body care

My Morning Glow Ritual: Getting Grounded for a Great Day

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Each morning I start the day off with mindfulness. I rise up around 5:45am and sit on my soft carpet and Samaya meditation cushion. I burn sweet resin and write reflections and read something near my nightstand, usually Sufi poetry or scripture. I do some light movement and take a few minutes to meditate. I […]

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Our Favorite Skin Care Store Follain Comes to NYC!

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Follain is a new kind of beauty store with safe and effective skincare, hair care, cosmetics, men’s, and new mom’s products, by 60+ passionate brands. I first became acquainted with Follain at the WELL Summit in Boston, where I was delivering the keynote. Tara, the owner led a lecture about non-toxic skin care and the […]

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3 Healing Herbs for a Healthy Pregnancy Belly

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In the early stages of pregnancy the same hormones that gave you that coveted warm pregnancy glow, are the ones that may cause you to feel discomfort. The three big ones: hCG, progesterone, and estrogen ramp up and increase the activity in your uterus. In some cases vomiting, gas, constipation, and heartburn can come along with […]

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5 Glow Worthy Books for Empowered Pregnancy + Birth

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When you realize you’re pregnant, the first thing you do is start asking questions, and reading- a lot! With so much to read it can feel like being in school full-time, but not every read is going to make you feel confident and secure in your body and the amazing process about to unfold. Expectant […]

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Finding Your Groove in New Motherhood

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Becoming a new mother is a time full of emotion. There are so many changes- your baby is finally here, milk is coming in, you’re healing, handling visitors, etc. Navigating new motherhood doesn’t necessarily come easy, but you want to be kind to yourself- remember you’re learning as you go! Parenting is on the job […]

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