The Holistic City Life Blog
Highlighting diversity in the wellness community.
I’m a Latina – half Guatemalan and Salvadoran, Native to Los Angeles, California. A Spanish interpreter and translator by day and wellness advocate/ blogger by night. My wellness journey began in 2015 when I underwent laparoscopic surgery resulting in the removal of...read more
Hey! I'm Jana. I'm just a simple New York City girl driven by my passion. I yearned to live a more holistic and natural lifestyle that didn't simply stop at the farmers market, and was inspired in a multifaceted way. As a student of botany and herbalism, it was this...read more
Vegan Chef Gully's amazing Shiro, which is an Ethiopian chickpea stew that is usually eaten with injera bread. We love the way she transforms some of our favorite comfort foods. Check out Chef Gully at chefgully.com and...read more
Hollis Gray The Holistree Collective THC is a community of the most brilliant minds coming together for the sole purpose of raising the vibrations of the world through education, art and ritual. We create safe beautiful spaces, facilitate workshops and host...read more
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Through a series of thoughtful questions, we wanted to get a closer look into Angela’s influence in the world of wellness. Continue reading to discover where she started, challenges she’s faced, and what inspires her. Often times we don't’ get to see the story behind...read more
There are plenty of things to look forward to as you get older, but aging also comes with unique challenges. Many of us are concerned about the appearance of lines and wrinkles over the years, turning to expensive creams and risky surgeries in an effort to stave off...read more
You are welcome here!
I founded Holistic City Life in order to provide busy city dwellers with opportunities to engage in healthy lifestyle practices in safe and inclusive spaces. However, as years went by I noticed that wellness appeared more exclusive than inclusive. I started this blog to provide a platform to highlight diversity within wellness. Our differences whether race, culture, nationality, age, gender, sexual identity, etc make us better. I hope you are inspired by their journeys. After all diversity is the spice of life.
– Leslie Carrington, CEO of HolistiCitiLyfe
Sarah Somian is a Holistic Nutritionist and Wellness Consultant with a passion for natural and holistic methods of healing and nourishing the body. She firmly believes that Nature and whole foods can be powerful medicines, when used appropriately. Her mission is to...read more
I had the pleasure of visiting True Blue Bay Resort while in Grenada last month. This family owned resort is amazing! I thoroughly enjoyed my stay and had an opportunity to tour the resort with Magdalena Fielden. True Blue Bay Boutique Resort is owned by Magdalena...read more
Melissa McGill I am a holistic aromatherapist with a line of products called Morphologically. Every blend I create takes the seen and unseen to heart. There is a familiarity and comfort within the synergies, wearable fragrances, candles on, all of which encompass the...read more