A coffee nap? Yes, you read this correctly. Drinking up to 12-ounces of coffee before settling in for a maximum 20-minute power nap will keep you alert, refreshed, and fatigue-free.
Drinking coffee before your daily meditation practice can get you mentally and emotionally prepared and aid you in the creation of purposeful habits, positive triggers, and mindful living.
When you think of sipping a delicious cup of coffee odds are, your first thought is not ‘ah, I feel so relaxed’. You may, however, feel more at peace, a little cheerier, or even buoyant. While you may not consciously process it, this sense of ease is the result of a chemical change in your… Continue Reading →
Reduce inflammation, ward off hunger, and give a little extra support to your body, inside and out, by upping your coffee game! Alone, a cup of black coffee offers numerous health benefits from increased alertness to prevention against Alzheimer’s Disease. Paired with a few spices or fatty add-ins, your coffee can become a cup of… Continue Reading →
Coffee is that elusive workout partner you’ve always wanted but never thought you’de find — it lifts your mood, energizes you, minimizes pain and the perception of boredom, and even helps you burn more fat — up to 3 hours after you’ve stopped moving! The key to unlocking this dream-like ally? Timing. According to the… Continue Reading →
Have you made new year resolutions only to find out that your scheduled pre-work jog doesn’t jibe well with dark, cold mornings, or that your resolve to learn something new is no challenge to the lure of home, comfy clothes, and your favorite throw on a chilly, dark evening? You are not alone! It’s almost… Continue Reading →
If you love your coffee and are craving a touch more spice, a bit more texture, or an extra drop of natural sweetness, the following these herbs and spices are that ‘little more’ you’re looking for.
We all know that coffee is everyone’s favorite coworker but few realize that coffee can actually help you become the runner-up.
Pumpkin spice, maple spice, pecan, vanilla…however you take it, a good latte is delightful. A good latte can also be deceptively, unexpectedly caloric — and fattening if you are topping off your sweet drink with a touch of whipped cream. Think I’m exaggerating? Let’s get some perspective: a grande (16-ounce) Starbucks latte made with whole… Continue Reading →
In 2018, a California judge ruled that coffee companies must post warnings about acrylamide in coffee. Shortly after, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) reversed the ruling, stating that coffee does “not pose a significant risk of cancer”1. The United States Food and Drug Administration supported this decision, stating that warnings “would be… Continue Reading →