Monthly Archives: October 2013

Music as Medicine with Deva Premal & Miten

The cellular vibration of Deva Premal & Miten By Jessica Arconti “Music is a form of medicine and meditation music is the ultimate elixir,” says Deva Premal, a German-born musician who performs her spiritual chants with audiences all over the world. “Singing has a strong healing power. Deep breathing changes our cells with the vibration […]

Film: Touchy Feely

Written & directed by Lynn Shelton Review by Abigail Lewis It’s wonderful to see a mainstream film like Touchy Feely embrace an alternative healing modality, and an important step to its broader acceptance as a valid health care option. Happily, Reiki practitioner Bronwyn, in an aptly understated performance by Allison Janney, is presented as a […]

Green Festival LA

The Southland’s biggest sustainability event returns Whether you’re a reseller or a green consumer, you’ve got to know we’re coming up with new eco friendly products all the time.  Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to find lots of them in one location? The 3rd Annual Green Festival is coming back to the Southland […]

Bike Messenger Brownies

By Natalie Slater Every barista has a name for it: a chai latte with a couple of shots of espresso. Some call it a dirty chai, some call it a speeder chai, but we called it a Bike Messenger Chai. If you saw a guy (or girl) walk in with one rolled-up pant leg, a little […]

Hot off the Press — Tasty new food cookbooks

Cookbooks You’ll Love Love food and love to cook? Love food and want to get out of the kitchen as quickly as possible? Enjoy food but hate the way your body reacts to some of it? Wondering what foods are most healing (or least damaging) for you? Some of these new releases are serious, some […]