self-love

6 Ways to Practice Self-Love

January 20, 2016

Do you know what self-love means? Do you practice it? In what ways?   self-love noun 1. regard for one’s own well-being and happiness (chiefly considered as a desirable rather than narcissistic characteristic).   My interpretation of self-love is learning to fully appreciate yourself for who you are, right now. Flaws and all. As you … Read more

Detox – what it means, and why you should…

January 11, 2016

Happy New Year! Have you ever done a detox before? What were you detoxing from? Sugar? Alcohol? Rich foods? Stress? Toxic friends?… What does detox really mean? Detoxification basically means cleaning the blood. This process happens in the liver, where toxins are processed for elimination by removing them from the blood. The body also eliminates … Read more

2015 Year in Review…

December 30, 2015

As I sit here in reflection of 2015, I can’t help but smile.☺️ What a year this has been! I think it’s common to feel nostalgic at the end of the year, looking back at all you have experienced or achieved, and looking forward to the new year ahead, with it’s promise of a fresh … Read more

superfoods

10 Everyday Superfoods

November 2, 2015

Superfoods have been getting a lot of hype in the media lately, and it can be a bit confusing with all of the diet lingo, etc. What IS a superfood?  Basically, superfoods are low calorie nutient dense foods. Superfood is a term used to describe foods that have supposed health benefits  and nutrient dense content … Read more

6 life lessons i learned from my dog. graceee.

7 Life Lessons I Learned From My Dog

August 26, 2015

Hi! Happy National Dog Day! For anyone that has/had a dog, you know exactly why they are dubbed “man’s best friend.” I can’t say that I have always been a “dog person”, but I most certainly am now. I’ve developed a fondness for the little Pug in my life named Graceee, who makes me laugh … Read more

chronic pain

My 10 Secrets to Beat Chronic Pain

July 16, 2015

Chronic pain. Those two little words hold so much weight for some. And for others –  nothing at all. It’s wild. I think one of the hardest things about chronic pain is never feeling heard or understood. People always think you’re crazy, doctors included. Or maybe that’s just how you feel inside… Regardless. It’s not … Read more

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What should I eat?…

June 10, 2015

People always ask me what do I eat?… I think they ask me specifically because I am thin. I will admit it. I have good genes. If I really wanted to, I could theoretically eat just about anything and look ok. But that is not the point. I want to look good AND feel amazing!! … Read more

apple cider vinegar

3 Daily Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

June 4, 2015

I don’t know about you, but Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar is definitely a staple in my kitchen! I see all kinds of articles floating around on the internet now about how to use this wonderful product, and I love it!  I use this stuff every day! I know there are a million different ways to … Read more

grateful

What are you grateful for today?…

March 3, 2015

Gratitude is a funny thing. It’s something I have been feeling a lot of lately, but ironically it’s been a difficult thing to articulate for some reason…maybe because it’s a feeling?… I don’t know. At any rate, I am so grateful for so many reasons…even though I most certainly am not, and my life is … Read more

the voice

Turn it UP!!!

February 24, 2015

Hello and Happy Tuesday to you!! I am personally very happy today because the new season of THE VOICE started again last night!! I LOVE me some music!!  LOVE!!!  For me, music is what feelings sound like. I’ve always had a very strong connection to music.  I actually think I was singing song lyrics before … Read more

Fusion Fitness Studio & Freebird Fusion

Transition…(Fusion)

February 19, 2015

Ok…I’m sure you are probably wondering how I decided on this new chapter in my life which we will now call Freebird Fusion! I can’t believe it has been this long already, but 10 years ago – I started another business called Fusion Fitness Studio.  It was a private training studio where I taught Yoga, … Read more

life is a balance of holding on and letting go... -Rumi

Balance

February 12, 2015

Life is a balance of holding on and letting go… I suppose this can be interpreted in different ways… But the way I see it is that the more we learn, the more we evolve and grow, the more we may find ourselves (hopefully) letting go of things that no longer serve us. Things like … Read more

to be or not to be...the friction of being visible

The Friction of Being Visible

February 3, 2015

Since this is a new project for me, and one that I am not familiar with, nor very comfortable with (yet) quite honestly….I thought this reading from one of my very favorite daily meditation books called “The Book Of Awakening” by Mark Nepo was very fitting. (pg 19) The Friction of Being Visible It is … Read more

hello world

Hello World!!!

January 28, 2015

I won’t get into the details of my health right now…but it really has been improving over the past couple of months. I have made some significant changes, so I’m not totally surprised, but happy none the less! I was talking to a friend of mine last week and she asked me what the turning … Read more