The founder of Black Girl In Om talks about inclusivity in the yoga and wellness space and why self-care is critical for women of color.
Brominated vegetable oil, commonly used in sports drinks and sodas, has been banned in several countries because it’s both a flame retardant and a potential hormone disrupter.
Clearing up your clutter is a great way to clean up your stress level.
When you are most convinced you don’t have time for yoga, try one of these ultra-quick yoga fixes and notice the difference it makes to your day!
Although we may not like to admit it, many of the sleep problems we experience are the result of bad habits and behaviors. Here are the common sleep "mistakes" I see in my practice and their solutions.
Dr. Mark Hyman examines the connections of politics, money, and our healthcare system — and what we can do about it.
Something really cool has started happening in my family: We’re planning potlucks in terms of healthy eating. Who’s bringing the salad? Can the dressing be on the side? How about two options: one creamy and one olive-oil based? How about a nice fruit salad? Now, mind you, my family has always (luckily) been good about... Read more »
I haven’t been a very good blogger. I’m admitting it, and apologizing, both to you and myself. I’m re-committing to regular blogging this fall, and I have a lot to share. Over the two years I’ve been blogging, I’ve learned a lot about myself, some of which I’ve shared and some that I’ve withheld. But... Read more »
Occasionally, I use the word “diet” on my blog, but I use the term loosely. How I eat is not really a diet, per se, which I associate with a temporary, usually flawed eating plan. The Grapefruit Diet or the Low-Fat Diet or No-Carb Diet, for example. Mostly, I write food policies for my meal... Read more »
Around the holidays, I made a conscious effort to monitor my intake of alcohol. We had published “The Art of Mindful Drinking” in our November issue and discussed it with our friends at WCCO, so it was on my mind. When I surveyed the instances I drank and how much, I realized it was more... Read more »
Changing my diet has taken great discipline. Not only have I fought my own internal voices of dissent, I’ve heard it from my tribe, too. Sometimes in protest, sometimes in curiosity, other times in what comes across as annoyance. But I made all this cake and you’re not going to have any?! Yes, my refusal... Read more »