Gimme the FAT!

Gimme the FAT!

Happy Holidays! For many of us this is the time of indulgence. With schedules wonky, eating at relatives’ or traveling, it’s no wonder our diets and digestion get off track. During this holiday season, we also have more access to cookies, pies, and other fatty treats...
Facing the fears.

Facing the fears.

The past Halloween, all dressed up in my ninja suit, I took a cab to a club downtown. The cabbie, a student hailing from Uzbekistan where Halloween has been outlawed, curiously prodded me with questions about the holiday: Why do kids go around collecting candy? Are...
Are you exhausted… but just can’t sleep?

Are you exhausted… but just can’t sleep?

“Also, I could finally sleep. And this was the real gift, because when you cannot sleep, you cannot get yourself out of the ditch–there’s not a chance.”  ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love One of the most agonizing states I know is the purgatory of...
Do you need a pattern interrupt?

Do you need a pattern interrupt?

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it is lethal.” ~ Paulo Coelho While nestled in the mountains near Granby Colorado on the yogadownload.com retreat last week, a student called her week away a “pattern interrupt.” (That’s us in the picture,...
Are you getting in your own way?

Are you getting in your own way?

Can I tell you a secret about my work as a health coach? There’s a misconception that health coaches prescribe a diet plan or exercise regime to their clients. In fact, that’s not what I’m up to at all. The reality is that most (not all) people come to me knowing...