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The Health Food Trap. How to Spot Lies In Marketing to Eat Well.

Don’t be fooled! Next time you’re out shopping, watch for the words “Healthy”, “Low fat”, “Reduced Sugar”, and “Natural” on your food packaging They are all buzzwords geared to sell products to those wanting to make better choices for themselves […]...

December 20, 2021

For The Woman At War With Her Body

I spent years at war with my body At the time, I believed the war was external, caught up within numbers on scales, clothing brands and measurements My value, my worth, and my life seemed to fluctuate with the rise […]...

December 20, 2021

The Path to Self-Forgiveness

A few years ago I read an article about forgiveness and there was a piece of it that resonated with me: “Anger, bitterness, resentment and vengeance can rob our very existence of any semblance of contentment” It made me reflect on […]...

December 20, 2021

Food Allergies and Intolerances

For years, I was upset that I couldn’t eat what everyone else ate The thought of a grilled cheese sandwich, teriyaki chicken or pastries was preoccupying, to say the least, and the cause of more than a few pity parties […]...

December 20, 2021

Healing Grief Through the Power of Endorphins

(An excerpt from my best-selling book, Healthy Healing) Sitting on a beautiful beach in Los Cabos, Mexico, I hit my personal rock bottom I remember sitting there, looking out at the beautiful turquoise sea, and thinking that all I wanted […]...

December 20, 2021

Love Is Love – Blending a Family Through The Eyes of a Teenager

The blog below was written by our thirteen-year-old bonus daughter Haven It has not been changed or edited by her parents in any way I sure hope it helps some of you understand the mindset of a kid in a […]...

December 20, 2021

Living Without Those You Can’t Live Without

You are living without the person you can’t possibly have lost The loneliness can’t be captured in any word, phrase or song It’s palpable, breathtaking and seemingly void of all reality It’s cold, cruel and takes your heart to a […]...

December 20, 2021

Embrace the Past and Forge the Future

We stand on the doorstep of a New Year full of fresh opportunity and exciting adventures The door is wide open and full of bright light We stop for a moment and embrace the warmth and sunshine that fills us […]...

December 20, 2021

The Empty Chair

You stand in a room full of the usual hustle and bustle of the holidays Love and gratitude are the theme and memories flood in faster than you can process them Sights Sounds Smells It’s all so much, and you […]...

December 20, 2021

How His Proposal Felt – Loving After Loss

December 22… Five years ago tonight, by a quiet fireplace he looked deep into my eyes and asked me to be his wife He was well aware of my journey thus far, my pain, my heartache, my young children, his […]...

December 20, 2021

Building Resiliency in Kids After Loss

The single hardest thing for me to accept on that fateful night after being told of his plane crash, where the many thoughts and fears that surrounded the lives of our small children How would they survive without himHow would […]...

December 20, 2021

Chocolate Chia & Berry Breakfast Pudding

This is so tasty and as easy as it comes I prep it the night before and throw all the ingredients together and mix well (I blend in my Vitamix) Enjoy!!! Ingredients 1 cup of Almond, Coconut, or Cashew Milk […]...

December 20, 2021

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