Do We All Just Need to Slow Down?

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. – Ferris Bueller.

Ferris was on to something – even back in the 80s. Even more so today, I think we all just need to slow down, relax, and practice being more present, more mindful, and savoring all that this crazy 80-mile-per-hour world has to offer us.

Chronic Stress and What We Can Do About It

What Can We Do About Chronic Stress? I watched a documentary by Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the plane to Northern CA on my way to an outdoor/wellness/life design retreat/festival las weekend. I’m grateful I had the opportunity to go to this event because I am hopeful it will help me get clarity around some lifeContinue reading “Chronic Stress and What We Can Do About It”

Is Balance a Myth?

I wrote this post a few weeks ago when I had to make a choice between going to a family event and working on some professional activities. This issue comes up again and again for me – which tells me that either balance really is a myth and we are in a futile cycle toContinue reading “Is Balance a Myth?”

Eating Well – What It Means to Me

I recently posted a photo of an afternoon snack of Nutella on toast in Instagram Stories and received a comment that Nutella is “so bad for you.” And that I should “make my own – there are a lot of really good recipes out there.” Would I like to make my own Nutella? Maybe. DoContinue reading “Eating Well – What It Means to Me”