10 Minutes Barefoot a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!

10 Minutes Barefoot a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”

Would you believe that one of the most antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, mood and energy boosting remedies can be attained by simply walking barefoot on the Earth?  Believe it or not, the practice of “grounding” (or “earthing”) is said to have an amazing effect on our bodies health.  For over a decade, research has emerged that suggests that direct physical connection with the abundant supply of the electrons on the surface of the Earth can promote positive physiological changes and benefits to our well being, such as improved sleep, reduced cortisol (stress hormone)

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Honoring the Energy of Summer

Honoring the Energy of Summer

“Summer summer summertime… Time to sit back and unwind… Here it is the groove slightly transformed… Just a bit of a break from the norm…”

It’s almost time!  The season of Summer has always been my favorite.  It’s when I feel most alive, free, and in tune with… EVERYTHING!  The warmth of the sun, beach visits, the smell of sunscreen and coconut flavored body oils, flip flops, minimal clothing, late nights, adventures with my daughters, vacations, no alarm clocks…ahhh, I could go on and on!  Spiritually, there are rhythms of activities connected to the upcoming season change as well.  

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Blueberry Almond Detox Salad

Blueberry Almond Detox Salad

After a hike, yoga, or sweat session, my body usually craves a plate full of goodness, like my super healthy and delicious Blueberry Almond Detox Salad.  With kale, spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, blueberries, nuts, seeds, and light dressing, this super food salad packs quite a nutritional punch!

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Mindful Eating for Optimal Digestion and Wellness

Mindful Eating for Optimal Digestion and Wellness

Did you know that your environment, stress levels, mood, and even who’s around while you’re eating can affect your digestion?  In Ayurveda (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge – the traditional Hindu system of medicine, which is based on the idea of balance in bodily systems and uses diet, herbal treatment, and yogic breathing), there is a traditional saying that states that when your agni, or “digestive fire” is strong, you can turn poison into nectar,

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Visualization in Meditation for Releasing Energetic Blocks

Visualization in Meditation for Releasing Energetic Blocks

Did you know that you are capable of releasing harmful physical and emotional energy blocks yourself, by doing simple, effective clearing visualization in meditation exercises?  Having regular sessions with a holistic coach or healer are definitely helpful and will create a huge positive shift in your energy, however, having techniques that you

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Antioxidant Boosting Turmeric Mango Smoothie

Antioxidant Boosting Turmeric Mango Smoothie

Related to ginger, turmeric is most well known as a spice commonly used in Indian cuisine. Aside from that, turmeric has been used for thousands of years for its extraordinary healing benefits including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antiviral activities.  It aids the stomach, boosts liver detox, provides relief for rheumatoid arthritis, helps cystic fibrosis sufferers and has even been used in treating depression.  What can I say… this superfood spice is

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Your Daily Spiritual Nourishment

Your Daily Spiritual Nourishment

“It’s not what we do once in awhile that shapes our lives. It’s what we do consistently.”

Taking time to nourish your spirit is just as important as anything else on your daily calendar.  Not only is this something that I tell every single client I’ve ever worked with, it’s also a personal mantra that I live by, daily.  Every single day, I am devoted to a practice of personal and spiritual development.  Depending on my schedule and how the day flows, it could be a 10 minute guided meditation just before bedtime, an hour long nature walk, or a variety of other rituals that resonate with me.  Whether it’s 10 minutes, or an hour, consistency is far more important than 

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Sacred Travel

Sacred Travel

“The mountains are calling and I must go.”

Do you believe that certain places around the globe are innately spiritual and have the power to heal?  Or that we gravitate to the magnetism of certain travel destinations, for deeper spiritual or energetic awakenings?  Believe it or not, these spiritually magnetic places, also known as Earth’s energy vortexes, are energetically charged areas around the globe, that have been known and mapped as sacred spaces for millennia.  From Sedona, Arizona to Machu Picchu, Peru, many of these well known energy vortexes have been classified as the Earth’s chakra points, and have 

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My Crystal Obsession

My Crystal Obsession

“Like water or diamonds or crystals, it’s pure and reflects the light.”

Since ancient times, crystals have been prized for their beauty, energetic properties, healing benefits, and precise rate of vibration – so much so, that they are utilized extensively in everyday items, from clocks, to computers, to cell phones.  Crystals are alive like everything else in the universe, and vibrate at different levels depending on their composition and color.  

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Spring Fruits Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Spring Fruits Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

It’s still late Winter, but I’m seeing sign of Spring everywhere!  Flowers are starting to bloom, and colorful fruits and berries are making their debut for the year, in farmers markets.  With all of the amazing fruits that the upcoming season brings, what better way to add some color and vibrancy to your diet than with a fresh salad?  Here, I’ve combined

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