The Season of Gratitude

Winter is coming and the holiday season has arrived. The stress of traveling, family gatherings, and the abundance of rich foods welcomes itself into our lives.   “A Grateful Heart Is a Magnet for Miracles” – Gabrielle Bernstein Gratitude becomes something that grounds us during the beautiful chaos. There is an earthiness to being grateful, an ancient,…

An Interview with Kelsey J Patel

  I’m working hard each day to grow EcoFitYogi, I aim to create a company out of my passion. I reached out to one of my spiritual role models, Kelsey J Patel. She agreed to this interview with such kindness and support. I hope you find light and comfort while reading this interview. Kelsey is a spiritual…

Forest of Glass & Metal

I recently moved to the city of Chicago and it has been a “landscape shock” for me. I am surrounded by the bustle of traffic, crowds of people, and towering buildings. I am no longer surrounded by forests, flourishing gardens, and the vibrant sound of birds. I went from living in a small town of…

The Time Barrier

In a day you sleep 8 hours, work 8 hours, leaving 8 hours (480 mins) for you. Time is one of our biggest barriers when it comes to taking time for ourselves, we claim “there aren’t enough hours in the day!” But what would happen if we changed our mindset to viewing time as a…

Being Mindful of Change

Change, a word that hold so many emotions, thoughts, and actions. A part of us welcomes change and yet sometimes always makes us wary of its presence. Change has a way of gradually welcoming itself or sometimes it just slams into our face like a distracted bug. Here is what the May & June 2016…

5 Powerful Mantras

When it some to calming the tempest of emotions within, Mantras have the ability to remind us to center and find our personal flow. I Am Love – this is a reminder to love yourself and others unconditionally. It strengthens your heart chakra and allows you to blanket yourself in comfort. Breathe – to take…

An Interview with Erika

I met Erika in High School and then reconnected with her when she became a frequent customer at Crystal Life. Her energy is so pure and when she smiles she has an ability to make you feel at peace. Erika is a beautiful artist, her art tells a story with splashes of color. Her story…

EcoFitYogi- Honestly Meditate

Like the tides, our thoughts motion in and out of consciousness. Memories float to surface and slip away before we have time to fully grasp them. Like the ripples in the water, our mind expands. We are constantly thinking, sometimes it even feels overwhelming, the feeling of drowning in the voices we create within. Even when we…

EcoFitYogi- Happiness is a Choice

I’ve never been the type of person to do something that I wasn’t passionate about, when I don’t feel excited to wake up in the morning then I know I need to change my path. Recently sitting at my desk, typing away I was hit with the feeling of confinement, I didn’t feel secure in…

Healing the Past

On the weekends (fri-sun) I work at a local shop called Crystal Life Technology in Geneva, IL. While I’m there I’m in charge of  customer service, product development, and blog writing. Most importantly I assist the customers, and I have met a lot of wonderful people while working at the shop. During this new year I…

An Interveiw With Stefie

Estefania Mondragon an Empath, Scientist, Artist, & Writer. I had the pleasure of meeting Stefie when she visited Geneva, IL and came into the shop I work at, Crystal Life Technology. We hit it off! She had an amazing smile and wonderful energy, we became instagram friends and started emailing each other. I consider her a…

The Female Body Image

A Yahoo Health survey on body image and acceptance found that, “94% of teen females have experienced body shame…and 13% of women hit a peak of body positivity between the ages 35 and 54.”. Women are experiencing higher rates of body shame than ever before; media culture is creating a shameful epidemic. Our youth is…