women in wellness interview

Working with a Holistic Health Coach is an invaluable tool. I was happy to share my story with Holistic Health Coach Amanda Castilone as a part of her Women in Wellness Interview Series. We share a passion for helping people get and stay healthy, happy, and well.  Read the interview here, and stay tuned as I will,…

Food Freedom

Here’s a little clip from last week’s SHE DAY: LA about food freedom and fad diets. I dieted from ages 12-37, which created (or stemmed from) immense fear around food. How did I get to the place I am today, where I work to honor my body with food, and experience food freedom? It’s all…

about paleo

You might notice that a lot of my dishes are paleo. In my upcoming breakfast class, I am teaching paleo pancakes and paleo oatmeal.  I want to share a little bit with you about my view on paleo and some of the other strict diets out there. First, what is the paleo diet? It excludes…

korean spa

One of my favorite self care rituals is going to the Korean Spa. Occasionally I’ll go with a friend, but usually it’s a solo self-love date.  I love that men and women have separate floors, so you can feel free to roam around in your birthday suit… it’s such a free feeling! I usually get the…

self love (part 3)

I asked some of my friends and people who inspire me to share their self love practices. We saw some of them last month, and we heard from Mauri last week. I thought these insights from my friend Chris Willits should be shared in their entirety. Be sure to try his self-love meditation at the…

self love (part 1)

Part of my journey is discovering what self love really looks, tastes, smells, and feels like. Since each person is unique, everyone’s experience of self love differs. I know I can learn new ways to show myself love by learning how others do it. Over the next few months I will be featuring stories and…