February is Heart Health Month, and this February, I got to experience first-hand the roles that acute and chronic stress play in undermining heart health! Ever since the calendar turned to 2015, I’ve been on a “whirlwind tour” of stress. First, and chronically present, all day every day, until the afternoon of Feb. 21st, was the self-induced pressure to create, practice, and deliver a clear and … [Read more...] about BUILDING STRESS RESILIENCE
Creating Conscious Health
My own taste buds have adapted wonderfully over time, such that healthy eating just plain tastes better than unhealthy eating. Those old leanings I used to have toward, say, full fat ice cream, have leaned the other way: away from ice cream (now that I’m clear that dairy products are not health foods), and toward the occasional low fat soy- or rice-based “ice cream” dessert options. These aren’t … [Read more...] about The Best Dessert: Occasional, Exquisite, and Small!