Sleep for thyroid health, part 3: wind-down routines

(This is part 3 of my series on sleep.  Click here for part 1:  why it matters for your health, and part 2:  embracing the dark.)   Establish a sleep-enhancing wind-down routine   Make the decision to make sleep a priority for yourself.  It will really make a difference in your health and energy. Start […]

Sleep for thyroid health, part 2: Be like a vampire & embrace the dark

October 8, 2017 I’m back this week to continue the conversation about sleep. It’s such a crucial part of feeling healthy, and something that a lot of people disregard in our culture of getting SO MUCH DONE.  Here’s part one, about why sleep matters, in case you missed it. If you find that you aren’t […]

The Big Sleep, Part 1: why it matters for thyroid health

How’s your sleep? Are you one of the fortunate ones with really good sleep?  Or are you one of the many who sometimes struggle during the night? Sleep is such an important part of our health and it’s a big topic, so this is part one of a two-part article.  Next week I’ll share tips […]

5 Ways To Bring Peace Into Your Life

September 21, 2017 It’s International Day of Peace and couldn’t we use a ton more peace in the world right now? I thought I’d share 5 ways to cultivate more peace within, in order to create a more peaceful world around us. 1.  Meditation There is so much going on in ours lives every day […]

5 Ways to Love Water on World Water Day

  Happy World Water Day!   5 Ways to Love Water   1.  Say thank you every time you turn on your faucet to fill your glass or take a shower.  Aren’t we so blessed?! 2.  But filter what you drink, especially if your city thinks it’s awesome to add fluoride to it (It’s not.  Among […]

Post-election Healing Meditation

  Enjoy this guided mediation (15 min) I did to help spread peace and healing to ourselves, our neighbors, our country and our planet.  

Is Your Body Burdened?

Have you heard of the concept of “body burden”?   Body burden is the total toxic load your body is carrying at any given moment.   The higher the burden, the higher the potential for health problems.   This total varies for each of us, but I know I reached my tipping point in the […]

Tips for Intense times

May 10, 2016   It has been intense lately, hasn’t it?  On one hand I’m feeling really good – connected, grateful, happy, healthy.  And on the other, I’m feeling pushed, or shoved really, to make some changes in my life.   I know quite deeply that it’s time to stop being complacent in some areas […]

12 Easy Tips for Cold/Flu Season

12 Easy Tips for Cold/Flu Season   These first six tips encourage a foundation of good health that supports optimal immune system functioning year-round:   1.  Wash your hands frequently (skip the antibacterial products; soap and hot water is fine, and scrub for the length of two “Happy Birthday” songs – bonus immune system boost […]

Gratitude. It’s not just for Thanksgiving.

November 23, 2015 In the U.S. we have the Thanksgiving holiday this week and I’ve been thinking about this “official” day for being thankful and thought I’d share with you how I incorporate gratitude into my everyday life.   The practice of listing what you are grateful for is a popular tool for understanding how […]