Ultimate Wellness Guide to Laguna Beach

This post is in partnership with Visit Laguna, whom I’ve worked with for years and completely adore. Be sure to check out their Pathway to Zen featuring yours truly! Photos by Greer Inez. Laguna Beach is my home away from home, and I’ve spent years…

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Best Natural Gifts for the Holidays ( + $1,000 Giveaway!)

Welcome to the #CleanOver40 Series! After MANY conversations about the unique challenges women over 40 experience in terms of beauty and wellness, my good friend Lisa from This Organic Girl and I are teaming up to bring you the most effective clean skincare, makeup, and lifestyle products for…

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Best Podcasts! (And a bit about my exercise routine.)

Every weekday morning, I walk 3-4 miles. It’s something I’ve done since the start of summer and I, by the grace of something or other, have completely stuck with it. #praisebe If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you know that I’m pretty…

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Anthony Bourdain and Thoughts on Suicide

photo by david scott holloway/cnn I am absolutely devastated by the death of Anthony Bourdain. He was, in my eyes, one of the world’s best storytellers. I’ve been in a complete daze all morning…this coupled with the news of Kate Spade’s suicide earlier this week…

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Berkey Water Filter For The Win

Up until a few months ago, my family relied on our refrigerator’s water filter to remove impurities from our water. Now, being a fairly-informed wellness enthusiast, I knew it probably wasn’t hacking it in terms of removing all of the toxic chemicals that reside in…

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On International Women’s Day…

Definition of Feminism: the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes. The belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. Growing up in a conservative environment, the term “feminist” made me pause. It was a word that made…

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