Unlock The Power Of Herbs

Nature ~ fierce, calming, vibrant, quiet. An undeniable mirror of life. Nature provides an abundance of resources. And as life gains speed, it’s easy to overlook or breeze right past exactly what you need to balance your system as it grows right beside your mailbox 

The current norm in lifestyle doesn’t hold space for appreciating the gifts of nature and all their uses. Identifying herbs and knowing how to use them is a skill often lost among generations.

And yet nature has its way of reminding you by subtle yet breathtaking displays that stop you in your tracks, even for a moment, filling you with a mesmerizing inspiration that warms you from the inside and invigorates the sensation of your own heart beat.

And if you’ve been blessed to awaken early enough to witness the slow rise of the sun casting delicate yet powerful rays against the stable and awe-inspiring mountain range, you too can feel alpenglow in your soul.

Our friend, Rachel...

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Harnessing the Energy of the Sun ☀️

As you slowly begin the descent from the peak of the summer solstice, you might be wondering, how do I hold on to this

How do I store all of the energy, the beauty, the freedom, the feeling of summer far past the brevity of the season? How do I hold onto the uplifting glow on gloomy days or as the daylight slowly shortens

Maybe these questions linger in the back of your mind…or maybe you don’t even consider these thoughts until well into September. Either way, I’m here to tell you that now is the time to absorb the true abundance of the summer sun.

If you take just a few steps to consume the goodness the sun brings, your efforts will sustain you well past this short season and nourish you into fall and winter.


These 5 simple steps are key to harness and maintain the summer sun within you:


Absorb the Sun (& Ditch the Chemical Sunscreen) 

The easiest way to capture the power of the sun is to absorb the rays through...

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What Does it Mean to "Live Unprocessed?"

That’s a great question.  And I can’t answer it for you.

Weird, right? Let me explain…

First, let’s break it down. 

To live: to have life, as an organism; be alive; be capable of vital functions: to practice, represent, or exhibit in one's life: to live one's philosophy.

Unprocessed: not having undergone a process to preserve or purify

Hmmm, okay? Let me continue by asking you this...

Are you alive? Like really, truly alive? Practicing, functioning, representing, and exhibiting your philosophy in a way that's completely raw, authentic, without being preserved or purified by someone or something else’s process?

It’s a deep question….and I can only answer from my perspective in hopes to offer you the spark to explore the way you define your own meaning. Because ultimately, though this is my chosen business name, this question, “What does it mean to live unprocessed?” isn’t a question for me. It’s...

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Shannon of Live Unprocessed is sharing her take and tips on wellness through food, movement, and mindfulness.