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Farmers' Markets: What To Expect

Selvia Tjandra-Stothers

Tags activities, local, natural, shop

Farmers' Markets: What To Expect
If you are new to farmers markets, read on for the amazing things you'll see there. Learn about why you should shop at one, if there is one in your area.

Train Like an Ironman

Selvia Tjandra-Stothers

Tags activities, exercise, health, life, nutritions, tips, workout

Train Like an Ironman
Read about workout routines and nutritions intake for our maximum health.

Baby-Friendly Places for New Parents

Selvia Tjandra-Stothers

Tags activities, breastfeeding, places, tips

Baby-Friendly Places for New Parents

In 2015 I gave birth to my rainbow baby, who we named Mason. I use the term "rainbow baby" because I went through a fertility journey, with many lows, before I had Mason. He “magically” appeared when my husband and I pretty much gave up on having a baby at all. (A future blog to share!)  I spent the first three months after his birth indoors, in a tiny apartment. It was small, though on the bright side it had lots of sun exposure. The only other place I went was the doctor’s office.  The combination of dealing with sleep deprivation, trying to recover...


Waking Up From Autopilot

Selvia Tjandra-Stothers

Tags activities, chris barez-brown, daily, meditation, podcast, self awareness, self help

Waking Up From Autopilot

My "wake up" moment happened after I listened to the Chris Barez-Brown podcast, Escaping Life on Autopilot on my way to work.  Chris Barez-Brown is an author and founder of an app called Wake-Up! In his book, he writes about how studies shows that 80% of people spend a majority of their time on "autopilot", and if you are like me, you've probably had the same morning routine for years. From sitting on the same seat on the train, taking the same route to or from work, or having the same breakfast everyday, we are unconsciously living on autopilot. He also talks about helping people be...


Almond Cranberry Granola Smoothie

Selvia Tjandra-Stothers

Tags activities, breakfast, daily, granola, recipe, smoothie

Almond Cranberry Granola Smoothie

What is cool about making smoothie for myself is that I can be daring and playful with the ingredients. From adding yogurt, fruits, vegetables, milk, juice, even seeds and butter - the list is endless. I personally add Apple Cider Vinegar in my smoothie, just because I can't stand the flavor by itself! (but who can??)  It's something I need to add in my diet for lots of health benefits. Stay tuned for an upcoming blog post about Apple Cider Vinegar, Don't have time for coffee? Just add espresso powder! Looking to avoid constipation? Add chia seeds! Want your toddler to get...