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How to Stoke Your Inner Fire this Winter

Do you have an aversion to winter? To the cold, to the lack of sunlight, and how it feels harder to get together in community – especially right now going into the third year of the pandemic? I hear you. …

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New Year Message from Me and Ceiba :)

It’s the last week of 2021 and I want to take this opportunity to thank and congratulate you for being courageous and powerful this year! You showed up in this community and did great work around setting boundaries, improving your …

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My Weird Winter Health Habits

Is the darkness and cold of winter getting you down? You’re not alone. A lot of folks struggle with both their physical and mental wellbeing during the winter months. Learning how to stoke your inner fire is a key skill …

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How to be Successful in the New Year

“I started out with goals and ended up with a whole new life.” That’s what my coaching client Stephanie exuberantly told me this week, but she wasn’t always so pleased with the progress we were making together. Several times over …

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Choose the Bad Stuff to Get Happy

It’s easy to choose the good stuff in your life, but what about the crappy stuff? Today I invite you to consider that choosing the crappy stuff is your ticket to happiness. If you’ve coached with me in any capacity, …

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Stop Setting Yourself Up to Fail

When is this someday that you keep talking about? I hear it all the time. “Someday I’ll have enough money to do that program and then I’ll be more confident.” Or “My goal is to one day have the skills …

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It’s Time to Be Responsible for Your Greatness

You take responsibility for your mistakes, but not for your greatness. Is taking responsibility for your greatness scarier than owning up to your mistakes? I hear a lot of my coaching clients be really hard on themselves, while I rarely …

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My Best Diet Advice

You want to eat healthy and lose some weight, but you’re tired of the different diets you’ve tried that aren’t working for you. Here’s my best diet advice: Eat a big lunch. According to Ayurveda and chronobiology, your digestion is …

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How to Shake Off Your Chronic Stress

Your heart pounds, your skin is flushed and your chest is tight.  You’re facing a threat, and your sympathetic nervous system, aka your fight or flight response to stress, is in high gear.  It’s time to fight, flee or freeze.  …

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How to Eat Healthy (for real)

You may think that you’re diet is healthy because you eat a variety of foods, but what if the foods you eat aren’t as healthy as you thought? That’s the realization that I had when I first started studying Ayurveda, …

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