Organic Spa Blog

Rethink And Redesign Your Tap Water

Have you ever watched the videos from the Story of Stuff Project? Like the Story of Cosmetics or the Story of Bottled Water? If not I can highly recommend them. They are quite an

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The Green Guy’s Perfect Day: Poipu Beach, Kauai

They call Kauai the “Garden Island” and the moment you land at the airport in Lihue, it’s clear to see why. The whole island is green and lush with palm trees and birds of

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Going Gluten-Free on a Hawaiian Holiday

I never realized how this carbohydrate-driven nutrient is in practically everything on a breakfast menu. How much gluten lurks in your favorite foods: pizza, sandwiches, muffins? Answer: Tons. Just so happens, I am traveling to

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Handmade Hats And Mittens From Nepal

One of my favorite Christmas presents I received last year was a Cable-knit Woolen Earflap Hat by Nirvanna Designs. My ears have never been warmer since it’s made out of 80% wool and comes

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Plan Your Valentine’s Day in Napa Valley

Napa, Calif. is a dream destination for wine lovers and foodies alike. In addition to tasting wine and eating great food, hiking and biking proliferate in the Valley. Shopping, hot air ballooning and golf

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What is a Yoga Cooldown, and do you Really Need One?

Many of the soothing asanas (postures) we do in the last 10 minutes of yoga are already considered a cool-down because you’re probably already stretching on the floor with hip openers and other floor

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Stay Flexible With Biodegradable Travel Yoga Mats

Every New Year I start out with a regular yoga routine that then gets thrown out of balance due to travel or unpredictable work schedules. That’s why it’s so great that the eKO SuperLite

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Celebrate National Pizza Week With Us

I grew up with Ray’s Pizza in NYC and that is my high-water mark for delicious gooey fatness, and when I’m in NY, I visit at least once. Plus I try to only eat

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Slow Beauty For A Fast World, Part 1

The gig is up.  We are revolting against the anti-aging rhetoric, in droves.  Communities of outspoken holistic-minded citizens have found the outlets for their voice and are joining the conversation to make change, big

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Beauty Is Wellness: A Beauty Drink to Jumpstart Winter Afternoons

Welcome to Beauty Is Wellness, a new 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

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