The Lovely Grind

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10 Feb

Food in Color: All About Kiwis

Have you ever thought of foods as being directly connected to your emotions and moods? When I was going through health coaching school and beginning to eat better, I noticed a huge change in my moods and overall mental state. I was happier, less moody, more of a morning person (which was key for my early morning client sessions), slept better through the night, had more energy overall and just plain felt better in every way. Foods are not often thought of as mood boosters but they certainly can be, and with a whole well-rounded diet, those up lifters can be felt in powerful ways.

29 Jan

Food in Color: Beets Edition

One of the best ways to begin eating healthier is quite simple really – just add more color to your plate. Think of all the foods with beautiful hues and you’ll probably think of an assortment of fruits and veggies. When you add a variety...

13 Jan

Pilates. It Just Works.

When Steve Jobs spoke about Apple – its designs and new innovations – he often followed up the presentation of each new idea with “It just works.” This long used slogan came from one of the earliest models in the late eighties. It was as...

1 Oct

Grind Your Seeds for Easy Nutrition

Grind your seeds to add easy nutrition to your day by putting them in oatmeal, smoothies and salads. Some seeds you can grind easily in a small food processor include sesame seeds, flax seeds, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds. Ground flax meal is easily found at...

27 Sep

What Does Balance Really Mean?

Albert Einstein once said, “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” Right now, I'd like you to think of a balance or wobble board. The kind where you place your feet on opposite sides of the board while remaining...