Food

Vegan – the BEST way to eat

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Mindfulness Explained

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Meditation

Mindfulness and Your Perfect Weight

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Ten tips for starting HOT yoga

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Food

Vegan Recipe: Quinoa, Black Bean, and Mango Salad

By on January 27, 2016

This is a favorite recipe from the vegan cookbook Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook, by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero, of the Post Punk Kitchen.  It’s not in the title of the recipe, but what actually makes this salad so tasty is lots and lots of cilantro!…

Thoreau quote - Go confidently in the direction of your dreams


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Nature Quotes

Thoreau Quote – What you see

By on January 24, 2016

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.

Live the life you have imagined.

It’s not what you look at that matters,

it’s what you see.

~ Henry David Thoreau

 

Photo detail: Taken at Fresh Pond Reservation, Cambridge, MA. December, 2015.  Cracked ice, reflecting trees.

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Lifestyle

Moderatism – Better than Minimalism

By on January 22, 2016

I used to say that I was an aspiring minimalist. Meaning, that my inner minimalist was struggling to make her way to the surface, but that someday, when I got my act together, she would find her way out! But after years of struggling, wondering if I’d ever live up to…

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Quotes

Adyashanti Quote

By on December 30, 2015

“Once you’ve put everything
on the table
once all of your currency is gone
and your pockets are full of air
all you’ve got left to gamble with
is yourself.

Go ahead, climb up onto the velvet top
of the highest stakes table.
Place yourself as the bet.
Look God in the eyes
and finally
for once in your life
lose.”

~Adyashanti

 

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Yoga

Ten tips for starting HOT yoga

By on December 28, 2015

Hot yoga may not be for everyone, but those of us who love it, LOVE it.  And there are many people out there who would like to give it a try, but may be intimidated, or unsure how to start.  If you go to hot yoga, chances are very…

Amber
Cambridge, MA

From nine to five, I am a Senior Program Officer at a small non-profit working in International Public Health. In the rest of my hours I am a yoga and meditation teacher, a health enthusiast, an aspiring vegan, an amateur photographer, and most importantly, a mother of two.

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