DIY Soothing Facial Oil for Dry Winter Skin

General by Liz Eustace

If winter weather is wreaking havoc on your skin, try making your own soothing facial oil at home with the recipe below from aromatherapist Charlynn Avery. Charlynn also suggests good essential oils for each skin type below. Nervous about making your own face oil? We love Aura Cacia’s line of organic facial serums.

Fight the flu - yoga style

DIY Fridays by Liz Eustace

Feel like everyone is getting sick this winter? Here, we share some of our favorite, tried and tested all-natural ways to stay well and prevent getting sick this winter. We even share a feel-better remedy from one of our Facebook fans.

How to make yourself feel better during cold and flu season:

5 yoga poses for winter depression

General by Jessica Bellofatto

Yoga can be a great way to treat depression naturally. As we approach the winter solstice and the darkest day of the year (not to mention the Farmer’s Almanac predicts a long, cold winter), yoga can help fight the winter blues.

Try these five yoga poses for depression from yoga teacher Jessica Bellofatto to help stay calm, happy and grounded this coming winter season.

Goal setting tips for yogis

Yoga Lifestyle

On Monday, we love sharing yoga news you may have missed and easy ways to help you have a yogic week. We tapped goal coach Jacki Carr to guide us through how using the practice of yoga and the power of goal setting can bring transformative change to your life. Follow Jacki's five rad tips for a yogi to rock goal setting and get inspired to create your most beautiful life.

Breathe. Flow. Goals.

3 healthy breakfast recipes

Recipes by Sarah Miller

Breakfast is arguably the best meal of the day. What other meal do we sometimes eat twice in one day (breakfast for dinner = best thing ever) and gets to set the tone on a daily basis for the rest of our day? Here are three healthy breakfast recipes that are easy to make and will keep you fueled all morning long.

Overnight Chia Pudding Parfait

Make this one before bed and it’s ready for you to grab on the go in the morning.


Yoga for digestion

General by Jessica Bellofatto

Yoga teacher Jessica Bellofatto is back with yoga poses for digestion that will help you detox for spring.

3 yoga poses to help you warm up on a winter's day

General by Jessica Bellofatto

We have had some milder weather these past few weeks, but still a lot of wet, gray days. With many months of winter still ahead of us, it’s enough to make even the best of us feel kind of low. So much has been going on in the world as well. The events in Sandy Hook, right on the heels of Hurricane Sandy… a lot of sadness and confusion. The practice of yoga has been, for the last twenty years, a faithful companion to me.

Healthy breakfast: Oatmeal & quinoa porridge with coconut milk

General by Liz Eustace

When you want something healthy, sweet and filling for breakfast, try this Oatmeal & Quinoa Porridge with Coconut Milk from Jenné Claiborne of The Nourishing Vegan.

Essential nutrients your body needs for winter

General by YogaEarth

Unless you are some of the fortunate few, you’ve probably already felt a tickle in the back of your throat, experienced a deep chill and felt the many months of colder and darker days finally settle in to stay. It’s hard to go a day, let alone a few minutes, without seeing the person next to you at the bus stop or across the market aisle cough, sneeze and sniffle. Yep, flu season is upon us.

How to make your own hand salve

General by Charlynn Avery

Dry winter weather can wreak havoc on hands and cuticles. Here’s an easy DIY hand salve recipe from aromatherapist Charlynn Avery to keep your hands soft and supple all winter long.

Utilizing cocoa butter, sweet almond oil and several essential oils, a simple and effective winter hand salve is easy to make. Our hands show the effects of dry weather easily and with a little care, can stay soft and supple throughout the winter months.