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Meditation for non-meditators: How to finally get started

Meditation for non-meditators: How to finally get started

It took me a very long time before I finally added mediation to my self care repertoire.  Like many, I...

Saved by the buns: Quick and healthy (Gluten free, Vegan & Paleo) Buns

Saved by the buns: Quick and healthy (Gluten free, Vegan & Paleo) Buns

If you have followed me, you will know that I embraced a Paleo’esque way of eating almost three years ago....

How to spring forward into a refreshed body and mind

How to spring forward into a refreshed body and mind

You’ve heard about spring cleaning you home, but how about your body and mind? The long winter is over and...

What is the silver lining of your commute? The power of reframing

What is the silver lining of your commute? The power of reframing

Picture this – it’s a snow day. The adults are frantically trying to figure out how to get around town...

Awesome Almond Chocolate Chunk Protein Power Balls

Awesome Almond Chocolate Chunk Protein Power Balls

Looking for a yummy quick and easy treat, packed with protein and chocolaty goodness? Then you are in the right...

What your emotions are trying to tell you and how to really leverage them

What your emotions are trying to tell you and how to really leverage them

Would you say that you are a person who is in touch with their emotions? Do you feel both positive...

Adventures in detoxing – How I started and why I come back for more

Adventures in detoxing – How I started and why I come back for more

Why do a spring detox? There are many reasons. Physiologically, detoxing the body helps support the liver, gallbladder, kidneys, bladder,...

How to successfully share feedback with someone you love

How to successfully share feedback with someone you love

Uhm, honey? Yes, dear. You know, uhm. Do you remember the other day, when you did xyz? (fill in a...

How to befriend winter (when summer is your BFF)

How to befriend winter (when summer is your BFF)

Throughout the past several weeks, most of the Northern Hemisphere was been under a deep freeze. Even the usually mild-weathered...

Learn what your motivation type is and how to use it to live your best life

Learn what your motivation type is and how to use it to live your best life

What do you think of when you here the word motivation?  Most of us think of that inner oomph which...

Quick and delicious best ever Paleo Sheppard’s Pie

Quick and delicious best ever Paleo Sheppard’s Pie

Are you trying to cut out grains and dairy, but are finding it hard to know what to cook for...

How to launch a targeted business social media presence for newbies

How to launch a targeted business social media presence for newbies

Are you trying to launch or build your own main or side business? And you are curious whether social media...

The best winter exercise alternatives for newbies who want to get in shape

The best winter exercise alternatives for newbies who want to get in shape

  Winter. Here it is. Rain. Snow. Cold. Dark. Somehow, nature plays a cruel joke on all of us with...

New Year, New You – Healthy Antioxidant Breakfast Bowl

New Year, New You – Healthy Antioxidant Breakfast Bowl

It’s okay. You can be honest. It’s just us here. You may have overindulged a wee bit over the holidays?...

New Year, let’s rock it!

New Year, let’s rock it!

  Oh yes, this is happening – It’s 2019! Moreover, we are leading up to the last year of this...

Quick and healthy Vanilla Snowballs (Gluten free, Vegan & Paleo)

Quick and healthy Vanilla Snowballs (Gluten free, Vegan & Paleo)

Ah, the holiday season. Often a very busy time. But also one where we like to indulge a bit …...

Triathlon lesson of life. Part 2 – Six tips to become the champion of your life

Triathlon lesson of life. Part 2 – Six tips to become the champion of your life

In last week’s blog, Triathlon Lesson of Life. Part 1: A play by play, I took your through the heart and...

Triathlon Lessons of Life. Part 1 – Behind the scenes of a race

Triathlon Lessons of Life. Part 1 – Behind the scenes of a race

Your heart is pounding as you run out of the ocean and across the beach. You race barefoot through dry...

Scrumptious Pumpkin Quick Bread – gluten free and paleo

Scrumptious Pumpkin Quick Bread – gluten free and paleo

  If you have been following my blog, you’ve heard me write about the anti-inflammatory diet I follow. A lot...

How to Tame your Inner Gremlin – and keep it from interfering with your life

How to Tame your Inner Gremlin – and keep it from interfering with your life

In this week’s blog, we are getting down and dirty with all things “inner gremlin”. Otherwise known as your negative...

What is your Why? Your Life Purpose Revealed

What is your Why? Your Life Purpose Revealed

  Have you ever thought about what makes you you? And what role you have on this planet? The chance...

Top 6 Tips to Staying Healthy this Cold and Flu Season

Top 6 Tips to Staying Healthy this Cold and Flu Season

  In my part of the world, summer is definitively over and the rainy season, which the Pacific Northwest is...

How to Build your own Signature Smoothie

How to Build your own Signature Smoothie

  Smoothies are one of the best ways to increase your nutritional intake. And everyone loves them, including the most...

Personal White Space: What it Means and 5 easy Steps to Find Yours

Personal White Space: What it Means and 5 easy Steps to Find Yours

    The term Personal White Space showed up in a recent conversation I had with a lovely, wise human...

The Four Powerful Synergies both Yoga and Coaching have in Common

The Four Powerful Synergies both Yoga and Coaching have in Common

  I have been a yogi for over 25 years. I started by doing my mom’s Ali MacGraw’s VHS video...

What I learned from Traveling Solo

What I learned from Traveling Solo

  If you follow my Instagram stories or my blog, you’ll know that I recently took an impromptu trip to...

Quick and Easy yummy raw Paleo Hummus (bean, grain and dairy free)

Quick and Easy yummy raw Paleo Hummus (bean, grain and dairy free)

  A few weeks ago, I wrote a very popular blog post called Five Easy ways to Increase your Greens...

How to fall for Fall (and not wish it was still summer)

How to fall for Fall (and not wish it was still summer)

  Maybe because I love the summer months so much, I forget how beautiful a season autumn really is.  This...

Your Happiness Principles Revealed!

Your Happiness Principles Revealed!

  I am going to ask you a very simple, and at the same time, very complex question:   What...

5 Easy Ways to Get your Greens!

5 Easy Ways to Get your Greens!

  This is not rocket science to most of us: Feeling healthy and energetic requires a good diet and regular...

Ouch. Really? Thanks! How to Accept Feedback as a Gift

Ouch. Really? Thanks! How to Accept Feedback as a Gift

  Whether at work or at home, critical feedback is often really, really hard to take. On one hand, we...

How to Support your Child’s Transition into Kindergarten … and learn useful tips for yourself!

How to Support your Child’s Transition into Kindergarten … and learn useful tips for yourself!

  If you are a parent to a little person, then you can appreciate how quickly they change as they...

How to Make the Best of the Rest of your Summer!

How to Make the Best of the Rest of your Summer!

<pic>   If you are anything like me, then you find it hard to say goodbye to summer. I love...

What I learned from three weeks camping with no internet or telephone

What I learned from three weeks camping with no internet or telephone

  We like to take a good long break from “civilization” every year by going to remote places for several...

What I Learned From Swimming in the Ocean

What I Learned From Swimming in the Ocean

    I was always a real water baby. From my early days as a toddler, when I used to...

Design your Summer – What is on your Summer Bucket List?

Design your Summer – What is on your Summer Bucket List?

  Ahhh. It’s finally summer. Summer. So good. Long days. Sunshine. Flowers. Time spent outside with family and friends. BBQs and...

How to Resume Exercising When You Have Young Children

How to Resume Exercising When You Have Young Children

  Anyone who has kids knows that becoming a parent requires you to adjust your life considerably. Okay, its more...

Simple Home made Coconut Yoghurt and Crunchy Grain-Free Granola

Simple Home made Coconut Yoghurt and Crunchy Grain-Free Granola

  If you or a person you care about has been advised to switch to a Paleo diet, you’ll likely...

My Life without Sugar, Gluten or Dairy

My Life without Sugar, Gluten or Dairy

  Aligned with my German upbringing, foods like yoghurt, cheese, butter, bread and granola were staples in my diet. I...

Forest Therapy

Forest Therapy

  When did you last spend time in a forest? I mean, really spend time in a forest? Walking, listening,...

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