A CONSCIOUS LIFESTYLE BLOG

“on the 19” is the name of our hOMe in the middle of the woods on 19 acres. this site chronicles our adventures of living as simply,¬†mindfully, and as well as possible …


EVERYDAY EMBODIMENT

explore the embodied spiritual path with us. learn practices that help you inhabit your body more deeply. whether mindfully spending time in nature, observing breath, feeling your feet on the floor or practicing somatic meditation, embodiment is a beautiful practice that invites us to more fully inhabit our lives and our selves


RURAL HOMESTEADING

foraging for blackberries & morels, making our own apple cider vinegar, sprouts & laundry soap, keeping chickens & growing herbs, we’re learning to rely less on the store and more on ourselves for the things we need to live



SIMPLE SUSTENANCE & ENTERTAINING

holistic health posts include topics like juicing, locally sourcing food & gardening basics. we like to try simple cocktails that include fresh herbs and edible flowers. we also love healthy snacks that we can share with others — often with five ingredients or less


NATURAL MOVEMENT

forget exercise. we like to naturally move our bodies¬†to stay fit — clearing trees, chopping wood, pulling weeds and foraging. a hiking ‘practice’ is natural movement with embodiment built in when the focus is breath, presence and sustained attention


SLOW LIVING

we whole heartedly embrace the slow living concept by growing our own food and bringing life back to the basics. we are outdoors as often as possible, working the land, reading, writing, bullet journaling, drawing or just breathing. join us in this movement