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.
  • Helping your baby sleep doesn't have to be hard. Learn how to make this amazing herbal dream pillow to help you child sleep better.

Helping Your Baby Sleep: How to Make an Herbal Dream Pillow

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Watching your baby sleep is one of the most heart-warming things I can think of as a parent. It gets me every time. There's something [...]

  • Most natural shampoo recipes are not pH balanced which can lead to scalp issues. Try this simple & frugal natural homemade pH balanced shampoo recipe.

pH Balanced Shampoo Recipe for a Healthy Scalp

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Why do you need a pH balanced shampoo? Glad you asked. My original all natural shampoo recipe is one of my more popular posts. But I'm [...]

  • Learn why savasana is my favorite pose... and it's not for the reasons you think. Here are 10 beautiful lessons learned from savasana.

Ten Beautiful Lessons Learned from Savasana

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Yoga. Whether you've been practicing for years or have never set foot on a mat, I'm sure there are several images that pop up in [...]

  • Are your DIY and homemade beauty products safe? Here are 6 tips to ensure they are.

Are homemade beauty products safe? Six secrets to making sure they are.

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I really never thought I'd be writing so many posts about homemade beauty products. I mean, I had a hard enough time learning how to [...]

  • 3 simple ways to improve indoor air quality. Good to know.

3 ways to improve your indoor air quality

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Let's improve your indoor air quality? Why? Because the air you breathe matters. A lot. And I'm not just taking about the great outdoors. Nope. [...]

  • 6 simple and effective core strengthening exercises.

Core strengthening exercises: How and why

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Last week I talked about why I really don't like doing crunches. (You can read that here). Not only  are they potentially dangerous, but they [...]

  • Sugar is bad, right? Maybe we're wrong .

Is sugar bad? Why I say NO!

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Is sugar bad? Oh boy. Here we go again. I'm about to go against mainstream (and alternative) diet dogma and tell you why I think [...]

  • All natural homemade foundation: So easy to make so make your face happy.

All Natural Homemade Foundation Powder: For a happy face.

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Homemade foundation: Let's do this! I've had quite a few requests for a homemade foundation powder. After giving you homemade mascara, homemade blush, bronzer, and [...]

  • Suffering from gluten intolerance symptoms? It may not be the gluten after all.

Gluten Intolerance Symptoms: What’s really going on?

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Do you experience gluten intolerance symptoms? Ever find yourself dealing with digestive issues, headaches, brain fog, or other related symptoms when you eat wheat or [...]

  • This all natural hair care guide will help troubleshoot any problems you might be having with your natural hair care routines. Lots of good info!

Natural Hair Care: The Ultimate Guide

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Once upon a time, I created a recipe for an all natural shampoo. It was a much better alternative to the harsh shampoos that I [...]

  • Is it healthy or not? Pinterest lies and other foolish things. Yessss.

Healthy or not? Pinterest lies and other foolish things.

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"Healthy or not? Pinterest lies and other foolish thing..."  Wow, how's that for a title? You may be thinking that I'm about to bash Pinterest. [...]

  • How bad is artificial food coloring? Learn why you may want to think those fruity loops in the morning.

How bad is artificial food coloring?

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I grew up, like most American kids, with an array of breakfast cereals in my pantry. My personal favorite: Those fruity little loops of sugary [...]

  • Wondering which diet is best? It is vegetarian, vegan, Paleo, low-carb, or what? You might be surprised by the answer.

Which diet is best? Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, WAPF, Low-Carb….?

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Which diet is best? Wow. Is that a loaded question, or what? But let's be honest... who hasn't wondered this very question? Who hasn't felt [...]

  • Awesome infographic on why you should not count calories.

Infographic: Why you should not count calories

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To count calories, or not to count calories. That was not a question during my youthful dancing days. Of course you count calories!!! As a [...]

  • How fun is this? All natural homemade eye shadow! Never thought it would be so easy to make. Click here for four color recipes.

All Natural Homemade Eyeshadow Recipe

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Homemade eyeshadow. You know, the all natural kind. This diy recipe has been long on my "to do" list. After giving you foundation, mascara, blush, and [...]

  • Healthy Creme Brulee Recipe

Crème brûlée: For the fancy-shmancy real foodie inside of you!

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"Crème brûlée? What’s that?" That was the simple question I asked my friend when she informed me that we were going to make crème brûlée one [...]

  • Vegetable oils are bad.

The ugly truth about vegetable oils (and why they should be avoided)

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In case you didn't know: Vegetable oils are bad. Bad news. Bad for your health. Bad for the environment. Just bad. I get a lot [...]

  • Natural birth control options to help you ditch

Natural Birth Control Alternatives to “The Pill”

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I got to be honest, guys... Never thought I'd be writing about natural birth control. I've always been something of a "private" person when it [...]

  • Baked Chicken Kiev Recipe

Recipe: Baked Chicken Kiev (a buttery feast of goodness!)

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Baked Chicken Kiev... it just sounds fancy, doesn't it? Don't let the name scare you from making this delicious meal. It's YUM on a plate. [...]

  • Learn how to sleep better naturally with tried and true insomnia remedies. No more saying

Sleep Better Naturally with These Tried & True Tips

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If I asked how many of you want to sleep better naturally, I'm guessing I'd see a lot of hands. Insomnia has become a modern [...]