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Karen E.

I am a health and nutrition writer and a lover of yoga, adventure, wellness, and spirituality. I love learning about ways to live a healthier life and sharing what I learn with my readers! Much of my writing focuses on holistic health and alternative medicine. I feel strongly that we all have a... Full Bio
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31 Days of Intention, Day 3: Family by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The theme for Day 3 of #31DaysOfIntention is Family. Whether your family is your biggest source of strength or a group of people who make you want to tear your hair out, c ... Read on »
31 Days of Intention, Day 2: Health by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today’s theme for the #31DaysOfIntention Instagram challenge is Health. We can probably all name something we would like to change about our health. My husband sometimes s ... Read on »
31 Days of Intention: Day 1 by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve been spending a lot of time lately on Instagram (follow me at @have.a.namaste ), where I was pleasantly surprised to discover an inspiring assortment of yoga and mind ... Read on »
Book Review: You Are a Badass by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This book is badass. Jen Sincero is the real deal; don’t let her sometimes flippant tone fool you. I’ve read a lot of the same books that she read before she wrote this, a ... Read on »
4 journaling exercises for self improvement by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love journals. Any kind of notebooks, really. And planners, even though I’ve mostly gone digital with my calendar. But I still buy journals all the time, even if I don’t ... Read on »
Better products for oral health by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We all know that brushing and flossing our teeth regularly is important to keep our teeth and gums healthy and avoid cavities, right? Well, did you also know that good ora ... Read on »
The #1 way to create positive change in your life by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Over the past several years, I have developed the (somewhat) regular habit of writing down my goals on a daily basis. Writing down my goals is probably the single most ... Read on »
On grief and purpose by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I recently read that it often takes a major trauma to motivate people to discover and follow their true purposes in life. That only something monumental can shake us enoug ... Read on »
Getting back on track in the new year by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s normal during the holidays to let unhealthy eating habits take over and let your workout routine slide. Between all the holiday parties you attended, and the colder w ... Read on »
From the ground up by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Most of us are familiar with the notion that water has a cycle. From rain to groundwater, groundwater to river, river to ocean, and ocean to sky, water survives a mighty j ... Read on »
Ten steps to financial abundance by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Finances aren’t something we typically discuss here — it’s even often considered unspiritual to talk about or worry about money — but let’s face it: financial security mak ... Read on »
From the Ground Up by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Guest post by Stephanie Monty Most of us are familiar with the notion that water has a cycle. From rain to groundwater, groundwater to river, river to ocean, and ocean ... Read on »
Ten steps to financial abundance by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Finances aren’t something we typically discuss here – it’s even often considered unspiritual to talk about or worry about money – but let’s face it: financial security mak ... Read on »
Health Benefits of the Outdoors by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Guest post by Bethaney Wallace Mother Nature has long since been a source of stress relief and relaxation. One that doesn’t come in a bottle or plastic wrapping. Wheth ... Read on »
A Greener Cooking Experience by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When you want to be more environmentally friendly at home, your kitchen is one of the best places to start. However, that doesn’t mean you have to purchase brand new Energ ... Read on »
U.S. Sugar consumption statistics by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Our over-consumption of sugar and processed foods — especially soda — is a big deal. I’ve written about it before, and I talk about the connection to diabetes and other de ... Read on »
Energy-saving appliances for a greener home by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Long ago, people thought the Earth’s resources would last forever. Then again, people also thought the Earth was flat and it’s pretty clear we missed the boat on that sent ... Read on »
Yes, muscle weighs more than fat! by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Can we please put this argument to rest? I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I’ve heard people try to make the argument that muscle does not weigh more than fat, ... Read on »
Eating to Reverse Diabetes by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Your diet greatly affects your health. While most of us would agree with this statement, there is a lot of confusion about what actually constitutes a healthy diet. Resear ... Read on »
Detox focus #2: Symptoms of toxic overload by Karen E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve mentioned before that many of the common ailments we attribute to aging are not actually normal parts of the aging process at all. Aches, pains, arthritis, increasing ... Read on »