A Mindful Approach to Life through Aromatherapy, Nutrition & Fitness.
As a female, it can be frustrating trying to exercise from week to week. One day you feel on top of your game, stronger than ever, and the next you feel weak and tired and you would rather just lay in bed. Often times we blame ourselves for this, thinking we are being...read more
The healing power of plants has slowly been making its way back into our lives. We have come full circle as people are seeing positive results by using plants for home and medicinal purposes. Herbal preparations all have one thing in common; their foundation sits on...read more
Quick! Tell me everything you ate last week! No? How about yesterday? OK, your last meal? Many of us can barely remember what we eat in a single day, let alone an entire week, or whether or not we drank enough water and ate enough good clean food. We also tend to...read more
I've had some time to reflect after the weekend of races and I can say my heart is so full. My client and great friend, Shelly, and I flew out to Oahu this past Friday to compete in a Spartan Race. I competed in the Beast (14 miles) on Saturday in the women's elite...read more
Who knew a stroll through a daisy field could be beneficial? You may have heard of Arnica Montana, but did you know the common name of this plant is the mountain daisy? It can be found thriving in the mountains of the Northwestern United States but it is native to...read more
No matter where you are or what you are doing, nutrition and diet always seems to come up in the conversation (especially when people find out I’m a dietitian lol). I get asked the question all the time on how to boost metabolism. Everyone wants a faster one, but do...read more
So many of us travel weekly for work or have vacations planned for the summer, which means it is often difficult to keep a fitness regimen going. Some hotel “gyms” consist of nothing but an old treadmill and some have limited hours of operation. I’m going to show you...read more
When we think of mint, a cool fresh and peppery aroma comes to mind. Mint has been utilized and loved by humans for as long as their recorded history. It is said that the mint plant got its name from the ancient Greek mythological figure Minthe. Mint leaves have been...read more
As humidity and temperatures begin to rise, staying hydrated can be challenging, especially if you spend any length of time outdoors. We lose water every day through our breath, sweat and urine. It is critical for the health of our bodies that we take in enough water...read more
Do you find yourself sitting at a desk, driving, reading, and texting practically all day every day? Majority of Americans today have jobs that require them to sit and stare at a screen. Research shows that Americans sit for an average of 13 hours every day. Now add...read more
Welcome to the Mindful Guru’s blog. The Gurus are the experts behind Mindful Mixtures, a toxic-free product line that is safe and effective for the entire family. Jody is the resident aromatherapist, Tami, a Registered Dietitian and Health Coach and Taylor a Certified Personal Trainer and Soccer coach. The Gurus are a family of health professionals dedicated to educating and promoting a healthier way of life. Combining both east and west, this trio of voices share their wisdoms and inspirations to help those around them lead a more mindful life.