wellness

Evivo: Reclaiming the Microbiome for Newborns After Birth

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As a doula who supports new families in making healthy choices, I find that there are critical moments during pregnancy and the postnatal period that are not commonly addressed but have great impact on maternal, fetal and newborn health. Let’s talk about the first environment – the womb. Inside the womb, a baby’s gut is […]

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The Sorceress of Sound Baths: Sara Auster

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She enters the studio, silent and smiling with her eyes. Clad in a felted fedora and delicate gold frames, with her long dark hair in a braid. She shuffles across the floor  in fuzzy socks carrying two soft cases and a tote bag with her precious instruments tucked away inside. She is a healer, but doesn’t […]

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Mama Glow Launches a New Ritual Beauty Collection

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Mama Glow launches a beauty capsule of 5 essential self-care products in partnership with Good Medicine Beauty Lab. Wellness maven, beloved doula and founder of Mama Glow, Latham Thomas wanted to create a product line that reflected her personal values and teachings in self-care. “I am a lover of all things beauty and enjoy taking […]

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Introducing Reiki Into Your Self-Care Practice

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Reiki has been a powerful tool helping me regain my inner strength, gain clarity and find balance. This beautiful practice has given me so much light and is a true gift for expectant and new mothers. Reiki is a chance to slow down, quiet the mind and tap into sacred space. So, what is reiki? Reiki translates from […]

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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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