Empowerment

Five Misconceptions about Women’s Retreats

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(Spoken From Your Average, Far from Woo Woo, Skeptic) “Namaste, vinyasa, savasana”…. What in the world are these yogis saying!? They speak an entirely different language that can’t possibly resonate with the norm.  Tell me again about how I need to activate and balance my chakras. Or better yet, speak to me in sanskrit like […]

Empowerment

Crystals 101

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Let me start by telling you that I am not a crystal expert.  I am a crystal enthusiast. I am a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner by trade and so I am into lots of things – acupuncture, cupping, herbs, meditation, and well now crystals.  My crystal collection started organically and has turned into quite the […]

Empowerment

Free to Be Me

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In the spring of 2018 my mom and I signed up for a women’s retreat in the Pocono Mountains called Rise Gatherings. We spent the weekend with women ages 15 – 75 from all over the country. The days were filled with workshops that challenged me to paint my wildest dreams, practice Buti Yoga, and […]

Nourishment

Miraculous Cream Deodorant, Yup.

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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 […]

Business and Leadership

Embracing Authenticity

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“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 […]