Everyday Goddesses: Aurora Myers

I’m so grateful to introduce you to my friend Aurora Myers today. She’s a visionary seeking to make the world a better place and one that is safer for conversations about mental illness. She’s launching I&I Outfitters © this month, a clothing line that aims to raise awareness about mental health and the stigma surrounding mental…

On Healing, Resonance, and Reflection

I try to keep a look out for patterns. They always reveal something to me: my mindset, what I’m expending my energy on, what’s at the forefront of my mind. There are times where themes seem almost too-conveniently expressed in my life; every conversation will bring it up somehow, I’ll come across quotes left and…

Sacred Space: What it is, Why it’s Important, and How to Create it.

A few weeks ago, I went to get fingerprinted for TSA pre-check (so excited to leave my shoes on), and they basically told me I don’t have any fingerprints. No, really, they couldn’t get anything useful out of me. And it’s not the first time this has happened: whenever I have to get background checked…

Becoming 20: 20 Lessons Learned in 20 Years

September 13th, 2018, is the day I leave behind my teenage years. It’s a profound transition for anyone; beginning a shift from one phase of life to another. For me, it holds a significant weight in many different ways. My teenage years held some of the darkest and some of the lightest times of my…

The Latest on the “I Am Maris” Movie

I’m so beyond excited and grateful to finally update you on what’s been going on behind-the-scenes since our first-cut premiere of the film in June. What you need to know: Ro*Co Films (http://www.rocofilms.com/) is our distributor and executive producer. They’ve been a part of 11 Oscar nominated and/or winning films, and you’ve likely heard of…

Introducing the YogaMaris Self-Love Toolkit

Do you not know where to begin with learning how to love yourself? Do you just need some tools to get you started? Do you struggle with negative self-talk about yourself and your body? Join me for a seven-day “online retreat” wherein you’ll learn the tools I’ve used to improve my self-love and inner dialogue…

Everyday Goddesses: Kristin Kaschak from “The Girl With The Butter”

Kristin Kaschak is a force to be reckoned with. Kristin wears many hats:  she’s a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner with the Nutritional Therapy Association,  holds certifications with the CHEK Institute (Holistic Lifestyle Coach) and CrossFit, Inc. (Level 1 Trainer Certificate Holder), runs the wildly successful blog “The Girl With the Butter”, and co-hosts the podcast “Is This…

I’m a Yogi Misfit.

I’m honored to be a guest on this week’s episode of Yogi Misfits with the ever-inspiring Danni Pomplun. I’d love for you to give it a listen: we chat about yoga, teacher training, college, the future, and more. It’s a fun little chat and I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed recording…

What They Don’t Tell You About Having an Eating Disorder

There are some things in this world that you may never truly understand until you experience them. Until you experience true loss, you will never comprehend it. Until you experience true joy, you will never fully know it. Until you fall in love, you will never be able to put it into words. There are…