My 3,224 Week Plan

Have you ever started a workout plan that’s like, “Two Weeks to Vacation!”  (Oh wait, that’s me right now, ha.)  So many fitness plans try to sell us on similar ideas: 6 Weeks to Ripped Abs, 12 Weeks to Total Body Toning.  You know what I mean; we’ve all seen the magazines. Let’s say IContinue reading “My 3,224 Week Plan”

Detours

“Not all those who wander are lost.” J.R.R. Tolkien I was on a road trip the other day, trying to get from the Sacramento area to the Bay Area,  when I had to take a detour.  The I-80 freeway was backed up for miles due to an accident.  I quickly checked my map app andContinue reading “Detours”

Good Advice

I was rushing around the other day, trying to get things done, when I stopped in my tracks, realizing I was doing the exact thing that I caution others not do do: rush through the day without pausing to enjoy it!  Gosh, I thought, I seriously need to take some of my own advice.  Then,Continue reading “Good Advice”

Touch for a High-Tech World

I recently read this article in one of my massage publications and wanted to share it here on my blog.  Human connection is something we all need and deserve to have in this life.  It’s the reason we’re here, to connect with each other.  American culture sees touch as taboo, while others literally embrace eachContinue reading “Touch for a High-Tech World”

Your Authentic Life

What does “living with authenticity” mean to you?  What does it feel like?  It might be easier to describe what NOT living authentically feels like.  For example, when what you truly believe is stuffed down inside, when you’re really unhappy at work, when you have a bad gut feeling when you hang out with certainContinue reading “Your Authentic Life”

Trust Your Gut

Have you ever wondered why we have this saying: trust your gut?  We don’t say, “Trust your liver.”  Or, “Trust your spleen…”  It turns our we have such a complex and developed neuron system in our “gut” that it’s been called our second brain. “Technically known as the enteric nervous system, the second brain consistsContinue reading “Trust Your Gut”