Tool #4: The First Essential Step to Healing: Havingness

As we start to move into the holiday season, we often start to think of all the things we’re asked to give. Give thanks, give presents, give time, give energy, give give give give give. Don’t get me wrong, giving is great! When done in the right attitude, it helps us cultivate gratitude, which helps us find more contentment and … Read More

Sensitive Diets

“You should definitely be on the Paleo diet,” said, well, everyone in the last three years.There is so much talk about which diet is right — Paleo, Primal, Atkins, Flat Belly, Macrobiotic, Vegetarian, Vegan — that sometimes, on information overload, I think, “Blah, blah, et cetera, ad nauseum, whatever.” Everyone is looking for foods that work for their body. Some … Read More

Get Well and Stay Well, Even When Everyone Else is Sick

Autumn is around us. I can tell because the leaves on the Seattle trees are changing colors and starting to fall, sweeping around streets and trails with the wind. Mornings are chilly and crisp, and it smells cold. I’ve brought out the space heaters, stocked the tea cabinet, and my stomach asks me for soups and heated foods instead of … Read More