It’s probably the oldest cliché in the book that Thanksgiving through New Years is the hardest time for people. For some, spending time with family is a huge challenge—it can be alienating and even depressing. But my family is amazing, and I am proud to be a Mehta. We survived persecution at the hands of […]
Rachel here, co-creator of Rise. I’m jumping on the blog because I have to express my incredible passion for Little Seed Farm products. I am not a product person, I repeat, I do not go crazy purchasing the promises for my skin, hair and the rest. I am minimal in this department and tend to […]
“As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate […]
Original post from Yoga Journal can be found here. Sure, a week-long yoga retreat is what you really want. But if you think you won’t get a lot out of a one-day getaway, think again. As a mom of three and full-time midwife, I feel like I am constantly treading water—barely able to keep my […]
Last year a dear friend told me emphatically that I had to read the book “Pussy: A Reclamation”. This friend has been with me through my spiritual pursuit and walked beside me on my path. It was a radical time in my life – I was seeing light out of divorce, finding freedom in a […]
“Be who you are and say what you mean, because those who mind don’t matter, and those that matter don’t mind.“ — Dr. Seuss These simple words are so profound when you take a moment to realize what they are saying. They are an invitation to be exactly who you are, unabashedly, and to put […]
We all know that we should eat more fruits and vegetables. So I am not telling you anything you don’t know! The question is why are they so good for you? There are many scientific studies that have shown why these foods are so important to our overall health. Even Popeye knew that spinach was […]
Everyone who showed up for Rise was welcoming, kind, genuine, respectful, warm sincere and wanting to truly connect, learn and share with the focused intention to help themselves and others. There was no space for judgement of any kind, only seeing into and holding space for collective worth, struggles, and brightness.
Do you know how much food waste ends up in our landfills? And did you know that food waste doesn’t decompose properly in landfills and produces methane gas, a contributor to climate change? While limiting waste can be hard, reducing food waste is one of the easiest, most affordable and and very effective ways we can combat […]
Rise 2018 Women! Play this at home and dance it out. Bring yourself back to Rise and also back to you!