Author: Kirsten DiCaprio

Clean + Simple: Chia Seeds

I am currently in the process of becoming a “Certified Health Coach”, and while I’m not exactly sure how that will play out in my life besides being a cool title to add to my Linkedin page, I have at the very least picked up a few tips and tricks through the process. In the midsts of superfoods and multi-vitamins, eating healthy can feel intimidating. Why are so many people obsessed with Avo-Toast? How many greens are too many greens? WTF is Kambutcha and why does it smell so gross? And that’s where I’ll come in. Through this new segment I am introducing to the site, I hope to clear up some of the confusion that can come with eating well. Every once and a while, I’ll pop over here to introduce you to a new way of eating, a new ingredient, and few easy recipes. For the first installment, I thought I would start with something simple, something many of you have probably heard of, and maybe even experimented with before. Chia seeds . What …

3 Self Care Tips to Try This Weekend

Treat yourself kindly not only with your words, but your actions. Move methodically in light and love. This weekend, make a promise to do something kind for yourself.  Below are some self-care practices and rituals that work for me, use these self-care practices frequently and with intention. Also remember to find what works for you, and linger in the process of self-discovery. Dry Brushing- This invigorating ritual stimulates the lymphatic system* (speeding up the process of eliminating metabolic waste from the body), increases blood circulation, releases toxins and exfoliates dead skin. The feeling of the bristles on your skin stimulates your nervous system and soothes the mind. All you need is a firm bristled brush. Before you bathe, brush your entire body, starting with your feet and moving in large upward stroking motions. Both your skin and the brush should be dry. Always brush towards your heart as this encourages lymph flow to the main ducts of the lymphatic system. Take the time to fully immerse yourself in the experience, embrace your body, radiate care and love …

Monthly Mixtape: February Edition

Tucked away in a cabin in the middle of the woods, I continue to find myself lost in the simplicity of it all. The snow surrounding us feathering down to create thick white blankets coating the trees and the ground, warming our hearts. We finish a bottle of wine, revisiting old childhood movies, planning our next getaway. This February Edition is a collection of some of my favorite songs at the moment paired with the beautiful suggestions from all of you. Relax, enjoy, and indulge yourself in this month’s playlist.   + Be Sure to Check Out The Latest Edition to The Site +Stay Groovy, Kirst