How To Handle A Destination Disease Flare-Up

    “If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” — Henry Miller   My eighty-one year old father has dementia (yet, his devilish sense of humor is still highly intact, thank God) and he will repetitiously ask, “Where are we going?” and “What are we doing today?” over and over and over. It […] Read More

How To Make Your Half-Ass, Kick-Ass

  For the past 6 months or so, I put my “Health Coaching Hat” up and played in some other roles that spoke to me. But, recently I have been ready to bust out my Health Coaching gear, roll up my sleeves and dig into all things foodie and green again. I tapped out suddenly and abruptly from Holistic Health Coaching and I am now better equipped with awareness of why I had a sudden drop off. I […] Read More

How To Embrace Reinvention

  Reinvention… after a shit storm   My theme. My new buzz word. And the reason why you are looking at a website with a white canvas in which I am ready to place my brush upon. Crazy? Probably. Real? That’s all I can offer at this moment.   You see, I’m coming off a wee-bit of a shit storm. And for me that was entangled in essentially not speakig my truth. The truth I held so sacred and revered for everyone to speak. Yep, […] Read More

The Weight of Judgment + How I Called Bullshit On Myself

  I am going to call myself out right this moment: I love spirituality + consciousness! I’m a bit of a hippie, I’m all about the woo – crystals, affirmations, Law of Attraction, mala beads and so much more. I love the world of chakras, Shaman, acupuncture, Reiki, energetic healing, Medium’s, Angel’s, meditation and kale…definitely kale. This is the place where I feel alive, comfortable and not confined by any box. My energy is free […] Read More

Why Labels Are Killing Your Energy

  Do you enjoy living in a box? Didn’t think so; I don’t either. They are tight, stuffy and give me no room to breathe and I definitely can’t stretch out in there. So, why in the hell would I put myself in one? Silly girl I am. Here is why I think labels are killing your energy + definitely killed my mojo: For the last two years, I’ve been a “vegan” (hello label). It started […] Read More

A Letter of Love to My Flotation Devices

  If you’ve got friends like mine; raise your glasses. If you don’t; raise your standards. – Unknown   Has your best friend(s) saved you at a time in your life? Like, the 3:00AM phone call type of save your life?   Perhaps, you called them after you found an email that confirmed your suspicions of “crossing the line” and they showed up at your house and you didn’t have to say a word. That […] Read More

Dementia: Why Humor Heals + The Crazy Shit We Do For Family

  Swings, second shift, whatever you want to call it; September 8th, 2011 was my last night on the 3-11PM shift I’ve worked for almost six years of my life.  A few days later I began a new chapter in my work life, as I began working the graveyard shift (11p-7a).   When I would tell people (excitedly might I add), that I was going to switch to working nights, most everyone looked at me […] Read More