How to stop being critical of others

You may not know you're being critical but man is it good to get some self-awareness around this topic! We all need lessons in being critical. The psychologist Carl Jung always referred to our negative tendencies as our "shadows." The shadow self if the egotistical, lazy, selfish, bad, entitled parts of us that aren't always … Continue reading How to stop being critical of others

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?

Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Red Lentil Soup Recipe 6 Cups - Veg or Chicken Broth (Kettle & Fire brand broth is epic in this soup) 2 TBL - extra virgin olive oil 3 - Shallots 1 - Yellow Onion (I put about 3/4 of the onion in, not the whole thing) 4 - Cloves of Garlic 3 - Carrots, … Continue reading Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Let’s talk about anxiety- part 3

So far, we’ve talked about overcoming anxiety and stress through decluttering and simplifying our lives and also through nutrition but now for my favorite…..mindfulness and mindset! This topic is such a passion of mind and it is SO POWERFUL. The results you will get from this step alone will be profound and I encourage you … Continue reading Let’s talk about anxiety- part 3

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

Healthy substitutes for cooking

This will hopefully make your life easier! I've compiled a list of my favorite substitutes to use in cooking. Have you used any of them before? Rice = Cauliflower Rice. Pulse cauliflower in a food processor or you can now buy cauliflower rice in most stores and just use it in place of rice - … Continue reading Healthy substitutes for cooking

Spring detox ideas

Hi! Happy Spring. Why do we always want to clean in Spring? Is it the fresh beginnings and new growth happening in nature that inspires us to start new? I find it's the perfect time to set ourselves up for the rest of the year and let go of all of the old, heavy energy … Continue reading Spring detox ideas

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?

Bruschetta Stew Recipe

This has to be one of my favorite recipes that I've ever created! Who doesn't love bruschetta? Since I can't do grains or dairy, I turned this famous Italian appetizer into a stew instead. Ingredients: 1 block, Extra firm tofu (or shredded chicken) 1 can of organic chickpeas 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 1.5 Cups … Continue reading Bruschetta Stew Recipe

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?