I’m Breaking Down: A Candid Account of my Deeply Personal Struggle
If you look really closely at my left eye, you’ll notice something, something that’s been happening a lot lately: It twitches. Some might say it’s because of a lack of magnesium, but I and my doctor agree: my magnesium levels are just fine. And we also both agree on something else: I’m burnt out. I’m […]
Healthy Holiday Gift Giving: My Top 10 Most Favorite Vegan Cookbooks
Looking for the perfect gift for your healthy friend or hostess? Why not give them a cookbook they’ll love!? Here are my top 10 favorite vegan cookbooks: 1. Thug Kitchen: Eat like You Give a F*ck Yup – the prose and recipe directions in this book are as colorful as the title. LOVE LOVE LOVE […]
Off the Grid: Need an excuse to take a vacation? This is it.
Earlier this year, my friend was himming and hawing about whether or not she should go on a yoga retreat to Tahiti at the end of June. This girl works her ass off. We’re talking 14 hour days, and often, weekends too. “Go!” I urged her. “Ya, but it’s $1800 just for the flight!” she […]
This habit will guarantee you achieve anything you want. Are you already doing it?
I have talked a lot about goals over the course of the almost eight years that I’ve been writing this blog. In the earlier days, I was all about goal setting. In fact, you might have described me as a goal setter on proverbial steroids (and I wouldn’t argue with you). A little too keen, […]
A gentle yet powerful reminder to live like you’re dying
This coming Sunday, I will pay my last respects to yet another friend and mother of two young children – another life gone too soon. Today, I am sending prayers to a family member who is undergoing surgery for breast cancer literally as I type this. And I’m still feeling the heaviness of the lives […]
The Lifelong Lesson my Daughter Keeps Teaching me About Being Present, Slowing Down, & Enjoying the Little Things (and what she can teach you too)
This morning, I was on an all out mission to get the dishes done. (That’s the story of my life every morning, let’s be honest.) Madison wanted some mommy time, but rather than give it to her, I opened up the utensils drawer to distract her and buy me 5 more minutes to get this […]