How to spice up your self care and create the balance you need at a moments notice

How to spice up your self care and create the balance you need at a moments notice

Eastern medicine helped me understand so much more about my body than any other approach. In this FB LIVE video post, I give some of my best mind-body-spirit tips. You’ll hear my go-to action steps to help balance your chakras and get yourself all aligned and attuned.  Check out the video.

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6 self check questions to assess your holistic wellness

6 self check questions to assess your holistic wellness

It can be hard to know if you’re taking a whole person approach to wellness because often when in the throws of life we can be so “in it” that we don’t know what’s really throwing us off.

In this post, I share 6 questions you can ask yourself to assess your holistic wellness.

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Roasted curry chickpeas

Roasted curry chickpeas

These savory, crispy roasted chickpeas will become your new favorite snack. If you make them guests, they'll be gone before the oven cools down. Do yourself a favor and have a second batch cooking up so you won't be sad when the first batch is gone.

Check out the recipe in this post.  

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The connection between worth, self esteem, weight and the digestive system

The connection between worth, self esteem, weight and the digestive system

How we feel about who we are in the world impacts the way the body digests life.  Our self talk is part of our mental-emotional nutrition. In Chakra medicine, the energy we feed ourselves can affect the physical digestive system (think stress and butterflies in the tummy).

In this post I share how you can start to address your digestive health from a new perspective and manage wellness for optimal living. Check it out.

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Roasted zucchini, carrots and chickpeas with cassava wrap

Roasted zucchini, carrots and chickpeas with cassava wrap

The flavors in this wrap explode while satisfying your meatless Monday (or M-T-W-Th-F-Sa-Su) and gluten free needs. This recipe has a few steps but cook time goes by rather quickly, especially after you get the hang of making the tortillas.

 It's delicious and left overs are even better.

Check out the recipe.

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How Chakras connect the mind, body and spirit

How Chakras connect the mind, body and spirit

I love and adore working with the 7 main chakras.  I've had such amazing personal insights and have watched incredible “light bulb” moments and massive transformation in others.  In this post, I share some chakra basics as well as a video that delves deeper into the rights of passage aspects of each chakra.

Check out this, oldie but goodie video post.

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Healthy snack ideas

Healthy snack ideas

Many often ask me for healthy snack ideas. It may take some time to get in a groove to turn to healthy snacks instead of quick, junk convenience foods or not eating at all. When you have an idea of a few healthy options you can plan ahead. Manage weight, energy and health by determining which foods works best for you for a healthy snack.

Check out this video post.

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3 food documentaries that will change the way you look at food

3 food documentaries that will change the way you look at food

Understanding where your food comes from is so important. Food quality is everything if you're concerned about your health and wellness. The food documentaries I review in this post are eye opening, intriguing and may change your food habits.

Check out this video post.

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You need this flavor to help digestion and battle sugar cravings

You need this flavor to help digestion and battle sugar cravings

We overeat sweet foods and neglect other flavors such as bitter or sour.  I can't remember the last time someone said they had a craving for something bitter but it's an important flavor we should make sure to include in our diet.  

In this video I share why bitter foods are important in the diet and how they can effect your waist line. Check it out.

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Enhance sleep and relaxation by adding detox baths to your self care routine

Enhance sleep and relaxation by adding detox baths to your self care routine

Who else needs more zen time?  What if you could have zen time plus the bonus of relaxed muscles, better digestion, detox and sleep?  Check out this post where I share how to get a zen, spa like experience from an epsom salt bath and feel better than ever.

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How to find more time for wellness

How to find more time for wellness

Do you often complain that you don't have enough time? Is your health and wellness compromised by your life style? Do you want to get your wellness back on track? This is for the folks that barely have time to get through the day.

I share my best tips to prioritize your wellness. Check out this post.

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Holistic help for low back and hip pain

Holistic help for low back and hip pain

Low back and hip pain are some of the most common musculoskeletal complaints reported.  Heck, I've had my bout with them as well.  You're probably familiar with some of the standard recommendations but consider approaching it from a holistic perspective.  I share some insight in this post.

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