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.
Physical activity guidance
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.
American Institute of Stress Resources to assist with managing stress/anxiety.
UCLA Mindful Awarenss Research Center: guided meditations, online classes and more.
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.
Tiny Buddha: Simple wisdom for complex lives
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.
Local Lindstrom Area Resources
Fine Acres Market, St Croix Falls, WI: a wellstocked organic/local/natural grocer.
The Maker’s Healthy Market: Chisago City, MN: dedicated to offering high quality natural and organic products.
YogaHus/YogaForest, Scandia and Forest Lake, MN: Specializing in Vinyasa flow classes- yoga postures in connection with the breath.
Essential Fitness Yoga, Center City, MN: Offering restorative yoga classes, meditation, Reiki and Tai Chi.
All Is Wellness, Chisago City/Lindstrom, MN: Offering massage, yoga (Hatha and Svastha), energy work, Reiki, healing touch, meditation.
Herbalism/Plant Medicine: Herbal knowledge from different cultures including Chinese, Indian, Native American and others, for the creation of a careful individualized plan for the recovery of your body’s own balance. Dr. Kelley Hagenbuch, D.C., M.H
The Omnivore’s Dilemma, by Michael Pollan
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