Writing is a powerful way to create space between your thoughts and actions and spark creativity. Julia Cameron’s Morning Pages, or early morning stream-of-consciousness writing, is an amazing way to clear your mind and bring forward inspiration and focus. What are Morning Pages, you ask? Put it simply (in the words of Julia Cameron): “Morning […]
The secret is out!
It’s no secret that I love my visits to Cryotherapy, especially after my long training runs and races. What I have not had a chance to share with everyone is just how much it really makes a difference on my recovery! Over the last 2 months I have finished several long training runs (16 miles […]
Stop, recharge and refocus
Your body is always whispering to you. The secret is learning to stop and listen to it, before it has to start yelling. This is true in every area of your life! If you eat something you shouldn’t, your stomach probably tells you. If you run yourself ragged and don’t get enough rest, you body […]
What I Eat Wednesday meets Meatless Monday – Lentil Meatloaf time!
With more and more concerns coming out about what is actually in the food that we are eating, it is important to look at everything, including meat! Yes, that meat that you buy in the grocery store is usually unseasoned, plain and whole. However, have you thought about what the cow was fed before it […]
Are you slowly killing yourself?
Living in this modern toxic world, we are all slowly being poisoned to death – Carrie Latet We are all slowly dying, and it’s the world that we live in that is killing us! Any reasonable person is going to do what they can to keep themselves (and their family) safe. Looking both ways before […]
Live with Abundance
At a very young age, we all lived with ABUNDANCE. We didn’t know anything else. We knew what we wanted and we did what we could to get it. When we were babies, we cried when we were hungry, cold or wet. Someone was there to give us what we needed. We had a full, ABUNDANT life! […]
Who said you can’t have healthy lasagna? Sweet Potato Lasagna is here!
The Food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine, or the slowest form of poison – Ann Wigmore Nearly all Nutritionists, health advocates and wellness providers will tell us that we need to eat more fruits and vegetables and move more. These are 2 key components to future health […]
Climbed Multnomah Falls, never left my house
Today marks day 16 of the #ffholidaychallenge. Between Thanksgiving and New Years, the goal is to move for at least 30 minutes, each and every day. Do what you like, do what moves you. just move. As I was sitting here today, I struggled. I didn’t want to go outside (it was cold and going […]
Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
I can smell Autumn dancing in the breeze. The sweet chill of pumpkin and the crisp sunburnt leaves Just as I mentioned last week, there are certain smells and tastes that we generally will associate with certain seasons. Last week we talked about apples, this week, we turn to pumpkin! I can pretty much guarantee […]
Disney Dark Side Challenge weekend – Part 2
Of course, I couldn’t go to Disney and just run one race! I had to run all 3! Day 2 (warning – this post is going to get a bit long, but I didn’t want to forget any of the fun!) Alarm set for 3:30am and after a quick shower to help me wake up, […]