What Element Are You?

Do you know which element governs you? Together with the concepts of Yin and Yang, the theory of Five Elements forms the basis of Classical Chinese medicine theory, diagnosis, and treatment. The five elements of Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal show us how our internal organs, personalities, and even body types are categorized and connected. Keep reading to find out which element governs you and what it means for your health and wellness!

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Taco Night Every Night

Taco night every night!! This is my absolute favorite dinner. I love how versatile it is - you can make it as whole 30, paleo, vegan, gluten-free as you want, or mix it up by adding in some grilled mahi-mahi, use tortillas instead of lettuce wraps, or serve it with tortilla chips instead of plantains (but seriously, you’d be missing out because these plantain chips are EVERYTHING). This recipe serves 4, packs beautifully for leftover lunches, and is just about as delicious as you can get. Without further ado, here is my recipe for roasted veggie tacos with crispy lime plantain chips.

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My First Aid Kit Essentials

What’s in your first aid kit? Mine includes all of the traditional things such as bandaids and gauze, but I also like to be prepared with some herbal support. There are many natural remedies that work wonders on everything from nausea to wounds - all without side effects! Here are my top 5 herbal remedies that are essential to my first aid kit (BONUS: all of these travel especially well - pack these on your next summer adventure!)

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Just Breathe

Just breathe. Easy enough, right? After all, breathing is something we do unconsciously about 23,000 per day. But why is breathing so powerful and why does it matter if we put some thought into it? 

If we put a little intention behind breathing and focus on taking deep breaths, we get much much more than just respiration. Here are 5 ways deep, intentional breathing can give you an extra physical and mental boost: 

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