Why you can RELAX on STARTING goals in the New Year…

Why you can RELAX on STARTING goals in the New Year…

I love the energy of possibility, freshness, and the sense of starting over that a new year brings. This time of year often inspires a renewed sense of purpose and determination.  I also like the idea of setting resolutions and goals for the new year, but if you were to ask me what my 2016 resolutions were, I’d tell you, “I honestly can’t remember!”.  For many people, it’s things like “lose weight”, “enjoy life to the fullest”, “fall in love”, “spend more time with family and friends”, “save more money”, “travel more”, and so on.  And although these are all beautiful goals, winter is actually a time for setting goals, not starting goals.  Winter is a

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A Dream Come True… I Hosted My Very First International Travel Retreat in Bali, Indonesia!

A Dream Come True… I Hosted My Very First International Travel Retreat in Bali, Indonesia!

 

Earlier this year, in partnership with a dear friend and spiritual sister of mine who shares the same love for sacred travel, exploration, healing, nature, sisterhood and holistic teachings, I launched Holistic Goddess Retreats. Holistic Goddess Retreats is a sacred travel experience company that provides unique opportunities for women (and sometimes men) to vacation in a meaningful way, to some of the most sacred destinations on Earth.  Our very first international retreat took place in one of my favorite places, Bali Indonesia, this past October.  Along with 11 other women from all over the states, I embarked on a journey

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What Does “Holistic Health” Mean, Anyway?!

What Does “Holistic Health” Mean, Anyway?!

“Find joy in taking care of yourself… Mind, Body, and Spirit.”

In a recent interview by Chelsea Cooper of Lean Body Fit Camp here in Long Beach, CA, I was asked about the basics of holistic living and weight loss.  More and more individuals are becoming aware of the mind-body-spirit connection (yay!) with all of our interconnected parts, and are now seeking products and activities to participate in that make them feel good all over – Chelsea’s clients are no exception, and have been interested in learning more about what they can do to naturally achieve greater health.

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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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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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