The Earthbody Blog

A curated guide to holistic wellness

Welcome to my journal. Each week I share a story that turns my mind with the insights, goof-ups, and lessons I discovered in the exchange. I also believe that the good life takes practice. Here's where I'll share resources in meditation, self care, daily ritual, wholesome nutrition, and the best in body~mind wellness. Thanks for reading and welcome to the family.

Denmo Ibrahim, Founder & CEO Earthbody.

On Getting Lost

We arrived at Wilbur Hot Springs two hours later than planned. Well, three actually, if you count the postponed departure. But seeing that it was just the two of us and we were looking forward to a leisurely drive up north, the freedom to leave at will overrode the aspiration for timeliness.

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Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift GuideMom was right about everything (well, almost everything.) Mother’s Day is on May 12th and a chance to celebrate the superwoman in your life. We’ve put together a list of our favorite spa gifts for mom to honor, nourish and love her totally.

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Your Skin Is An Ecosystem

We typically think of skin only as it relates to beauty — but it's actually important to overall health. Did you know that a single square centimeter of skin hosts approximately 1 million microbes with an estimate of over a 100 distinct species? These microbes include bacteria, yeasts, fungi, viruses, protozoa and even mites.

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Perfect Storm

The storm hit but there was no thunder. News reports said it was the biggest downfall of the decade. The way the media talked about it made me think the rain was biblical and the floods to come were groundwork for some divine message. That’s how I read it, at least. I was sure Moses would descend from Mount Tamalpais with a tablet in either hand and have amended the commandments. Not that they were out dated. I mean they ARE but they’re solid instructions on decency that require zero religious zeal to devote to entirely. Thou shalt not kill. Thou shalt not lie.

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The Power to Self Identify

“What we are is made up of what we have been; and what we have been also shapes the future, without definitely giving line and substance to every thought and action. The present is a movement of the past to the future.” J. Krishnamurti

I often start any class or talk I'm leading by asking the group what it means to be a healer. Ultimately, my goal is to articulate the difference between providing a service and providing a space. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve received push-back on asking those around me to identify as a healer. Denmo I’m not a healer, I’m a helper. I’m an artist, a therapist, a coach, a dancer. My work may be healing but I am not a healer.

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