That time we howled at the moon

Exactly a month ago, I packed my car with shorts, a swimsuit, 8 meals for 12 adults, and a long-lost friend from my early 20s to co-lead a wellness retreat in the tiny town of Mt. Ida, Arkansas. Nestled in the Ozarks overlooking Lake Ouachita, Nikki (of Mind Body Mana) and I lead ten beautiful … Continue reading That time we howled at the moon


Get Low: Vinyasa Flow for Hips + Thighs

Hi yogis! Here's an All Levels Vinyasa flow designed specifically to help you get grounded, open the hips, and strengthen and stretch the thighs. Enjoy! xx/m

Avocado Beet Bowl with Quinoa + Black Rice

This quinoa and black rice-based dish is packed with protein, antioxidants, and glycine betaine (found in beets), and tastes amazing. The sautéed rice and quinoa gives a tiny crunch, the avocados add a creamy factor, while the beets contribute that dirty sweetness that only beets can. Avocado Beet Bowl with Quinoa + Black Rice 1 c … Continue reading Avocado Beet Bowl with Quinoa + Black Rice

Four Ways to Let Go of Unhealthy Habits

It’s one thing to make a mistake. It’s another to continue making it. You know something needs to change and you want to be free, but somehow you find yourself repeating the same patterns over and over again. You ask yourself, “Why am I doing this to myself? Why can’t I find the strength to let go?” … Continue reading Four Ways to Let Go of Unhealthy Habits

Yoga Poses for Seasonal Allergies

The pollen vortex has sucked me in, swirled me around, and tossed me back and forth a few times for good measure before spitting me out again. In short, seasonal allergies have made me their b*tch. Itchy eyes, snotty nose, swollen sinuses, coughs, sniffles, wheezes... there is no Neti pot, herbal tea, bee pollen, local honey, or … Continue reading Yoga Poses for Seasonal Allergies

Breakfast Quinoa with Roasted Tomatoes + Spinach

I'm not a hater of quinoa, but I'm not a lover, either. I've spent so many years avoiding grains and grain-like foods (quinoa is actually a seed), that I haven't much experience with it. I've recently jumped off the diet train (i.e. no more Paleo, Whole 30, etc.), so my creative juices are running rampant. Yesterday I prepped a … Continue reading Breakfast Quinoa with Roasted Tomatoes + Spinach

Own less stuff. Enjoy more freedom.

"Own less stuff. Enjoy more freedom. It really is that simple." -Joshua Becker There's nothing like packing up all your worldly possessions to make you realize how much stuff you don't need. Sorting through my belongings, I can't help but notice that there are very few things I'm actually attached to. Books, old notebooks filled … Continue reading Own less stuff. Enjoy more freedom.


"Our experiences are a bigger part of ourselves than our material goods. You can really like your material stuff. You can even think that part of your identity is connected to those things, but nonetheless they remain separate from you. In contrast, your experiences really ARE part of you. We are the sum total of … Continue reading ADVENTURE > STUFF