Maqui Berry “Cheesecake”

Maqui berry is the latest sweetheart superfruit. Like all superfoods, it’s bursting with potent anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds. It also makes a great addition to your morning smoothie! Crust: 1½ cups almonds* ¼ cup shredded coconut, divided ¼ teaspoon sea salt ½ cup Medjool dates, pitted 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract […]


Intention is like water. It flows to the lowest point unless directed elsewhere yet it can be very powerful when narrowed in with sustained attention. Just as water yields to form, intention leads to practice and whatever we practice, we get good at. Some folks practice blame, shame and regret. Others practice forgiveness, compassion and […]

Emotional Regulation

Most of us learned as children that our negative feelings were in some way unacceptable, or even dangerous. As a result, when our own child has a meltdown our inner child gets triggered. We feel a sense of panic and react with fight, flight or freeze. It’s the very same panic that caused our own […]

Loving Kindness

As odd as it may sound, we truly can’t love others unless we first love ourselves. It’s a bit like math. The depth to which we connect with others correlates to the degree to which we love our selves. And the greatest obstacle to self-love is a felt sense of unworthiness or inadequacy. It’s there […]