A significant component of the Phoenix-Hearted Woman retreats is the concept of self-care and managing our energy for resilience. However, sometimes you just want a satisfying treat, something delicious, especially when you feel the ‘hangries’ are upon you. These chocolate energy bites provide a decadent, whole-food treat for sustained energy and cognitive functioning. They were an absolute hit at our spring Radiate Retreat!Read More
A significant component of the Phoenix-Hearted Woman retreats is the concept of self-care and managing our energy for resilience. Our Spring 2019 RADIATE Retreat featured a delicious stir-fry that was so popular we all had seconds.
Following Ayurvedic principles for a diet that aligns nicely with spring, this flavourful stir-fry is a shift from heavy, warming comfort foods of winter to the lighter fare of spring.Read More
Do you frequently fatigue part-way through your day? Are you increasingly frustrated, or quick to anger at times? Do you sometimes find yourself unable to come to a decision with confidence? These could be signs that you are not eating for energy and the well of your resilience is going to run dry.Read More
At this winter’s REVITALIZE retreat, we crafted a hearty and warming retreat menu that would give us sustained energy for all the thinking, learning and yoga activities we were engaging in.
Eating mindfully for sustained energy is a tremendous gift you can give yourself that will support you in being the best version of yourself.Read More
One of the foundational things that supports women (well, everyone) in maintaining optimal and balanced mental, physical and emotional energy is nutrition. Given life’s demands on our attention and our ever-increasing pace of life it is not surprising that many women can find themselves depleted and in a space of hormonal imbalance, pain, mental and physical exhaustion and emotional reactivity.Read More
A significant component of the Phoenix-Hearted Woman retreats is the concept of self-care and managing our energy for resilience, and so, we include in each of our retreats nourishing food to help us replenish our energy and support our health.
Our Autumn 2018 Recognize Retreat featured a homemade soup that was so popular it launched a new blog series - Our Seasonal Retreat Recipes! So here is our first recipe post…Read More