travel

Thai Island Paradise Retreat: Koh Mak

I am hesitant to write this blog in fear of tarnishing the tranquil perfection that is the Thai island of Koh Mak during the low season.Intermittent torrential downpours and cloudy days failed to discourage me and my two friends from enjoying the plentiful near-empty beaches, swim spots, and jungle treks available to us. It truly felt like our own private…

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Chanthaburi, Thailand Fruit and Adventure Retreats

I debated back and forth whether I wanted to go to Grant Campbell’s Thailand Fruit and Adventure retreats. After my spiritual experiences in India, raw vegan retreats seemed trivial. I felt I needed to spend time in Nepal in a Buddhist monastery or at a vipassana meditation retreat. I was in super serious spiritual mode. As chance would have it,…

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Health, Health Education, Self-Care

9 Keys to Wellness

I’ve remembered the keys to feeling really truly deeply good. My personal recipe for success 🙂 Meditation. Every morning first thing. This is nonnegotiable. I enjoy guided meditation and have found my visualization and clairvoyance really open up since I began using Jai Release last October. The humming meditation helps clear away any energetic residue from dream time or the…

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Recipe, Special Diet

Chunky Coconut Curry

This may be the best thing I’ve ever made… Before mushing it all together: After mushing it all together: Since I sold and stored everything that didn’t fit in my backpack and traveled to southeast Asia, I have really missed playing in the kitchen! It is definitely a fulfilling creative outlet for me and a way that I show myself…

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Special Diet, Spiritual Journey

Transforming Thoughts Into Things

I was starting to get sketched out around noon. Low blood sugar. Morning went well with meditation, yoga, and spirited walking in the jungle.  I experienced sharp pangs of self-doubt and fear, as I finished up my last IIN Health Coaching module. I just saw barriers to success in helping people and establishing the financial freedom to live comfortably. I…

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Chocolate Granola Recipe

I told you it was coming, and here it is! Raw. Vegan. Gluten-free. GRANOLA!!!! Featuring cacao and fresh California dates! Order yours here! This recipe is inspired by the Small Footprint Family <3 Ingredients: 4 cups buckwheat groats, soaked and drained 2 cups almonds and walnuts, chopped, soaked and drained (feel free to sub your favorite nut here) 2-4 tbsp…

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Mediterranean Wrap Recipe

Lately, I have been loving wraps! I tend to go through phases like this. Eating salad in creative ways helps ensure that I am eating plenty of fresh raw veggies each and every day AND that I am feeling satisfied. My latest recipe is very easy to put together, and only requires a handful of ingredients that I keep on hand. I…

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Easy Breakfast To-Go

Throughout my early life and adolescence, I ate lots and lots of cereal. I loved it! There was something so freaking comforting about the crunch, sweetness, slight saltiness, and of course the multidimensional flavor and velvety texture the milk would take on, as it rehydrated the clusters and flakes swimming therein. So as I’ve matured and healthified my life, the…

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Inception Lettuce Wrap Recipe

The greens within the greens! You can keep it relatively lowfat, or f*** it, and add all the tahini you want. Up to you and your body! Filling: 1 box spring mix (about 4 cups) 1 corn off the cob 1 cup cucumber pulp or cucumber through blank juicer cartridge (if using Omega) or just plain ole small diced cucumber hot pepper,…

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Special Diet

How to Survive a Wedding on a Special Diet

When you find yourself being invited to attend a highly traditional destination wedding that is by no means vegan let alone raw vegan, you may begin to panic. How in the world will I survive and not seem like the neediest, pickiest, craziest luny in the bunch? Have no fear friends, I experienced this firsthand a couple weeks back, and I learned…

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