We all can probably look back to when we were very young and identify an animal to which we felt a special connection. While some might say that this is just kids being kids, learning about nature, and engaging in play, I would argue that perhaps there is more to the story. Over the years I have found that the more we recognize and embrace the idea that we are all connected, the more we can gain knowledge and inspiration from nature.Read More
In the process to untap my sparkle, I experienced a side effect. My thoughts began to shift in a new, empowering way. As my enthusiasm for digestion grew, I learned more. As I learned more, my mindset started to focus not on taking up less space, losing weight, or becoming less, but rather eating foods that satisfied me, tasted good, and most of all: MADE MY GUT HAPPY.Read More
Over the years I have become more and more aware of meditation, especially as it’s popularity has bloomed. I always loved the idea of getting grounded and centered and quieting my mind, but always assumed it just wasn’t something that would help me. August 17, 2017 is officially my one year anniversary of meditating every single day.Read More
Have you seen this 4 letter acronym running amok on all the health websites, blogs, and podcasts around? Me too. Small intestine bacterial growth, known as SIBO, is a real bummer of a situation where, to put it way too simply, bacteria is growing in places it shouldn’t be growing. We all have a beautiful universe of bacteria in our bodies, especially in our gut (often referred to as the microbiome).Read More
It is all happening.
The roar of the Lion. The cycles of the planets, moon, sun. The energy in the air - changing, shifting, transitioning.
Are you taking time for you? Are you fighting these shifts? Is your ego pushing and pulling and screaming to stay stuck? Are you stretching and smiling and weeping and feeling it all? Are you saying YES?Read More
Leo season is here. On August 11, I turn 35 years old. This is a milestone birthday, coming during a year of significant, stretching, overwhelming change. Being human is hard, right? As I have been reflecting on my habits, practices, and potential in my journey to continue to expand and untap my sparkle, I am knocked over specifically, by one piece.Read More
Whole30 + 5 = Whole35
As mentioned here, turning 35 is prompting me to face my fears and further explore the deep. Juicy, wild being that is… me. I have been untapping my sparkle for a long time, and it is time to step up my game to bring that sparkle to the next level. 35 is going to be my #yearofintuition, and one of my first steps of this process is to clear my vessel.
The best way I know how to set the foundation? Whole30.Read More
I have been putting off writing this FOR YEARS. It just feels like too much. My story, like so many others, is a lengthy journey that led me to come home to myself. What is the catalyst that prompted me to truly take control of my life and untap my sparkle? The Whole30.
It's true. As promised, the Whole30 absolutely changed my life.Read More