Soothe your mind and body with this delicious lavender tea latte recipe created by my dear friend Elise Museles, chef, author, certified eating psychology coach, and founder of Kale & Chocolate. The combination of steeping the culinary lavender in coconut milk creates a subtle tea that will...

Ditch dairy and sugary store-bought yogurts for this homemade vegan coconut yogurt recipe shared with me by my dear friend Victoria Dodge, vegan chef, author, and founder of the popular blog Nourishment Now. Dairy is a common food sensitivity and can produce an inflammatory response in...

The holidays are upon us. For most of us, that means heading home to spend time with our families, which can either be a joyous, or anxiety-inducing occasion depending on your family. As spiritual teacher Ram Dass once said, “If you think you’re enlightened, go...

I don't often show my face in photos because I bought into a bullshit story a long time ago that my face wasn't worthy of being seen. As a kid, I was awkward-looking and often mistaken for a boy. As an adult, a man I...

I speak to my pain.  I’ve been whispering to it gently and asking it to name itself.  I pulled a muscle between my shoulder blades the other day during jiu-jitsu and my back has been tender ever since.  I could easily blame it on a...

I have slept with a hammer under my bed every night since I was a little girl. When I moved from Hawaii to LA, I brought my hammer with me. It moved with me from apartment to apartment.  Even in intimate relationships with my partner...

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin My family owned a funeral home growing up and I remember understanding at a very young age that this body is temporary.  While my...