I can’t believe it’s been an entire year since my book came out. And what a year it’s been!
Dozens of podcast and radio interviews.
Articles in some of the best read online magazines.
And of course my reading and book launch at Powell’s City of Books in downtown Portland.
Almost 200 people showed up on a dark/cold/rainy winter night. They ran out of books. And chairs.
My sincere thanks to each of you for your support over the last year. Your encouragement and feedback have fueled my soul.
What an amazing journey so far. And more, of course, to come!Read More
[this is an excerpt on true self care from my book Overcoming Overwhelm if you would like a full chapter (for free! just click here.] There will always be times when you get off track—times you accidentally oversleep and don’t get to the gym, times you forget to plan for dinner and end up going out, or times you lose it and eat a bowl...Read More
Some folx feel like using protein powder to get protein levels up is cheating. I disagree. Given that getting enough protein is an important part of steady energy, even mood, and stable blood sugar, it’s often a great option for a boost. You can check out an older post about getting enough protein if you like but I can comfortably say that the lion’s share of my...Read More
A smoothie is an easy way to get a little bit of extra protein in your day, And adding it in around your workout can help with muscle gains! Until recently I really tried to get that protein within 20 minutes after a weightlifting workout. We’re beginning to find that it’s ok before as well! And anything that makes it more convenient to get...Read More
Today I’m back with a pretty bold statement: The cycle of overwhelm, stress, fatigue, burnout, and ill health is epidemic in our culture. It’s not that society’s demands to do-it-all (and with a smile) are causing our ill health or symptoms, but these demands pile on top of all of the other things that we may not even realize are causing us stress—leading to physical,...Read More
Why wear sunscreen? Put simply, to keep our skin from burning: Sunburns are linked to cancer. It is not known if sunscreen use prevents skin cancers like melanoma and basal cell carcinoma, but it does lower your risk. Keep in mind that sunburn is different than sun exposure. Regular sun exposure can means higher vitamin D production which means greater support for the immune system,...Read More
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