February 28, 2018

HORMONES of Stress

In the previous three blogs, we talked about various levels of stress – the good & the bad (eustress vs. distress). Eustress, according to Hans Seyle, is positive stress and can enhance one’s functioning; and that persistent stress that is not resolve...

February 11, 2018

ALARM Stage (aka Stressed)

Chances are, if you are reading this, you’ve taken the two assessments (first two Emotional & Dietary blogs) and found that you are not exactly Thriving.  If you’re at the first level/stage, called Alarm, you have “good stress” and some “bad s...

December 24, 2017

In Part 1, you were given a list and asked to note how many of them currently apply to you.  If you chose more than seven, you are at a high risk of adrenal dysfunction; and even having three-six shows an intermediate risk.

So now what?  Well, let’s dig a little deeper...

December 16, 2017

Stress and the impact on our health - how do you rate?

November 19, 2016

We're taking the Traditional Thanksgiving Feast to a whole new level by incorporating raw-ternatives, which does not mean the entire meal is RAW.  Combining "Living Food" alternatives will enhance the traditional meal, incorporating nutrients that still taste wonderful...

November 17, 2016

We're taking the Traditional Thanksgiving Feast to a whole new level by incorporating raw-ternatives.  And I get it, there is something to be said about your "potatoes" having some "heat" to them - after all it usually is an acquired taste to enjoy eating cold mashed p...

October 13, 2016

There is no need to give up all our favorite foods for us to manage our weight or improve our health.  One of the biggest nutrition problems is not what we eat, but HOW MUCH, especially with "value meals" and "Supersize me". The key to healthful and delicious eating is...

October 13, 2016

We all have experienced moments of eating unconsciously - some more than others.  What do I mean by Unconscious Eating?  Simply put, it is eating while doing another activity, such as watching television, reading, working at your desk.

Based on the book, Intuitive Eatin...

August 31, 2016

For many years, I've held the story that I stopped tap dancing when my costumes no longer looked good on me.  My mother enrolled me into tap dancing lessons when I was three or four and I danced until age 12 or 13.  I call it a story because I recently was back home wi...

April 29, 2016

In looking back at what we were told as children, it somehow feels wrong to take care of ourselves first.  And yet, if we do not take care of ourselves first, how can we truly be there for someone else.  I am reminded of something a very wise and beautiful friend told...

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