Be Here Now

As I sit outside sipping my coffee with coconut cream on this beautiful fall equinox, I realize something: Life is truly something extraordinary. It is wonder and beauty and love all in one. And we get to be part of it all; growing and changing, learning and adapting. If we can just let things flow, without trying to alter or skew anything, we can see how effortlessly it all works out. Days like today are […]

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Riding the Wave of Life

There are some days where I just don’t feel my best. Usually there is no particular reason for it. I simply woke up on the wrong side of the bed, as some say. When this happens, we love to point a finger and blame someone or something, but really it is just the way of life. There are ups and there are downs. What is important is how we flow with this wave. Instead of […]

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Life Lessons from A Cat

Watching my cat as she sleeps so soundly next to me, teaches me about rest. Take time to give herself deep rest. Not quite asleep, but laying silently still. The steady breathing in and out. There is no need to force the breath, but just allow it to happen. Effortlessly and elegantly. The rumble of her purring as it heals her soul reminds me about healing. She teaches me that my body is a self-healing […]

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Blueberry Hemp Veggie Smoothie

Sometimes Sunday’s call for regrouping, recharging, and renewing your body with a veggie-packed smoothie. And this smoothie was just perfect. Not too sweet, as all smoothies to me are these days, and not too thick or thin. I combined lots of spinach with other veggies I had lying around with some nutrient dense fruit and rich proteins for a delectable blend of goodness. You Will Need 1 cup packed fresh spinach 1/4 cup frozen wild […]

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A Month Without Instagram and Finding the Balance

As someone who is well adapt in the social media world, it almost seems unfathomable to live without it. We connect with friends across the country and the world in seconds. Family we rarely see can be reached by the click of a button. Inspiration, information, and communication are so readily available everywhere we go. Some may argue this is the greatest advancement of our time. Others will say it hinders us. The virtual world […]

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A Breakfast Salad with Fresh Herbs

Fresh spring greens from the market. The first sightings of local cucumbers and cherry tomatoes. Herbs like basil, dill, cilantro, and parsley are plentiful this time of year. You know it’s time to welcome summer when all of these veggies are very ripe and plentifully available. What is it about raw vegetables that is so right in the summertime? The growth and greenery this time of year has me craving raw foods. They cool us […]

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Letting Go of the Old

Big shifts happening in the sky are having everyone on earth affected in one way or another. The Gemini super new moon that occurred on June 13th is just the beginning. I don’t know about you, but I feel it for sure. This astrological shift is beckoning us to release what no longer serves us so we can reach our highest purpose. Sometimes that means pinpointing the parts of our lives that no longer serves […]

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Warm Blueberry Compote

Oh the blueberry! I must say my favorite fruit is blueberries. I remember as a young child traveling to an island of blueberries; where one could eat as many as they possibly desired-truly a dream come true as a kid. It’s a vague yet lovely memory that I keep with me every time I indulge in this beautiful fruit. When in-season and fresh, they are delightful atop yogurt or any breakfast bowl. On the other […]

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Lost On Your Path? You’ve Got This

I very often find myself getting caught up in the questions, Who am I? What do I want to do/be? What do I love? This is the ultimate question isn’t i? To find what we truly love to do and be happy doing it? But I find it does not always help to get asked this same question by friends, family, and colleagues as well on a regular basis. The pressure builds, either from yourself […]

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Embracing Our Feminine Nature

Women have the ability to create and foster life. When you stop and actually think about that, it is absolutely miraculous. Too often are women compared to, and try to compete with men. We are not men, and for good reason. We go through hormonal changes on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis that makes us who we are. Recognizing and appreciating these changes for what they are can allow us to live our true […]

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