Guatemala, The New Story

Strange Fruits

I live a life in Spanglish, surrounded by exotic flowers, bright colors, blooming nature. Here are some of the things I eat regularly now. Ten years ago, prior to moving to Guatemala, I either didn't know these existed or rarely to never ate them: Platano (Plantain) Granadilla (Passionfruit) Papaya Freshly cut pineapple Pitaya (Dragonfruit) Tomate… Continue reading Strange Fruits

Interbeing, Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, The New Story

Living Eco-Logically: What It Means to Be Green

{Read the full post on elephant journal.} Being green is more than merely checking off a list of sustainable to-dos: canvas grocery bags (check), recycle and compost (check), conserve water and electricity (check). Green is the color of the heart chakra—it is soothing, calming, the color of love, generosity, kindness and friendship. Green is the… Continue reading Living Eco-Logically: What It Means to Be Green

Mindfulness

the yoga schmoga diet

“Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.” ~Albert Einstein     Have you ever thought about giving up meat? For a day? For a month? Forever? Since the early 90s, I have experimented with diets and “lifestyle changes”… Continue reading the yoga schmoga diet

Guatemala

A vegan attempt in Guatemala.

Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet. ~Albert Einstein When I went vegetarian in 2001, I hardly looked back. I've always struggled with my weight, other than that stray year in seventh grade when I inexplicably ran cross… Continue reading A vegan attempt in Guatemala.