meatless monday: new food rules, runaway, and jon snow

Sara little yoga blog nyc salt
From the NYT: The Upshot: “Simple Rules for Healthy Eating.” Science-based and honest. Particularly thrilling: #3 (salt so good) and #7 (eat with your loves). Also: avoid treating any food like the devil.

Sara little yoga blog nyc aurora
Aurora’sRunaway.” Pretty, ethereal vocals from an 18-year-old Norwegian.


Seth Meyers brings Jon Snow to a dinner party. No brainer.

wednesday wisdom: tax day poetry, the good life

sara little yoga blog nyc good life
The Good Life

When some people talk about money
They speak as if it were a mysterious lover
Who went out to buy milk and never
Came back, and it makes me nostalgic
For the years I lived on coffee and bread,
Hungry all the time, walking to work on payday
Like a woman journeying for water
From a village without a well, then living
One or two nights like everyone else
On roast chicken and red wine.

Tracy K. Smith, via MTA’s Poetry In Motion

{p.s. it’s National Poetry Month. we’re celebrating. xxS}

meatless monday: strange trails and morning rituals

sara little yoga blog nyc lord huron
Strange Trails,” Lord Huron’s latest offering, is a dreamy, weird album, and the accompanying Kurosawa-esque videos are equally bizarre and beautiful. A good listen for those who like their music in story form.*

sara little yoga blog nyc el rey
My Morning Routine. We’ve all got one. This site compiles them, and delivers brand new, inspiring morning rituals to your email every Wednesday, from people all around the world.

*(At 4:34 in the “Fool for Love” video, call the phone number. You’ll get drawn into a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure side-story. Cool.)

wednesday wisdom: re-examine

via soul-surfer.tumblr.com

via soul-surfer.tumblr.com

Re-examine all you have been told in school or church or in any book, and dismiss whatever insults your own soul; and your very flesh shall be a great poem, and have the richest fluency, not only in its words, but in the silent lines of its lips and face, and between the lashes of your eyes, and in every motion and joint of your body.
– Walt Whitman, preface to Leaves of Grass

{p.s. it’s National Poetry Month. we’re celebrating. xxS}

meatless monday: 3 meatless things for the week ahead

sara little yoga blog nyc odessa
“Grow” by Odessa. Sweet voice, sweet song, especially in the context of spring’s floral awakening.
Listen here.

sara little yoga blog nyc reverse warrior
Reverse Warrior
. Studio-to-street yogawear with peaceful undertones and 20% of its proceeds going to the Prison Yoga Project and the Veteran’s Yoga Project.
Buy here.

sara little yoga blog nyc super soft heroes
Super Soft Heroes.” A Norwegian cartoonist creates a coloring book for her young son after he says he won’t cry because Spiderman doesn’t cry:

“Boys learn from their role models… [w]hen my three year old son stopped crying because none of his heroes do, I had to take action because I think this is (excuse me) bullshit. I decided to draw ten soft super heroes and then strong princesses, just to give the kids some alternatives.”

Humanizing heroes. Download here.

wednesday wisdom: the resting place of my soul

Vogue China by Camila Akrans, October 2014.

Vogue China by Camila Akrans, October 2014.

The resting place of my soul is a beautiful garden where my knowledge of you lives.
Kahlil Gibran, via (it.s) plant porn

{p.s. it’s National Poetry Month. let’s celebrate. xxS}

meatless monday: 3 beautiful, meatless things

new week, new season, (almost) new month, and a new format for Meatless Mondays: 3 beautiful, meatless things…

via perpetual grace.

via perpetual grace.

new project: (it.s) plant porn. serving as editor-at-large for my friend Imane‘s latest venture, because plants just make people happy.

via etsy.

via etsy.

new beauty M.O.: creative ear adornment. the ear jacket trend is so last season.

via pinterest.

via pinterest.

new green juice: the frozen avocado margarita at Javelina. because avocado + tequila duh.