I have come to believe this has been my destiny. To be here pursuing this degree at this time when I have never been more clear with who I am and what I have to offer. That little ego of mine would rather have me locked in a room working towards a perfection that would have made me miserable. Instead, I have been let free and held accountable to reach my potential.
The best thing about all of this is that as you make these choices for yourself, you inspire those around you to make similar changes. Or inspire them to start thinking about changes they can make in their own lives to step into their optimal health and wellness. As you raise your vibration and your awareness, your friends have to in order to keep up.
As I sit here anxiously awaiting dinner time, I'm asking myself, "Why on earth did I sign up for a 30-day clean eating challenge? Why am I doing this as a plant-based athlete?" I’m not unhappy with my weight. I feel great. And I’ve never loved myself more than I do now (though this doesn’t say much considering where I’m coming from-- more on this some other time).
The holidays are here and here is a quick guide I put together for some amazing health and wellness gifts sure to fit any budget.
I commonly hear clients complain how they don’t know how to give gifts to family or friends that support a healthful journey. Sometimes this is because they can’t relate to that person, or because they don’t want to buy something that supports an unhealthy habit.
“Eating a diet mostly of dark green leafy plants, fruits, beans, whole grains and fish, while limiting processed meats, saturated fats, trans fats, refined carbohydrates and foods high in added sugars is a heart-healthy lifestyle and may specifically help prevent heart failure if you don't already have it.” -Dr. Kyla Lara
Some exciting news in the plant-based nutrition world came out last week! An entire special issue was released on plant-based nutrition in the Journal of Geriatric Cardiology and features 8 articles published by a lot of our leaders in the movement! I have been inspired to review these articles as well as highlight a little bit about the authors so that you are inspired to share what you learn with others.