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Selfcare Sunday | 4 Bath Teas You Can Make Right Now

2018-10-07T17:44:08+00:00 October 7th, 2018|Brain Health, Clean Living, Clean Reads, DIY, Mindfullness, Self Care|

It's been a week, hasn't it? We're feeling tired, worn out, and a bit emotional. So while in some ways self-care has become a bit cliché and a brand unto itself we recognize the virtue of regularly stopping and carving out some time to slow down, reconnect with ourselves, and take some time for [...]

Recommended Reading | Eat With Intention: Recipes and Meditations for a Life That Lights You Up

2018-07-14T23:47:58+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Made LA, Mindfullness|

Americans have an unhealthy relationship with food. A large share of the burden falls squarely on the shoulders of corporations, but one could argue that we wouldn't be so susceptible to such influences if we had a healthier, more stable food foundation to begin with. America is the home of the brave, but it's also the [...]

Training Your Brain To Skew Positive

2018-06-19T16:42:16+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Brain Health, Clean Living, Clean Reads, Mindfullness, Self Care|

We're made to be happy right? Not exactly, says researcher Loretta Breuning in her new book, The Science of Positivity. Her article, in Forbes,“How To Train Your Brain To Go Positive Instead of Negative,” explains how our brains are really wired and offers some helpful exercises to help quiet that inner Eeyore, so instead of always [...]

Do A Digital Detox Without Deleting Your Apps

2018-06-21T15:15:16+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Brain Health, Mindfullness, Self Care|

On Monday, the World Health Organization announced it was adding "gaming disorder" to its panoply of medical conditions and diagnoses, and there have been studies published as recently as August 2017, warning of the dangers of "video game addiction in emerging adulthood." So we have plenty of evidence that electronics can do unwholesome things to our [...]

This Has Nothing To Do With You: The Real Science Behind The Buddhist Teaching Of Anatta, or “Not Self”

2018-06-20T16:03:17+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Brain Health, Clean Living, Mindfullness|

For centuries, practicing Buddhists have known that if one gets out of their own way, they can approach difficult situations with flexibility and a healthy attitude. They’ve known, as well, that a wild, rambunctious “monkey mind” can be trained to be cool and calm, even in stressful situation (or should we say: most notably [...]