{Thrive} Movement as Self-Care

“Your body wants to move”, my acupuncturist told me early on in my healing journey. While I understood what he was saying to me I hadn’t fully connected with the why quite yet. “I need to exercise more”, I thought. The thing is, exercise can be different than movement as self-care just like dieting is quite different choosing foods that will nourish our bodies. Like food is nourishing, so is movement! It’s an important tool we can use for emotional regulation. Continue reading “{Thrive} Movement as Self-Care”

{Thrive} Find Self-Worth by Showing Up

New habits are hard work. This is something we talk about a lot in our nutrition conversations. We also know how easy it can be to start something but keeping those promises to ourselves, that’s way more difficult. What really stinks is when we break those promise we wind up feeling crappy about ourselves. It becomes part of the false narrative we tell ourselves when we feel unworthy and unlovable. Its a cycle that can be really debilitating and dis-empowering. Here’s how to fix it. It takes discipline but it’s not difficult. Continue reading “{Thrive} Find Self-Worth by Showing Up”

{Thrive} “Manifest Joy” November Mini-Retreat!

Manifest Joy Retreat“Gratitude is the flashlight that leads us through the darkness” – Deepak Chopra

I continue to be in awe of the power of gratitude. Gratitude practices help us stay in the flow of grace and allow us to stay grounded and present moment. Gratitude connects us with the FACT that everything we have is everything we need and everything we need is everything that we have. With this in mind, my dear friend and colleague Julia and I created this accessible retreat to give you the opportunity to explore gratitude and abundance with us. Continue reading “{Thrive} “Manifest Joy” November Mini-Retreat!”

{Breathe} How to Find Gratitude in the Things That Feel Hard

Journal This: How Can You Bring Gratitude to the Things That Feel Hard? 

Twice today, I was in discussion about gratitude but we weren’t talking about sunshine or flowers or a roof over our head. We were bringing gratitude to the moments in our lives that have brought us to our knees because these are the moments that have cleared the path to truly show us the way. Continue reading “{Breathe} How to Find Gratitude in the Things That Feel Hard”