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A Little Self-Love on Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re coupled up, or single today, self love is ALWAYS important. It is the foundation of lasting romantic love, and like just about everything else, it is a skill that can be learned through practice. If you want one of my life-hacks for how to create more of it, check this out! read more

Vipassana Meditation – My Take on 10 days of Silence

Recently I completed my first Vipassana retreat. In this video I explain a little about what you can expect if you choose to attend one, and I share some of my personal experience and takeaways. For more information on Vipassana, and course schedules go to dhamma.org. read more

Trump: A Spiritual Lesson in Disguise

Tuesday, much of the world watched in horror as Donald Trump became the president-elect of the United States of America. I was one of them. I was angry, scared, sad and even considered fleeing the country for about 30 minutes. What brought me back to a state of peace and acceptance is my unshakable ... read more

A New Mother’s Perspective: Body Image, Pregnancy and Relationships

I love children.  Children love me.  I know I want kids, but because I’ve struggled so much over the course of my life with eating disorders and body image issues, I’ve always been concerned about how I would respond to being pregnant.  I’ve come a really long way in my recovery journey, but there’s ... read more

How to Actually Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

These days New Years Resolutions get a bad wrap. Sure, they’ve been co-opted by fitness and weight-loss companies to line their pockets, but fundamentally they [resolutions] are an opportunity to re-evaluate our lives, and make some needed positive changes. Many of us are encouraged by the hope and hype ... read more

Confessions of a Bikini Queen

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of meeting a young woman named Lisa Clift at a mutual friend’s house.  Over the course of the evening we discussed our lives, and when I shared my passion for mental health and healing body image issues, I was refreshed by her openness surrounding her own history with ... read more