What it means to be a mountain

What it means to be a mountain

Originally published 12 November 2016. Updated 4 May 2020. The most important step toward becoming a mountain is to close the books that others have written and read only those texts imprinted upon rock and ice or in the forests and streams that cascade from above. In...
How to Create a Zen Meditation Space in Your Home

How to Create a Zen Meditation Space in Your Home

Imagine spending time in a room that helps you relax and soothe your mind. Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? This is the idea behind having a personal Zen meditation space in your home. It’s something that can steer you away from stressful thoughts and stabilize your...
Recipe: Sesame Ginger Collard Greens

Recipe: Sesame Ginger Collard Greens

Turn out, I really like collard greens. Which, if I’m being perfectly honest, comes as a bit of a surprise. I’ve heard of collard greens, but I’ve never had them. Every time I’ve seen them on a menu somewhere they were cooked with bacon or...
5 Best Essential Oils for Detoxing 

5 Best Essential Oils for Detoxing 

The world today is a consumer’s world. So many things enter your mind and body each day. When you seriously examine your stress level or your nutrition, you can feel a sense of heaviness. The things which you allow into your space, whether physical or emotional,...
8 Reasons Why You Should Get a FitBit

8 Reasons Why You Should Get a FitBit

A lot of my friends have FitBits, and there were a few weeks where seemingly every update I saw on Facebook was someone talking about how much they love their FitBit. But….I was still on the fence. I wasn’t sure I needed it, and I wasn’t sure if I...