Chasing joy and finding minimalism

I’ve been chasing joy for 2 years and 2 months. The decision to do so was easy. The follow through has been the hardest, most vulnerable, raw and rich experience of my...

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Easy back to school lunches your kids will love

There's an obtainable magic that happens in our Colorado kitchen on school mornings between 6:30 and 6:45am. Instead of waking up feeling like we’re already behind,...

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Be A Maker of You

I married a maker. Randy’s a learn-through-doing type of guy. He’s humble, he appreciates beauty and excellence and he’s a minimalist. He likes things simple....

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Growing into something used and smaller

“Wow, you must be really poor. You live in a tiny house.” And in case I didn’t hear his 7-year-old voice as he was walking through the front door and into our...

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Toxins—here, there, everywhere. Here's how to lessen their impact on your health.

Just before Christmas I broke my computer. I watched it fall out of my hands as if in slow motion. I had an RA flare in my right wrist that day and didn't think as I lifted up...

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Emotional Eating and How To Do It Less

I love to eat. And I eat when I am excited, anxious, tired, irritated, bored, you name it. I eat when I'm feeling ALL the feels. What about you? Do you find...

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Looking For More Than Dinner And A Movie On Valentine's Day? What Health Coaches Do On Date Night

My husband Randy and I don't get out much—and it's not because he's too busy watching Netflix. Long gone are the days of getting ready to go out around 9PM, leaving the...

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Holiday Bulge? Negative Self-Talk? Here's How To Quit That Club.

Growing up each winter we made our way out west to Butte, Montana from Toledo, Ohio. My two sisters and I loved this tradition. We’d spend a week with my dad’s side...

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