"You've been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens." ~Louise Hay Not sure where to start? Try remembering the best compliments you've ever received. Visualize what it was like when it was said to you. Now, if you downplayed or rejected it ("it was nothing" or "no … Continue reading LoveBites: Try Approving of Yourself
My first experiences with camping date back to when I was maybe 4 or 5 years old, at my uncle’s cottage in the country. I remember being carsick on the way there, Sam the stuffed Basset hound in my fists, and my elder cousin, a wise 7-year-old, telling me there were snakes under the bridge and … Continue reading What I’ve Learned Camping on Plants
What is this mess of goodness? Roasted cauliflower with lemon garlic ginger tahini sauce and red & white quinoa topped with chives. This is a hormone-helping powerhouse meal! 💪😋 ✔ cauliflower is a member of the Brassica family of veggies, which is known for its high content of glucosinolates, including xenoestrogen-zapping indole-3-carbinol (I3C) ✔ sesame seeds (tahini) are high in anti-inflammatory omega-6, … Continue reading LoveBites: A Mess of Goodness for your Hormones + Recipe
Setting a goal gives you something to strive for. It encourages you to move forward and do the work to even approach the vicinity of achieving it. Sure, it may not turn out the way you thought or hoped - but imagine the gains you might make in the process. Consider a goal like "lose weight". … Continue reading LoveBites: A Goal is Something to Aim At
Avocados everywhere... except in my house. 6 recipes for those of you more fortunate than I.
I'm like you. I scroll through my Instagram feed, double-tapping lovely photos and those with lovely captions, inspired by all the pretty things and places, words and FOOD. With so many people sharing snapshots of their day-to-day lives and the lives to which they aspire, disseminated virtually everywhere in seconds, social trends crop up and … Continue reading Finding Self-Care in Food Trends
Last week, I shared a #nofilter selfie on Instagram. I've been receiving compliments on my skin for some time now, including from strangers who speculate that I must use X skin product or Y supplement and that's why it's so nice. Having grown up with teasing for my skin problems (as well as my general … Continue reading Skin Illuminated: 7 Health Hacks