Valentine's Day is just around the corner and I had the pleasure of spending some time recently with Kerry, the founder of Aruna Chocolates. His chocolate is amazing! I got to see first-hand how he creates this incredible stuff.
A friend had given some to me to try and I fell in love with it. Not surprising that LOVE is one of the main ingredients. There are other amazing ingredients too like goji berries, turmeric, ashwagandha, Himalayan sea salt, etc.
He told me that chocolate, in its rawest state, is one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. He also explained how raw chocolate is mind-opening, transformative, and has the ability to open doors in your mind and it's up to us to walk through! Kerry's chocolate is raw, so none of the…
This is a great mindfulness technique to get you more in tune with your senses. When you're on your way home from work, school, etc... try to name five sounds you hear on your way home.
Can you list at least five different sounds? By listening to the sounds and noticing how you feel about certain sounds - you're developing an awareness and the connection between the sense experience and your reactions to them. This is a great one to do with your kids on a hike.
I hope this helps!
(The Boston Buddha)
Here are 3 amazing smoothie recipes! Enjoy!
Smoothie #1: The Berry Peary Green Smoothie
5 Pears, 1-2 Cups of Blueberries, 1 Cup of De-stemmed Kale, Small handful of dates (approx 10)
Smoothie #2: The FullyRaw Tropical Paradise
5 Oranges, Half of One Pineapple (More if desired), 1 Peeled and Sliced Mango, 1 Cup of De-stemmed Kale, 1 Small Handful of Cilantro
Smoothie #3: The Banana Surprise!
Approx 7-10 Ripe, Speckled Bananas, 1 Cup of Chopped Celery, 1 Cup of Pitted Dates (Approx 10)
Watch the video here!