January 1, 2017

3 Reasons Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Stick

Have you ever made a New Years Resolution to get healthy, find love, or move forward in some profound way only to give up after a few months or weeks? Why is it so difficult to change old habits? Why can’t the changes you want in your life come easy? I have had these challenges…

December 17, 2016

Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives

EWG’S DIRTY DOZEN GUIDE TO FOOD ADDITIVES Food should be good for you. But some isn’t. More than 10,000 additives* are allowed in food. Some are direct additives that are deliberately formulated into processed food. Others are indirect additives that get into food during processing, storage and packaging. How do you know which ones to…

December 17, 2016

Natural vs. Artificial Flavors

Synthetic Ingredients in Natural Flavors and Natural Flavors in Artificial flavors by David Andrews, Senior Scientist If you cook food at home, odds are you have a spice rack with 10, 20 or maybe even 50 different herbs and spices. I know I do. But processed food doesn’t rely just on those simple ingredients for…

December 13, 2016

Will Your Body Look This Healthy in 30 years?

Meet Wang Deshun, an 80-year-old actor and artist who recently made his first appearance on a podium as a model and absolutely killed it! “It’s about your state of mind. It’s not about age. Nature determines age, but you determine your state of mind,” says Wang. His attitude is only one side of the coin,…

October 6, 2016

8 Ways to Handle Narcissistic Behavior

I found this article by Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D. particularly useful. Some of my clients, friends, and family members have these traits. Without saying the “n” word these days, I look specifically to the behaviors and bring motives to light…awareness…benefit…shift. Hope this helps you. <3 A tendency toward narcissism is present in everyone, to more or…

September 22, 2016

Relieving Spiritual Growing Pains

Spiritual growing pains are those unmistakable feelings of confusion, overwhelm, and frustration that keep coming to the forefront of our lives. We cannot ignore these feelings nor shove them down. We can no longer distract ourselves or pretend that everything is okay when, clearly it’s not. Spiritual growing pains demand that we look at what…

July 8, 2016

Are You in a R.E.A.L. Relationship?

  R.E.A.L. (Resilient, Evolving, Authentic, Loving) Relationships are becoming increasingly sought after. The necessity to cultivate relationships with self and others that have depth and meaning is a natural evolutionary process. If you have consistently had shallow, dependent, chaotic relationships and are ready to change that, you are not alone. Resilience is strength. The foundation…

May 13, 2016

Self-Love, Your Key To Authenticity

Why is self-love so important right now? What’s the difference between self-love and vanity? Self-love has become one of the most important concepts of our time. The reason for this is because through self-love we can love others more deeply without sacrificing our own needs and desires. Self-love validates who we are and underpins acceptance…

January 29, 2016

Changing Victim Beliefs to Peace and Power

I used to be a victim of circumstance. There always seemed to be someone or something in the way of me living the life I knew I was meant to live. I knew I could have command over my thoughts but my emotions could override my thoughts (and will) when I was triggered or felt…

December 1, 2015

The Secret Meaning of “Unlocking”

Last week I was cleaning out storage and I came across a book that started my journey to self-healing 24 years ago. I opened the book to find several sentences highlighted. One sentence I highlighted stood out to me and really blew my mind because that sentence could have set the tone for everything that…