5 Rituals to Defeat Negativity

December 14, 2015

Rituals aren’t just for witches: they work just like mantras but give you a material object to focus your intentions on. They’re a wonderful way to take all those nasty emotions you’re bundling up and to set them free into the world. There they aren’t going to continue to creep up on you when you […]

10 Vegan Winter Boots Under $200

November 16, 2015

  That time of the year has come: you desperately need a new pair of boots but all boots are made of leather, shearling or fur. Eek! What is a compassionate girl to do to keep her feet warm and safe? No worries, you have probably been looking in the wrong places. Most vegan Winter […]

How to Scare Gratitude Out of Hiding

“Without exception, every person I interviewed who described living a joyful life… actively practiced gratitude and attributed their joyfulness to their gratitude practice.” – Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection This past summer was a vortex of challenges for me: a loved one’s impending divorce, entrepreneurial obstacles, an upcoming move, and my own heartache after […]

5 Ways to Go Vegan and Stay Vegan

November 9, 2015

Did you know that over sixty percent of vegans stop being vegan within their lifetime? That could be for a lot of reasons; medical conditions, cravings, societal pressures. But what if I told you there were ways to make sure that when you go vegan you stay vegan? Things that you could do right now, […]

How Exercise Will Boost your Emotional Health

From improving energy and stamina levels to increasing muscle strength and mass, it’s fair to say that the majority of people exercise to stay physically healthy. However, staying fit can have a remarkable beneficial impact on your emotional health too. When your body is active, “feel good” chemicals known as endorphins are released, which also […]

A Guide to Essential Oils for Aromatherapy

Essential oils are the natural oils of the plant which it was extracted from usually via distillation. They’re highly concentrated which is why there are different safety precautions for different oils, often including diluted or diffusing the oil. Today we’re just discussing their use with aromatherapy, not applying oils to the body, and thus that […]

Being an expat in Mexico: Dia de los Muertos

November 1, 2015

Halloween is finally here and you are preparing your last minute costume. A quick scroll on the Internet and Instagram and the decision is made: let’s paint our faces as “Mexican skulls”! Beautiful, coloured and charming, Mexican skulls or, to be precise, Catrinas, have become more and more popular in last few years, also thanks to […]