Here comes the “Zero Waste Lifestyle” Challenge

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Welcome to the beginning of my Zero Waste Lifestyle Challenge…2015…US Virgin Islands. So I’m headed to St.Thomas for a few months. My partner and I lived there last year for 6 months and although it is undeniably a tropical paradise, there was one thing that was practically unbearable for us…total lack of recycling! You could … Continue reading

Pumpkins aren’t just for decorations…

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While they are still in season, go out and get a few pumpkins and make your own pumpkin puree! (Since the one you got in October got all carved up and turned into a Jack–O–Lantern for Halloween). There are many types of these delicious and nutritious fruits (technically it’s a fruit) to choose from–some are … Continue reading

Namaste’…the light inside of me recognizes the light inside of you

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A few years back, when I came back to New York City after a two year hiatus at home in Arkansas, I began to recognize the light that is inside of me. You could call it energy, spirit, positivity, whatever, and although it’s always been there (just like it is in every person), I made … Continue reading

I Am Artist (Hear Me Roar)

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Buzzing with energy. Craving more hours in the day. Unsatiated by everything happening around me And everything stirring within me. I think in poems. Internal soundtracks orchestrate my every task. I dance every moment it’s appropriate and long to all the rest of the time. I sing, I dance, I paint, I write, I play, … Continue reading

Love’s Labor’s Lost, Part II

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And just like that, I untied myself from Mr. Big. I was free, but there was nothing exquisite about it.~Carrie, Sex and the City You live, you learn. You love, you learn. (Thanks, Alanis). In the wake of my current situation, which is the ending of my six year relationship, I’m learning still. About three … Continue reading

Natural Relief for Menstrual Pain

**DISCLAIMER FOR MEN** Only read on if you would like to know the women in your life better! So, I’ve been working on caring for myself holistically when menstrual cramps are literally crippling me, and I’d like to pass on what I am discovering in case it could help some of you. I heard once … Continue reading