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
Lower the Environmental Impact of Holiday Shopping with these 5 Sustainable Shopping Strategies

Enjoy Guilt-free Gift Giving with 5 Sustainable Holiday Shopping Strategies

As the holiday season twinkles on the horizon, our thoughts turn to the joy of gift-giving and the festive spirit that fills the air. Yet, in this season of merriment,...
November 26, 2023 — Team Mache
How to Honor America's Indigenous Communities this Thanksgiving

How to Honor America's Indigenous Communities this Thanksgiving

Embrace Thanksgiving on a Foundation of Reflection and Respect As Thanksgiving rolls around, it's more than just a time for turkey and pumpkin pie. It's a golden opportunity to pause...
November 20, 2023 — Team Mache
Eco-friendly Day of the Dead Decorations: Celebrate Sustainably

Eco-friendly Day of the Dead Decorations: Celebrate Sustainably

The Day of the Dead, or "Día de los Muertos", is a mesmerizing and deeply rooted tradition celebrated primarily in Mexico, but its influence has reached many corners of the...
October 27, 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
2023 Healthy Holiday Gift Guide: Align your Shopping List with your Holistic Values

2023 Healthy Holiday Gift Guide: Align your Shopping List with your Holistic Values

The main concept behind Mache's "Wellness Onion" suggests an stress-free, layered approach towards designing oneself a health-conscious and environmentally sustainable lifestyle. Each layer of this wellness model represents one step...
October 11, 2023 — Team Mache
See Through Greenwashing | An Interview with Agreenably

See Through the Greenwashing with Agreenably

The yoga and wellness community is increasingly seeking sustainable and ethical products to align their buying practices with their values. In this pursuit, many individuals face the challenge of distinguishing...
September 16, 2023 — Team Mache
Exposing the Hidden Toxins in Luxury Interiors

Exposing the Hidden Toxins in Luxury Interiors

In recent years, a spotlight on sustainable living has illuminated the hidden corners of the luxury interiors market, revealing a landscape that, while seemingly opulent, often harbors a toxic secret....
September 12, 2023 — Team Mache
5 Healthwashing Scams the Wellness Industry Doesn't Want You to Know

5 Healthwashing Scams the Wellness Industry Doesn't Want You to Know

At Mache, our mission is to provide our community with the knowledge and tools they need to make mindful and informed choices in their self-care journey. In a world where...
August 20, 2023 — Team Mache