Self Help Books

Do you like to read self help books? I like to read them, but lately, I haven’t found that I have a long attention span for reading. With that said, I just bought “Miracle Morning” by Hal Elrod after being recommended by a friend. I decided that since I am not a morning person, this…

Mindful Eating and Diets

I’ve written about mindful eating as well as following a gluten-free and dairy free diet. I have tried the dairy free/gluten free diet for a couple of weeks. I really thought that it had made a difference, but I’m not so sure now. I haven’t been perfect, but I have made a great change in…

Finding Ourselves

Do you ever feel like you’ve lost your way even though things in life are great? Sometimes, I feel that way when it comes to my career. I have an amazing personal life, maybe could have a better social circle, but overall it’s everything I dreamed of as a little girl. I am married to…

Mindfulness, Yoga, and Meditation

How does one go about having a “Zenful HeART”? This is a question I think about a lot! Do I live like I should and like I truly want to? Do I make time to have a mindfulness practice? What else can I do to make sure that I am living as Zenfully as I…

Food Update

I am on day 3 of my summer cold or my allergies have kicked in yet again and full force. I am also on day 3 of my gluten free, yeast free, and dairy free diet. What ever illness I have, has helped to prompt me to actually follow through with my diet change this…

Food and The Zenful HeART

Seven years ago, I did a blood test, IgG ELISA which showed that I had a major intolerance to gluten, yeast, egg yolks, and dairy. I have had pretty nasty digestive stuff in the past, but that has mostly cleared up. No my allergies seem to really be acting up a lot this year. My…

Creativity and Zen

I love all things creative; I always have! I remember being a child and wanting to take drawing lessons. I grew up with a mom who was creative and who taught ceramics as well as an aunt who taught ceramics, a cousin who was an artist, an uncle who was a photographer, and a grandmother…