The Answer is blowing in the Autumn Wind

“Nothing dies as beautifully as autumn.” ― Ashlee Willis, A Wish Made of Glass” I love the Fall. It is a time to embrace and accept change. Autumn is a time of endings in nature and provides a valuable lesson to us as well. Dying to the old to make way for the new. Everything about the fall is perfectly aligned with this purpose, as we should be. Nature doesn't [...]


Is It True?

Last week, I found myself getting open, honest and vulnerable with a colleague. She then did the same. It was amazing, really. It was a moment of unexpected intimacy between the two of us. Our interaction was candid and real. We both needed to vent out stress over a situation. I'll spare you the details, but it made me wonder why we don't question our beliefs and perceptions more? When I [...]


5 Foods That Will Help You Lose Weight Naturally

If you’re like most women, you likely struggle to release excess weight. And, also like most, you’ve likely tried a number of diets and strategies that haven’t worked. I know how frustrating this can be, and how confusing it is to try to make sense of all the conflicting nutritional information out there. I put this guide together so you can start to learn how and why specific foods, and drinks, can help you [...]


Crush the Box

Learning to live outside the box is essential to living your authentic life. This is difficult because we often have perceptions of reality imposed by society. Our western model of success (a house, kids, picket fence, two cars, etc..), may not bring the fulfillment and happiness you're looking for. Our high-tech, low-touch society doesn't promote your unique brilliance. But there is something greater and unique within you, waiting to get [...]


This Awesome Present

Great teachers and sages over millennium remind us to remain mindful of the present moment. There is great power there. Our ultimate gift is to enjoy our humanity. The full range of experience is our pleasure and pain. In acceptance of what is, we find ourselves feeling immense gratitude. It's when we decide or believe something contrary to what is that we suffer. We're all beyond distracted from each moment. How many of you can say that you truly [...]


21 Reasons to Love Yourself

“IF YOU TRULY LOVED YOURSELF, YOU COULD NEVER HURT ANOTHER.” ~ BUDDHA Why are we so hard on ourselves? Why is it so easy to forgive others yet we have such a hard time forgiving ourselves? The truth is we can be our worst enemy. Self-love is not inspired by vanity, or by acquiring more things. It has nothing to do with thinking you look great or being happy about [...]