Author Archives: Adie

Self Care: 5 Tips to Let Nature Help with the Heavy Lifting

I spend a disproportionate amount of my life documenting and citing the link between nature and stress reduction. When I say nature, I mean the kind that you find outdoors. It could be in a healing garden designed specifically for reducing stress in … Continue reading

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Review: SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Gel

I talked A LOT about hyraluronic acid in 2016; it’s a skincare ingredient that really works with my skin type and my somewhat harsh topical routine. I first realized its benefits when using the Mario Badescu Hyaluronic Eye Cream. Cerave AM and … Continue reading

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Self Care: Finding Quiet, Thinking Clearer with Colored Noise

  Do you use noise to sleep through the night undisturbed? I recently read an article about people utilizing noisy fans to keep themselves asleep. I have such a fan myself, one that produces an impressive hum that blocks out other sounds. … Continue reading

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Brightening up, Looking to Spring 2017

Spring is not quite here– but it’s close! California is getting an amazing amount of gorgeous, wonderful rain this winter, which has brought plenty of gray skies with it. A clear, blue day has become something of an anomaly and … Continue reading

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Easy Granola Recipe with Cacao nibs, coconut oil, flaxseed and dried cherries

This is currently my favorite granola recipe!* I add it to smoothie bowls, milk or plain yogurt, or even just munch on it by itself for a snack. Ingredients: 3 cups rolled oats 1 cup sliced almonds 1/2 cup cacao … Continue reading

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