Tag Archives: detox

Seasonal Detoxing: A Springtime Ritualistic Approach

by: Michelle Barge According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Spring is the season of Wood or the Liver. So what better way to celebrate than by honoring this purifying organ with rejuvenation, restoration and re-birth. Personally, I’ve always gravitated towards some sort of detoxing or internal cleansing around the start of spring.  It just feels natural to […]

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Keeping The “I” In ValentIne’s; Self Love, Going Beyond The Chocolate

As we enter the dimension of Valentine’s Day and the frenzy of gift giving and proclamations of love, we at O&N Collective can’t help but start first at the notion and awareness of self-love.  We asked O&N Collective VP, NYC Yoga Teacher, LivWell Editor and friend, Michelle Barge, to talk about self love and how […]

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Breast Health: Going Beyond October

by: Michelle Barge   Moving from a Month to Total Commitment to Prevention & Self Care As October comes to a close and we enter November, and thankfully another month dedicated to greater awareness for another life threatening disease — prostate cancer —  I am struck how the first few weeks in October my inbox was flooded […]

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6 Reasons Why It’s Time to Trade in Your Tampons/Pads For A Menstrual Cup

by: Brit’ny J. Hawkins, M.E.M Fed up with messy, leak-prone and sometimes unpleasantly fragrant pads and tampons? Perhaps you’re concerned about chemical exposures via tampon/pad use? If you’re looking for an effective alternative that addresses the aforementioned concerns and more, a menstrual cup may be just what you need! What are they?: Menstrual cups are […]

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Join O&N Collective’s Project Hydrate: 30 Day Challenge; For A Healthier You & Planet

by: Organic Contessa Spring’s the time for cleansing and renewal. This is also a time when we begin to take stock of the resolutions/intentions that some of us made on New Year’s Day, mostly having to do with our health and treating our bodies better. Spring is the season of rebirth and may just be […]

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Baja Magic: Flow and Shine Yoga Retreat

  by: Organic Contessa Experience true Gypset style in Todos Santos at the charming Flora Del Mar. {Exclusive Offer to our Community: 10% OFF List Price if booked by 2/21, see below for details} Flow and Shine on the Pacific Coast this March with renowned teachers Bhavani Noel & Organic Contessa Liv Well Editor, Michelle […]

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It’s Not Too Late: Top 10 Valentine Picks To Save The Day

by: Organic Contessa “Where there is great love, there are always wishes” ~ Willa Cather Yes, Valentine’s is just around the corner, and if you’re feeling as I am … mid-February has swiftly arrived. Are you fretting it’s too late to buy something heart-felt for this love filled Holiday?  Well, think again … here are […]

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O&N Collective Exclusive Tata Harper Holiday Beauty Survival Kit featuring Dr Sponge!‏ by Michelle Barge

The holidays are upon us and no sooner do the pumpkins hit the stoop, the frenzy regarding the upcoming holiday season begins.  Although it can be a fun and festive time, for many it is filled with a lot of activities; rushing and planning, lots of traveling and little sleep – all that can take […]

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An Ayurvedic Approach to Staying Cool; by Organic Contessa

  Ayurveda has been an interest of mine for many years – as far back as 1999/2000 when I worked in an Aveda lifestyle store and was surrounded by their approach in incorporating this centuries old way of medicine and herbal remedies into their personal care line. The science behind Ayurveda still keeps me captive […]

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Understanding Immunonutrition by Rachael Richardson

During my dietetic internship at Vanderbilt, I did my major research project on a topic new at that time- “Immunonutrition”. It’s is the science of how nutrition fuels or hinders your immune army. Through personal reading, I recount true stories from some renowned cancer survivors.  Through this and personal experience, it’s crystal clear that nutrition […]

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