My Intention to Celebrate

A big realization for me recently was that in trying to do things differently than I have been – BETTER than I have been – it may not be about doing anything that looks radically different, but about refocusing my intent as I do these same things. I was recently doing that New Year thing…

12 Herbs to Help you Sleep & Bedtime Tea

Having trouble sleeping? There’s a whole lovely selection of naturally relaxing herbs that are great for helping you catch those Z’s. Many of them are simply calming without causing drowsiness, making them appropriate for stress or anxiety in the daytime as well (but save valerian for night time only). See chart below for a description…

Top 10 Food Rules

If you’re interested in eating and/or living in a healthier way, but aren’t sure where to begin, here’s a great first baby step that is enjoyable, quick, relaxing, simple, and yet highly educational: Read Michael Pollan’s book Food Rules. While I recommend taking your time with it, it is short enough that it can be…

Thanksgiving Day Gratitude

Today is Thanksgiving Day. Harvest celebration time! What are you grateful for right now? Some things are more apparent than others. Think of 5 obvious things that you are grateful for: the big-ticket items that are hard to miss. A roof over your head, enough food to fill your belly… Now think of 5 subtler…

October Love Letter

Today I wanted to write you a letter. Not an article or a recipe, but a sort of love letter, to you, my dear pen pals! I’m excited because it’s October and there’s so much to love, so here’s my squishy, sentimental, overflowing Muchness for you today: October is my favourite month. There are so many…