WholeYOU: The Mind + Body + Spirit Show

WholeYou #1: Body Image & Self Compassion

Welcome to our new project! The WholeYou: the Mind + Body + Spirit Show Valerie and I decided to keep teaming up after we wrote our ebook Hips, Hunger, and the Pursuit of Healing together back in the spring. We bounced a few ideas back and forth and finally had time to record our first…

Read More »

Gena Hamshaw: Healing with Compassion

Gena Hamshaw: Healing with Compassion

Today, I have Gena of Choosing Raw on the blog. She offers a unique perspective on food compared to other interviews I’ve done here. Eating a plant-based diet out of compassion for the world was a big part of her recovery, as a way to nourish the body and take care of the world as well….

Read More »

June Favorites

Carbs, Undereating, & Curvy Yogi: June Favorites

Summer’s here, and I’m loving this time of year! I really thrive in the warm weather when I can head out to my backyard for a yoga break or eat lunch in the middle of the day. I have a few new blog posts planned for this month, especially on CARBS, since apparently carbs/gluten/sugar/grains are…

Read More »

Set your Intention: I Am Powerful

Set your Intention: I am Powerful

At the beginning of each yoga class, the teacher guides us to set an intention. While grounding myself in the beginning of class and letting go of my to-do list for the day, I go with the words or mantra that comes up. The other day’s mantra was “I am powerful.” I breathed into it,…

Read More »

Sound Health Advice from My Dog

Sound Health Advice from My Dog

I’ve become one of those people who talks about their dog as others talk about their kids. You know that person whose Instagram is covered in dog photos oohing and ahhing at ‘how cute she is’ cuddled up on the couch or rolling around outside in the grass. I love my dog – she’s a…

Read More »

6 Reasons I Shop at Farmer's Markets

6 Reasons I Shop at Farmer’s Markets

Nearly every Saturday in the summer, you can find me browsing the farmer’s market, usually with my dog (she only goes for the free cheese samples, though). I can easily spend a few hours though between browsing between the stands completely covering the city hall park and adjoining road, running into friends, and sampling food or…

Read More »