Happy International Women’s Day – Let’s Smash Some Ceilings, Folks!

I have thought deeply about all the different ways I could approach this topic, there are so many incredible movements that are bringing light to the important issue of women’s rights.

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Mushroom Marinara Sauce Recipe

A hearty cremini mushroom marinara sauce with a generous helping of fresh basil, garlic, onion, and bell peppers, served with your favorite pasta.

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9 Must Haves In Your Emotional First Aid Kit

How many of us have felt moments of deep despair, pain, or grief? In these moments where it feels like the sun has stopped shining forever, we can sometimes feel completely absorbed by the waves of our emotional turbulence. I’m willing to bet we have all felt a variation of this at one point in time or another.

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Shanghai Fusion Rice Bowl Recipe

Shanghai Fusion Rice Bowl with Sesame Eggplant Stir Fry, Spicy Miso Tofu Stew, and Yu Choy Shiitake Sauté on a bed of brown rice.

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5 Tips For How To Master Self Love

In a culture where we’re taught to conform and receive massive amounts of conditioning and programming, self love is a concept that seems elusive to many of us. Although self love is rapidly gaining traction, exactly how to put this into practice can still feel like a dog chasing his tail.

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6 Things You Need To Know About Anxiety

How many of us have felt the gnawing sensation of anxiety in our lives? Most of us are aware of the word “anxiety”. After all, anxiety disorders are the leading mental health issue we face as a species today. But how many of us are actually able to identify the emotion when we experience it and understand what it is trying to tell us?

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Chips And Dips Recipe – Guacamole, Corn Pico De Gallo, & Chili Cashew Cheese

A trio of dips with guacamole, corn pico de gallo, and chili cashew cheese served with pan-fried tortilla chips and Belgian endives.

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13 Things To Leave Behind In 2018

The end of the year signals the release of what is no longer serving us in order to welcome in the new possibilities, opportunities, and adventures of the upcoming year. Just as when decluttering our homes, we must clear space in our lives, minds, and hearts to bring in the new.

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Ninja Fusion Bowl Recipe

Feel strong and fit as a ninja with this delectable bowl of broccoli pepper stir fry, sweet and spicy sesame tofu, ginger snap peas, saffron shiitake mushrooms, and kimchi on a bed of wild rice.

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7 Tips For How To Survive The Holidays

The holidays are a magical time of year. People are more filled with cheer. Love and peace are in the air. Maybe it’s all the Christmas blitzkrieg propaganda we are fed through advertising or maybe we should credit the drugs pumped through our air systems – possible? I kid on the latter, folks.

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Creamy Mushroom And Baby Broccoli Orzo Recipe

A deliciously creamy vegan mushroom and baby broccoli orzo with basil, peas, and homemade garlic herb cashew cheese, coconut milk, jazzed up with hints of lemon and top notes of mint, topped with freshly chopped scallions.

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11 Ways To Change Your Mood

Along my early journeys, I struggled immensely with getting into these negative downward spirals and having no idea how to break out of them. It even got to the point where I was the one unknowingly perpetuating these energetic cycles – sinking to devastating lows and rising to alarming highs.

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America & Mental Health Systems

As a person who has experienced the ins and outs of the mental illness systems, I can confidently say that the issue of mental illness and how medication applies is one that is rooted in deep systemic dysfunction.

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Edamame Spaghetti Primavera Recipe

A zesty edamame spaghetti primavera with fresh kale, garlic, red onion, basil, succulent cremini mushrooms, roma tomatoes, green and orange bell peppers, edamame beans, sweet corn, and fresh squeezed lime juice, topped with chopped scallions for a delightful zing.

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Top 9 Documentaries To Watch If You’re Curious About Going Vegan Or Vegetarian

So you’re curious about going vegetarian or even vegan? Whether this is due to personal health reasons, wanting to do your part in preserving our environment, or animal rights, this documentary list has got something for everyone!

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5 Tips For How To Eat More Socially

In my post 5 Ways To Eat Mindfully, we examined the importance of eating with loved ones and its impact on our sense of belonging and community. Today we’ll be looking at five ways to eat more socially to cultivate a feeling of connectedness and establish a more collective journey towards health.

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Consumerism And Self Worth: Part Four

Part Four: Conscious Consumerism

In American culture, so much of our lives are dictated by a mirage – an image of what our lives “should” look like. According to Forbes magazine, the average American is exposed to 4,000 to 10,000 advertisements per day. Whether that’s via television programming or social media, the fact remains that we are being programmed to chase an unobtainable illusion. It’s no wonder that so many of us are unhappy and lacking fulfillment in our lives.

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