An Interview with Maggie

I’ve known Maggie since Middle School, we had classes and RENGA (Creative Writing Club) together. Maggie is such a bright spirit, her smile and laugh can energize any room and person. Maggie always knew how to make me smile, she was such a great friend. I am so happy to publish this interview. Maggie has grown…

Accepting The Body

Imperfection creates originality. Our bodies are our homes that we are born into, our own personal temple. We create alters within us, some days we honor ourselves and other times we forget to. We take part in a routine of ridicule. Instead of confession we place judgment onto ourselves. We take our bodies and break…

Embracing Failure

Failure tastes bitter, it lingers in our consciousness, a reminder that what we tried didn’t work. As a culture, we rarely talk openly about failure. We never hear people happily talking about their failures as empowering. It’s almost taboo to speak about failure, we don’t want to manifest it. In my marketing classes we are…

EcoFitYogi- An Interview with Marissa

Today I feature an interview with my best friend Marissa. She is a strong woman with a caring heart. Marissa is my nature & crystal buddy! She is my co-worker at Crystal Life and also the creator of Honey Lune Hivery. She has being dreams and wants to make a difference in the world. Her…

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…

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…

Stay Fit At Your Desk Job

Today was my first day at my internship. Never before have I had my own desk job, where I work on my computer and sit a lot. It was a big change for me. I enjoyed the projects and tasks I had, plus the company has a great team of friendly folk. The weirdest thing…

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 31 day Self-Love Challenge

This December I will be launching the Self-Love challenge. It is a free challenge that allows you to reconnect the mind and body, to find an organic balance of healthy eating and mantra fitness. The challenge is customized to your schedule, with daily tasks and  tips to love yourself. December is the holiday of gratitude,…