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Matters of the Heart

What surrounds you? image source How aware are you of the content of your reality? What do you sense? What emotions do you feel? What thoughts are you having? Science is rapidly moving in a direction that acknowledges we are not isolated beings. In fact, we are very continuously and intimately interacting with our environment, […]

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Surprising Symptoms in Children Related to the Foods They Eat

The food we eat interacts intimately with our entire body. image source Nutritional science continues to explore and discover surprising ways that food can affect our health, our skin, mood, energy levels, and even our brain functioning. Our food culture has changed over the decades and we have been increasingly exposed to processed foods (rather […]

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Here’s How to Finally Stop Beating Yourself Up About Your Weight

Quieting the Inner Critic Part One:Expand your perspective This article is about widening our perspective from a number of different angles, and recognizing that when we are looking for solutions, we often need to change our approach to the problem.  For example, you go to the doctors because you are feeling low energy, and maybe […]

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Spring Meals

Now that Spring is in full bloom, have you felt any inklings to make diet changes? I often notice with the changes in season that my food desires also change. Some of this has to do with food memory, like craving pumpkin pie and green chili stew in the fall. But if you check in […]

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Good Mood Food

There is a lot of talk about brain health happening these days. The excitement is that we are really beginning to see connections in the way we live and what we eat and how that affects our brains.  And brains are not just for thinking and problem solving – they control our moods (depression, anxiety, […]

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The One Simple Thing You Can Do to Feel Better In Every Way

You may have heard the term “adrenal fatigue” or “adrenal burnout.” These terms are meant to describe a physiological situation in which the systems designed to help us respond and deal with stress become compromised.  The adrenal glands, which sit atop our kidneys, secrete a hormone called cortisol when we are experiencing any form of […]

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What you think you want is actually a distraction from getting what you need

What if every day of your life was a treasure hunt? What would you be searching for?  Money?  Connections?  Pleasure? Relief? Love?  Beauty? Those are just a few ideas, but we are all wired to think of “treasure” as something worth getting and that something is different for everyone.  But it is a set up […]

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5 Step Loving Plan

It is so easy right now to look at the state of the world, or the current reality and see problems that need fixing. Politics depends on this viewpoint; all the candidates rallying on the fact that things are terrible and will only be better if “I” am in charge. Now, I am all for […]

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What is fat? (The science of fat)

Ok, let’s talk about fat. This topic, whoa man.  Things are changing.  We are coming out of three decades of being told that fat is bad for you. We were told that eating fat will make you fat, and give you heart disease.  And as a result of this, food companies came up with hundreds […]

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7 Reasons to Eat More Fat & 7 Healthy Fats

The unfortunate consequence of fat phobia is that we have deprived our bodies of an essential nutrient that is critical for brain and hormone health. This malnourishment has contributed to a large collection of illnesses and compromised brain function.  There is a lot to get over, in terms of mindset, around fat, but I encourage […]