Dry Lips? … quick fix with added benefits

Chapped, peeling… you’re re- applying your lip balm every 10 minutes… Tip: Increase Avocados “Like, go eat 3 or 4.”– Teresa Herchert, esthetician Winters in the mid-west are harsh on our skin and bellies. I find myself not eating enough greens, simply because I don’t have the appetite for them. My winter cravings have been warm starchy comfort foods. Here is …

Why the beginning of the year is a good time to set goals.

I believe that every day you can hit the reset button. But our society has been conditioned to restart on January 1. So, why not use all that extra energy from the rest of the world to push and propel you forward. Books, journals and gym memberships are great at first; they get us all excited. I want that excitement to last you …

Body Image

I love myself

What body part or parts do you wish you could change? When you look in the mirror, is this “problem area” where you focus your attention? Have you ever found yourself saying, “If only this was different about me, I’d be perfect.” The reason that your stand out area is talking back to you is because every time you look …

“This is extremely important. Will you please tell Santa that instead of presents this year, I just want my family back. No toys. Nothing but Peter, Kate, Buzz, Megan, Linnie, and Jeff. And my aunt and my cousins. And if he has time, my Uncle Frank. Okay?” — Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin)

Do you feel like you regress backward when you’re around your family? You’re flying high, living your life and then you get sucked right back into the drama or they treat you like you’re still 14? It’s called family roles; we all have a peg that we can just be stuck right back into. It’s normal and I want to give you …

Seeing the beauty in someone else is seeing your own beauty. 

People feel when you’re in your truth. So much that there is an uncomfortableness when you’re in peoples’ presence. I have to remind myself not to take it personally—this is just a natural reaction. We have been conditioned to blame the one that is pushing our buttons or making us feel uncomfortable. Walk in your power knowing that your surroundings …

You are the average of the six people you hang around.

I made the conscious decision a couple years ago to attract more interesting, like-minded people into my life. This might sound crazy, but it really works. Be aware of your own limits. Ask yourself, what is holding me back from letting new and more interesting people into my life? Do you feel like you’re not interesting? At some level do …

So, if we’re all connected then why do we feel alone?

On my journey I have been experiencing feelings of being alone It has also been coming up in my practice and conversations with friends. Realization #1 is if we can all relate to having these feelings then we are really not alone. We have been conditioned to think we always have to be happy. If we even have the slightest …

You have to be yourself to be a girl (or boy) on fire.

It’s easy to let self doubt creep in, or let others’ opinions block your flow. But what if those little comments or self doubt are just there as a test to see if you are really willing to listen to your truth? My sister called me this morning to talk through something that she has been working through. She is …