Recently I have heard many references to the paleo and primal diets as being meat heavy...I'd like to take an opportunity to shed some light here. Eating high quantities of meat is not the main philosophy behind these lifestyles. That would be the carnivore diet. As Mark Sisson expresses in www.marksdailyapple.com, "The paleo diet and Primal… Continue reading Paleo and Primal…Meat heavy? No.
Streamline your body and your mind. Rising to one's highest potential is tough work, and so deeply rewarding. There are days when obstacles abound. And we can turn them around, embracing obstacles as opportunities to make us stronger. With this mindset, we shift into high gear, with excitement for the goals before us and our… Continue reading Notes on Mindset and Daily Practice
Honor the power of your mind and body to move yourself into thriving vitality. Through thoughtful, intelligent movement, nourishing food, quality rest/recovery and positive mindset, we can move ourselves out of pain or imbalance into power. See what you can create today. What is one step you can take towards your vision of radiant vitality… Continue reading Movement is Medicine.
Let your light shine through all the clouds!" I held this in my heart as I took ballet class with Stefan Wenta in the rain yesterday. Suddenly, amidst the gray skies, I felt a surge of wonderful energy and clarity with beautiful, powerful movement. May you be finding ways to shine in the rain. When times are… Continue reading Commitment in Challenging Times, and Dancing in the Rain
In celebration of this great man, my father, and the many adventures we went on together. An MD, PhD, he was an avid scientist of the brain and neurochemistry with a deep appreciation for connection with nature. Together we hiked mountains of the East and West Coasts, skied summits of snow and wakes of water,… Continue reading In Celebration of my Dad, and the Power of the Ketogenic Diet
Woohoo! I'm flying! And reciting to myself a favorite mantra, "Today I must rise against resistance to raise myself to my highest potential". Resistance provides the stress to build strength, mentally and physically. If we work with it and embrace it as a challenge, rather than fear it as a threat, we thrive. Here I… Continue reading Rising Against Resistance
Would you like to feel uplifted, inspired, and full of radiance? A Lovingkindness thought practice can guide you there instantly. Filling the mind with thoughts of compassion and love, this is a practice I began a year ago, and at dawn each day it sets me in motion with positivity and focus. My favorite mantra… Continue reading Lovingkindness and Compassion