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The Best Ice Cream Cone I’ve Ever Had

I planned this ice cream cone. In advance. I enjoyed every damn lick, every decadent bite. No drama. No guilt. Pure pleasure. When you master the MIND DRAMA around food... (Ie, "I shouldn't eat this, I shouldn't eat this, I shouldn't eat this" ..... "I shouldn't have eaten that, I shouldn't have eaten that, I [...]

What My Clients Have in Common

There’s nothing I love more than watching my clients transform. I get pure joy each and every time a client connects with her own brilliance and trusts her own ability to shine. <Goosebumps> Let me tell you a few things about her (a compilation). At first, she typically: Feels nervous (“What’s this coaching thing all about?” [...]

The “Would You Rather” Game

When my two daughters were little girls, we often played a game called "Would You Rather." The objective was to pose a question with an impossible answer. We'd ask ridiculous things, like  "Would you rather get poked in the eye or stung by a bee?" "Would you rather eat a bowl of live worms or [...]

Sinfully Delicious Flatbread Pizza

Nutritious food that tastes like earthy compost or feels like chewing cardboard will never find a long-term home in your pantry or on your dinner plates (no many how many benefits)! Instead, healthy and nutritious food should be infused with flavor and eaten with joy! Today, I'm sharing an simple recipe that makes my mouth water [...]

A Delicious “Better-For-You” Holiday Cookie

Flourless, gluten-free, low(ish) sugar, vegan* It’s that time of year when we’re faced with holiday goodies every time we turn around. Most holiday treats lack nutrients and are amped up with scary amounts sugar. For example, according to MyFitnessPal, two homemade frosted sugar cookies contain about 108 grams of sugar (see nutrition facts below). Since chronic servings [...]

What’s Your “Why?”

I don't eat gluten. I've learned—through trial, error, and educated guesses—that gluten makes my joints hurt. But I live with people who do. Every morning, I see the toaster on the counter or smell the aroma of toast wafting in the air after they've made breakfast. Some mornings, it really calls to me, reminding me [...]