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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 my personal ability to forgive. I must admit, I tend to hold onto resentment a

By |2019-03-22T12:45:17-04:00March 22nd, 2019|1fw blog, Health, Uncategorized|1 Comment

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. The list goes on. I couldn’t drink iced drinks because my teeth were too sensitive.

By |2019-03-22T11:11:46-04:00March 22nd, 2019|1fw blog, guest contributors, Health, Whole Foods|0 Comments

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 to do was curl up and cry. For the first time in my entire life,

By |2019-12-03T13:59:10-05:00March 19th, 2019|1fw blog, grief, Health|0 Comments

Finding Magic and Becoming Your Own Superhero

The darkness will come, and it will envelop all that you are and take what feels like your very last breath to survive. It is all but guaranteed. Not one person escapes this life without personal pain and difficult days. We all know loss, we all learn grief. It may look different for each person

By |2019-03-19T15:40:11-04:00March 19th, 2019|1fw blog, grief, Health, Parenting After Loss|2 Comments

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 with new life. There is so much hope and promise as we head into a

By |2019-12-30T23:59:18-05:00December 30th, 2018|1fw blog, Health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 2 TBSP of Chia Seeds 1 tsp Vanilla or Almond Extract 2 tsp Coconut Sugar

By |2019-03-19T15:00:18-04:00December 21st, 2018|1fw blog, Health, Recipes, Uncategorized, Whole Foods|0 Comments

Yummy Raw Veggie Salad

My raw dinner... For 2018, I've been eating more veggies and more raw food to better my health. ❤️ Tonight's raw dinner was so yummy I thought I'd share with all of you! Simple, full fiber (so very filling), and extremely delicious. Ingredients (all raw) Spiralized Zucchini Broccoli Cucumber Tomato ? Asparagus Pine Nuts  Sunflower seeds Chopped almonds  DressingAvocado Olive oilMinced garlic Salt and Pepper

By |2018-12-20T21:45:49-05:00December 20th, 2018|1fw blog, Health, Recipes, Whole Foods|4 Comments

5 Easy Tips for When Your Soul Is Tired

In 2018 I felt like someone, or something had taken all my inner light, my energy, my fire, and fight and hid it from me. It was difficult for me to come to terms with, typically I have a strong desire to fight for myself and my purpose in the world. When that desire fades,

By |2019-12-05T12:14:01-05:00December 16th, 2018|1fw blog, Health, Uncategorized|3 Comments

6 Key Reasons You Should Eat Broccoli Today

I know, I know, you've heard about broccoli since you were a kid. Mom and Dad may have forced you to eat it, and, of course, they touted its healing properties. Perhaps you acquired a taste for it, or maybe you despise it after years of nagging, but whatever the case is, you really should

By |2018-12-03T19:12:33-05:00December 3rd, 2018|1fw blog, Health, Whole Foods|0 Comments