A Mental Spring Cleaning

After a long winters nap, spring has awakened our senses and emotions. A time where our thoughts are exposed by the warm sunlight and thawing snow. We find ourselves heavy with emotion, everything that we chose to not face now confronts us.  A season where we are presented with the past. We have to take…

Ways To Reconnect With Your Food

Within the modern age of grocery stores and online food services, we have lost the connection to our food. Our bodies have become disconnected from the source in which our food comes from. Ways To Reconnect With Your Food Visit your local farmers market. Taking the time to walk around the market allows you to…

Through Sickness & In Health

Life gets REALLY messy when we get sick, not feeling good truly sucks. We find ourselves drained of energy, achy, discouraged, and annoyed. It’s during the time of being sick that we become frustrated, praying to the higher power to take away the discomfort, the pain. We start to become angry at our bodies, mad…

The Beauty of Malas

  Malas are meditation and prayer tools that are remind us of our intentions, mantras, and devotions. Malas are made up of 108 natural stone/wood, a guru bead, and a tassel. The mala can be worn around our neck or wrist. Each mala has a different meaning and energy, making each piece unique to the owner….

A Mindful Traveler

When we travel we immerse ourselves into a new culture and mindset. We find ourselves trying new things, from food to activities. Back in May of last year I went to Oahu, Hawaii with my boyfriend. It was our first time traveling without our families and we were a mix of nerves and excitement. We spent…

Seek Love Within

We look for beauty and acceptance on the outside, finding flaws in our body that leave us feeling uncomfortable in our own skin. Our culture has taught us to develop confidence in knowing others approve of us. From magazines to film, women are show how to look, eat, and behave. Our minds are influences by…

An Interview with Chef Caitlin Boyer

I came across Caitlin’s website when I saw her teaming up with Meggan Riley for a yoga/foodie class at Shine Yoga. Caitlin is a vegan chef who crafts healthy meals that are modern, fresh, and artistic. From cooking lessons to catering, Chef Caitlin makes vegan eating accessible to everyone. Enjoy this article from a woman…

Depression is a Part of Me

Our mind is a powerful. It has the ability to shift our perspective and cultivate endless thoughts. It has the power to change our mood within seconds and make us feel things we cant explain. Our mental health is what influences our choices and reactions to moments. We all have experienced forms of depression, anxiety, self-doubt,…

The Selfish Day

I connected with the mantra “I Embrace” over the weekend. On Sunday I took the time to savor a selfish day. Brandon left to do some studying at school and I had the day to myself. I started off eating breakfast while watching the British Baking Show, a cup of tea and pita bread with…

Self Love Yoga Flow

This is a simple flow that is open for all levels yoga lovers! With a view of Lake Michigan, we will connect with our bodies through breath and movement. We will focus on accepting our bodies and where we are in the moment. I have over 11 years of working with body image issues and…

Tea & Yoga Please.

I came across this quote on Facebook, @yogabycandace posted it and I decided to share it with you. This quote resonated with the EcoFitYogi philosophy to live a life of love.  We all have those days where we don’t feel like working out and the guilt starts to set within us. We start to worry about our bodies…

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…