wellness
Stop the Food-Guilt this Holiday Season

Stop the Food-Guilt this Holiday Season

Me: “I’m going to treat myself this holiday season!” — me, who has rarely, if ever, denied myself anything. This is ME, on the real.  From the outside, it appears as a healthy dose of “self-love” and “treat-yo-self” mentality, but in reality, I tend to indulge more...
Immunity-Boosting Foods and Herbs

Immunity-Boosting Foods and Herbs

Since the beginning of the pandemic, most of us only searched for “immune-boosting foods” around this time of year when the seasons started to shift.  Nowadays, I bet if we look at the search engine analytics, all searches around “immunity” have surely sky-rocketed. ...
Mindfulness Hacks for a Normal Person

Mindfulness Hacks for a Normal Person

I’m sure you are no stranger to the hot buzzword “mindfulness”, nor do I assume you have no idea how to be mindful. With all the videos, podcasts, blog posts, and conversation around the topic, I’m certain you have some tricks up your sleeve to...
Avocado Chocolate Cake with Cocoa-Almond Butter Ganache

Avocado Chocolate Cake with Cocoa-Almond Butter Ganache

INGREDIENTS: Cake ingredients: (DRY) 1 1/2 cups flour (all-purpose or GF all-purpose flour)5/8 cups (1/2 cup + 2 TB) coconut sugar (or organic cane sugar)1/2 cup cacao powder1 1/2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp baking soda1/3 tsp salt1 tsp coffee grounds (optional) (WET) 2...
The Problem with Being a “Problem Solver”

The Problem with Being a “Problem Solver”

We know that giving ourselves negative labels like “failure” or “worthless” is not in our best interests, but what about positive labels? You hear a lot about positive affirmations and how beneficial they are. Things like “I AM...