Choices

Today I fasted, practiced yoga, played basketball, played movement games for hours with my daughter in the sun, drank herbal teas, gardened and meditated. Yesterday I sat on the couch and watched family movies all day with a heavy dosing of chocolate. Neither choice is inherently bad or good. Neither choice makes me a good [...]

Top Immune Boosting Tips (2)

Shock...surprise...no way! This next post will focus on the importance of conscious breathing. That is bringing conscious awareness to your breath (e.g. meditation, breath work, mindfulness). Some of you will 'blank' when I say the words 'meditation' or 'conscious breathing' and some of you will say, der of course. For those in the middle I [...]

An embodied ‘No’

My relationship to my ‘no’ Evolving, deepening, descending into the core of me. An embodied ‘no’ leaves space for my whole hearted ‘yes’. An embodied ‘no’ is the way I tell my truth in the world. How I care for myself and respect that my needs matter, that I matter. How I declare my boundaries, [...]

Pine Pollen Harvesting – Embracing the gifts of Spring

For a couple years now I have literally been ‘Pine-ing’ for pollen (I know, it’s so good right). I followed the rabbit hole a few years back and deeply researched the golden pollen from pine trees and it’s incredible multi-nutrient properties as a food supplement but also it’s potent medicinal properties for hormonal balancing and [...]

Adult play

The amazing health practice few are talking about... Giving ourselves space to play has many, MANY benefits for our wellbeing, including: endorphin release; improvements in brain function and growth (play triggers secretion of BDNF, a substance essential for the growth of brain cells); memory improvement; stimulation of creativity; relationship building (it even makes us more [...]

Take your time

“For fast acting relief, try slowing down.” ― Lily Tomlin We live in a time where instant gratification and 'results now' is the refrain, where 'hacks' and the 'fast wins' are often the approach we take with our health, wellbeing and experience of life. While quick results are not inherently wrong, it is important to [...]

Suns out, guns out (Part 1)

The ‘WHY’ and ‘WHAT’ of sun exposure and vibrant health This time of year it is hard not to enjoy the extra light and warmth of the spring sun and given the general enthusiasm for the sun at this time of year I figure now is a good time to talk to the value of [...]