the wellness onion journal

explore self-care rituals + sustainable living tips: one layer at a time

Understanding "Sick Building Syndrome": Causes + Prevention Tips for Healthy Indoor Air

Understanding "Sick Building Syndrome": Causes + Prevention Tips for Healthy Indoor Air

Sick Building Syndrome serves as a stark reminder that our human well-being is intricately linked to the indoor environments we design and build. By implementing these tips and fostering awareness about indoor air quality, we can ensure our homes and workplaces promote health and vitality, not discomfort and disease.
Hone your Holiday Coping Skills: Adopt the "Five Ds" to Stay Sane + Healthy this Holiday

Hone your Holiday Coping Skills: Adopt the "Five Ds" to Stay Sane + Healthy this Holiday

As the holiday season rolls in, it can be easy to get swept up in the whirlwind of festivities, often at the expense of our well-being. That's why we've developed the must-read Five D's—a comprehensive list of savvy coping tools designed to help you navigate the holiday season while maintaining your health and sanity.
December 17, 2023 — Team Mache
Embracing Winter's Harmony: Integrating the Water Element into Sustainable Living

Winter's Healing Power: Integrate the Water Element into your Self-care Routine

Winter is a season that, in the wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine, is deeply intertwined with the water element. At Mache, we believe in harmonizing our lives with the natural rhythms of our natural world. This article delves into how the principles of winter and the water element to inspire sustainable living.
December 16, 2023 — Team Mache
Self-Care at Work: Ways to Support Your Mental Health While on the Job

Self-Care at Work: Ways to Support Your Mental Health While on the Job

In the hustle and bustle of a busy work schedule, prioritizing your mental health may tend to fall by the wayside. Once those deadlines and to-do list tasks start to...
October 17, 2023 — Team Mache
Design your Workspace for Wellbeing with these 3 Transformative Tips

Design your Workspace for Wellbeing with 3 Transformative Tips

We desk workers spend an average of six to upwards of fifteen hours every single day sitting in front of a digital screen. According to the American Heart Association, sedentary...
October 16, 2023 — Team Mache
Healthwashing: Unraveling the Predatory Practice of Toxic Products Disguised as Wellness

Healthwashing: Unraveling the Predatory Practice of Toxic Products Disguised as Wellness

In the pursuit of a healthy and mindful lifestyle, many conscious individuals turn to wellness products for their homes and personal care. However, amidst the array of healthy options in...
August 20, 2023 — Team Mache
OM-g: The Environmental Impact of the Yoga Industry

OM-g: The Environmental Impact of the Yoga Industry

 As the popularity of yoga continues to soar, it's important for us to take a closer look at the environmental impact of the yoga industry. While yoga promotes harmony, mindfulness,...
July 20, 2023 — Team Mache
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Nama-stay Away from Plastics: Know the Top 5 Plastics Polluting your Yoga Practice

In the pursuit of yoga, we strive to create a harmonious union between mind, body, and the environment around us. In order to curate a supportive environment for self-care, we...
July 07, 2023 — Team Mache
Embrace the Fiery Energy of Summer: Balance the Fire Element

Embrace the Fiery Energy of Summer: Balance the Fire Element

As we step into the vibrant season of summer, we are greeted by the radiant energy of the fire element. In Chinese medicine and the Science of Ayurveda, the fire...
June 22, 2023 — Team Mache
The Wellness Onion: Becoming a Conscious Consumer

The Wellness Onion: Becoming a Conscious Consumer

The health and wellness movement has been underway for quite some time, and its impact in the home has been undeniable, especially since the pandemic forced shelter-in-place lockdowns. Concurrently, home...
April 05, 2023 — Brienne Derosier
Balancing the Wood Element: Tips for a Healthy Spring

Balancing the Wood Element: Tips for a Healthy Spring

Spring is the season of new growth and renewal, and in traditional Chinese medicine, it's associated with the wood element. In Chinese Medicine theory, the wood element's related meridian system...
March 20, 2023 — Team Mache
Five ways to care for your heart health

5 Ways to Practice Self Love + Build a Healthy Heart

Love is at the heart of the world, just as it is at the heart of your life. ― Sebastian Pole, Discovering the True You with Ayurveda: How to Nourish,...
February 06, 2023 — Team Mache