A Big Journey To A New Lifestyle: No More Self Hate

The day before Thanksgiving, for the first time in almost 20 years, I weighed under 350 lbs. This is usually where I would crack a joke about how big I am but I won't. Over what I have deemed "the worst summer ever" (more about that some other time, maybe) I watched a Netflix stand up…

LOVE: Live Strong & Flourish

I use to cringe anytime I heard the words “self-care.” I thought it was merely an attempt to justify lazy or self-indulgent behavior. Of course, that was when I was much less aware of what my body actually requires to function at its optimum levels. I have since come to understand, through life experience and…

The Misconception of Meditation (and a few guidelines to help you get there)

More than a few people have asked me to teach them 'how to mediate.' I often respond by telling them that this is not possible. What I say instead is that I can teach them how to breathe. No one can teach you how to meditate. They can guide you into a space where you…