Dear friends, I started this blog over two years ago now. I was struggling with a chronic illness. Although my initial intent was to support other long haulers, writing about my experience proved to be very therapeutic and for this, I am truly grateful. When I got Covid for the first time, I intuitively knew... Continue Reading →
Top Pick : Chardonnay
"Tom Gore Vineyards Chardonnay White Wine opens with intense aromas of Fiji apple with lightly tropical notes of citrus and juicy, ripe pear complemented by toasted oak and spice. Fermented in 60% barrel and 40% stainless steel, this California chardonnay is pale gold in color. The fruit aromas carry through in the flavor with bright... Continue Reading →
Pure Intention : Unplug
"Doing nothing means unplugging from the compulsion to always keep ourselves busy, the habit of shielding ourselves from certain feelings, the tension of trying to manipulate our experience before we even fully acknowledge what that experience is."— Sharon Salzberg Last week I was sitting in the waiting room at the optometrist's office. We were a total... Continue Reading →
Cookbook of the Month !
At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen Celebrating the Art of Eating Well By Amy Chaplin http://amychaplin.com "Through this book, my intention is to inspire you to seek out ingredients that have been grown with reverence for the environment, find a deeper connection to the natural world, and above all else, to cook more. This... Continue Reading →
Congratulations to all of you who challenged themselves to the 3 day Winter Detox Cleanse 2023. It sounds easy enough. I mean heck, what is 3 days of your life? I can attest to the fact that it's harder than you think but, totally worth it. I must admit, almost got up at midnight for... Continue Reading →
You’ve Got This !
R.A.I.N. - is an easy-to-remember tool for practicing mindfulness. Today I listened to a fascinating take on breaking bad habits. Dr. Judson Brewer, psychiatrist, world renowned addiction expert and author of 'The Craving Mind', facilitates a Masterclass on Calm.com. I would strongly encourage anyone who's interested, to take a listen. There's far too much content to... Continue Reading →
Pure Intention : Be a Warrior !
"The warrior has discipline, strength, and stays true to their commitments" https://everydaypower.com/warrior-quotes/ As promised, here's the program for Winter 2023 Detox Cleanse. I strongly urge you to challenge yourself. Commitment is a scary word for some but I guarantee, you won't regret it! The basic structure of your day will be the same throughout the... Continue Reading →
Stocking Up for 3 day detox cleanse !
Some of you were asking for a recap leading up to the 3 day detox cleanse starting Monday February 6 so it makes it easier to write up your shopping list. Step 1 Review the recipes below and make some choices. Step 2 Create a shopping list. Step 3 Always easier if you do meal... Continue Reading →
Pure Intention : Commitment to Self
“Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me” Paolo Coelho I’m going to let you in on a secret. I already did my 3 day detox cleanse and guess what ?? I FEEL AMAZING 🙂 I went cold turkey with... Continue Reading →
Detox Cleanse Winter 2023 – Are You Ready ?
During the month of January, I followed Bethany Douglass's advice to "ease into the new year". Rather than creating lists of goals and aspirations, I let myself rest, slow down, be present and listen. When we create space for listening, "we open the door of infinite possibilities". Bethany Douglass : Ease Into the New Year... Continue Reading →