Self-Love: Simple Steps for Falling in Love with Yourself this Valentine’s Day


In my family, Valentine’s Day was never a holiday about romantic love. It was a holiday about love in all its beautiful forms. Family love, friendship love, and, most importantly, self-love. Too often we get so focused on the love of others that we forget the importance of cultivating self-love. These simple steps for falling

Guided by Ayurveda in the New Year


Happy new blessings everyone! I don’t know about all of you but this year I am already feeling energized, relaxed, and ready to steer the reins of my manifestations! 2017 was a bit rocky and challenging for me personally. A lot of things got thrown my way to really test my strength and courage as

How to Let Go of 2017 and Jump Into the New Year with a Clean Slate

New Year

The New Year is here! With the turn of the year comes the time to let go of everything that happened in 2017 (good and bad) and make room for whatever awaits in 2018. Below are some tips to help you say goodbye to 2017 and embrace 2018 with a warm, enthusiastic welcome. Before you

5 Ways to Get Your Adventure On This Year

Get Your Adventure On: Rock Climbing

Let 2018 be a year of adventure. Get your adrenaline pumping, feel your heart race, and expand your comfort zone all while having the time of your life with these five ways to get your adventure on. 1. Go zip-lining through the Costa Rican rainforest There’s nothing like the thrill of the wind whipping through

Meet True Nature Leader Carmel Calcagno

Carmel Calcagno / TN Retreat

In February 2018 we are heading to Costa Rica with Carmel Calcagno for a week of yoga and connecting with nature. Below, Carmel tells us what inspired the theme of her “Pulsating with Nature” Costa Rica Yoga Retreat, who her greatest yoga influences have been, what quotes inspire her practice, and more! Meet Carmel and

5 Reasons to Attend a Yoga Retreat

Attend a Yoga Retreat; Deepen Your Practice

While it was about a year and a half ago that I went to Italy, I still remember it like it was yesterday! I remember seeing a poster for a yoga retreat in Italy that was being led by two instructors I knew and liked, and thinking “hmm, maybe I should go.” I figured I

Food; It’s Really All About the Color – Vegan, Gluten Free Apple Crumble Recipe

Vegan, Gluten Free Apple Crumble Recipe

Here is a topic that I haven’t really shared much about and, for some reason, it always gets intensified for me around the fall and winter. There is something special about eating colors that you crave. We have seven chakras (wheels) in our bodies. These are points where energy flows through. Now, when they are

5 Ways to Stay Warm this Winter

Stay Warm This Winter Cabin

  This morning, I woke up to the first snow of the season. I wrapped my sweater around me, brewed a warm cup of tea, and watched the snowflakes collect on my window. I have always been a huge fan of winter. It is so peaceful and full of magic. But I am not a

Why the Gift of Travel is the Ultimate Gift this Holiday Season


Why the Gift of Travel is the Ultimate Gift this Holiday Season The holidays….that time of the year when you are excited, yet feel stressed. “I need to get presents for my loved ones, but what will I buy? What does this person want? What do they need? Will I get the wrong thing? Is

Meet True Nature Leader Heidi Dietrich


Heidi Dietrich will be leading a yoga and meditation retreat with Italian Cooking Classes next September in Italy! Read on in this exclusive interview to learn how the idea of “Full Circle” plays into her retreat and learn more about Heidi’s greatest influences and passions. Heidi is a RYT500 Yoga Teacher and has 108 hours