A Mindful Approach to Life through Aromatherapy, Nutrition & Fitness.
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
Anyone who has taken a science class learns that all material things are made up of atoms. Science has proven that atoms are 99.99999 percent energy and .00001 percent matter. This means that every little thing that exists in our world is made of energy. Written in...read more
Probiotics aka “the good bacteria,” are definitely a hot topic of discussion today. More and more studies are being done on what is known as the Human Microbiome, which is basically our own unique ecosystem of bacteria that live inside our body, primarily in the...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.