paleo sweet potato fries recipe

Sweet Potato Fries

One of the best parts about having a kitchen again is being able to make my own food. There are so many awesome healthy recipes out there for foods most of would think of as vices. For Tom’s birthday this month, he requested sweet potato fries. I scoured the internet and found some great options, but ultimately tweaked the recipes …

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Practicing Aparigraha by Mixing up your Yoga Rouine

One of the yogi principals I’ve had the most chances to practice the past 2 years I’ve been traveling is practicing Aparigraha or Non-Attachment. Day to day routines are awesome and something I desperately miss, but when you are stripped of your home, forced to make a new home every 5 days or so you learn really quickly there isn’t anything …

yoga helps detox the body

Yoga Helps Detox the Body

Toxins get a bad rep. We all know that in order to be healthy we should do things to Detox the body. Detoxes come in all shapes and forms with some being as extreme as week long juice cleanses to things as simple as making sure to drink 8 glasses of water a day. By definition a toxin is, “ is …

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Śīrṣāsana or Headstand for Beginners

Headstand pose or Śīrṣāsana has some of the greatest benefits of any yoga asana. Headstands energize the body sending blood and nutrients to the brain, improve digestion aiding in the movement of food through the ileocecal valve (ascending colon), and  stimulate lymphatic cleansing and drainage.   All these benefits come from the effects of gravity acting in the opposite way it normally does against the …

Yoga for athletes

Yoga For Athletes: 6 Reasons Why You Should Do Yoga to Enhance your Athletic Preformance

One of my favorite viral images was this one to the right that started getting passed around about a year ago. “I can’t do yoga because I’m not flexible enough.”-The Many Athletes out there not doing yoga. Athletes can do amazing physical feats but it’s so funny how often they shy away from the things that don’t come easy to …