Raw, Divine Femininity

“Joel, can you do me a weird favor and take my picture?”  “All of you? Even your underwear?” “Yup.” “Do you want me to crop anything out?”  “Nope.” As I was laying on our couch – leggings piled on the floor next to me, a hot water bottle balancing on my belly and wearing the…

Holistic Remedies for Tummy Trouble

Well, seeing as I’m writing this while battling a gnarly case of food poisoning or a stomach bug… I know I know, my first blog post coming back from a short hiatus is probably supposed to be chock full of inspiration and peaceful yogi vibes. I’m probably supposed to leave you all with sage wisdom…

Holistic Allergy Relief

I’ve been posting about this a LOT on my Instagram recently and dayuuum do y’all have follow-up questions! So, without further adieu, here are my favorite tried-and-true holistic allergy remedies… Local Honey The BEST and I mean the absolute best preventative remedy I’ve found over the years is local honey. Seriously. Just one teaspoon a…

Mindful Tools for Coping with Pain

This past Tuesday, I had my first copper IUD inserted by the amazing folks at Planned Parenthood. While I’m thrilled about the prospect of having non-hormonal contraception for the next decade, I have to confess… The last few days have been absolute hell.  Or at least there were moments of hell mixed in with a…

Coming Back to Your Yoga Practice

The past few months have been tough. If you’ve been following my journey, then you know I was recently diagnosed with OCD and I’d be lying if I said that my world hasn’t been turned completely upside down ever since. 2018 was certainly a year of immense growth, including our big move to Manhattan, the…

How My New Puppy Helped Me Finally Get Help for My OCD

This morning, I sat in bed watching the snow fall outside my window with our puppy for nearly an hour. As the flurries danced across the rooftops and water towers of our Upper West Side neighborhood, I had a calming realization… This is it. This, it turns out, is what it means to be here…

Thanksgiving Gratitude

This one is going to be super short… Today, I want you to ask yourself this one little question: What am I grateful for? Write it down, make a list, and post it somewhere in your house where you can see it each and every day. Carry this grateful feeling into the rest of your…

Mercury is in Retrograde Again…Just in Time for Thanksgiving

Fuck, man. I’m no astrologer, but 2018 has been an absolute doozy when it comes to retrogrades. Venus was just in retrograde earlier this month and, you guessed it, good ol’ Mercury is back at it again. I’ve already given you the low-down about surviving Mercury in retrograde, but the stakes are a hell of…

How To Prevent Daylight Savings From Ruining Your Life

For a very (and I mean very) brief moment, I was ecstatic about falling back an hour for daylight savings. We had just invited our new puppy into the family and the idea of getting an extra hour of sleep seemed almost too luxurious. As I basked in the nearly 7 hours I got thanks to…