Jen Stiff

Writer and Yoga Teacher (RYT-200)

Jen is a writer, editor, and storyteller. She lives in California with her mountain man husband and two pugs. When she’s not writing or frolicking with animals, Jen is practicing or teaching yoga, traveling to faraway lands, and cooking up delicious vegan desserts.

Jen has healed her own mind, body, and soul through yoga, meditation, and healthful eating, and she loves to share her passion for health and well-being with the world through writing. 

Articles by Jen Stiff

Tea is an enjoyable beverage, but it can also be treated as a spice and used in cooking—from breakfast to dessert!Read More
As the autumn weather chills, fall aromas begin to beckon. Branch out beyond the ubiquitous (albeit delicious) pumpkin and use these five essential oil blends to bring the season into your home.Read More
As the most important meal of the day, breakfast deserves your attention. These recipes can satisfy a sugar craving without the sugar rush, and they’re packed with the nutrients your body needs to start your day off right.Read More
Thanks to herbs, spices, and a little ingenuity, the popsicles of yesteryear have become the artisanal frozen fruit bars of today. You can craft these five treats at home with the freshest ingredients you can get your hands on.Read More
With summer here, now is an ideal time to grab your reusable bags, kids, friends, or dogs (if they’re allowed) and head out to your local farmers’ market. Follow these five tips to ensure you get the most from your shopping.Read More
Mushrooms have made their mark on the culinary world, and for good reason. They have multiple health benefits—and are delicious. Still not convinced? Keep reading.Read More
Go into any grocery store, and you’ll see that juicing has become a trend. While it’s preferable to chew your vegetables and fruits for the greatest nutritional value, there are still ways you can make the most of juicing.Read More
You’ve graduated from yoga teacher training with certificate in hand and a renewed sense of purpose. Now what? If you’re going to teach, consider some creative ways to approach your new-found craft.Read More
You can pay a lot of money for “natural” skincare products that are often filled with harsh chemicals, or you can make your own truly natural products with ingredients you probably have at home. These five recipes will gently slough away dry skin cells and renew your skin with a burst of hydration.Read More
Winter weather can leave you more susceptible to lethargy, restlessness, and depression—all signs that your body needs to get up and moving. Here is an energizing yoga sequence to get your blood pumping this winter season.Read More
Soups can serve as a delicious side dish or starter to a healthy winter meal. Here are five scrumptious soup recipes to add to your recipe repertoire.Read More
Trying to be perfect all the time can be exhausting. Ready for a change? Follow these tips for a healthier, happier you.Read More
Whether you’re a seasoned yoga instructor or new to the practice, offering hands-on adjustments can be intimidating. Follow these simple tips to help make the experience more comfortable for everyone.Read More
One way to cut back on sugar is to satisfy your sweet tooth with nature’s bounty—fruit. The following plant-based dessert recipes won’t induce a sugar high or crash, require no baking, and can be made in a pinch.Read More
Summer BBQs don’t have to be all about meat. The following recipes focus on whole, healthy ingredients, and will satisfy the mouths and bellies of both vegans and non-vegans alike.Read More
If you want to keep your body moving fluidly throughout your life, having a strong, healthy back is a must. The following six poses can help strengthen your back, increase its flexibility, ease back pain, and improve your posture.Read More
This summer, cucumbers could be your best friend. Here are six ways they can benefit you—from soothing your sunburn as a topical paste to cooling you down in a refreshing drink.Read More
If you need some motivation to get outside each day for some fresh air and sunshine, check out these five health benefits that you can gain from spending time in the outdoors.Read More