Emotional Freedom

Emotional Freedom

How long can you talk without breathing and stay standing?  I was fortunate to have a teacher who prompted me to breath as I gave a speech to the class.  Terror overwhelmed me.  My hands were sweaty, my heart was racing, my throat was dry and my mind was almost blank....
EnergizeRelax

EnergizeRelax

Have you ever felt like you needed to relax and energize at the same time?  Sitting down to write, or almost any ‘task’ on the computer … well, it just doesn’t come easily to me and I get frustrated and lose my focus.  Sometimes, I jump on Facebook, or email, or a...
13 Awesome Ways to Hack Your Health

13 Awesome Ways to Hack Your Health

13 Awesome Ways to Hack Your Health   Have you ever cooked salmon and broccoli in a coffee maker?  How about made whipped cream with milk in a microwave?  Did you know you can open a bottle of wine with your shoe?  On the show, Hack My Life, Kevin Pereira and...
Extreme Measures for Migraine Relief

Extreme Measures for Migraine Relief

Migraines are a pain!   Literally.  For 35 years, I have experienced migraines monthly, weekly, daily or somewhere in between.  I get pain in my neck, my head, eyes and stomach, with severe nausea at times.  I have slept on the bathroom floor in between retching.  I...
These Three Things Will Get You Ready

These Three Things Will Get You Ready

Are you ready?   Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, New Year’s are coming and I’m not ready at all!   We have purchased a few presents.  The Christmas tree is still in it’s box in the basement.  One set of lights (that I left up intentionally) is the only decoration I have...
A Key to Joy

A Key to Joy

I feel like I am never going to get there.   For me ‘there’ is: ‘’when I feel better, more energetic and connected to life, ‘have no more migraines’, ‘that’ relationship is working better’ or ‘I have finally worked through that childhood trauma’.   When can I say YES!...
10 Ways to Feed Your Life

10 Ways to Feed Your Life

What feeds you?   Is it food or relationships or spirituality or career or physical activity or some combination of these things?  Where does your motivation and creativity come from?   In essence, I want to know if your lifestyle feeds your life.    What am I talking...
Healthy Fats Checklist

Healthy Fats Checklist

Fat is bad, right?  NO! The U.S. government has been telling the public for the past 50 years that fat is bad.   Most of us are simply afraid to put too much fat in our mouths… unless it tastes really, really good, like a Krispy Crème Donut or pizza, and then we cave....

When Does Exercise Stop Being Healthy?

The steady parade of athletes at the Olympic Games in Rio is very inspiring! Super-athletes seem to be more and more prevalent: Simone Biles, Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps, Allyson Felix, Usain Bolt. Their incredible raw talent is undeniable, but even more impressive...

5 Breathing Exercises to Melt Away Stress

Even when we do our best to stay calm and go with the flow of life, stress often finds a way to creep in. While it’s impossible for most of us to completely prevent it, we can experience much more balance when we have a way to neutralize stress so that it doesn’t...