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,…

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…

Because It Makes Me Happy.

I used to think that working out meant that I needed to burn x-amount of calories, feel worn out, and sweat like crazy. I was basing my fitness routine off what the media was telling me. As a culture we focus so much on looking good. We try so hard to fit into the unrealistic…

An Interview with Sheryle

Instagram Follow: @i_am_sheryle What is your personal mantra? Surrender.  I whisper it to myself in all my moments of resistance from the insignificant ones like traffic and the chaotic moments of Motherhood, to the big ones, like my divorce.  In Sanskrit, Ishvara Pranidhana means surrender to the divine and so in my moments of turmoil,…

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…

EcoFitYogi- An Interview with Stephanie

In honor of Valentines Day, I wanted to post a second interview about an inspiring woman. Stephanie and I work together at Crystal Life Technology. She is a person who always is at ease and she has the wonderful ability to listen to others. She is a caring spirit, a strong mother, and a working…

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…

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…

An Honest New Year

Today marks that day where we all take out the paper and pen and write down all the things we want to change, start, and keep for the new year. A lot of people want to change their diet, fitness plan, love life, and career. When we get down to the nitty-gritty of it all…

The Period Body.

This past week I experienced a mentally draining period. It caused me to be very depressed and turn against my body, I was painfully bloated and every time I looked in the mirror I was disgusted at what I saw. Part of me was ashamed of this negativity and another part welcomed it. Why was…

The Workout Complex

Fitness feels like a chore to a majority of people, Its seem seems like an obligation to make your body look a certain way. Our society is driven to workout. Due to the bombardment of images of perfectly fit people who are biologically blessed, the models who make up only 5% of the population. We revolve…

Define Healthy.

Health is defined as “the condition of being well or free from disease.” Within our culture we tend to define health by weight, skinny is the new healthy.  “The body type portrayed in advertising as the ideal is possessed naturally by only 5% of American females,” (ANAD). We are programmed to believe that in order…