The Daily Cleanse

Leave Empty to Clean

You  hear about cleanses all time the time. Maybe you’ve done them, maybe you shun them. Maybe you think it’s a good idea, and that “one of these days you’ll get around to it”. I’ve seen people get great results from cleanses. I’ve seen pounds come off, mental fog clear, and skin and eyes radiate […]

Are you Enough?

In our busy days, we are often so wrapped up in doing and achieving and helping…  Life comes flying at us at a dizzying pace, and we can get spun in that vortex.  We can get lost in the illusion that if we could just somehow finish “the list” or perfect the project, that we […]

The Simplest Thing

I think it’s a result of our ‘want it all right now’ mentality. We believe our actions must be extreme and all-encompassing to make a difference. We forget that in each moment we have a choice. We choose what we eat, what we drink. We choose to move or to rest. We choose our thoughts, […]

How to know when it’s time to shake it up

There you are, going about your routine. You’ve got it down, run for 20 minutes, stretch, eat something… It’s all gotten routine, and it’s been a while now.  The honeymoon is over, as they say. Our bodies are incredible, adaptive organisms, that have a way of getting used to what we throw them.  Sometimes, it’s  […]

Do you have energy for your life?

Are you living your life the way you really want to live it?  Are enjoying a level of health and Joy that makes you smile?  If you have more inside of you than you are now capable of sharing; what are you waiting for? We had a death in our family this week, and it […]

Comparison or Inspiration?

So maybe you’ve noticed that comparing yourself to others drains you.  You go to an amazing party, your host is off the charts.  She’s got the house clean, the food is incredible, the guests fascinating, and on and on… Maybe you leave wondering why you can’t quite ‘get there’ yourself.  Perhaps you beat yourself up […]

How do you re-fuel yourself?

Are you busy taking care of everyone else this Summer, it is important to remember to take care of yourself as well.  I remembered this the other day as I was trying to squeeze in 10 more things before picking my kids up from camp, finish writing an article, respond to emails,  and put that […]

Savoring

This month we will look at the practice of mindfulness.  Last month’s 3 mindful alignments is a wonderful place to start. Let’s  explore another simple way to foster mindfulness. Savoring:  We savor the moment when we attune to our senses.  We allow all of our attention to go toward the sounds of the birds singing, […]

Reach Beyond

What is ‘Reach Beyond’?   Reach Beyond is an invitation to go further than that place of settling, for any part of your life that is not leading you towards your best health.  Maybe it shows up in your energy level, the amount of patience you have with your loved ones, the way you carry your […]

Finding this moment

Here are two practices for bringing your body back into balance after a stressful moment (or moments) Take time (even 10 minutes) to go for a walk.  Move your body, get your circulation going, clearing your mind of stressful thoughts and lingering stress hormones that keep you out of balance. When you are sitting at […]