I thrive in the summer. I have increased energy, vitality and positivity as well as decreased colds and viruses, lethargy and the urge to stay under a blanket and watch Netflix. Summer is like a super vitamin for our health. There is a science to summer’s extra serving of happiness. There are easy, cost free […]
Let me start by telling you that I am not a crystal expert. I am a crystal enthusiast. I am a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner by trade and so I am into lots of things – acupuncture, cupping, herbs, meditation, and well now crystals. My crystal collection started organically and has turned into quite the […]
When my first child was just a few hours old, my then 7 year old niece was among the first visitors to arrive. When she entered my hospital room her dad leaned down and said “she’s been coughing today, I think she’s pretending to have a cold, but I warned her that whether she can hold […]
Louise Clarke regularly shares this important message with her listeners on her podcast, “Parenting in the Think of It.” She believes that developing an awareness for what causes us the most mental and physical chaos is so very important (especially for busy moms) and shares with you here how you can begin to cure the […]
Erin Taylor has talked many times on her podcast about how a child’s behavior is an iceberg. But now, she’s talking about how YOUR behavior is an iceberg too…as well as every single person you come into contact with!
What if this year, you gave up perfection and stepped into more joy? What would it look like to give yourself the gift of space and of time? What if instead of burdens and ‘shoulds’ you stepped into possibilities and ‘coulds’? For me this shift has been the most transformative realization in my life. I […]
“As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate […]
Original post from Yoga Journal can be found here. Sure, a week-long yoga retreat is what you really want. But if you think you won’t get a lot out of a one-day getaway, think again. As a mom of three and full-time midwife, I feel like I am constantly treading water—barely able to keep my […]
“Be who you are and say what you mean, because those who mind don’t matter, and those that matter don’t mind.“ — Dr. Seuss These simple words are so profound when you take a moment to realize what they are saying. They are an invitation to be exactly who you are, unabashedly, and to put […]
Everyone who showed up for Rise was welcoming, kind, genuine, respectful, warm sincere and wanting to truly connect, learn and share with the focused intention to help themselves and others. There was no space for judgement of any kind, only seeing into and holding space for collective worth, struggles, and brightness.