What is Mindfulness and How to Use it?

You've heard the term "mindfulness" and heard it helps with everything from stress to relationships to health. But what is mindfulness really? For one thing, it's a practice just like anything else. It's a great thing to integrate into your life to promote wellbeing. Mindfulness and Meditation go hand in hand but don't need to be … Continue reading What is Mindfulness and How to Use it?

Let’s talk about Anxiety – part 2

In post 1, we went over anxiety and how we can take steps to help ourselves overcome this disorder naturally. De-cluttering our lives was the first step in this 3-step process. In this post, we’ll go over the second step in treating anxiety, which is nutrition and supplements. *Please speak to a qualified healthcare practitioner … Continue reading Let’s talk about Anxiety – part 2

Let’s talk about Anxiety – part 1

Anxiety is that thing that you hear people talking about but that nobody really seems to understand, unless you’ve had it. People also tend to talk about as if it’s just some emotion like laughing or crying, yet it’s not and it affects 40 million adults in the U.S. Anxiety disorders are highly treatable but … Continue reading Let’s talk about Anxiety – part 1

Are you breathing correctly?

Dr. Weil was one of my professors in nutrition school and he's a really cool dude. I love his approach to Western Medicine and his open-mindedness to other philosophies. He has an amazing breathing technique that I wanted to share because it makes a huge difference in allowing space to open up inside your body. … Continue reading Are you breathing correctly?

Adrenal Fatigue: the silent killer?

Do you have adrenal fatigue? This topic is super important and I love spreading awareness on it. We are bombarded by stresses, toxins and unhealthy sleep habits that are causing major problems in our bodies. Why do we do this to ourselves? Not enough hours in the day? Work comes first? Too much on  your … Continue reading Adrenal Fatigue: the silent killer?

Smoothies in the Winter?!

I'm a smoothie drinker but when Winter approaches, man does it get hard! One great thing is to use room temp ingredients, not frozen ones (fresh banana vs. frozen one). My other trick is to always have a cup of hot tea nearby. This morning, I've got Yogi Tea green tea. What are you eating … Continue reading Smoothies in the Winter?!

How to become fearless. It’s not what you think…..

When people ask me what it means to be fearless, I smile. It can seem like a rather complex subject, but what does it really mean? Simply put, it means letting love in. I’m not talking about romantic love here. Letting love into our lives in any capacity naturally pushes fear out. Fear cannot coexist … Continue reading How to become fearless. It’s not what you think…..

Facing my mortality

I used to be terrified of death. Absolutely petrified. I think a lot of it was the unknown....how, when will it happen? Will it hurt? Even if you believe in a higher force or power, you still have no clue what actually happens to you when you die. I never knew I was about to … Continue reading Facing my mortality