Nourished Body ~ Nourished Soul: 10 Surprising Benefits of Cleansing and Fasting

Nourished Body ~ Nourished Soul: 10 Surprising Benefits of Cleansing and Fasting

It is Lesson 11, and today we are discussing the practices of dietary cleansing and fasting and how through our body we can find deep, spiritual connection. In many, if not most, religious traditions, the body is seen as LESS than the spirit. The body is normally portrayed as dirty, base, even sinful, in contrast to […]

The Art of the Bath ~ Sacred Bathing in 5 Simple Steps

The Art of the Bath ~ Sacred Bathing in 5 Simple Steps

We are Celebrating Day 7 of the Finding Flow & Making Meaning 30 day Challenge. The Challenge is based upon a practice I call Soul Flow, which is a simple way to get re-connected to your true and higher self, by taking 5 minutes for yourself, 6 times a day to do something sacred for yourself. […]

Forgiveness is a Spiritual Practice

Forgiveness is a Spiritual Practice

  Many of us practice Gratitude as part of our daily Soul Flow, either keeping a journal, or going to sleep contemplating the things we are thankful for today. Forgiveness is another great way to add soul and depth to our experience. For some people, forgiveness is an easy thing…’water off a ducks back’. For […]

For The Love of White Food!!!

For The Love of White Food!!!

It’s day five of my whole 30!!! I am not allowed to step on a scale during this 30 days, but the way my pants feel, the reflection of my gut in the mirror, and my “feelers” tell me tell me I’m down about 4 pounds. This isn’t that incredible of an accomplishment since that […]

K.I.S.S. Whole 30

K.I.S.S. Whole 30

It’s the beginning of day 2 and I am sitting here wondering what I was so afraid of. I spent yesterday preparing some meals for work. It took a couple of hours, but I have enough food for my 4 day work week, so that feels pretty efficient. It is a 55 hour work week, […]

Whole 30 in 3…2…1…

Whole 30 in 3…2…1…

It’s 11pm on September 30, and in one hour I will officially be starting my first Whole 30. I’ve had my last grain, (does Panda Fried Rice even count as a grain?) I had my last dairy, (does Coldstone Ice Cream count as dairy?) and my last sip of wine…. Wait… Wait… Wait…. Okay, now. […]

Housecleaning Day!

Housecleaning Day!

Confession: Most days I absolutely LO-OO-OOVE cleaning. I actually get an itch in my gut to clean the house. It usually starts in a bad way… like because I found a hair on the bathroom floor and I can’t get it out of my head until I fully vacuum and mop. And it almost always occurs […]

Summer Visitors

Every summer I have interesting interactions with these amazing creatures who live in my yard. I’ll be out nurturing my little slice of nature, and one will slip out from under a leaf to say “Hello!” One night, there was a beauty chilling on my front door. She actually hung around my sactuary portal for several […]