7 ways to get the best nutrition out of your fruits & veggies

We hear a lot about the benefits of a plant-based diet; but did you know there are a variety of ways to get more out of your fruits and veggies? Here's a list of seven ways you might never have thought about that help you retain and absorb more nutrients from your meals. Buy frozen [...]

Why healthy people don’t need to “juice”

Want Free Tips and Support?  Sign Up Here For My Monthly E-Newsletter While juicing may still be all the rage in some circles, I can't find it in my heart to fully get behind it as a well-person's go-to health fix. Here are some reasons why: A Healthy Diet is Enough Seriously, if you are [...]

The paradox of positive thinking

It's everywhere, isn't it? The power of positive thinking. It will solve all of our problems, it seems to say. We are told to, "Look on the bright side," "Think positively," "Cultivate gratitude,"... While these can be helpful to help us correct gross imbalances of negativity, it isn't actually the whole answer to a life [...]

Proactively creating a happy 2017

Well, I went ahead and did it: I made a "Goodie Jar" for 2017. You see all these great ideas floating around the internet around the New Year in order to inspire gratitude and positivity for the next 12 months. Most reshare these ideas on Facebook and they recirculate a few times around your social [...]

Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Muffins

I am not usually into baking. But I married a sweets lover, so I decided to surprise my husband with this little treat when he came home from work this weekend. Since it's officially fall, my inner tastebud clock was jonesing for something pumpkin flavored. And ta-da! A completely fall-themed muffin recipe for you to try. [...]