Like you at any given moment I have 100 things on my mind. I need a haircut. I can’t forget to pay that bill. What should I have for lunch? When did I last get my period? I need to send so-and-so a birthday card. Shit, did I miss their birthday? Don’t forget to call mom. These thoughts, along with the 60,000 others we have each day, often take us away from what’s.. Read More
Two years ago I was in a really bad relationship. I was stuck, extremely anxious and slightly depressed. I felt so far from where I wanted to be. I wanted to have, or at least be on the road to having, a family with a man who was going to be a really good father and husband. I didn’t see my boyfriend as the kind of man I wanted to marry, but like.. Read More
Just a little over a year ago at a Santa Barbara vineyard, after one too many glasses of wine, my boyfriend told me that he wanted to buy a house. Even though he had just renewed the lease on his apartment, and we had only been dating for six months, the thought of living in a home together was exciting. The conversation continued once the wine wore off, though not much happened over.. Read More
Do You Know Lauren Miller? Perhaps you don’t know her personally, but maybe you know who she is. For those of you who don’t, she is actor Seth Rogan’s wife and a woman I admire very much. Lauren and I have one very powerful issue in common, both her mother and my mother have Early On-Set Alzheimer’s. Both she and her husband are taking a stand to raise awareness and research funds for.. Read More
You’re Totally in Denial Did you know that there are 2 types of denial? And chances are you are in one form or the other, most of the time. One form of denial can help your mentality, energy and the overall state of your life. The other form has a tendency to keep people feeling stifled, stuck and often frantic. Only you can know for sure the level and type of denial.. Read More
How to Make Motivation Last to Accomplish Your Dreams When was the last time you felt motivated to start something, anything, and followed it all the way through to completion? Be it a weight loss goal, new exercise regime or food plan? Or perhaps you want to write more, keep your room clean or get your taxes done. If your like me (and almost every other person on the planet) then you know.. Read More
Are You Tired of Makings the Same Mistakes? How over making [ the same] mistakes are you?! The set backs, the clean ups, the apologies you need to make to others or to yourself for yet again, doing what you said you would no longer do. If you’re over making [ the same] mistakes and you know it click below [ CLICK CLICK ] If you’re over making mistakes and you know it.. Read More
Still Heartbroken The number of days since the Connecticut shooting and the number of days till you will read this is irrelevant. They are irrelevant because no matter how much time has passed I hope that we never forget December 14, 2012. Tragedies happen every day, all over the world. Yet for some reason, that I cannot put into words, there are some tragedies that seem ‘different.’ The Sandy Hook shooting is one.. Read More
The Skinny on Spirituality It’s been a minute!! Happy October!! I wish so badly I was on the East Coast right now, foliage and fall fashion are my fav! So!!! Besides the pleasantries of weather what I REALLY want to talk about is your relationship! That is your relationship with food and your relationship with your body.
When You Want to, Need to, but Can’t Seem to, Get Shit Done Is your to-do list never ending? Perhaps some of the items on your list get crossed off but there are always those items, that week after week, get carried over. Its not that these tasks don’t legitimately need to be attended to. And in some cases these may even be tasks that you want to complete.