Angela Zeng featured on HEC Media — Immigrant blends East and West with St. Louis-based Smoothie company

2021-04-04T09:24:35-07:00April 4th, 2021|Categories: media coverage|Tags: , , , , |

Karuna founder, Angela Zeng, was recently featured on HECMedia.org, St. Louis’ Home of Education, Arts and Culture. She speaks of her origin story and lifelong pursuit of good health. Also about stepping into the health food market, following her dream to create a business she believed in. Now, her smoothies are [...]

Solving The Value Dilemma in The Wellness Beverage Market

2020-11-30T09:30:48-08:00November 26th, 2020|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

One of today’s most highly visible trends has been the cultural shift towards wellness beverages. From fresh press juice stores popping up across every major American city to designated sections at supermarkets reserved for smoothies and elixirs, wellness beverages have become a staple of daily life for the aspirational, health inclined consumer. However, the driving [...]

Learning to Live with More Compassion

2021-03-08T10:47:28-08:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Practicing compassion in your everyday life is just that: a practice. It takes patience, focus and energy. While we all approach it in unique ways, learning to live with more compassion is always an active state of being. Compassion is also the definition of the word karuna. It's not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ mentality, neither is it an effort to [...]

4 Natural Ways to Relieve Stress This Season

2018-03-12T22:04:31-07:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , |

The hectic nature of the holidays usually has us craving natural ways to relieve stress in our lives. We’re always focusing on the next task at hand, whether it’s an urgent errand we have to run or plans we've made with a friend or an end-of-the-year project at work that needs completing. The expression ‘there’s never [...]

2 Reasons Why Karuna Means Compassion

2018-03-12T22:03:05-07:00November 16th, 2017|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , |

Simply put, Karuna means compassion. From a Buddhist perspective, the most common translation for the word karuna is in fact, compassion! This focus on compassion is active sympathy for those around us; it’s also a practice that is tested and strengthened over time. This definition of compassion isn’t limited to one area or element of our [...]

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