Podcasts are my new favorite commuting soundtrack. I’ve recently started making an effort to get more out of my driving time other than phone taps and celebrity gossip. Sure sometimes you want to roll the windows down and blast some good ol’ fashion tunes, but other times why not gain some knowledge while on the road?
I simply just downloaded the podcast app on my i-phone and had thousands at my fingertips. I guess I should give Andy some credit here. He got me started when he told me about Mark Sisson’s Primal Blue Print podcast. From there I realized that so many of my favorite knowledgeable, fun people have podcasts out there where they share their wisdom with the pod-o-sphere.
Here are my favorites:
Primal Blueprint Podcast
This podcast has so much great information pertaining to living a paleolithic / primal lifestyle. Mark Sisson has interviewed tons experts in all different areas. I recently listed to one where Mary Vance, a holistic nutritionist, spoke about getting our hormones in balance through diet. It was super useful for me to learn about! Continue reading
I know, I know. Pretty cliché. Girl finds herself in yoga, girl becomes yoga teacher, girl starts testing natural products, what’s next? Well cliché as it may be, removing chemicals from my daily skin care regimen has been a big priority as of late.
I don’t know the numbers or statistics or research behind using your every day antiperspirants, but what I do know is I don’t want 50 different chemicals seeping into my skin, especially near my chest, any longer.
So for the past four months or so I’ve been “experimenting” with natural deodorants. I say “experimenting” because unfortunately they don’t all stave off our natural smell as easily as the chemical ridden ones do. Here is where I’m at so far.
Tom’s of Maine Long Lasting Deodorant in Wild Lavender
This photo popped up on my timehop app last week.
I can’t believe it’s already been one full year since I finished Yoga Teacher Training! It’s been quite the journey so far and sometimes I have to pinch myself that I am actually doing what I love. That’s not to say that teaching hasn’t had it’s ups and downs. I’ve learned a lot over the past year.
The nerves are there to stay. Of course this may be different for different people but for me, I still get a little nervous every single time I teach. A good nervous though. That butterflies in my stomach, stepping out of my comfort zone kind of nervous. I’m going to go out on a limb and say it’s good to be a little scared. It keeps me on my toes, my teaching fresh, and always striving to be better. Continue reading