During a season where it's easy to get swept away with lofty goals, remember, at the heart of positive change is your relationship with YOU. When we bit off more than we can chew, it's hard to move in a forward motion towards what matters most... so many of us will retreat back to safety. What if we could find safety in change by doing it in a way that doesn't create a frantic and stressed way of being? In a way that jives with how our brains like to work? Here's how to creat
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There is no quote truer than this one when it comes to our relationship with our planet. I'm committed to helping people reclaim their time & reclaim their minds. Once people remember how to care for themselves, they have room & bandwidth to care for our planet. Because it should be Earth Day each day, here are my favorite tips on how to waste less. Something you need to know & share widely: Every single piece of plastic that has ever been created since the 19th century is ST
If we are not feeling worthy of the things we want the most, it can be the biggest roadblock we meet. Some tips on how to shift into worthiness... and out of being stuck. ♦️Feeling WORTHY is one of the biggest puzzle pieces to reaching our goals and dreams. I struggle & have struggled with this for a while now.
♦️If we don’t feel worthy, it can negatively shift our perspective & outlook.
♦️It can be the difference of living our truth rather than our story.
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Even on the busiest days I refuse (yes,refuse) to go without these 3 things. Non-negotiables are a deal we made with ourselves that no matter what the day brings, we will do the things that keep us well. My list is nothing to write home about, but I look forward to it & depend on it. Just 3 things (because starting small makes more impact than not starting at all) 1) Enjoying my morning coffee (with adaptogens) with my family 2) Streamlining & setting an intention for my day
This is one of my most favorite Lunch & Learn topics! Many of the companies I work with are generous enough to give their employees bagels on Monday, pizza on Wednesday & subs on Friday. After my 'Gut Health' talks, these companies are more aware of what foods create wellness from the inside out, so there is higher energy, productivity & positivity in the work place. Many of the offices I work with now provide a blender & a fridge full of fruits and veggies for smoothies & sa
January has past. February is almost gone. How are you treating you? Are you still taking time out each day for your health and happiness?
Especially around this time is when we cast our goals to the wayside and get back into old habits. It's EXTRA important to power through the next month or 2 and still make time to say yes to you! 3 Tips to Get and Stay in Your Groove 1)Get Present: Let go of yesterday and tomorrow. Focus on today. Yesterday may not have been perfect and
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French toast was always something I enjoyed as a kid. Whether my mom made it at home or ordering it out to breakfast, it was always a treat! Being a health coach & having been on my own wellness journey, I always try to make my favorite recipes healther. Here is my take on traditional french toast that has less sugar, sprouted bread & more fruit! It's sure to be a weekend favorite! Enjoy :) Sprouted Superfood French Toast serves 3 people-2 pieces each ingredients -6 slices of
As we kick 2015 into full throttle, many of us are making new years resolutions & talking about what we want to do different this year. The NEW year is a great time for change, a great time for rebirth, and a great time to get into a new groove. Many people, including myself get amped up in the resolution-making and end up with goals that are too lofty to achieve. Knowing that everything is a process and that small victories lead to large goals, I invite you behind the scenes
I don't know about you, but from time to time I get burnt out on smoothies. I love the way they make me feel, but sometimes I'm looking for more excitement on the home-front. I recently had fresh juice at my friend Annette's while preparing for our Gypsy Sisters 7-day detox this Sunday & it had organic orange juice, kale, ginger & strawberries. It made me feel alive! I've adapted it into a tasty smoothie that is velvety, tasty, high in vitamin c & will get some pep in your st
This simple and delicious recipe is perfect for fall. I was brainstorming about exciting toppings and spreads for toast while walking around Whole Foods one day. I really enjoy both of these flavors separately, so I decided to try the together. The end product is a winner friends! I've served this Pumpkin Peanut Butter Toast at a few breakfast pop-ups and guests loved it! I hope you do too! ingredients: pumpkin puree peanut butter raisins shredded coconut directions: 1) mix e
Use what you have in the fridge or garden to make this healthy, refreshing & cool soup! Be creative and use heirloom tomatoes. Your soup will take on a brand new hue. Kitchen Sink Gazpacho I created the recipe below for a cooking class I did for Keep Growing Detroit's Garden Resource Program. The topic was how to get the most out of your garden, especially what we get an abundance of. Gazpacho is quick, delicious & uses up a lot of the veggies we usually have so much of that
I don't know about you, but I'm in love with avocados! If there is a way to incorporate them into a meal, I'm in! So when I saw some chocolate AVOCADO mousse recipes floating around, I got excited. Avocados are packed with GOOD fats & have anti-inflammatory properties. Why not make a velvety decadent dessert out of them! chocolate avocado mousse ingredients 3 soaked dates 2 avocados 1/2 c cocoa or carob powder ½ tsp vanilla powder or extract 1/3 tsp almond extract ¼ c coconut
Over the weekend I offered a talk on sugar, aptly named SUGAR HIGH! It was at the lovely D:HIVE down town. We talked about history, science, cravings, other names for sugar, how to curb the craving and more. I gave a handout that I would be happy to email to you if you ask here: firstname.lastname@example.org ---------------------------------------- Here are some other interesting articles, infographics, etc. that I pulled from for the lecture. SUGAR- National Geographic
I recently had the chance to share my story with a lovely friend & photographer, Ksenija Savic, who does such a beautiful job capturing the essence & passion of life through her lens & blog ( i want to know YOUR story). I shared my story with Kesn & this talented lady helped me bring it to you. When we share our stories, it makes us vulnerable. It opens our hearts, makes us more compassionate & relatable. It breaks down barriers. See Kesn's beautiful website, her blog post ab