31 Articles by Kristen Hedges

Kristen Hedges

5 Ways To Harness Your Creativity, Right Now!

Even if you've never before tried to create something "artistic," at your very center rests a smoldering flame of creative possibility. If you want,...

Kristen Hedges
December 31 2013

How I Freed Myself From A Crippling Phobia

In ninth grade, I woke up with a phobia hanging heavily on my shoulders. Before, it had only been a fear. A strange, irrational fear that had been...

Kristen Hedges
December 13 2013

Hey, Not All Real Women Have Curves

This morning, I watched as a fight broke out in a previously quiet nook of the internet. The comments revolved around a photo of a woman stretching...

Kristen Hedges
November 20 2013

How To Change Your Life In 60 Seconds

We spend so much time living in the past and the future that we forget we're alive right here, right now. This can be one of the most unhealthy habits...

Kristen Hedges
November 1 2013

​11 Easy Ways To Meditate (Even If It Seems Impossible)

When I recommend meditation to my stressed-out clients, they often open their eyes wide and scrunch up their nose.

Kristen Hedges
October 16 2013

Petite Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan, Grain-Free Recipe)

My husband is the Cookie Monster. Before I infected him with the health bug, he could devour an entire box of Chips Ahoy's in five minutes flat. But...

Kristen Hedges
May 15 2013

5 Tricks For A Happy Detox

In my opinion, ditching processed foods is one of the best things you can do for your body and mind. I’m feeling so warm and nourished right now just...

Kristen Hedges
May 11 2013

Is It Possible To Maintain Love In Marriage?

I've wanted to write a post like this for a long time. About keeping love strong, and close. About settling in and accepting the waves of...

Kristen Hedges
April 25 2013

DIY: Use Beeswax Instead Of Plastic Wrap

Beeswax smells like flowers. Like the blue, violet and crimson blooms of springtime in the South. Beeswax is warm in your palms and heavy, and if you...

Kristen Hedges
April 13 2013

Open Your Heart Chakra & Welcome Love With These 3 Asanas

As compassionate human beings, we must journey through life with an open heart, and with spaciousness in our ribs and minds. Often, we find a wall...

Kristen Hedges
April 3 2013

3 Asanas To Spark Creativity

The Vishuddha Chakra, the energy center located in the throat, is the birth place of creative expression. When it’s blocked or unbalanced, you might...

Kristen Hedges
March 25 2013

How To Find Satisfaction In Just One Bite

Our relationship with food is dangerously skewed. We eat our way through the year, starting with sports parties and holiday leftovers in January and...

Kristen Hedges
March 12 2013

Oh My Maca! Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Tea Cakes

This season fills me with bliss. It's cold, yes, but we naturally seek things that keep us warm. A bowl of potato soup, a family dinner, or a steaming...

Kristen Hedges
February 6 2013

Easy Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread Recipe

This quick and easy pumpkin bread is the perfect treat to feel cozy and warm in Winter. It's dairy-free and gluten free, and can be made sugar-free...

Kristen Hedges
January 20 2013

Beat Colds With Homemade Garlic Ear Oil

I’ve been fond of the small of garlic since I was a child. For the holidays, my family would travel long stretches of pavement toward the hills of...

Kristen Hedges
January 11 2013

How I Learned to Calm My Mind

This is me right now. 2,000 miles away from Texas, my new home. And yet, this sweet, Californian soil still feels much more like home. Watching the...

Kristen Hedges
October 12 2012

5 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude Daily

Ah, September! The leaves are beginning to curl and fall, sweet squash is blessing the tables of your Farmer’s Market, and you’re turning your sights...

Kristen Hedges
September 21 2012

6 Easy Ways to Make Your Week Healthier

We’ve all been there. A week so busy and treacherous that you can’t even fathom cooking, let alone cooking healthy foods. But there are a few things...

Kristen Hedges
September 17 2012

How to Instantly Raise Your Happiness Level

Did you know that only 10% of our total happiness in life comes from money, status, and image? And yet, these are the things that society tells us to...

Kristen Hedges
September 15 2012

3 Reasons Why You Deserve the Best!

Too often, we find ourselves in a rut. We are unhappy with our job. Unhappy with our relationship. Uncomfortable with where we’re living. It’s making...

Kristen Hedges
September 13 2012