Typically when you think of salad, you might think of it as a diet food for those wanting to lose weight or de-bloat. Salads are much more than that. Think of the ingredients in salads as preventive medicine for your mind and body. This simple mindset switch can change your whole life and outlook on food.
As a Black woman working in the wellness and beauty sectors, the past few weeks have been filled with pain, sadness, anger, fear and hope. I cling to the power of hope because I know that despite there being so much work to do, I am still my ancestors’ wildest dreams. As we navigate these unprecedented times of reckoning and advocating for racial equality, the hope in my heart whispers “We will see change.”
It’s officially the start of the summer season and you might find that the sun can dry up all the natural oils on your skin. As traveling becomes normal again, there’s one product that you can’t go without: coconut oil. No matter if you’re a mother or simply have dry skin year around, you can find ways coconut oil will work for you.
Inclusivity. Creating a space where everyone feels valued is very important to us. We are passionate about creating a culture where people are respected and appreciated. From our fair trade farms in the Philippines, packaging facilities, shipping center, to marketing and sales, each step has a diverse team of smiling faces behind it. We are a family of all genders, backgrounds, and races.
Conscious Coconut has fed 500,000 kids through Feeding America in 5 years. I am so deeply grateful for what we have ALL built together since that first Wanderlust Yoga Festival in 2015 when Conscious Coconut launched.
We will be going silent on our social channels as a sign of respect, support, and solidarity for our hurting community. This isn't a 'pause', this is a pledge for today and every single day. We stand with you. We believe you. We'll show up for you in the everyday and in every way. We will do better. We will listen. We will learn. We commit to being better than yesterday. We have been educating ourselves and, in turn, those that surround us.
Coconut oil has a unique combination of fatty acids that make it a game changer for your daily life. Everywhere you look it seems like people are using coconut oil for anything and everything. But what exactly can you use it for?