Robin

About Robin Konie

Hi! I'm and I’m passionate about healthy living: feeling nourished, having energy, getting good sleep, and feeling strong. I believe healthy living does not have to be complicated or stressful. I’m a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (RSMT) and a Certified Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analyst (CLMA). I’m also an avid researcher and love to read about nutrition, the body, and toxic-free living. Learn more.
  • What is the best menstrual cup and why should you even use one? Learn the many benefits of menstrual cups and find the best one for you.

Best Menstrual Cup (And why you should ditch your tampons!)

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Looking for the best menstrual cup? Or, are you just hearing about menstrual cups for the first time and wondering “why would anyone use that [...]

  • Want to get your family on board with healthy eating? This simple nutrition fact labels game is sure to win them over.

Nutrition Fact Labels: Why you need to read them.

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Who really enjoys reading nutrition fact labels? I mean, really? But here's why I think those nutrition fact labels are a huge part of any [...]

  • Want some good posture tips? Check out this comprehensive article on the basics of sitting. Improve your posture and reduce back pain. Super important stuff.

Good Posture Tips: The Complete Guide to Healthy Sitting

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Good posture tips are floating all around online. The problem is, most of them don’t address how to maintain good posture while sitting. And with [...]

  • This gluten-free pancake recipe is also a homemade gluten-free pancake mix! Making a nourishing breakfast is so easy now with this flax-seed pancake recipe.

Gluten-Free Pancake Recipe (+ Easy make-ahead pancake mix)

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This gluten-free pancake recipe is the bees knees. And I'm going to show you how to turn it into an even easier make-ahead  gluten-free pancake mix [...]

  • Learn the benefits of deep breathing and how to enhance your health with these breathing exercises and tips.

Benefits of Deep Breathing + Breathing Exercises & Tips

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What are the benefits of deep breathing? Well, I’ll tell you. But first, take a deep breath in. Go ahead, I’ll wait. When I was [...]

  • My health journey was a major shift in perspective. What is real food? What kind of exercise is good? I hope my health journey will help inspire yours.

My Health Journey – A Shift in Perspective

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It's been a while since I've shared my health journey. For a long time I felt like some sort of “in the closet” crunchy-granola, green-livin’, [...]

  • Just because you know the importance of exercise doesn't mean it's always easy to fit in. Learn how to get moving more, no matter how busy you are!

Importance of Exercise: Tips to move more & better.

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We all know the importance of exercise… or do we? Is it really just to have defined abs or burn enough calories to eat whatever [...]

  • Why should you ditch your fabric softener? Lots of reasons. Learn how to keep your home safer with these easy fabric softener alternatives.

Fabric Softener Alternatives and Other Safe Approaches to Laundry

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Why would you need fabric softener alternatives? I mean, when I think of doing laundry I think of: Fuzzy bears bouncing into piles of colorful [...]

  • Learn about the free way to boost your health. Earthing benefits range from better sleep and much more. Learn how easy it is to start earthing today.

Earthing Benefits: The free way to boost your health.

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Let’s talk about earthing. As a modern dancer I’ve always viewed the feet as the foundation for the body, especially for spinal health. I prefer [...]

  • Looking for natural remedies for seasonal allergies? Here are 9 effective natural remedies for seasonal allergies that are easy to try.

Nine Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

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Natural remedies for seasonal allergies: Allergy sufferers rejoice! I remember growing up watching my mom suffer from seasonal allergies every year. I felt fortunate that [...]

  • Have you tried the oil cleansing method? Learn why you should! www.thankyourbody.com

Oil Cleansing Method: What it is and why you should do it.

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Oil cleansing method? What does that mean? Is it a cleaning procedure for dealing with oil? Nope. The oil cleansing method (OCM) is a method [...]

  • Is butter healthy? You may be surprised to learn the butter truth.

Is Butter Healthy? The butter truth.

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Is butter healthy? If you would have asked me that while growing up I would have said, “Duh. No.” But I have a confession: I [...]

  • This all natural deep conditioner uses the fatty goodness of coconut to help damage hair. You will love this heavenly experience!

All Natural Deep Conditioner with Coconut Cream

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This luxurious deep conditioner with coconut cream is exactly what your hair wants. Why? Because your hair wants to be as soft and shiny as [...]

  • The problem with romance and a better gift for Valentine's Day.

The problem with romance.

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Some say romance is dead. I say, "Maybe that's okay." Stay with me. I promise I'm not against love. Hardly. I mean, I've read "Pride and [...]

  • 12 experts share their

13 Experts share their “one thing” you must do for a healthy life.

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What do you think is the most important thing you can do for your health? What goals are on your to-do list for the new [...]

  • This recipe for homemade stock is simple, nourishing, and delicious. Crock-pot chicken broth makes it even easier to store up on this pantry basic.

Recipe: Crock-Pot Chicken Broth

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With the beginning of Fall there is a lot more soups and stews being made in our home. Not only is chicken broth delicious, it's [...]

  • Are you drinking too much water? Learn why it is possible to over do the H20. www.thankyourbody.com

Drinking too much water? Is it possible?

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Are you drinking too much water? Wait... don't you mean "are you getting enough water?" Nope. I really mean: Are you drinking too much water? [...]

  • Want to whiten clothes and avoid using bleach? Check out this easy DIY all natural homemade bleach recipe. Brighter whites. Safer home.

Whiten clothes naturally with homemade bleach

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I never knew I needed homemade bleach. Truth be told I rarely (if ever) used commercial bleach. So how did I get to this homemade [...]

  • This homemade bronzer recipe is super easy. You probably have all the ingredients in your home right now. No toxic chemicals for a bright, beautiful face.

Homemade Bronzer: All natural and so easy.

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Ready for a super simple and awesome homemade bronzer? This one of the easiest recipes that you will find in my book, All Natural Living, [...]

  • This recipe for Thai Chicken Curry Soup is a fragrant and delicious meal. With nourishing ingredients it will easily become a favorite.

Recipe: Thai Chicken Curry Soup

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I am so ready for fall. Ready for the cozy sweaters, colorful leaves, and cooler weather. I am also so ready to make (and eat) [...]