Author: jem

Vegan Walking Tour of Edinburgh

What happens when 64 vegans get together and traipse around Edinburgh to visit the best vegans spots in the city? Find out by reading below! Starting at 10 a.m., our group met in the garden outside one of the student union’s of The University of Edinburgh. When my husband and I arrived, there were only

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Raw & Reggae Supper Club at Beetroot Sauvage

Having just moved to Edinburgh, I was looking for a hip vegan restaurant to quell my foodie soul. And I found it at Beetroot Sauvage. Having just opened its doors this past summer, this restaurant + yoga studio + events space is doing its best to nourish the community “from soil to soul.” When I

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Food & Mood: How to Help Manage Anxiety With Nutrition, According to Science

If you’re coping with anxiety or other stress disorders, it’s important to know that the food you eat can drastically affect your mood. There are certain foods you might want to avoid and others you could incorporate into your life to help mitigate the harmful effects of stress on the body. Discover nutritional ways to

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Life Lately: Our First Weeks in Edinburgh

Well, I’m here. We did it. I am officially a resident of Edinburgh, Scotland. As are my husband and two cats, Marcellus Wallace and Kiara Mala. The four of us are easing into a somewhat normal routine after putting nearly everything we own into storage (AKA various generous family member’s basements). Though, we haven’t actually

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Start Meditating With These 5 Simple Steps

Did you know you don’t have to be a spiritual guru or even have any prior experience to start practicing meditation? Meditation is for everybody. If you can sit still for a few moments and breathe – you can meditate. Yes, it really is that simple. Meditation can train the mind just as exercise can train

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