Finding Happiness

Stop Making Excuses

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Below are the three steps I took to stop making excuses because of my health issues... I will never forget the first time I realized my disease provided a benefit – a highly addictive one. “So what do you gain from having an autoimmune disease?” This question, posed by my then-therapist, stunned me. “Excuse me?” I asked, my ...

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Breaking My No Diet Rule

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Today I am beginning the Medical Medium 28 Day Healing Cleanse. Feel free to keep me in your #thoughtsandprayers (I’m only half joking). Cleanses are not a normal practice for me. I typically avoid anything that slaps the ultra-enticing label of detox, diet, and/or cleanse. In my opinion these are often a profit-driven false promise that ...

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5 Lessons I’ve Learned About Identifying & Asserting Boundaries

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A lesson in turning my back on what's not meant for (or no longer serving) me... I’ve shared that therapy is a crucial tool in my healing journey, but I admittedly struggled early on to apply the methods and lessons learned while sitting on that cozy couch with a cup of organic green tea. Did I ...

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Speak Your Truth – Your Story is Exactly What Someone Needs to Hear Today

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For the past 6 months everytime I heard "speak your truth" on one of many personal growth podcasts I subscribe to, I thought I had that practice down. HA! I finally decided to speak my truth recently, in a manner that forced me to be truly vulnerable. The results have been nothing short of life-changing, ...

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How to Practice Yoga & Mindfulness… The WRONG Way

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A lesson in how to practice yoga and mindfulness, or at least how NOT to... When I began practicing yoga, I was admittedly slow to embrace the mental and spiritual components. It was only after noticing how the breathing exercises instantly calmed my ever-racing brain that I thought: Huh, maybe there is something to this spiritualty, ...

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