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November 10, 2015 Thumbnail image for Dear Body: Apology and Oath

Dear Body: Apology and Oath

Sometimes in life I have these moments of clarity. We all do, I am sure. This one came when I was in yoga the other day. I was laying on my back, my feet were in the air, and we were doing some sort of twist move. I just started thinking, wow my body has […]

November 10, 2015 Thumbnail image for Meditation for Dummies

Meditation for Dummies

What thoughts are triggered when I say the word “meditation”? Do you think, “Sure, I hear meditation is great, but I think it is a bit too far out for me”. Maybe you think, “Ok, I am onboard with the whole meditation thing, but it is at position 24 on my ongoing to do list”. […]

November 10, 2015 Thumbnail image for Healthy Gut, Healthy Body

Healthy Gut, Healthy Body

A properly functioning digestive system is key to the overall health of your body. It is your digestive system that helps you to assimilate nutrients, houses a majority of the immune cells and the enteric nervous system, and helps you to rid toxic waste from the body. If your digestive system is not doing its […]

April 28, 2015 Thumbnail image for My Thoughts on Coffee: Healthy or Not?

My Thoughts on Coffee: Healthy or Not?

I get this question a lot: “what do you think about coffee”? Usually the conversation starts out with the person telling me that they are so many mixed messages out there about whether coffee is healthy or not. As a health coach, I have read countless studies or opinions from health professionals on whether coffee […]

July 8, 2014 Thumbnail image for Snap Out of It: 6 Tips That Really Will De-funk Your Mood

Snap Out of It: 6 Tips That Really Will De-funk Your Mood

You’re in a bad mood. As far as you are concerned, the sun has stopped shinning and a dark cloud has set in over your head. You know, like in the cartoons where it only rains on one character. First one negative thought arrives, then a bunch of its buddies follow. Pretty soon you are […]

February 25, 2014 Thumbnail image for 5 Tips for Better Sleep

5 Tips for Better Sleep

Many of us have trouble with sleep. We don’t get enough and when we do, sometimes it just isn’t restful or rejuvenating. When we don’t get proper sleep, our biorhythms get disturbed, we have spouts of low energy during the day, our immunity is lowered, and we do not detoxify properly. Sleep is such an […]

November 13, 2013 Thumbnail image for Easy Tuna Salad with Basil (Mayo-free)

Easy Tuna Salad with Basil (Mayo-free)

It was way past lunch time, and I was starving! I needed to throw something together and wasn’t in the mood to spend a long time in the kitchen. I had a can of tuna in the pantry, leftover tahini dressing from last night’s salad, a new jar of Bubbie’s pickle relish, and some fresh […]

August 26, 2013 Thumbnail image for Gratitude and Acceptance After Cancer (Guest Blog Post)

Gratitude and Acceptance After Cancer (Guest Blog Post)

I am very excited to introduce our guest blogger for this post, Vanessa Sacks. When I met her, I was instantly impressed. I admired her positivity, her confidence, and her gratitude for life. There is one line in particular that really caused me to perk up when she said it. I am paraphrasing here, but […]