Mindset #3

Mindset #3

Welcome to the New Year my friends! I am reaching out today for my third round of thoughts on mindset. When we started this journey together a few months ago, we were priming for the New Year, checking ourselves and our tendencies. Checking ourselves for places where...
Mindset #2

Mindset #2

Hello and Happy Holidays! Hope this finds you eating well and enjoying friends and family. I wanted to reach out for my second round of thoughts on mindset. If you didn’t get a chance to read through Mindset #1 check it out here. This series is my effort to make...
Mindset #1

Mindset #1

Hello! After a few month hiatus … time really flies when you love what you do – I am happy to be back sending you some thoughts today! I really want to take some time and talk mindset. For many of us, the shift into Fall can be a private and cozy one. We...
dig in

dig in

This summer I have been carving out some time for adventure. I have had the pleasure of two awesome float trips down some beautiful backyard rivers of Oregon. One of these trips in particular was an 8 hour float with 4 friends. I learned a few things about river...
Birthday Resolution

Birthday Resolution

  Hello lovely people and welcome to the long days of summertime! It is full on, with berries, BBQs, river time, hiking and bike rides to boot! I hope you are finding the time to celebrate the days in your own special way. This time of year comes full cycle, as I...
Hack Your Will Power

Hack Your Will Power

Everywhere you look these days, someone is hacking something. There is literally everything from how to hack your floor cleaning to how to hack your relationship to pretty much every home improvement chore that once seemed insurmountable … now just about anyone...
This is your gut… not Vegas

This is your gut… not Vegas

You hear the phrase all the time, “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” This too is up for discussion but not what’s on my mind today. What is, however, is how we think of our gut health. I think the framing is all off. For one, the gut dwells in the dark corners...
How I saved my love of Spring

How I saved my love of Spring

My love for Spring is limitless, without caveat … but it has not always been this way. Truth be told for eight whole years this was not the case. This year marks my second allergy free Spring in the Pacific Northwest. I moved to Oregon in the Fall of 2007 to...
Are you ‘padding around’?

Are you ‘padding around’?

As spring comes in with its flurry of color and freshness, I am hearing a lot of my patients having a little groan. Yep thats right… a groan, a I-am-not-quite-ready-to-come-out-of-my-nest-groan. I hear about sluggishness and a desire to get up and go but folks...
Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

Daybreak. We blink, rub the crust from our eyes and stretch our limbs wide. We clear our vision and stretch our bodies into the day. Almost involuntarily, these movements and releases bring our bodies to life. It is this same feeling as we move out of the deep rest of...