We are committed to exercising the mind, body and spirit in our daily lives and it’s rare that we find someone that truly embodies all facets of wellness. We had the absolute pleasure to sit down with health and wellness expert Tara Sowlaty – Co-Founder How You Glow, Co-Creator The Crystal Manifest, Holistic Nutritionist, Natural Foods Chef. We dive into where she advocates for a more balanced approach to wellness through the incorporation of crystals and their importance into our lives.
Name // Tara Sowlaty
What does it mean to Detox with Crystals?
Crystals have inherent elemental properties from the earth, each with different energetic tendencies and vibrations. To detox with crystals means picking specific crystals with inherent detoxification alchemical properties. But also, it means setting intentions with the crystals to cleanse and detox your mindset, which manifests a release.
Where does your glow come from?
My glow comes from spending time with my family + dogs, exploring the globe, eating delicious food, taking care of my body, being in nature, dancing, and connecting with others.
What does your typical Beauty Routine look like?
My beauty routine is quite simple and non-toxic. I cleanse every single morning and night no matter what. I keep it simple when it comes to makeup as well.
How do you Detox (tips / rituals)?
I incorporate detox on a daily basis. I drink a lot of water, I take apple cider vinegar shots, and try to sweat a couples times of a week. I take walks and mentally detox as well by spending time outside with my husband and dog. It’s my favorite part of the day.
What was the last book you read?
The Untethered Soul.
Waking up to the sunshine, snuggled with my pup and husband. Taking our morning walk to coffee. Taking our time at coffee and enjoying each other. Farmer’s market to explore the seasonal and local produce. Taking a hike to play in nature and get in some more movement. And ending with a warm sunset evening with my family eating the most delicious dinner possible, at my mom’s house of course!
When you need to destress what is your go to?
Music. There is nothing like it for me.
What is your favorite room in your home?
What advice can you offer people new to Crystals?
Be open and have a playful approach to crystals. Pay attention to what you’re drawn to, what colors and textures feel best for you. The crystal that is right for you might not be for the next. It’s a highly individualized process.
Best advice anyone has given you is…?
There are 3 sides to every story 🙂
First thing you do when you wake up, is?
Snuggle my dog, and then drink water!
Last thing you do before you go to sleep, is?
Kiss my husband and dog goodnight.
Any tips/advice for people looking to start their own business that you’ve learned along the way?
Passion + hard work will lead to success. Pay attention to what you daydream about, what makes you tick, and what you want to provide to this world. Dive in, push yourself, stay tenacious, and see how far you can go 🙂