what is your wild goal?

    Did you see the movie Wild with Reese Witherspoon?  I did and decided right then and there that hiking a piece (note, small piece) of the 2,000+ mile Pacific Crest Trail was for me as I make my way toward a more healthy self.  It is my WILD goal. Now granted, I am at least 25 years older than she is, don't have a personal trainer or personal chef and I would be doing it ... READ MORE

friday’s favorite finds #1

On Fridays, I will share three favorite finds as we work together toward whole health.  Links will be included if you want to delve deeper.   Let me know if you have any questions or concerns and certainly if you try anything! I hope you like these...   Trader Joe's Thai Sweet Chili Veggie Burger First on the list is this find from Trader Joe's.  As a fairly new vegetarian, ... READ MORE

you are braver than you believe


warm scones and not a drive-thru in sight

As an Integrative Health Coach, some clients I work with are trying to change their eating habits for better health. Wow is this ever hard! I am speaking from personal experience, for sure. I love large Coca-Colas, but am working on drinking water – my own personal struggle. One culprit is that our country has a plethora of fast food restaurants EVERYWHERE… and we are in such a hurry. Eating ... READ MORE

mindfulness – the new bestseller

We are such a people of doers, aren’t we? Give us something to do and we will get right on it and check it off the list! I know being mindful throughout the day creates stronger relationships, reduces stress and better overall health. I am working on it along my path to whole wellness, but admittedly, it is a challenge. As a doer, it’s a hard sell. We Americans pride ourselves on being ... READ MORE

give yourself some valentine love

                            You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love & affection. ~Buddha We take care of our entire world with undivided attention during melt-downs, kisses on boo-boos, our drop everything and deliver that lunch left on the counter ... READ MORE