The Guilt and Gratitude of Emotional Eaters

Emotional eaters live with guilt and shame. They ask themselves questions such as, “Why can’t I stop eating? What’s wrong with me? Why don’t I have any willpower?” It’s not something discussed at the water cooler. Would you be comfortable sharing that you binged on a bag of potato chips or a pint of ice […]

A Simple Secret to Happiness

Want to know a simple secret to happiness? Gratitude. Yes, it’s really that simple. [not always easy…I get that] It is very beneficial to write down the things in your life for which you are grateful.  It can be as simple as a beautiful flower you saw on a walk or as profound as the […]

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 Summer of Self…

…love …care …??? Today is Monday, July 1. Beginning of the week. Beginning of a new month. Beginning of the second half of the year. And the beginning of the summer of self for me. I’m very clear that this is not about being selfish. In fact, it’s about me being more giving, more generous. […]

Do you believe in yourself?

Derek Boogaard dead at the age of 28. Cause: chronic traumatic encephalopathy or C.T.E, brain damage that mirrors Alzheimer’s disease and is caused by repeated blows to the head. As an avid hockey fan, I believe the role of fighting in the sport must be analyzed, but that is certainly not the focus of this […]


Thank you for your support. I appreciate you and wish you a beautiful life to live in the present moment with good health and happiness. Take a moment to acknowledge the wonderful things in your life. Here’s a gratitude exercise to write on Thanksgiving: Make a list of five things for which you are grateful […]

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 […]

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