This Thanksgiving I am thankful for so much but especially all of YOU. It has been a rollercoaster year for my family, full of incredible peak experiences, milestone celebrations but also the tragic loss of three family members. I now cherish (more…)
Diets don’t work – at least not in the long run which is what most of us are hoping for – a long run. Often there is a deeper issue underlying our excess weight. If we truly ate only when we were hungry and listened to our bodies, we could never push the override button to allow us to slip into obesity.
When we eat to fill ourselves up when our bodies are not hungry for food, we are trying to fill a different hunger. Often our spirit is undernourished and neglected. Perhaps we are in an unhealthy relationship. Maybe our career is unfulfilling or even toxic or maybe our bodies yearn to move and be free but aren’t. When we cover up our heart’s desire in layers of fat, we are missing a tremendous opportunity to awaken and grow.
The first step is awareness.
Notice that late night fridge or pantry raid and check in to see what are you really looking for in that refrigerator. ( It’s not in there by the way but for now just notice how you feel.) One of the first questions I ask (more…)
I have been wondering how to best utilize my blog. I want to pass along useful and inspiring information. Daily if not hourly I have things that I would like to share. Being rather organized usually in my approach, the haphazard way in which I have been inspired has led me to not post at all because the ideas are so random.
Today however, I have decided to surrender to the randomness of creativity and post these tidbits as they come. Deepak Chopra has been a huge inspiration and really has saved my life. (more…)