Posts Written OnJanuary 2015

Buddha tea

I recently had the chance to try Buddha Teas, a brand from Cali specializing in organic teas that benefit the body and mind. You know that I’m all up in organic’s business, and usually that implies dealing with plain packaging and weak branding – but hey, if it’s for the good of the world and my body I put my advertising hat to the side. When I opened my box from Buddha Tea I was surprised to find gorgeous tea boxes complete with helpful info (how to brew the tea, the level of caffeine and a little story about the flavour) as well as adorable…

Beet smoothie recipe

Beets are one of those things that you want to eat ’cause they’re good for you, but you can’t be bothered to prepare them. My lazy girl solution? Drink ’em. Beets are a good source of carbohydrates and natural sugars, making them a great veggie when you need to boost your stamina (swap your 3PM coffee with this smoothie or drink it before a heading to the gym). They also contain nutrients that lower blood pressure, fight inflammation, boost immunity and detoxify the body. Here’s how to make this beet smoothie: With a juicer, juice a few beets and carrots, and…

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Ayurveda is the sister science of yoga. It’s one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems, developed about 5,000 years ago in India. Ayurveda is a science of life (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge) that is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body and spirit. An ayurvedic approach treats each individual, taking into account his/her own unique psychological, emotional, and physical conditions. Imbalances in the body are identified and a personalized recommendation including diet, lifestyle practices, yoga, medicinal herbs, meditation and massage therapy are suggested to correct…

good vibes

It’s the most wonderfullll timmmeeee of the yeaaarrrrr, and I’m talking about DETOX time!  I have a few posts on the blog here about preparing for a detox, but there a couple of things I want to add this time around. 1) Set an intention. If you want to give a little effort to feel better, do a cleanse for 7 days. If you want to change your life, do it for 21 days. It takes about 3 weeks to get over a habit and begin a new one, so the 21-day cleanse truly is game changing. However, if you have…