A Smile Is A Two-Way Street (with a dip in the middle)

Do you become annoyed when someone tells you to cheer up and smile? Ever think they might be onto something? Science shows that turning that frown upside might actually make you feel better! Your mental state and physical state are inextricably interconnected, also known as the mind-body connection. Your mood is determined by a complex networks of … More A Smile Is A Two-Way Street (with a dip in the middle)

Anxiety Can Be a Friend If You Know How to Relate to It

Dharma talks, which are sort of like Buddhist sermons, are one of the many tools that have helped me ease feelings of anxiety. Tara Brach, who is also a clinical psychologist, is one of my favorite teachers. Many people view Buddhism as a form of psychology than a religion. The Buddha (which means the “awakened one”), was … More Anxiety Can Be a Friend If You Know How to Relate to It

Meal Ideas: Massaged Kale Salad

I want to encourage you to trust your instincts in the kitchen. Sound scary? Welcome to the edge of your comfort zone! I want to inspire you to be comfortable with opening up your fridge and to be able to make something with whatever you have (assuming you have some veggies kicking around).

Today, I want to share with you the building blocks for kale salad. … More Meal Ideas: Massaged Kale Salad