Why is Self-Care Critical?

Ciao Peeps! I got back from EU early last week and let me tell you I was J.E.T. LAGGED! I was on Italy time for a few days before I finally started getting back on my natural biorhythms. I usually try to stick as close as possible to my regular schedule – eating, sleeping, exercise – but I was with my family on this trip (not to me...

Recipe of the Week

What comes to mind when you think of commitment? Whatever it may be, commitments require staying power. They don't just fall into place and happen. It takes work and pushing through and building momentum to keep going. With that in mind things will come up in life that give you pause. When that happens you need this duo in your arsenal. B...

Whole You Wednesday

You Need Momentum Happy Whole You Wednesday! In my newsletter on Monday I talked about the value of commitment and how it’s a powerful force for change. But I left something out. Commitment is only the first step in making things happen. It only GETS things going. But how do you KEEP things going? You do it by using all your focus an...

How Do You Know Whom to Trust?

When you meet new people, how do you know who is trustworthy and which relationships you should back away from? Guess what? Sometimes you don’t. I wish I could say everyone was honest or trustworthy, but I’ve learned through personal experience, unfortunately, they’re not. During the journey of my success I have come acros...

Recipe of the Week

Remember when everything you planned and hoped for unfolded perfectly?... Yeah, me neither. There are usually a few surprise circumstances I didn’t count on as I work to make the visions in my head a reality. Sometimes I wonder if some will ever come to life – and not because I don’t want them to. You see, you and I only h...

Whole You Wednesday

How To Control Your Reaction Hey Guys! Welcome to Whole You Wednesday! I will be boarding a plane for EU right about the time you’ll be reading this. But I’m keeping my promise and following up Monday’s newsletter with this super short video about the ONE THING we have control over. You’re a couple minutes awa...

YOU Definitely Have Control Over TH...

Hello There! Woohoo! I’m loving this summer heat. Now, I’ll admit there are days when it’s a little too warm even for me, but here at the beach in SoCal it’s around 80 degrees every day, while inland it’s well over 100 degrees. After a few days at the beach with my Madeline, I’m ready to get back down to bus...

Recipe of the Week

Have you ever felt just foggy and sluggish in your thoughts? I have and it sure does put a damper on my productivity and overall happiness. Brain fog can come from food, stress, not enough sleep, emotions... you name it. So when I need to clear my mind and organize my thoughts, i'll reach for Rosemary and Ginger... and no, not for cooking! ...

Whole you Wednesday

The Value of Being Organized Hey Guys! Skipping steps is okay sometimes. It can get you to where you want to go faster. But one step you don’t want to skip is ORGANIZING your life. Doing life from a disorganized place can actually be more labor intensive. You’re more likely to make mistakes or have to do things over. ...

Frappacino: $4, Admission to Disney...

Hey There! Well, I have to admit I crashed for a minute the first day home last week. I had a super fun time with my besties on Peter Island but even good times can be exhausting, right? We stayed up late hot tubbing and eating good food, and after a 20-hour trip back home, I was soooo excited to chillax with Little Miss M. She had been a litt...

Why the Heck Did THIS Relationship ...

Relationships enhance our lives. Well, most of them anyway. I’ve wondered — more than once — why the heck someone showed up in my life. Have you? But even when you benefit in some way, because we ALWAYS do, there are also relationships you should walk away from: they’re emotionally harmful, or even dangerous. Ev...

Recipe of the Week

How do you like to show love? Do you give little gifts? Stuff is nice and it’s appreciated, but you can also show love in other ways to nurture your relationships and let others feel important in your life. And while you’re at it, remember to show yourself a little love too! Try this blend to keep the peace and love strong. Clary...

Whole you Wednesday

Why is This Person in My Life? Hey Peeps, Do you ever wonder why people are in your life and how they got there? Depending on the relationship you might feel a heart full of gratitude or you might shudder in disgust. I used to wonder too, until I realized that every relationship in my life has a purpose. I learn from every one of the...

Three Easy Ways to Keep Love Alive ...

Hey Guys! I just got home and here I am again, packing my bags! I leave Boulder midday tomorrow (July 4th). Last week was beyond ah-mazing on Peter Island. Myhubster, Wes, and I invited 5 other couples to spend the week with us in our 22,600 sq. ft. villa and we had a blast!! We arrived to a late dinner on our private island and then sp...