21-Day Juicing Challenge: Week Two Highlights

Picture of a juice during the 21-Day Juicing Challenge hosted by alison smith of alisonsmith.com

The fun continues in the 21-Day Juicing Challenge. I’ve loved every minute of it so far, and I also love that it’s kept me accountable. Even if 9pm rolls around, I know that I still have to make a juice no matter what.

It’s been so wonderful seeing pictures … read more...

Day 2

I wanted to do something to bring people together. Something that not only promoted health and vitality but also promoted community, support and fun…we all need more fun in our lives, right? Yes, absolutely!

So, I decided to host a 21-Day Juicing Challenge, and ask participants to post pictures … read more...

Dance 1

It all began with Pat Benatar.

Nine years ago, Pat Benatar’s ‘Love is a Battlefield’ came onto the radio. I was at home alone, and I couldn’t help myself…I had to start dancing!

I don’t know what it is about 80’s music but I love it. I can’t get … read more...

5 Reasons Why Sugar Is A Sweet Poison

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When I think of big, swanky parties, for some reason my mind is catapulted back to another era. I start envisioning a 1950s scene: beautiful women in beautiful taffeta dresses, dapper men in slim fitting suits sipping cocktails; and, happy kids, immaculately dressed, running around a table piled high with … read more...

Dear Former Me: I Love You But I Don’t Miss You

IHeartU

Seven years ago, I danced through life unconsciously. I was a workaholic neuroscientist studying how the brain can change itself. I chased recognition; like a junkie, I collected awards, accolades and achievements, yet I never felt the intoxicating satisfaction or happiness that I wanted so badly. I was blocked. I … read more...

Action

If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.  ~Tony Robbins

As I sit here writing this post, I keep returning to the same realization. Tony Robbins has been such a force of nature in my life that I cannot possibly articulate what he has done … read more...

Clouds

I was watching a Mastin Kipp lecture. (For those of you, who don’t know Mastin Kipp, he is the creator of The Daily Love: an absolutely incredible website and community.) A recent lecture by Mastin really resonated with me. He spoke about how our circumstance is not our identity.… read more...

How to Start Juicing Infographic

Infographic Half

This week, I’m talking all about how to start juicing: one of the most powerful ways to recharge your health. One of the most frequent questions I get is, ‘how do I start juicing?’

Well…to celebrate my love of juicing, and to answer your question, I’ve created my very first … read more...

8 Signs That Your Gut Needs Probiotics

LoveYourGut

I spent years suffering with unrelenting gut pain. But at the time, I never realized how abnormal it was. I just lived with it.

The abdominal pain creeped into my life, slowly. It started off as uncomfortable gas build-up in my belly that would cause pain for a day or … read more...

My Lyme Life: A New Day

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After 22-months of heavy-duty antibiotic treatment for Lyme Disease, I now feel like I’m in the final stage of healing. If you would have asked me two years ago if this day would happen, I would have said, ‘no….it’s impossible’.

But here we are; the day has come. I feel … read more...