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My On-Again Off-Again Relationship With Coffee

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

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5 Ways To Go With Your Gut This Holiday Season

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

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How to Set Boundaries With Confidence

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

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The Power of Creating Self-Love Rituals

I'm still buzzing off the high vibrational frequency created from a weekend of ceremony and ritual. It was not long before we all brought out our oils, crystals, sage, pendulums and singing bowls out of our bags and joined in circle. It was clear that we'd all been practicing rituals alone and with the opportunity to come together, radiant magic poured in. The power of ritual was clear and we felt the frequency of love amplify as we opened a portal of love. Read More

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Why I Do a Digital Cleanse Weekly

It’s rare these days to be without our phones and most of us are constantly checking them. Some days I find myself looking at screens for twelve hours, and wonder where did my day go? Electronics make it easier to connect to the world, but what are the effects of always being on? Read More

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Straws, Gum & Bloating.

It’s the small things that we often overlook such as the straw in our morning green juice or an offer of spearmint gum after lunch. I mean really, how much can that matter…? Apparently, it matters to our gut. Read More

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Do You Have a Stressed Gut?

During our trip we embraced the traditional clam chowder, fried seafood, lobster rolls and lots of butter. Within a matter of days I felt the gut garden that I've spent years cultivating turn into an unfriendly and upset environment. With the combination of anxiety and processed foods; I found myself with a stressed gut. Read More

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You are Not Broken. You are Infinitely Powerful.

You are not broken. We all have painful experiences that we’ve carried with us. They may have left a few scars but we don’t have to let them define us. Recognize how bravely and gracefully you picked yourself up in the past and come back stronger. Read More

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Still Sneaking a Cig with Your Green Juice?

There are wellness articles published daily suggesting this; new superfood, new yoga pose, new sex position and new way to quit your job and travel the world! It is inspiring, but a little hard to keep up with for some just beginning a personal wellness journey. Personally, it’s taken me a long time to incorporate wellness into my daily lifestyle and even longer to become a health coach. The truth is it takes dedication and practice; it requires you to keep moving forward even when you’ve fallen off track. Read More

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The Energetics of Eating

Do you ever consider the energy of your food? What about the energy of the people who've prepared your food? If you've ever worked in a restaurant you know that the kitchen can get heated in more ways than one. We have little knowledge if our food was prepared in a rush or during an argument. Since everything is energy, these vibes can get transferred to your food. Read More

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