Health: JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet

Health: JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet

Posted on Dec 21, 2016 in Art

Fat doesn’t make us fat, sugar makes us fat.  But what counts as sugar?  Is honey healthy?  Is fruit healthy? Is whole wheat flour healthy? At the HCI Live event in November, (4 time!) NY Times Bestselling author J.J. Virgin was there to present her Sugar Impact Diet. In this diet, she advocates 3 cycles.  […]

Everyday Alchemy with Michelle Woodward

Everyday Alchemy with Michelle Woodward

Posted on Dec 21, 2016 in Art

A couple weeks ago I attended Michelle Woodward’s Everyday Alchemy class.  It was fantastic!  Michelle is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach and she weaves many other energetic modalities into her practice.  She is such a lovely soul! Michelle began by taking us through a lovely meditation where we explored the different rooms of our own […]

Book Recommendation: Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod

Book Recommendation: Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod

Posted on Dec 21, 2016 in Books

Book Recommendation: Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod “You’ve got to wake up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” –George Lorimer. I help creative people form healthy habits so that they can be more productive and confident with their self-expression. I’m here to talk to you about Hal Elrod’s […]

Mindful Eating For Better Health

Mindful Eating For Better Health

Posted on Nov 30, 2016 in Health

Want to learn to eat mindfully?  I’m here to help you learn what mindful eating is all about and how it can help you keep your weight down. In the modern world we eat for convenience rather than for nutrition. We eat for instant gratification rather than long-term health benefits. Can you imagine learning a […]

Ballard StudioWorks Holiday Sale

Ballard StudioWorks Holiday Sale

Posted on Nov 23, 2016 in Art, Events

Saturday, November 26th Ballard StudioWorks • 1417 NW 54th St., Seattle, WA 98107 • 10am-4pm I have been a busy bee in my studio… dyeing fabric, making soap, sewing and painting.  At the sale, I will have: • Hand dyed Crystal Grid Kits • Hand dyed Space Clearing Kits • Handmade Soap • Gift Cards […]

Recipe: Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Recipe: Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Posted on Nov 23, 2016 in Recipes

Recipe: Peanut Butter Dog Treats Adapted from Eating Bird Food, Brittany Mullins’ Recipe. Big thanks to Brittany for her friendly response to my recipe questions!  Her dog’s name is Olive too! 1 cup coconut flour (or you could use any flour) ½ cup creamy peanut butter 1 banana ¼ cup “dog treat stock”.  Many recipes […]

If You Want To Know Your Own Greatness…

If You Want To Know Your Own Greatness…

Posted on Nov 23, 2016 in Events, Health

“If you want to know your own greatness, stop asking for permission.”- Carey Peters and Stacey Morgenstern. At the Health Coach Institute Live Event I attended at the beginning of the month, Carey and Stacey had the room cranked up with enthusiasm.  About 600 people attended this event at the Rancho Bernardo Inn in lovely […]

Book Recommendation: The Emotion Code

Posted on Nov 23, 2016 in Books

The Emotion Code by Dr. Bradley Nelson is an incredible book that describes how trapped emotions can get stuck in your body, and what to do about it.  The author talks about how emotional memories from traumatic events can cause prolonged pain, and eventually disease.  This may show up in your body as physical pain, […]

Wheel of Life Vision Board Class

Wheel of Life Vision Board Class

Posted on Oct 8, 2016 in Art, Events

Last night I hosted my first Vision Board class and it was a smashing success!  We had 7 lovely ladies (+ myself and Olive) gather on a cozy fall night in one of the spaces at WeWork.  I first asked participants in the class to complete a wheel-of-life worksheet to find out which areas of […]

Book Review: The Five Love Languages

Book Review: The Five Love Languages

Posted on Oct 5, 2016 in Books

This book has come up again and again in my health coaching program.  Many people turn to overeating or other unhealthy behavior because they are craving sweetness from another area of their life.  In this classic, Gary Chapman determines that there are 5 Love Languages:  Quality Time, Touch, Gifts, Words of Affirmation and Services.  Which […]