My Favorite Yoga Poses, Their Benefits, and How to Do Them

Of the six branches of yoga, hatha yoga is one of the most popular and widely known. It focuses on the physical aspect; which includes the asanas (poses). It’s what most people post about, what many focus on in their practice, and is usually what people think of when they think of yoga. With that being…

A Letter to Myself (and Anyone Else Who Might Need These Words)

Dear You, There is no point in wasting any more time worrying and overthinking about the future. You’re worrying about things that haven’t even happened yet, and more than likely won’t happen. You have no idea what the future has in store for you and never will until you are in that present moment. Tomorrow…

We Are Anonymous.

Animals. Health. Environment. This past November I was introduced to the vegan activist group “Anonymous for the Voiceless” through a friend on Facebook. That same month I participated in my first Cube of Truth. Now, this group and the events we host and/or participate in have become an important part of my life. The values…

My Soul Food Book List

“So many books, so little time.” – Frank Zappa *Updated regularly! I Dreamed of Africa by Kuki Gallman African Nights by Kuki Gallman Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig Reasons to Stay Alive by…

Stay Present

Last night I had what I prefer to call “an episode”, where my anxiety and depression take hold. I let it consume me. I spent my night feeling everything at once, yet nothing at the same time. My thoughts and dreams were riddled with the lies my anxiety and depression tell. When I woke up…

My Favorite (non-edible) Vegan Products

Being vegan is about more than what you do and don’t eat. It’s also about the products you use. A main component of veganism is being cruelty-free, from your choice in cosmetics to the food on your plate. Being able to carry this into all aspects of one’s life requires a fair amount of research…

The Next Chapter (my first blog post)

As someone who constantly struggles to put their thoughts and feelings into words, starting a blog should not seem like a good idea. But to me it does. Having a new medium to share my thoughts and experiences will help me work on my communication abilities while also pushing me to do more that is…