Hypnotherapy – What Can It Do?

Hypnosis is a method of asking your conscious mind to go take a seat in the corner so that we can have a discussion with the subconscious mind, the part that is in control of our self-limiting beliefs and behaviors.  By talking to the subconscious mind, we can  uncover and reprogram limiting beliefs (often established…

Going Inwards

As the days progress, and we shelter in place, our thoughts turn inwards.  As we put down our phones because we can only handle the barrage of headlines for so long, our thoughts turn inwards.  As we lay down at night, finally still in the dark with only our own thoughts speaking to us, we…

Red Curry Rice and Chicken Soup

Do what you can, use what you have, start where you are. It seems like that has been my mantra lately as we stay home, make meals with the food we have on hand, and pray for everyone out there in the world as we go through these hard times. One day at a time….

Tips for Successful Distance Learning from a Homeschool Mom

I’ve seen many memes circulating around Facebook – from pee-your-pants funny to downright terrified – on the daunting task many parents are now facing to educate their children from home.  I remember feeling scared out of my wits when we first made the decision to homeschool our children –  confused, overwhelmed, incapable and bewildered.  Now…

Viral Infections: You’re Sick Before You Know It

We all live such fast paced lives these days that no one seems to want to slow down until there is a feeling of being physically sick.  We have a sore throat, a runny nose, a cough.  Sometimes we have fatigue or a fever.  These are all signs of a viral infection.  However, it is…

Pesto Quinoa Pizza

This may qualify as a flatbread more than a pizza, but I enjoy it as a pizza since that’s something I don’t indulge in very often.  This recipe is gluten-free, and unusual in that it used whole, uncooked quinoa grains as the base for the crust.  The grains are soaked overnight instead, keeping all nutrients…

Caring for your Immune System

In light of recent news that seems to be flooding our devices and inboxes, I feel called to write about how incredible our immune systems are, how many built-in defenses we have evolved, and what we can do to further support ourselves during times of stress and viral infection. First off, know that you are…

Samoa Smoothie Bowl

Coconut…chocolate…caramel!  Those cookies that can create such a cravings, yet are full of restricted ingredients for many people.  Can a smoothie this decadent possibly be good for you?  Yes! Unsweetened shredded coconut and coconut milk are full of healthy saturated fats.  The caramel-like sweetness of dates merges with deep chocolate protein powder to create that…

Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Crunch Smoothie

Maybe the name is a bit much but this smoothie bowl really does have it all!  It will totally satisfy any cravings you have for peanut butter cup ice cream – but it’s incredibly healthy with no dairy, no refined sugar, no gluten!  It also contains a good dose of plant-based proteins, healthy fats, and…