Valentine's Day, not to worry! I've got a fun, quick DIY project that will brighten your day and any room in your home! The Yogi in me believes that a handmade craft + flowers always add positive energy to the room.

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CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

This is a very special month for me, not just because it's my birthday month, but because I truly embrace and love the celebration of diversity for all people. I love that as a country, we take time to reflect on our history. We've made so much progress as a nation, but we still see injustices in our world and in our own backyard. 

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