Alison Smith First Film Shoot

I thought that it would be fun to give you a sneak peek behind-the-scenes here at Big things are happening, and I want you to be in the know. And, besides, isn’t it fun to see what happens behind the curtain?

For the last month, I’ve been in full … read more...

Self-Love Part 2

You wear guilt like shackles on your feet…like a halo in reverse.
~ Halo by Depeche Mode ~

Do you have your Self-Love sword ready? Because it’s time for Part II of our Self-Love strategy series. We are continuing our mission to saying YES to feeding our mind, body, and … read more...

Strategies for Self-Love

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom.
No longer lend your strength to that which you wish to be free from.
Fill your lives with love and bravery, and you shall lead a life uncommon.
Jewel, Life Uncommon

In the quite moments of the day, when you have time … read more...

The First Step Toward Shifting Your Health

The First Step to Shift your Health

I think it’s safe to say that most people live pretty crazy lives.

We go to work, raise children, sit in traffic, wade through long line-ups, try to keep our houses from crumbling, haul our tired asses to family gatherings and friends’ celebrations, take very little time off to sit … read more...

How to Start a Gratitude Jar

We are all on a healing journey of some sort. Some of us are healing from an illness; others are healing from a major emotional blow; while some are gathering the strength to make major life changes.

We all want our lives to be more fulfilled, more rich, more connected … read more...

Best of 2013 Collage B

Wow…this year was definitely filled with surprises. In January, I was just sitting at home, trying to figure out what to do with my life. I was just beginning to experience leaps and bounds in my recovery from Lyme Disease — my energy level was beginning to return. After 7-years … read more...

How to Be the CEO of Your Health

Inspiration, motivation, lyme disease

Each of us has the power to stand-up and take action to reclaim our health. The problem is, most of us get stuck, and we have no idea how to move forward.

Losing your health is a scary experience.

For me, losing my health was down right shocking. I went … read more...

MomMom 1

Last week, I travelled south to the States to celebrate my grandmother’s 90th birthday with her and my family. It was so wonderful to see everyone. Every time some one would leave, I got a big ol’ emotional lump in my throat — visits with my family are so few … 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...

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


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...