Natural Products Expo 2018 Anaheim

With more natural brands launching online and more consumers than ever buying healthy and natural products there, too, it makes sense to have a digital presence that is both informative and entertaining. The brands that are strategically winning on social media are those that use multiple platforms to engage fans, show some personality and inspire healthy living through photography, video, purpose-driven campaigns, and, of course, #hashtags.

Check out the top 5 brands that have caught the digital eye of thousands of health enthusiasts and also grabbed our attention leading up to and during Natural Products Expo West 2018.

1. The Stanley Brothers on progress and potential of the CBD industry. The Stanley brothers of Colorado helped put the health benefits of CBD on the public’s radar back when their hemp extract that was high in CBD content and extremely low in THC content, now known as Charlotte’s Web, made headlines because of its apparent effectiveness in helping some children with autism and debilitating seizure disorders.

We caught up with three of the brothers at the CBD Summit at Natural Products Expo West to hear their thoughts about the potential benefits of the flourishing CBD category for the health of people.

2. Chobani LLC, maker of America’s No. 1 Greek yogurt brand and the second largest overall yogurt manufacturer in the U.S., has announced today the members of its Spring 2018 class for the Chobani Incubator. The third and largest Chobani Incubator class to date, with nine food startups, is made up of companies that are disrupting and improving high-potential food categories in the U.S., from new and innovative snack products like simple seed-based bars or peanut butter protein puffs, to healthier energy drink and smoothie options to nutritional foods that can help kids learn to love vegetables.

3. Matchabar when your mission is to bring matcha to the people, which it is for New York-based Matchabar, then getting social to keep fans engaged and motivated to find better energy by drinking matcha is a must. Drinking beautiful cups of an agate green elixir that has caffeine, antioxidants, and amino acid L-Theanine to support a cool, calm, and collected feeling.

4. Natures Path, a brandthat proves breakfast can be beautiful especially by using social media. With fun-stop-motion photography and mandala-style, Natures Path products are pleasing to the eye and the brand blossoms with topics from reducing sugar to organic gardening.

5. Purely Elizabeth, a granola company that just keeps reinventing itself. The new line of Vibrant Oats, which can make a morning superfood bowl an energetic shade of blue, pink or yellow (from natural mix-ins, such as spirulina powder) has become the best- in- the – industry appeal to on-the-go health driven products.

When you’ve got a craving for USDA organic sweet or savoury snacks Natural Products Expo is a social giveaway matches made in heaven.

love, k

Made with LOVE

Food tastes better to people who are told the meal has been prepared with love.

Cute Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him and Her

Looking for a gift that serves a dual purpose? Perhaps a set of palm reading coasters will strike his fancy. If he is a die-hard sports fan with an appreciation for history, he would certainly enjoy a vintage-inspired ball cap representing a once loved 1930’s baseball team. And, for those men in your life who are a bit more traditional, we’ve rounded up some classics: with a modern twist, such as a luxe shaving kit, and a practical, yet stylish magnetic bottle opener. Here are a few Gifts for him and Gifts for her suggestions.


Gifts for her 



Bullet journaling was a super hot trend in 2017 and that flame isn’t dying out anytime soon.

Flowers Flowers are always a winner!! Any type of flower bouquet.



Chocolates and sweets always bring forth the romance on this special day


Anything from gemstones, to jewelry, happens to be another winner gift!



Gifts for him



There is a fantastic selection of luxury watches to suit a range of budgets.



Men like jewelry too…

Guys love customized grilling accessories, travel gear, personalized sports gear, and exclusively designed beer and whiskey glasses.



However, your Valentine’s day unfolds. Wishing you a lovely one!!!

love, krishna





Super Blue Blood Moon

Let’s break this down. This event – called a super blue blood moon – is actually three fairly common lunar happenings all happening at the same time!

And scientists say that information gathered during the event could help them figure out where to land a rover on the moon.

What is a super blue blood moon?

The moon is full, and it’s the second full moon of the calendar month, which has been termed a blue moon.

Moon is on a 28-day cycle so that only happens once in a while – or, as you might say, once in a blue moon!!

Next, the moon is known as a supermoon because it’s especially close to the Earth, making it appear larger and brighter than usual. The moon doesn’t orbit Earth in a perfect circle – it’s an ellipse, which means there are times during the orbit that it is thousands of miles closer to Earth than others.

Most interesting, is that this is all coinciding with a total lunar eclipse. That’s why this is also called a blood moon, it’s going to pass through the Earth’s shadow and the Earth’s shadow is going to cause the moon to appear a deep red color.

What a wonderful combination with all the wonderful things the moon can show us.

love, krishna k 🙂

Meditation for Trust: Meditation for Brosa

Trust is knowing you will be fine no matter what.

Meditation for Trust: Meditation for Brosa

1. Sit in easy pose.

2. Lift the arms up over the head with the right palm over the left for males and the left palm over the right for females. Thumbs are touching. The palms are down and over the crown area with the elbows slightly bent.

3. Whisper Wahe Guru with the eyes slightly open and gazing at the upper lip.

4. Meditate for 3 to 11 minutes.

love, krishna 🙂

National Green Juice Day

The holidays may be over, but the New Year celebration and commitments to our resolutions persevere with National Green Juice Day on January 26. National Green Juice Day was established as a way to encourage people to stick to their health and wellness resolutions by drinking a green juice.

There are several veggie-centric ways to celebrate and inspire health and wellness habits in the New Year 2018.

Start off your morning by making green juice at home or grab a bottle of cold-pressed green juice for a simple way to get more nutrients from green vegetables in your daily diet.

#NationalGreenJuiceDay #GotMyGreens.

love, k 🙂

Love is Respect

Healthy communication is important in every relationship, but especially after trust has been broken. When you are able to talk honestly with your significant other and feel that your partner, and you should feel secure in being open and honest then here are a few tips for healthy relationship.

Be on the same team. Your relationship may not look the same on the “other side,” but it is possible to build something new. It’s encouraged for both to be focused on building that new relationship together.

Stay “present-oriented.” One of the most difficult things about rebuilding trust is staying in the present moment and building toward the future, rather than living in or worrying about the past.

Trust yourself and intuition. This might be the most important thing to do. Learning to trust yourself, your own feelings, and that you’ll be protected moving forward is key to having a healthy relationship with anyone.

Before we can open to the flow of the Universe, we have to be open and honest with our self. We have to accept our self, and able to say, I trust myself, I love myself, I am myself. With that, everything flows toward you because you are vibrating as you.

Infinite Blessings,


Intuitive Thursday Thoughts

According to Albert Einstein, “The only real valuable thing is intuition.” Why is that? Because our intuition is a unique, powerful, internal guidance system (much like a GPS) that guides us through every decision we face–if we will be aware, listen, and respond.

The voice of inner knowing exists inside everyone. As we trust our ability to become aware, listen, and respond, we find treasures of knowledge, answers to challenging questions, and solutions to some of life’s most difficult problems.

Developing our intuition typically happens in stages. First, we must become aware that this inner knowing exists. A personal sixth sense is activated by training your awareness to become sharper and receive more information from others. You begin this process by learning how to expand your consciousness and better understand the way your body takes in and responds to energy.

Intuitive living is the art of developing your awareness to be a highly sophisticated receiver of vibrations that will give you more accurate data to work with as you interact with people. As we begin to recognize our intuitive voice, we discover that it’s necessary for us to exist in an environment where we can hear it. This is the second stage–learning to listen.

When our lives (and our minds) are cluttered with static from the outside world (disruptive music, television, people, internet and telephone input, substance misuse, unhealthy eating, and negative communication) we become so overwhelmed that we often do not hear our inner voice. By simply “turning off” or “shutting down” disruptive energy and paying attention, we begin to connect to this powerful source.

Those who are best able to act on their intuition are people who live a balanced and peaceful life.

Why? Because when we have more peace of mind (which comes through balanced living) we are better equipped to take action (such as, we’re more trusting, less afraid, and not so controlling). So relax, exercise, and meditate. Don’t overwork and avoid any addictions. And be sure to know the facts and not be overly influenced by fears. Fears create illusions that often misguide and they typically leave us feeling more confused. Our intuition brings peace. So respond when you feel harmony rather than havoc.

Pay attention to your inner voice, listen well and respond. Take steps to clean up the clutter in your environment. Invite your inner voice to come forward and speak more clearly to you. See what happens, and take note of the answers and solutions that begin to flow from your intuition.

love, krishna shoshana aka kelly