Holiday Gifts for the Healthy-Minded

It’s that time of year again when holiday shopping is in full swing and finding the perfect, one-of-a-kind gift is top priority. Whether some of these items have been on the holiday shopping list before or are brand new, here at Be Well, we present you with our roundup of our favorite holiday gifts for the healthy-minded–physically and spiritually.

10 Surprising Results on the Cleanse

As my teacher Joshua Rosenthal at Integrative Nutrition always said, “given half a chance, the body will heal itself.”

In the past three years of supporting patients and customers on the Be Well Cleanse, I’ve heard lots of common responses: more energy, weight loss, better digestion.

There have also been some more quirky or uncommon results that are pretty wonderful. These certainly won’t happen to everyone. It’s hard to say if they are the result of cleaning up your diet, taking the digestive supplements or the protein shakes — or maybe a combination of all three. Either way, these surprising results are worth celebrating!

The Top 7 Unlikely Beauty Foods

Don’t you love finding beauty in the most unlikely of places?

Sometimes beauty lies in the most unlikely of places: in a messy, bed-head hairdo, a smoky smear of eye makeup, or the flush in your cheeks after a hard workout. Beauty isn’t perfection; sometimes it’s even more compelling when it’s unconventional. Along those same lines, I’ve found that some of the foods that make us look and feel our most beautiful are, well, … downright ugly, stinky and pungent. Not all of nature’s beauty foods are as pretty and sweet as raspberries and pomegranates. Check out my list of the seven unlikeliest foods that make your skin, nails and hair quite beautiful. I try to eat them as regularly as possible- and make sure to brush twice afterward!

Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer & director, whose notable career spans more than three decades. As a visual artist, Louie has created some of the most iconic and memorable film moments of our time. He is the only cinematographer in the world who has literally been shooting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week continuously for more than 30 years. Check out his TED Talk/short movie on Gratitude.


The Reality of Being is a newly released book of writings and talks of Madame Jeanne DeSalzmann, who was called upon to continue the teachings of the Work after Gurdjieff’s death. I’ll be quoting from this book for years to come. One bit [that I’ve been sharing with a number of my classes recently] hits… Read more »