Why do I detox?

I was asked the above question after posting about my upcoming program – A Sensational YOU Summer Detox Program on facebook.  It’s been a thrill and an honor for me to be promoting my first detox. I’ve wanted to do this for so long, yet I held myself back (for lots of different reasons – […]


“The next major advance in the health of the American people will be determined by what the individual is willing to do for himself.” -John Knowles, Former President of the Rockefeller Foundation Of course, this quote could read: The next major advance in the health of all people will be determined by what the individual is […]

Are you sabotaging your career goals?

Imagine if you were trying to lose weight and someone stood directly in front of you with a piece of chocolate cake. Or, think about how you would feel if you were getting ready for a presentation and a colleague ignored your request to leave your office so you could collect your thoughts? Do your […]

Please don’t do this

I don’t think I was ever good at New Year’s resolutions. As far back as I can remember, I made promises to myself that I couldn’t keep. “In the new year, I promise to go to the gym every day.” “I promise this is my last cookie – in the new year I’m not going […]

Got Gratitude?

When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.  ~ Chinese Proverb Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. ~ William Arthur Ward For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For […]

Are you SAD?

This past Sunday, most of the United States “fell back” into Standard Time. At 2:00am local time, the clocks got turned back one hour, making it 1:00am (again). Ah, an “extra” hour to stay in bed. Who wouldn’t want that? For some individuals, the desire to stay in bed is overwhelming. This, combined with other […]

My BEST Life Plan

After hearing Nell Merlino speak at Tory Johnson’s Spark and Hustle conference, I was inspired to create my BEST Life Plan – a one page document that would outline my intentions as I see them at this point in my life. Like a business plan, my life plan will be like a GPS and guide […]


Now, I get the shakes when I see Peeps in the stores. Years ago, I couldn’t wait for spring when they’d be out on the shelves before Easter (now they’re available almost all year!). And, if Easter was too close to Passover, I’d buy the Peeps and wait until it was “OK” to eat them. […]

Minted Carrots with Pumpkin Seeds

Serves 6 Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 6 medium-sized carrots peeled and cut in turned pieces 1/2 TBS fresh chopped parsley 1 TBS fresh chopped mint 1 TBS coarsely chopped pumpkin seeds 2 TBS lemon juice extra virgin olive oil to taste salt and cracked black pepper to taste Directions: Bring lightly salted […]

6 Herbs To Help You Use Less (or no) Salt

Salt is in just about everything you eat. This is particularly true if you eat out often. Too much sodium causes heart and renal disease. It can also cause cancer and a variety of other health problems. The key to cutting sodium is to get savvy with your cooking. Herbs can help. Herbs add a […]

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