How “CLEAN” is Your Diet?

As a Nutritionist, I often get asked what’s my best advice for attaining a healthy diet. People are often surprised I don’t tell them to eliminate carbs, or even bread. I don’t tell them to eat more vegetables (which everyone already knows to do). I tell them to take a close look at the SOURCE […]

Why Vaccinating Isn’t a *PERSONAL* Issue

The recent passage of Calibornia bill SB 277, which mandates certain vaccines in order for a child to be allowed to attend school, has created quite an uproar among parents concerned about losing individual freedom of choice. Among those who have spoken out on this topic is Dr. Jay Gordon, a prominent Westside pediatrician, who […]

The *Best* Way to Prepare for Birth

“A woman births as she lives.” Years ago, I saw these profound words on a poster at church, at Agape International Spiritual Center in Los Angeles. I believe it was even before I became a birth doula in 2009, but the concept stayed with me all these years. It reminds us that the way we […]

Secrets for Having a Healthy + Pleasurable Holiday

Honored and grateful to collaborate with to bring you delicious tips for a healthy Thanksgiving feast!  

Heal Your Gut!

Sharing a good friend’s journey in healing from his diagnosis with ulcerative colitis, a painful condition affecting the gut. We seem to be having an epidemic of gut health issues, from irritable bowel disease to celiac’s to intestinal dysbiosis. What are the most effective ways of restoring balance to your gut, to restore your strength […]

End of *this* New World ;-)

Thank you for being a light-worker and the source of tremendous support and inspiration for me, as we’ve journeyed together over the last year and a half through this web series, New World. As the Mayan calendar draws to a close tomorrow at midnight, I’m choosing to let go this particular form of sharing. Over […]

Become the **One**

What is it you love in someone else? What draws you so powerfully to that person and makes you feel deeply connected? Often, it’s a quality that’s already within you, just waiting to be fully expressed. Where can you place your attention to let your own power and magnificence emerge? You may find yourself unleashing […]

What Part of YOU is Alive and Well?

Transitions transitions. Times of change can bring up intense feelings of excitement, and also loss. If we take a look at what we’re really afraid of losing, we may find it can’t be lost. That occurred to me today when a certain song came on the radio, and I felt an immediate connection with a […]

Being At **HOME** in the Darkness

We all experience the shadow side of life, those moments of darkness we so wish we could avoid. Today I invite you into the cave to experience the truth of who you are. “There is no reason to fear darkness, when you know YOU are the ~Light~” Emotions don’t have to weigh us down and […]

Healing the Wounded Healer

We each have an inner healer. Whenever we feel moved to try to “heal” someone else, it’s an opportunity to deepen our own healing. On some level, people know when they are doing something that’s self-destructive. Our job as healers isn’t to tell them what they should and shouldn’t be doing. Our job is to […]

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