You’re Not Broken Because You’re an Introvert

Have you always felt different? When Jenn Granneman, author of The Secret Lives of Introverts: Inside Our Hidden World, first heard the term introvert she realized that she was not alone. Today she’s on a mission to let other introverts know there’s nothing wrong with them. Being an introvert is a perfectly normal “thing” to be.

4 Tips For A Healthy Vacation

Summer vacation spells breaking free, indulging and having fun and that’s great but it does not have to come on the expanse of your health.
Whether your vacation is local or far, short or long and anything in between, the following tips can help you make it a healthy vacation with a few easy adjustments.




How a Self-Love Experiment Can Help You Become Your Own Best Friend

The Self-Love Experiment is a challenge I gave myself to become my own best friend. It was born out of a desperate need to feel more connected to my life and myself. I wanted to know what it was like to live at peace with myself in my body and finally end the war I had been carrying on inside myself for more than three decades. Was it possible that this battle might finally subside? I wanted to find out, so I set out on a giant adventure.




7 Ways To Grow Younger

Our bodies have an incredible and miraculous capacity to regenerate and rejuvenate beyond our wildest dreams. The picture of growing older that we see is the reflection of our choices, not something we are destined for.




Your Legs and Feet: The Gift of Movement

One of the marvels of the human body is what I call the metabolizing effect of our legs and feet when they are activated. Beyond that function, they have an inner intelligence as well, which you will see below.




Become the Queen of Exercise Quickies

Exercise does not have to be held together by laces, sweat-wicking spandex, and a Jillian Michaels playlist you found in a fitness magazine. Toning and stretching your muscles and livening up your heart rate can happen anyplace, anytime. Bailey Gaddis encourages you to try these, then work out your creative nature by thinking up new ways to get in a quickie.




Your Bones: The Gifts of Clarity and Steadiness

“I knew it deep in my bones” is a favorite idiom that connotes a knowing that comes from a clear, strong place that will not waver. Our bones offer us a particular kind of wisdom that is vital in today’s chaotic, sometimes overwhelming world. It is the gift of being able to feel steady when emotions are overwhelming as well as the gift of being able to see things clearly when issues feel muddy and confusing. Enjoy this excerpt from Suzanne Scurlock-Durana’s book, Reclaiming Your Body: Healing from Trauma and Awakening to Your Body’s Wisdom.




7 Ways To get Back Into Healthy Eating

“Eating healthy is a journey, not a race, take the scenic route and enjoy the view.”

We all try to eat healthy, to the best of our knowledge and ability. But even the biggest health experts and the best intentioned health enthusiasts have meals, days and weeks that are less than perfect.




Thriving With The Seasons – Summer

In the summer our energy is relaxing, outgoing and expansive. Think of trees and plants growing and long hot sunny days.




3 Ways to Connect with Nature and Boost Your Family’s Health This Summer

A large part of my journey to reconnect with myself and be a role model for my family on how to live a truly vibrant life, included connecting to nature. Here are 3 ways to utilize nature and help support your family’s health this summer.