The Morning Mind

When it come to the alarm going off in the morning, we tend to silence the arm and throw the blankets back over our head. But once the alarm comes back on again we groan with honesty that we need to wake up.  EX) I have to commute in the morning by taking the 6:56am train, I tend…

Eat With Love (Food Fuels)

In the city of Chicago I find a lot of food choices that fit in with my vegan, organic, and healthy lifestyle. I enjoy the city for its array of options that fit the needs of millions of people, it allows me as a vegan, to not feel secluded. When I’m in the suburbs (Geneva,IL)…

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…

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- 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…

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…

The Stressful Yogi

There isn’t enough yoga poses in the world that will ease the craziness of life. Our fast paced days seem to be drained of time. We become addicted to the rush of it all, this idea that is we are not useful unless we are working. Culture has created this form of internal stress, driving us…

Healing with Yoga

Mantra: To Heal I Must Understand The Pain The movement of the body is a connector, its links the muscles to the bones and the breath to the belly. When we close our eyes and stand still with our feet evenly on the mat, we create a sense of center. We align our energy from our core…