Archive for February 2012 | Monthly archive page
For some time now I’ve felt like some sort of “in the closet” crunchy-granola, green-livin’, real-food-believin’ hippie. Sure, the people who really know me know that I believe in health. And if someone asked I’d be more than happy to share a DIY cleaning product recipe, or talk about why I love raw milk. But [...]
In the history of time, I doubt there ever was a society so consumed with the thoughts, pleasures, and guilt of what goes into our body. Food has become so much more than a means to provide necessary energy for life. Food is social, cultural, pleasurable, and loathsome. We seem to crave what is “bad” and hate what [...]
Are you breathing? Are you sure? Take a deep breath in. Go ahead, I’ll wait. When I was a freshman in college my roommate (who I still love and adore) would often be at her computer typing away furiously while I’d be on my uncomfortable twin bed doing homework. The *tap-tap-tap* of her fingers pulsated [...]
Today I want to talk about words. That may seem odd for a blog that is all about the human body. I also want to talk about being beautiful. We all want to be beautiful right? Doesn’t the world tell us we should be beautiful? And ladies, let’s be honest, how much money do we [...]
The body is a complex organism that is highly affected by what we take in (nutrition, environment, beliefs, etc.) and what we put out (movement, exercise, beliefs, etc.). The vast sea of information out there can be pretty daunting and can actually hinder our ability (and desire) to make changes for a healthier life.