Finding Healthfulness

Article Review: Dr. Esselstyn's Editorial in J of Geriatric Cardiology

Article Review: Dr. Esselstyn's Editorial in J of Geriatric Cardiology

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.

My first online collaboration!

My first online collaboration!

Pick up Edition 3 of Soul Food Magazine at www.soulfoodmag.com to read my article! Want a practical guide to the vegan and raw diet? Want to learn how to order out? Grab this beautiful electronic magazine to find out more and be inspired by some of the healthy raw vegan and vegan recipes inside! 

Meditation: What's all the Fuss About

Meditation: What's all the Fuss About

Welcome to my first Vlog! After a brief introduction from this quirky face, we'll launch into some of the latest research on the benefits of meditation. Hopefully a piece of it will resonate with you to inspire you to start a meditative practice of your own and share in this journey with me!

Coaching Series: Executing on Your First Half Marathon

Coaching Series: Executing on Your First Half Marathon

There are many reasons to decide to run a half marathon. You may have decided to lose weight. It may be the natural progression in your running career. Maybe someone dared you to do it or you’ve temporarily lost your sanity. Or maybe you just want to prove to yourself that you can do something that seems impossible.

Food for Thought Series: An Evolving Door: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food, Part 2

Food for Thought Series: An Evolving Door: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food, Part 2

However you come to reading this post on relationships with food, your rich story surrounding food is uniquely yours yet commonplace to many of us. You are not alone in your struggles, and realizing it’s time for that next change is just where you need to be.

Food for Thought Series: An Evolving Door: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food, Part 1

Food for Thought Series: An Evolving Door: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food, Part 1

So how do you get from pork chop ambassador to plant goddess? A lot of hard work, perseverance, education and compassion.

Travel Series: Conquering Conferences (How to Look Better Than Everyone Else at Them)

Travel Series: Conquering Conferences (How to Look Better Than Everyone Else at Them)

So how do you stay healthy while wining and dining customers and living off of 3 hours of sleep per night? Great question! Here are some “rules” I came up with for myself, or was wisely advised by other experienced conference masters:

Travel Series: Reasons to Run

Travel Series: Reasons to Run

When you make the decision to put you first at any part of the day, you feel empowered and in control of your life. Traveling for work at someone else’s calling can feel a bit overwhelming and frustrating when you aren’t calling the shots. It is important to find ways to feel like you are still in charge of your life. Running can be that outlet for you and may even be the gate to you reaching your happiest and healthiest self now as a road warrior.