Most of us have been taught to stay away from fats.
Eating fat makes you fat, right?
Wrong. As we now know, this theory is outdated.
Healthy fats are satiating, they make us feel full longer and are healing for the body. Read More
Everywhere we turn we are hearing the word probiotics. What are probiotics and why do we need them?
You can usually get a sufficient dose of probiotics from fermented foods like sauerkraut, yogurt, kefir, miso and even kombucha. But in the case that you just finished a dose of antibiotics, are recovering from an illness or just want to regulate your GI tract -- you might need a higher potency probiotic supplement that has a variety of live, active cultures to get you back on track. Read More
Looking back at my life 10 years ago...
I was consumed by suffering I simply did not know how to handle.
I consumed harmful foods.
I abused my body with cigarettes, prescription medication and alcohol.
I stayed in toxic relationships because I did not know how to truly love myself.
I was reckless with myself and others. Read More
Sauerkraut is beloved in the fermented food world.
Dating back a couple thousand years ago, today, kraut is regaining popularity as we get to know more about the benefits of fermentation. When cabbage is fermented into kraut; the mineral, nutrient and beneficial bacteria content is boosted. When we consume kraut it lines our intestines with good bacteria and promotes the growth of healthy flora throughout our intestines. Read More
Did you know that IBS affects twice as many women than men?
IBS can be awful to live with, so one of the first steps is to uncover food sensitivities and to reduce stress. Once these irritants have been removed or reduced from your diet and lifestyle, you may want to consider cleansing your gut with cabbage juice. Yes, cabbage juice will start the healing process. Read More
Everything in the universe is abundant and we have access to this abundance at all times. But, we often have limiting beliefs around money that sabotages our ability to bring it in or save more of it. Once we uncover our limiting beliefs and fears around money, we can begin to shift them by building a positive relationship. Read More
Have you been putting off a class, a certification, or training convincing yourself you'll sign up next time?
If you asked me a few years ago, I would say why do I need self-growth when there's therapy? My wardrobe was killer but my life was chaos. After years of ups and downs and on the verge of quitting another job, an online training program landed in my lap. Read More
My routine was two cups before 9am, ride the buzz all morning and come crashing into 11am. I would throw back one more espresso but by 3pm, I was tired and anxiously wired. It seemed that little things were stressful and irritating as I noticed myself reacting anxiously to the daily to dos. This is because caffeine puts us in fight or flight mode. Coffee stimulates our pituitary gland and alerts our adrenals to produce adrenaline and cortisol. Read More
Holidays can be tough on the gut. The booze, the travel, the sugar and the emotions.
We want to get it all done, be everywhere and eat everything. But if we neglect to ground ourselves with the right self-care, we could easily wind up with a wobbly tummy. The pressure to consume a lot of heavy foods with sugar, butter and processed additives can be a blow to the gut. To avoid an upset stomach, fill your cup with holiday nourishment. Here's five things you can put into practice to help you. Read More
When we let others step over our boundaries, we are sending them the message that this is ok. Ask yourself; do you continue to stay in unloving relationships, friendships or jobs? If the answer is yes, then you may need reevaluate your boundaries. Read More