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Let’s Celebrate Being Good Enough

I am celebrating today!  Nope, it’s not my birthday or wedding anniversary or graduation or any of those usual milestones we typically recognize… I am celebrating that one year ago this week, I wrote the blog post where I admitted my struggles with perfectionism.  You may be thinking, who cares… but stay with me a […]

A Matcha Green Tea Smoothie with A Transformational Twist {Recipe}

Lately, I‘ve been thinking about the power of rituals.  A ritual is different than a routine.  Routines can become, well, a little too routine—where you simply go through the motions as if you’re on autopilot. Rituals, on the other hand, are more like a pause in your day. They have intention and meaning behind them […]

The Missing Piece of The Nutrition Puzzle

If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get the results you’ve always gotten. If you want to get out of the eternal spin cycle when it comes to your challenges with eating, if you want to feel a sense of freedom and victory, then it’s time for a new strategy. ~Marc David, The Institute for […]

Why You Should Take It Easy (Seriously)

Scientists & researchers around the globe applaud the benefits. Philosophers & spiritual leaders have been promoting it for centuries. It revs up your metabolism, skyrockets your energy, and boosts your self-confidence. And just a little more of it can transform your whole life – in a beautifully positive way. Nope – it’s not a pill, […]

When Life Throws You Curve Balls

I can’t believe I’m writing this news. A couple of months ago, I shared my wonderful dog Willow’s story with you – how her cancer taught me incredible lessons on life, love, and letting go. She’s still with us, showing us her unconditional love…and I’m still learning. But this isn’t about my girl. It’s about […]

When Chocolate Chip Cookies Are More Nourishing Than Kale

My kitchen is the place to be in our house. At a typical meal, there are several burners lit, cutting boards spread out across the counters, and the sound of veggies being sliced and diced. My younger son, Daniel, finds his way to the bar stool to sit and assume his role as the official […]

You Can Change Your Mind

I love my time that I spend on my 6’ x 2’ yoga mat.  It’s a space I look forward to being in as often as my schedule permits. I go to the type of classes that are jam packed with wall-to-wall people. You’re only a few inches from your neighbor. It’s hot (around 100 […]

When Perfect Is Not So Perfect

If you consider yourself A Control Freak, Type A, Classic Overachiever or Total Perfectionist, then this post is for you! I’ll admit it.  I picked this very topic of perfectionism to write about because it hits close to home. Let me explain. For years, I searched for the “perfect” diet, relying on books to dictate […]

Your Holiday Helpline

The holiday season is well underway! Now, with Thanksgiving behind us, I am sure many of you may need some support to tame the temptations. My clients have been asking for some tips to stay healthy in the midst of all the indulgent offerings. Follow these seven simple solutions, and you will find festive feasting […]

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