What’s Your Morning Routine?

“How you start your day is how you’re going to live your day and how you live your day is the way you live your life.” -Louise Hay How do you start your day? What are your habits like? Are you rushing to get showered, dressed and out the door? Do you fit a workoutContinue reading “What’s Your Morning Routine?”

Presence, Kindness and the Joy of the Season

This article was featured in the December 2017 issue of Natural Awakenings – Rhode Island edition. The holidays are a season of wonder and giving. When we recognize that every moment is a gift, everything becomes illuminated with wonder. Maintaining this wonder in the face of uncertainty in the world—whether from natural disasters, humanitarian crises,Continue reading “Presence, Kindness and the Joy of the Season”

The Gratitude Jar

This Thanksgiving, there’s a new tradition I’d like to start: the Gratitude Jar. It’s very simple – and you can probably already guess what it’s about! There are a variety of iterations of this idea: placing notes about your goals, craziest adventures, secret crush and so on into a container, which then gets passed aroundContinue reading “The Gratitude Jar”

In honor of Louise Hay.

One of my many teachers in naturopathic medical school was Louise Hay – not because I ever met her, not because school taught us about her, but because I found her work on my path to healing. Louise Hay was a visionary healer. She inspired so many healers and others to step into their lives,Continue reading “In honor of Louise Hay.”

Inhale and Relax: Lavender

Ahh the aroma of fresh lavender…there’s something so soothing and uplifting about it. I’ve been longing to visit a lavender farm for awhile now, to see the fields of the purple flowers dancing in the breeze in person. Someday soon, hopefully. In the meantime… Lavender is thought to have originated in the Mediterranean and isContinue reading “Inhale and Relax: Lavender”

Everything happens for a reason.

This morning my professor shared many words of wisdom and inspiration. As the day progressed, his words turned out to be particularly well-timed and relevant. Some of them are below. Choose to be around positive people Don’t listen to the “noise” Confidence before success Preparation is key Be willing to fail Understand how to feelContinue reading “Everything happens for a reason.”

The Importance of Prioritizing YOU: Self-care

“First you save yourself, then you save the world…” the song goes on. While we may initially feel guilty for prioritizing self-care, we must recognize that in order to best care for others, we must care for ourselves. Taking care of ourselves allows us to be at our best, so that our shine can upliftContinue reading “The Importance of Prioritizing YOU: Self-care”