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Tricks & Treats – On Halloween & Recovery Wins

Halloween was always one of the most triggering days for me in recovery. After all, binging on Halloween candy in my youth was part of how it all started. My mother (with good intentions) was extremely health conscious, and Halloween candy was highly guarded and rationed. We had a short window of time to ... read more

World Mental Health Day: My Top Mental Health Lessons of the Year

Today is World Mental Health day, so it seemed appropriate to share my 3 biggest (and hardest won) mental health lessons of this past year. Truthfully, I’ve had some crazy sh*t happen in the last 18 months, and many of the mental health and recovery practices I had were put to the test. Some of ... read more

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