When Not Fitting In Is The Best Thing Ever

If you’re anything like me, you’ve struggled to feel like you fit in with your peers. I always felt “not good enough,” “not smart enough,” “not pretty enough,” “not skinny enough.” It’s enough to make your head spin, yep, spinning all the way to the candy counter. Indeed, there’s nothing like chocolate and sugar to […]

Raise a Carrot to Good Health and Abundance

  Most people think of carrots as an orange root vegetable that’s good for dipping in hummus and guacamole, not to mention great for sweetening fresh vegetable juice. They’re actually so much more than that. Prior to the 15th– or 16th-century, purple, yellow and red were the only color carrots that were cultivated for consumption […]

You Got This, Laurie

  Like millions around the world, I was glued to my television set in early August watching the Olympics from Rio. But I missed something, and it might have been the most important “event” of the games. It was Laurie Hernandez saying to herself, “I got this,” before mounting the balance beam in the event […]

I Saw The Sign

This is a much longer message than I usually write. I would love it if you would read all the way to the end, as I am making some changes to Bravo! Wellness, and I’d love for you to understand why and what brought me to this place.  The story begins at start of the […]

Blossom and Be You_#selflove Day 7

We made it! The seventh day of 7 Days of Self-Love. I’ve been inspired by sharing these quotes and I hope you’ve been inspired to love yourself more than ever. On this Valentine’s Day, I wish you abundant happiness and love.    *** 7 Days of Self-Love Special Gifts 4 ways to enter… 1 entry – comment […]

To Thine Own Self Be True_#selflove Day 6

        *** 7 Days of Self-Love Special Gifts 4 ways to enter… 1 entry – comment below and tell me what self-love means to you. 1 entry – visit www.facebook.com/bravowellness, comment below the post with the William Shakespeare quote about what self-love means to you. Include the hashtags #betruetoyou and #selflove. 1 entry – go […]

Accept Yourself_#selflove Day 4

Here we are. Day 4 of 7 Days of Self-love. It’s been a busy day but I wanted to be sure to share this quote with you. For so many years – SO many years – I worked so hard to be accepted by others, to live up to other people’s expectations. And it tore […]

Life-long Romance_#selflove Day3

Welcome to Day 3 of 7 Days of Self-Love. Like yesterday’s Louise Hay quote, this Oscar Wilde quote really moved me. Self-love is an ongoing process. It doesn’t end. It’s not something you achieve and then forget about.   But once you do find love for you within you, life changes. Happiness prevails. And all things […]