Healthy eating guidance

Harvard Healthy Eating Plate: Unbiased recommendations for a balanced diet.

Eat Right: The American Academy of Dietetics and Nutrition.

American Heart Association Nutrition Center – recipies, shopping tips and instructional videos.

Wellness Today  Institute for Integrative Nutrition – tips and recipes inspired by holistic nutrition.

Sourcing and/or growing healthy and organic food

Fruit Share: organic fruit delivery service.

Local Harvest: find a CSA or farmer’s market in your area.

Seed Savers : dedicated to saving and sharing heirloom seeds.

Food Preservation: learn to can, freeze and dry your own.


American Council on Exercise: a wide range of fitness and training programs/advice.

Runner’s World: information for runners of all levels.

Map Walk: Plan your walk/run/bike route.

Yoga Journal: information around all things yoga.

Yoga Today: online library of classes.

Rewild Your Body : natural health and fitness lifestyle tips, Wild Body workouts, healthy recipes, inspiration and more.

Stress Management

 American Institute of Stress Resources to assist with managing stress/anxiety.

UCLA Mindful Awarenss Research Center: guided meditations, online classes and more.

Ascension 101: Breath Meditation Exercise.

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America.   


Sleep Foundation

Simple Living

Hand Crafted Travelers –  Simple living in a complex world.

North House Folk School – A school in Grand Marias, MN dedicated to preserving the knowledge, skills, crafts and stories of the past and present.

Becoming Minimalist – One family’s experience, tips and inspiration for downsizing and living simply and well with less.


The Mattamayura InstituteThe goal of the Mattamayūra Institute is to share these and other effective technologies with clarity and integrity so they can be woven into the fabric of modern life.

Tiny Buddha: Simple wisdom for complex lives

enough: an exploration of contentment, self-compassion, simplicity, conviction and common sense

Spiritual Ecology: A spiritual response to our present ecological crisis

Orion: a bimonthly, advertising-free magazine devoted to creating a stronger bond between people and nature.

We Are Wildness : An online community dedicated to helping people connect to their inner wildness.

Danielle LaPorte: Inspiration on how to set goals with soul. (we are an affiliate partner)


Recommended Reading

The Omnivore’s Dilemma, by Michael Pollan

Women Who Run With the Wolves, by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

The Desire Map, by Danielle la Porte

Tending the Heart Fire, by Shiva Rea

Sweat your Prayers, by Gabielle Roth

Animal Vegetable Miracle, by Barbara Kingsolver

The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle

The Miracle of Mindfulness, by Thich Nhat Hanh

Return to Love, by Marianne Williamson

Radical Forgiveness, by Colin Tipping

The Art of the Commonplace,  by Wendell Berry

A Handmade Life, by William S. Coperthwaite

The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible, by Charles Eisenstein