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Transformation in Costa Rica! homeschooling spirituality travel Jun 28, 2018

We let go and trusted the flow as we once again packed up our bags and set off on a transformative journey to the jungle. But a different jungle!

I am OVERJOYED AND INCREDIBLY HONOURED to announce that we have embarked on a new transformative adventure in COSTA RICA!

After many years living...

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Are Generalists Healthier than Specialists? movement Apr 13, 2018

When it comes to wellness, movement, nutrition and the entire spectrum of holistic health, evolution isn’t simply a useful story to take into account, it’s actually the only context that really does make sense. We followed natural ways (a nomadic, hunter gatherer lifestyle) for...

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Movement as Nourishment movement Apr 07, 2018

 

Movement. It’s in our nature. 

We used to squat to the ground to forage berries, climb trees to pluck fruits, run from danger and carry our children while walking long distances. We were wild. 

Natural movement (or primal movement) goes back to a time where movement was a...

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Evolving Through Adaptation - How Natural Movement Saved Our Life connected parenting movement nature connection traditional Mar 02, 2018

To create new habits, change must happen, and with change comes adaptation. As we adapt, we evolve and become more resilient. This has been a year of major change and transition. We believe that every challenge is an opportunity for growth.

There are coping mechanisms that have helped us get...

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Hurricane Maria Aftermath sustainable living trauma & mental health Oct 25, 2017

When the sun rose after hurricane maria, the devastation was so absolute, that it staggered the mind. In many neighborhoods, the vast majority of homes were flattened. Trees that were not uprooted were stripped and shattered like skeletons. All major roads were blocked. All communications and...

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Hurricane Maria Before and After (Photo Story) nature connection trauma & mental health Oct 17, 2017

Exactly one month ago, life changed overnight for the people on the small Caribbean island of The Commonwealth of Dominica, also known as The Nature Island. An island that once attracted nature lovers, adventure seekers, and wellness warriors, is no more.

The night of September 18th, 2017,...

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How We Prepared for Our Unassisted Home Birth connected parenting kids wellness pregnancy & baby traditional Aug 08, 2017

Yes, you read correctly, we had our baby alone without any birth assistants. We had a planned and educated unassisted home birth. Of course, it wasn’t without much preparation, mentally, physically and spiritually, that we embarked on this empowering journey. Although we do possess deep...

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Sadiel's Unassisted Home Birth connected parenting kids wellness pregnancy & baby Aug 08, 2017

All women are sacred goddesses. We all give birth in our own unique way, and no matter the outcome, should feel empowered to have experienced one of life’s most special events.

Asking questions does not mean we are being judgmental. Perhaps the current paradigm is not the best way for us....

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Stages of The Coconut - From Young to Mature to Sprouted gardening & permaculture May 29, 2017

 

Coconut water, jelly or meat? Learn how a coconut ages and how to identify the stages of growth - from young to mature to sprouted. Stephan Subero, our tropical permaculturist at Beyond Vitality Nature Camp, takes you through the stages of the coconut.

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Living Off the Grid in The Caribbean (video) community gardening & permaculture sustainable living travel May 25, 2017

We’re a health and nature passionate family that immigrated to the Caribbean, from Trinidad and Canada. We live a simple and holistic life. In this video we share our reflection of our first year living off the grid in The Caribbean on our permaculture homestead in the rainforest of...

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What Is Human Rewilding? movement sustainable living May 25, 2017

 

By recognizing the domestication process that almost all of us have gone through, and by reconnecting with nature and our natural selves, we can rediscover our birthrights - vibrant health, a powerful body, open awareness, and a mind that is quiet of thoughts, free of stress and...

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My Breakdown (strike that) Spiritual Awakening spirituality May 19, 2017

 

It's not easy for me to open up and show my vulnerabilities. In a world where I’ve tried to be strong, hold a preconceived image of health and be the life cheerleader, I am also a real person living this life with its natural ups and down.

It was a long year. The stars were perfectly...

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