“Cooking is at once child’s play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.” Craig Claiborne If you don’t “cook” daily or often, cooking can often seem so laborious. Yet if you look at it as a way of creating nourishment for yourself and those you love, it becomes an act […]
Canadian jewelry designer + yogini, Sonja Picard launched her eponymous jewelry line, the Sonja Picard Collection (SPC) in 2000, which now has over 350 pieces crafted in silver, gold, gemstones and Canadian diamonds and celebrates the yogic and tantric traditions of adornment. Today, Sonja puts her sculptural background to use as she first hand-carves each original piece in wax, invoking the human spirit and offering a sculptural organic quality to the jewelry. As Sonja launches the newest addition to her work, the SPC Bridal Collection, Yogue chats with her about Yoga, creativity, the eco aspects of her design process and of course bridal inspired yogic jewelry.
Yes I hear you, the holiday season does come only once a year and with it delicious and rich food, friends, family and wine. If you’re feeling a little post-indulgent today, don’t worry, know that you’re not alone, help is on its way. And it does not require switching from indulgence to asceticism overnight. Rather than move from one extreme to another, which our society so loves doing, here’s an alternative. Boost your nutrition plan over the next few weeks, introduce key super-natural whole foods so that you can effectively balance your body and mind in light of the excess of this season. It is all about balance.