How to work with body weight

May 14, 2018 | Tags: weight , | No comments

Do you have any best guesses as to what impacts body weight? Insulin sensitivity? Genes? Something else? I find that for many women who want to increase their sense of confidence around eating, one very affirming avenue is through strengthening their understanding of what really impacts body weight.

4 legit practices for better digestion

Apr 30, 2018 | Tags: digestion , | No comments

When it comes to physical symptoms, I've noticed many of us can tend to have a vulnerable spot - a place where symptoms often manifest, while other systems of the body seem to stay relatively unfazed.

The Willpower Fallacy

Apr 13, 2018 | Tags: video , | No comments

Do you eat for long-term or short-term pleasure?

Mar 31, 2018 | Tags: eating psychology , quiz , | No comments

When it comes to eating for pleasure, it's important to be aware of these distinctions: Short-term pleasureable eating, versus Long-term pleasureable eating Carving out room for both allows us a nice balance between nutritional spontaneity (what do I feel like having?) and longer-term self care practices (what will help me feel well in the long-run?)

Why I'm drinking ghee this month

Mar 16, 2018 | No comments

Today I'm gathering my final preparations for my annual Ayurvedic Spring therapy. Hello, liver and's time...

Nutrition for Highly Sensitive People

Mar 8, 2018 | Tags: video , | No comments

Three ways to use a therapeutic diet

Feb 28, 2018 | Tags: Detox , seasonal eating , | No comments

If you have a strain or injury to your knee, you'll likely seek out physical therapy for a while. But eventually the therapy will be over and you'll return to your normal activities. Diet can also act as a therapy of its own. Nutritional therapy.

For your immune system...

Feb 14, 2018 | Tags: healing , immune system , | No comments

When I feel a doozy of a virus coming on I usually roll up my sleeves and get to work on a few practices from my arsenal of holistic remedies. Last year I juiced fresh ginger with lemon, apple cider vinegar, cinnamon and cayenne pepper every day while I was feeling unwell. I draped my towel over my head and inhaled the steam of hot water with couple drops of wintergreen oil to open my sinuses. I got to bed early most nights. I ended up getting better.

One thing you mustn't ever neglect when you're working on yourself

Jan 14, 2018 | Tags: healing , New Year , video , | No comments


"Dignity does not consist of possessing honors, but is the consciousness that we deserve them."  - Artistotle

2017 wrap up & why I've been laying low

Dec 17, 2017 | Tags: holidays , New Year , | No comments

Every year I set aside a bit of time over the course of a week or two to read through journal entries from the year, look at pictures I’ve taken, and spend some time acknowledging what's been happening over the past 12 months.