My Makeup – Organic, gluten-free, vegan

I met Krysta Lewis at a local new-age fair and what really captivated me about her (besides her awesome makeup) was her story and why she decided to create her own make up line. It was self-preservation! She was sick for 9 years. She tried everything to heal herself and  finally traced her malaise to the […]

My Thanksgiving advice may surprise you..

As a Health & Psychology of Eating coach, you might think I’d have some pithy advice about making your Thanksgiving Holiday healthy. You might have expected me to say: Start your meal with a big green salad Fill 2/3 of your plate with veggies For every glass of wine, drink 2 glasses of water Or […]

6 self-care basics

I’ve spent a lot of time with women this week talking about disappointment, fear, and anger. And here’s my bottom line advice: when the world feels like it’s going crazy around you, when you’re feeling stressed, it’s time to… COME HOME TO YOURSELF! The more centered, grounded and compassionate you can be with yourself, the more […]

5 ways to relax in 5 minutes

Woah…everyone is STRESSING OUT here in the United States The election is this week. Holidays are right around the corner And life always delivers some special challenge, throwing us into hyper-drive So today, I have 5 ways for you to relax in 5 minutes! They’re short, easy ways to reset your nervous system and come back […]

3 Exercise Tips that Make Working Out Joyful

Honestly, I’m not much of a fitness gal. I historically have not enjoyed gyms. I don’t stick with one fitness regime for more than a few months. I don’t even like the sound of the word EXERCISE! I am a proponent of JOYFUL MOVEMENT!   Joyful movement is the feeling of loving being in your […]

Where digestion really starts, and why it matters!

If you look up images of digestion, you’ll get see a lot of this… The pictures show the digestive tract starting from the salivary glands. But that’s not really where digestion starts. The process of digestion actually starts in your brain! Specifically – that process has a fancy name – it’s called The Cephalic Phase […]

Smoothie packs for the freezer

I made a cool gift for a new mom this weekend – a freezer bag filled with smoothie packs! Each bag contained everything she needed to make a delicious, and nutritious smoothie. All she had to do was add water and blend. As I popped it into her freezer, I realized that we ALL need […]