Diets implicitly teach us that we cannot trust our intuition – that our food choices aren’t good enough – that we are not enough. But when we stop coming from a place of body shaming or wanting to fit a cultural idea of beauty, freedom becomes empowering rather than glutenous. I used to gorge myself … Continue reading The #1 Reason Why You Should Ditch The Diet FOR GOOD.
Be like a tree. Stay grounded. Connect to your roots. Turn over a new leaf. Bend before you break. Enjoy your unique natural beauty. Keep growing.Joanne Rapits Who couldn't stand to take a bit of advice from nature? This is just one of the reasons why I love this quote. Have we lost touch with … Continue reading Mindfulness & Nature
A wise, old friend of mine has this hanging in her place, and it left me feeling inspired. What could be more true? As a recovering perfectionist myself, simple reminders like this are so powerful. It takes time to build new neural pathways to believe progress is more important than perfection, but with a little … Continue reading Calling All Recovering Perfectionists
What are your mistakes trying to teach you?
Hemingway said, "There is nothing noble about being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self," and it's hard not to agree, especially when there's so much evidence around us in the beauty of people consistently stepping up to improve themselves and therefore those around them. Should we be … Continue reading Social Distancing Reflections
If you've never had jackfruit before, this is a fun way to give it a try with minimal effort.
Real Moment Monday: I saw this picture for the first time a couple months back and cried, and I cried because I thought this body was “bad”. But it’s not is it? It works so damn hard for me every single day, and I am genuinely grateful for that, but I still have these moments of irrational … Continue reading Health At Every Size: A Wellness Coach’s Perspective
Give it a try...you know you wanna! (Sure am attempting to use peer pressure for good. 😉 )
When I tell people that we eat a largely plant-based diet, the most common follow-up question I get is, "What exactly can you eat?" Ask any vegetarian and they'll tell you life doesn't have to be boring! Vegetables can be delicious, and this recipe proves it.
Ever notice how despite your best intentions, you can't make your health habits stick? This is because much of what we do is controlled by our subconscious mind, making it crucial that we are aware of our core beliefs.