• A (Mostly) Raw, Vegan Lifestyle // livelovesimple.com

    Physical Wellness: Balanced Nutrition

    Dena March 9, 2020

    Hello, friends! Happy Monday. I hope that you had a lovely weekend. It was a good one, but also a strange one, for me. The weather was beautiful, the early spring that nature has been hinting at seems to be sticking around. We started working on the yard and garden, and that process brings me so much joy. We have plans to expand the garden a bit which means we’ll…

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  • thinking spring…

    Dena February 27, 2020

    Last week I was running errands when I suddenly found myself lost in the nail polish aisle of our local pharmacy. I am not typically an impulse buyer. In fact, I try to be the opposite–minimalism is my goal. I’ve never owned more than a…

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  • Making Wellness a Priority in Motherhood

    Dena February 12, 2020

    Motherhood has been such a beautiful journey thus far. With all of the life changes that I’ve gone through these last seven years, however, it wasn’t always easy. One of the things that I truly lost sight of in my early stages of motherhood, was…

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  • 5 Tips for More Energy

    Dena March 13, 2019

    Thank you to the makers of 5-hour™ TEA shots for sponsoring this post. The last seven months of my life have been incredibly transformational. It all started a year ago, when I restarted my yoga practice in February of 2018. For me, yoga is a…

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  • The Thing About Climbing Out…

    Dena July 24, 2018

    Let’s talk about fear. They say that you should do one thing, every day, that scares you. So here I am posting this video to my Instagram. My instinct is to pretend that this doesn’t exist, to quietly practice & never show anyone. Because I…

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  • You can do anything. But you can’t do everything.

    Dena March 24, 2018

    “How did I end up here, again?” I asked myself, lying on my back in the emergency room hospital bed a couple of weeks ago. It was the second time in as many years that I found myself in that very position. Recently a friend…

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  • HALT: A Simple Reminder for Self-Care

    Dena February 27, 2016

    So many times in life, we discover that the little things really are the big things. As I wrote in my last post, I’ve been going through some major life changes and they’re far from little. But what I’ve noticed is that although the big…

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  • Shine // some thoughts on balance

    Dena June 10, 2014

    The past few months have thrown me completely off balance. With spring, everything comes alive and it is beautiful. We break free from the oppressive chains of a northeast winter. Life gets busy. It’s a natural — and wonderful — cycle. But this year, it’s…

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  • Poison Preservatives & Vanishing Bees

    Dena December 13, 2011

    Over the past several years something has come to my attention, time and again. It appears that instead of making the health and well-being of its citizens its top priority, the United States Government is bending to the will of big corporate lobbyists. There are…

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