We want to know: What's nourishing you?
Welcome to our series, Nourished. Here, we feature women creating an enriching life and ask what's currently nourishing their mind, body and soul, inspired by our Women's Daily Vitamin Trio ($38), which targets the three pillars of health and wellbeing.
Meet Miki Ash, founder of the virtual wellness app, The How, which shares on-demand wellness in the form of yoga, meditations, and workouts. The conscious creator is consistently inspires us to get our daily movement in. She's a must-follow for yoga practices, motivational reminders, and that daily reset that's so needed in our feed. We chatted with Miki on the power of movement, accepting herself exactly as she is, and taking care of her hormonal health.
Read along below.
At this moment, what’s currently taking up your headspace?
Consciously creating tools that help people reclaim their personal power.
What’s something you’re looking forward to?
The re-launch of my app at the end of June.
What book are you reading?
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
What’s currently on your playlist?
"Paraty" by Mia Doi Todd
How do you take care of your mental health?
Journaling, yoga, movement, meditation, my sweet pups and sunshine.
Your favorite way to unwind is…
Smoking a joint and watching trashy cop shows or cooking shows.
Do you have any tips for managing stress?
Allow yourself to feel it, but don’t let it consume you. Move your body and shake it out!
What brings you joy?
Community, being creative, giving and receiving love.
You feel best in your body when...
I drink enough water and make time to exercise regularly.
Your favorite nourishing recipe/food is…
Grain-free tacos made with siete.
What does wellness mean to you?
Taking care of your whole self—body, mind, and spirit.
Your go-to workout is…
Hot yoga or kickboxing.
What does health mean to you?
Eating real food, drinking more than enough water, getting outside, taking care of hormonal health, letting go and staying present.
When do you take your vitamins?
Morning and night!
Are you a morning or night person?
Morning all the way.
What time do you go to bed + wake up each night?
I go to bed around 10 pm and wake up before 7 am with no alarm.
Any tips for a good night’s sleep?
Put your phone away.
Coffee or tea?
When do you feel most beautiful?
After I meditate.
What does beauty mean to you?
I used to feel like I needed to change the way I looked to be beautiful (fillers, Botox, fake hair and lashes) and now beauty means accepting myself exactly as I am.
You’re stranded on a deserted island—the beauty product you bring with you….
The beauty product that’s always in your purse...
A tried-and-true beauty trick that actually works is…
Drink water and wear less makeup.
Next up, read how LA-based influencer Jessica Manning practices self-care, plus shop doctor-made vitamins targeted to your exact reproductive lifestage now.
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