Thank you for visiting Mindful Healthy Life of Metro DC! I’m so glad you’re here!
I hope the site serves as a resource and inspiration to help you find what you need to be healthy and pursue family wellness in the nation’s capital.
Also be sure to check out my Guide to Holistic Family Living eBook.
Some updates and additions will be reflected in the forthcoming version 4.0.
I hope the site inspires and uplifts you as an individual reader and empowers you with information and resources that will help you feel confident in your parenting and healthy living choices, whatever those may be.
This site also aims to increase the visibility of mindful parenting and holistic living in Metro DC along. To participate in the conversation, join DC Metro Healthy Family Connection Facebook group.
Who is behind Mindful Healthy Life?
Mindful Healthy Life was founded and is published and edited by writer Jessica Claire Haney.
A Northern Virginia mother of two, Jessica launched Mindful Healthy Life on Earth Day 2014. To learn more about why she started this site, read this Q&A.
Jessica previously founded the Arlington/Alexandria chapter of Holistic Moms Network and was a longtime co-leader. Jessica has served as a volunteer in schools and in the community on issues of wellness, environmental health, outdoor learning, gardening & nutrition, social justice issues and maternal and postpartum health. She does freelance writing, editing and consulting for holistic-minded organizations and businesses.
Jessica has appeared in the community and on television speaking about topics related to green and healthy living and parenting. An emerging novelist, Jessica has had her writing published in The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Scary Mommy and other venues as well as in several anthologies.
Crunchy-Chewy Mama is Jessica’s personal blog.
- Instagram @mindfulhealthy and @jessicalclairehaney (new! for reflections on writing, art & social justice)
- Twitter @mindfulhealthy and @crunchychewy
- Mindful Healthy Life on Facebook
- Crunchy-Chewy Mama on Facebook
To hear the story of how Jessica got involved in holistic health and natural parenting, check out her Q&A with herself and listen to her interview with Sister Jenna on the America Meditating radio show.
To learn more about Jessica’s work as a doTERRA Wellness Advocate, visit bit.ly/JCHEssentialsNaturalHealth.
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Question or idea? Email jessica (at) mindfulhealthylife (dot) com. Or fill out the form on the contact page.
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While Mindful Healthy Life is no longer seeking to expand its partnership base, I am open to collaboration opportunities with brands and businesses. I am available for writing, editing and consulting services and I take on a limited number of sponsored posts and event coverage. Reach out if you have a product or service that will help D.C.-area parents find their way to wellness and you need help getting families to find their way to you!
For an initial consultation, email jessica (at) mindfulhealthylife (dot) com.
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