Fat does not make you fat––so long as you are consuming the good stuff from quality sources. Fats that tend to pack on the pounds, contribute to diabetes, and increase your risk of heart (and other lame) diseases, are the junky trans fats found in obnoxiously shelf-stable pseudo-foods. I...

Your home is your haven and it should support your health. Perhaps check your cupboards and read the labels of your cleaning products. Do you see Ammonia, Methylene chloride, Naphthalene, Silica, Toluene, Xylene, Phosphates or 2-butoxyethanol/Ethylene glycol? These are all highly toxic chemicals that do not support an optimum living environment. Toss out and replace them...

Christmas week was slow and soothing this year as I had set the intention to gift presence more than presents. I am so grateful for nights shared by the fire and holiday spirit movies, kettles of soup that simmered on the stove, and a candle lighting ceremony held in honor of...

Day 10 My travel schedule this year has been near non-stop. After countless flights and hotel stays, I’ve discovered exactly what I need to take with me in order to stay sane, grounded, and nourished––often difficult when plucked from routine and in unfamiliar territory. My Virgo nature...

Go ahead. Salt your food. After receiving a series of health coaching sessions from the founder of Progurt, (yes, even wellness practitioners need someone they can talk to,) I have been blown away by the discomforts that vanished when I implemented his one simple suggestion––Eat More Salt. Sea salt. As it turns out, his...

Remember the last time you visited the hygienist for a routine teeth cleaning? Can you recall the distinct and pleasurable feeling that accompanied your trip––that of your tongue gliding across newly polished and plaque-free teeth? It's like a Slip n' Slide party for your mouth!For years I...