Stop Ghosting Yourself

Stop Ghosting Yourself

Self-care has always been a challenge for me. As a highly empathic person with a Type A personality, I’ve always been able to intuit other people’s feelings and needs easily, and usually end up wanting to jump in and help (read: take over). Not only would I give you...

Meditation As Medication

Meditation As Medication

One of the best things you can do to improve your health is to start a meditation practice. Now before you roll your eyes, hear me out. I get it. We’re all super busy with families, jobs, and other obligations. And to top it off, we live in a world that values 24-7...

Why I Set New Year’s Intentions and Not Resolutions

Why I Set New Year’s Intentions and Not Resolutions

I used to have a love-hate relationship with the New Year’s holiday. I loved a champagne toast and kissing my honey at midnight as much as the next gal. And there was something magical about the idea of new beginnings and starting a new chapter. January always filled...

Red Light Therapy

Red Light Therapy

I’m loving my Joovv red light! So, what’s red light therapy? (Photobiomodulation) It uses specific wavelengths of red light to treat the body. The key is finding the right wavelength - the sweet spot is between 630nm-670nm (skin level) and 810nm-880nm (cellular...

Make Shift Happen

Make Shift Happen

Are you wanting to make a change? Whether you’re looking to improve your health, change careers, or end a toxic relationship, true transformation has to come from the inside out.  What does that mean? It means that it’s not about chaining yourself to a treadmill...

How Do You Find “The One”?

How Do You Find “The One”?

A client sent me a screenshot of this tweet – I think there’s truth in it, and it got me thinking about the doctor-patient relationship. How do you choose the right doctor? First, let me say that there are many wonderful doctors out there and the amount of time,...

Finding Gratitude in the Face of Illness

Finding Gratitude in the Face of Illness

If you have a serious and/or chronic health condition, you inevitably encounter some bad days. Sometimes it can be frustrating, overwhelming, maddening, and feel like body betrayal. Get angry, feel sad - it’s ok, and totally normal, to have those feelings. I’d...

Why Is Mental Health Stigmatized?

Why Is Mental Health Stigmatized?

Thinking about the high-profile suicides this week, can we take a second to talk about mental health? Why is there such a stigma around mental illness? Your brain is part of your physical body. And we don’t judge people for having heart disease, cancer, autoimmune...

Why “Weight” To Be Happy

Why “Weight” To Be Happy

Recently, I was thinking about a friend I used to work with years ago. Everyday, she would walk to an empty conference room in our office building where there was a scale left behind from a Weight Watchers program. She would weigh herself at least once, often twice,...

When Illness Becomes an Identity

When Illness Becomes an Identity

Recently, I ran into a young woman in her thirties who had cancer a few years ago. Thankfully, she successfully treated it and has remained physically healthy ever since. Shortly into the conversation, she started talking about being a cancer survivor and reliving...