Tag: self care

  • The Lotus Root eye pillows on YouTube

    I was so excited that Candace from Yoga By Candace featured one of my eye pillows in her most recent “Favorite Things” episode. (Check out the video, here).   I offered a coupon code to her viewers, and since it’s my birthday I wanted to share the love with you as well. Use the coupon code […]

  • How to meditate (without getting bored)

    Many people have expressed to me their desire to meditate, but have said they either: a. feel they’re “bad at it” because they find their thoughts wandering, b. find it boring c. feel that they can’t fit a meditation practice into their lives, or d. just can’t motivate themselves to do it every day. (I can completely […]

  • Sixty Days of Self-Care {round 2}

    Happy New Year!  It feels like a good day to start a new round of Sixty days of Self-Care. I’d love it if you’d join in! Do at least one thing a day that feeds your mind, body or soul. Feel free to start at any time. Use the hashtag #SixtyDaysOfSelfCare on Facebook or instagram […]

  • {DIY} Cleansing + calming bath

    Feeling some bad vibes and need to relax, recharge, and cleanse? Add two cups Epsom salt and/or 2- 3 handfuls of sea salt + ten drops frankincense essential oil + white sage bath tea to your bath water, and soak for about 20 minutes. (To make the tea, steep a small handful of sage in […]

  • Seven Days of Self-Love

    Today I’m starting Seven Days of Self-Love. Are you in?  Slacking on self-care a bit over the summer made me really feel the difference that The Sixty Days of Self-Care Challenge made in my life. I don’t know about you, but I could definitely use a little motivation to step it up. If seven days […]

  • Join in on Sixty Days of Self-Care

    Since the Herbal Medicine Everyday challenge was a hit, I’ve started a new challenge: Sixty Days of Self Care. The rules are – there are no rules :) I’m keeping this really loose on purpose. Everyday I’ll be posting one thing I’m doing to care for myself on instagram (whatever I feel that I need […]

  • Honesty time: On Self-Love

    I found out last week that the day before Valentines Day was “The International Day of Self-Love”. It makes me happy that this is a thing. I love that so many people were focusing just as much on self-care as they were on romantic love over Valentine’s Day weekend. It breaks my heart when people […]

  • I want to meditate, but…

    Want to meditate but have a hard time getting started (or staying motivated to stick with it?) Here’s my favorite tool for keeping up with a meditation practice – the book “Meditation As Medicine” by Dharma Singh Khalsa, MD. & Cameron Stauth. This book has been with me for 13+ years and continues to change my life […]

  • My favorite tools for dealing with stress & emotional pain

    Recently, I created an anonymous survey asking what I could help you with (you’re still welcome to let me know by clicking here.) I was asked how I’ve dealt with heartache, betrayal, stress + emotional pain, and if there are any natural remedies for those who keep their pain locked up and can’t find peace. […]

  • Quick tip: Coconut oil for an itchy scalp

    If your scalp ever gets so dry that it starts itching like crazy, try massaging cold-pressed, unrefined coconut oil into it. The coconut oil will condition your hair and scalp, and the massage will stimulate hair growth. If the coconut oil is a little bit too heavy, you may want to wash and condition your […]