Organic Spa Blog

Green Guy’s Perfect Day: Mammoth Lakes, CA

In California, if you tell somebody you’re going skiing, chances are they’ll ask “Mammoth?” That’s not because there’s a separate, gargantuan version of the sport called Mammoth Skiing. It’s because the most popular ski

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The Benefits of Daydreaming

“The most successful people in any endeavor–whether business, science, athletics, or the arts–are visionaries. And what is a ‘vision?’ At the end of the day a ‘vision’ is just an upscale word for ‘daydream,’

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Better Organic Choice: Nailing it at New York City Fashion Week

Welcome to Better Organic Choice (BOC), a column focusing on makeup, skincare and beauty tips, tricks and product advice for the holistically hip. We cover the best in green glam, behind the scenes and

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Three New Ways to Bust an Exercise Rut

If you can type in your favorite program on the elliptical machine without looking up from Dr. Phil, and you can jog laps around the track with your eyes closed, you have also stopped

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Welcome Spring With Biodegradable Planters

Fortunately, warmer and longer days are finally here–and it’s time to start thinking about sprucing up your balcony or terrace. As a designer, I like to have choices such as the smart and sustainable

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The One-Day Spa Detox

Yes, it often takes days of skipping solids, juicing and sweating it out to kickstart a detox diet. If you’re like me, you do not have the time or the steep motivation for full-time

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Beauty Is Wellness: Beautifying Spring Soup

Welcome to Beauty Is Wellness, a column about the link between nutrition, lifestyle and beauty based on my health coaching practice of the same name. I’m thrilled to share information about my favorite beauty

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Rice Rage: Arsenic in Your Food and 3 Ways to Stay Safe

Arsenic: the king of poisons that branded dozens of historical figures as infamous poisoners, poisonees, or simply unlucky people who picked the wrong kind of makeup during the Renaissance. But dangerous levels of arsenic

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The Natural Products Expo West

The Natural Products Expo West, held  in Anaheim, California earlier this month, is the mother of all great green trade shows. This may have been the biggest one yet, with over  3000 exhibitors spread

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Bring Arhaus Into Your House

Introducing new furnishings into a home can bring a fading room back to life. Recently, my girlfriend and I purchased a new shelving unit, and it changed the dynamic of our entire apartment. Something as

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