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Subconscious Mind 101: The Key to Health + Vitality 

Subconscious Mind 101: The Key to Health + Vitality 

What is your subconscious? The subconscious is the part of your brain that governs actions, beliefs, attitudes and perceptions; it's below the level of your conscious mind, and what drives all of our reactions and unfiltered responses to life.  Where does it come from?  By age 7, the majority (near 95%) of your subconscious is formed by the ideas, experiences, and surroundings that you are taught and have observed in your young life. These impressions form your foundational beliefs and can come from family, caretakers, friends, media, culture, music, society or any other life experience. All of these experiences become...

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Belly Filling Buddha Bowl Recipes

Belly Filling Buddha Bowl Recipes

I love eating from a big mug or bowl and particularly so if it's filled with nutrient dense yummy-ness. One of my all time favorite lunches is whipping together a Buddha Bowl. Typically these are vegan and macrobiotic grain bowls but there are a variety of ways to do it. If you're on the paleo spectrum you can simply replace the grains with cauliflower rice OR organic, wild/grassfed protein option of your preference. Maybe even a fried egg on top...need I say more?  In collaboration with my friend and maker of the most functional (and gorgeous) food totes, Jan from...

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Here's How: Herbal Vinegar

Here's How: Herbal Vinegar

Herbal Vinegars are a wonderful addition to any home. If you've had Fire Cider before, you've had a herbal vinegar. Most noted for their ability to delightful ability to enhance flavors in food, they can also be used (diluted) for scalp, skin and hair care. Vinegar extracts minerals from herbs, fruits and foods, boosting the nutritional and medicinal value. They are super easy to make and the sky is the limit when it comes to making interesting flavors.  The Menstruum-Raw Apple Cider Vinegar *You can choose from a variety of vinegars. I mostly use raw, unfiltered ACV for its medicinal...

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3 Ways to Cleanse: Oil, Exfoliation, and an Everyday Staple.

3 Ways to Cleanse: Oil, Exfoliation, and an Everyday Staple.

3 Ways to Cleanse: Oil, Exfoliation, and an Everyday Staple. Daily face cleansing is a simple process that is easy to rush past. However, it can be an incredibly important step in your daily skincare ritual. We shared our three favorite ways to cleanse using Bare - Milky Facial Cleanser as the foundation for your cleanse, and mixing in Aurora - Face Oil and Liberate - Facial Polish for times when you need a little extra clean in your routine. |   The Purist Bare, as it is, is a gentle and effective “milk” cleanser that uses both oil and...

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