Through heartbreak and laughter, we just keep going; greeting the sun with each new day. Here’s what’s healing us, making us quake with irreverent laughter, and humbling us as we move forward, step-by-step.
Our Clinical Herbalist sits down with Lopa to discuss all things Elderberry! - Elderberry’s amazing properties (hot damn they are impressive!) - The deal with “fake” elderberry & real elderberry, plus how we source and quality control to deliver high-potency extracts & herbs (we are obsessive!) - Why we super-duper need adaptogens in 2020
As we near the change of seasons, uncertainty and anxiety loom in the air. “How bad will COVID be this winter?”, “Will we ever be an equitable society?”, and even “Will there be a civil war?”. These are all valid, and concerning, questions. It's an exceptionally uncertain time. That said. Is life ever actually certain?
Little moments of joy are often the first thing to go when we're stressed, anxious, or in a crisis. Yet allowing ourselves a moment of joy creates a respite that makes us more resilient. Here are 3 simple ways to infuse your days with more fun and joy.
Synergy exists when the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. 1+1 no longer equals 2 but maybe 3, 4, or 5 instead. This is seen throughout the natural world, where unlikely emergent behaviors frequently pop up out of complex systems.
The celebrated combination of the adaptogens rhodiola, eleuthero, and schisandra comprise the core of Bold. These three together have been the subject of many clinical trials and show proven results for enhanced cognitive capacity, decreased fatigue, and powerful effects on stress.
As we navigate current changes, complexity, and challenge, the tools to remind us of our inner strength and adaptability are more important than ever. With that in mind, we wanted to share some of the things bringing us hope right now!
Building immunity is about more than quick-fixes and fear-induced sterility. It entails a more rounded approach of resourcing our bodies from multiple angles. Nutrition, sleep, exercise, emotional well-being, spiritual vitality— these are all important. And plants can help too, especially stress-busting adaptogens.
This is not a time to exclude ANYONE from our care and protection—especially those who are most vulnerable. Taking smart measures to prevent disease spread for yourself is also an act of love and service to all humans.