Inspired by: Joanne

  I’ve never been an active person growing up. I’ve always attempted to get into the lifestyle, but have always managed to fail because of my “love for food.” I guess you can say I am a foodie. Living near Napa and San Francisco, I have been blessed with the opportunities to visit some of the best restaurants and wineries… Read more →

Inspired by: Kym

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food”. This quote comes from Hippocrates and has been in my head for years. Those close to me know that I say it often and consider it every time I make plans for a meal or snack. Here’s why.   My sweet, beautiful mom was diagnosed with multiple autoimmune diseases throughout… Read more →

Inspired by : Rachel

  Meet Rachel.   This is her story.   Most addictions function differently than mine. I say this because my addiction isn’t to a substance I can live without, it is to something that I must consume in order to keep on living. Somehow, I’m expected to learn how to live with my addiction without it consuming me.    Food… Read more →

“Let Food Be Thy Medicine…..”

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates   The next couple of weeks we will be focusing on healthy eating and sharing some of our favorite recipes, ideas on gardening,  and eating together as a family. Eating healthy has been a big benefactor in our healing of anxiety and depression and we are hoping we can… Read more →

Self Appreciation Exercise

   What lies behind us and what lies in front of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson A couple weekends ago my husband had an awesome opportunity to photograph an event called The Unique Camp. It is a weekend getaway for creatives to be inspired and to ignite their passion for what they… Read more →

Self Love Exercise

Self love has been an important step in our healing and I enjoy making up random, but useful exercises that have been beneficial for my healing.  This is a very easy activity to do and one of my favorites. Pick an object, one that you will see multiple times in a day. Each time you see that object you say… Read more →

Show Up For Life Challenge

  How do you feel about spending time alone? Are you comfortable? Does the quiet bring you anxiety? Is the noise in your head to much, when you are alone? Many people have a hard time having alone time. Fears and guilt begin to creep in and thoughts like “I should be getting work done” or “I should be spending… Read more →

Citrus Mood Lifter

There are a handful of quick and easy things you can do to boost your mood instantly! This is one of my favorites. Take an orange or any other citrus and cut it in half, then take a big whiff of that powerful smell and voila! This is something that I do often and it is that simple. I don’t… Read more →