Artwork · Happiness · healing · Passion

What are You Truly Passionate About?

Are you feeling a bit stuck?  Not quite sure what you REALLY like, want to do with your life or even what makes you the happiest? Here's a link to a great little brainstorming page:  Find Your Passion   And remember, we facilitate Empowerment Sessions, Workshops and Retreats!

Aging · Artwork · Growth · Happiness · healing

Talents that Show Up Later

So, if you're thinking you're getting a 'late start' or that time has passed you by...consider this: Anna Mary Robertson Moses, aka: “Grandma” Moses (1860-1961) started painting in her seventies. For the majority of her life, she and her husband raised a family of 10 children, five of whom would survive infancy. It was during… Continue reading Talents that Show Up Later

Growth · healing · Hypnotherapy · Mental Health · Uncategorized · Your Physical Wellness

Changing Habits

Identification and and short-circuiting of the “cue-routine-reward” loop with habitual behaviors and reflexive responses isn't always as easy as it seems... Research has isolated three components of every habit: The behavior you want to change.  This is also known as the Routine The trigger --the Cue--that sets off the behavior What you want to get… Continue reading Changing Habits

Foods · Your Physical Wellness

Turmeric and Curcumin – A Primer

Turmeric What's all the interest in turmeric these days? Well, turmeric, the yellow-pigmented "curry spice" often used in Indian cuisine, contains curcumin, which is the polyphenol identified as its primary active component. Curcumin exhibits over 150 potentially therapeutic activities, including those of being antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer in nature. Curcumin is also capable of crossing… Continue reading Turmeric and Curcumin – A Primer

Foods · Vegan and Plant Based Foods

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes! Orange-colored sweet potatoes owe their appearance to the carotenoid beta-carotene. As an antioxidant, beta-carotene can help ward off free radicals that damage cells through oxidation, which can speed up aging and make you vulnerable against chronic diseases. This antioxidant can help support your immune system, as well as lower your risk of heart… Continue reading Sweet Potatoes

Foods · Raw

Vegan Kale, Spinach and Basil Pesto

  Easy, raw, delicious! Ingredients: •2 cups each raw kale, spinach and fresh basil •1 cup raw walnuts •2 tablespoons white miso paste •1/2 +/- teaspoon himalayan salt (to taste) •1/2 +/- cup extra virgin olive oil Optional: 1-2 tablespoons of nutritional yeast Instructions: 1. Add kale, spinach, basil, walnuts, miso paste, and salt to… Continue reading Vegan Kale, Spinach and Basil Pesto