This might be a bit overkill, but even when not prepping for a shoot, if I stumble upon a picture in a magazine that catches my eye, I will tear it out and file it. I always have a bunch of these going so when I am getting ready for a shoot, I can go through those pictures and maybe draw from that.
I will share all the ways that you can enjoy and incorporate yerba into your lifestyle and daily routine. The process is both meditative and grounding as well as super simple to do. It's a practice of mindfulness. It's a full How To on making Yerba Mate.
When I start my mornings with these easy 5 steps, I have a much better chance of having a fantastic, productive, and rewarding day. A day where I am feeling good, staying focused, have more energy, and little to no cravings. It’s amazing how simple but effective this energy boosting morning routine is in improving my days.
I did a ton of experimenting on this. I wanted to be consistent no matter what was happening and where I was. I tried and failed a million times. After a while though, I came up with some tricks that really helped me. I want to share these with you in the hopes that you can either use them or, tweak them a bit to suit your lifestyle.
While I have always found this a soothing habit, and temporarily beneficial to slough off dead skin, I was never sure if it had long term benefits or would work on more complex issues like creeping or even cellulite like the internet claims.
Turmeric is an incredibly powerful herb, and there have been hundreds of studies done on it. It is so powerful in fact that now the medical community is on board with it and touting its effects. But did you know the most products sold with turmeric are basically useless? That is because not only are they not organic, but they do not contain a substance called pepperine. Pepperine is what activates the herb and makes it bioavailable. That means, the body can not use turmeric in its form unless it also has Pepperine alongside it. Isn't that fascinating? Pepperine is the herb that unlocks the door to Turmeric. So make sure that any kind of turmeric you are buying, also has pepperine with it, like BALANCE blend.