Archive for 2013

Lending a Helping Hand

Two of my friends don’t know each other but are both amazing artists and meditation/yoga teachers. They devote their lives to helping others and are in need of receiving at this time. Deborah Shemesh (pictured with me and her son, Adam) is an inspirational woman that has been fighting off cancer for more than the […]

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Forward Thinking: It’s Time for Sliding Scale Animal Clinics

Sara Vaz, one of my dear friends, is the CEO of Clifford Animal Foundation, a new Oceanside non-profit which provides veterinary services to low-income clients through 30 to 50 percent discounts, based on need! Check out this article on Clifford Animal Foundation written by Lisa Lipsey in Rage Magazine San Diego Edition –see page 65. […]

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Cool Your Fire with Ayurveda

This article was written by the lovely Jenna Sullivan, a San Diego yoga teacher and nutritional consultant. Ayurveda, which literally means “The Science of Life,” is an ancient system of natural healing that originated from the Vedic system of India several thousand years ago. Ayurveda focuses on being in harmony with natural cycles (including days […]

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Couple Transforms Their Lives, Creates Healthy Lifestyle Business

This article was written by Tiffany Janay, one of the creators of Organic Blood, a healthy lifestyle company which has recently relocated to Atlanta. My name is Tiffany Janay, and seven years ago my husband, Malik Zakee, and I decided to quit our jobs and never go back so that we could be full-time free […]

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Kauai Veggie Options Expand

I have been a lucky frequent visitor of the gorgeous garden island of Kauai, Hawaii and just returned from another tropical relaxation-fest. Eating well is always an enjoyable part of a vacation. Bragging about Postcards Cafe, which my parents own, is second nature. I truly love the food and cozy atmosphere for dinners in Hanalei. […]

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

San Diego Teacher Shines Her Light – Tara Brennan Interview

This article features Tara Brennan, a San Diego teacher and healer extraordinaire.  I have had the pleasure of receiving spiritual coaching, meditation instruction, energy work sessions, as well as amazing massages from her, all with wonderful and obvious results.  Enjoy learning about Tara’s passions.  Please describe your spiritual coaching.  What does it entail? Well, it […]

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

August 22 Fundraiser in NY the Place to Be

I was lucky enough to share a few hours in San Diego with the inspirational young Kristin Lajeunesse — social media whiz and traveler extraordinaire — as her trip was nearing its end months ago. We met through her great work with Vegan Mainstream. The “Will Travel for Vegan Food” tour took Kristin to 48 […]

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Gardening on the Cheap: Your Guide to Getting Started this Spring

Reprinted from Vegan Mainstream By Ellen Jaffe Jones, Guest Contributor  My daughter recently said to me, “Mom, I hate to eat tomatoes at restaurants. I keep remembering how delicious and sweet the tomatoes were that we used to grow in our organic garden. Most tomatoes I taste now pale by comparison.” This was the same […]

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Fondue for Two in San Francisco

I am grateful for every visit to San Francisco. Though it’s chilly, the veggie-friendly restaurants, beautiful historic buildings and artistic vibe bring happiness to many! And what other city boasts an organic cafe and a yoga room in the airport? SFO (the airport) is home to The Plant (which has other Bay area locations as […]

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Organic Products by Conscious Marley Family

Ziggy Marley and siblings are carrying on the humanitarian traditions of their hugely famous father Bob Marley. Ziggy does everything from writing children’s books and performing conscious music to now running Ziggy Marley Organics. The company makes Coco’Mon, a line of organic, gluten-free, non-GMO coconut oils. The prices are high, but the flavors sound amazing […]

Sunday, May 19th, 2013