Tag: self care

5 Tips for Traveling with Food Intolerances

5 Tips for Traveling with Food Intolerances

Don’t go hungry — go wherever you want. For me, going on vacation means relaxing, trying new things and making memories. But when it comes to food preferences, traveling isn’t always that simple and fun. If you have food allergies or sensitivities, or certain foods…

Put A Little (Self) Love in Your Heart

Put A Little (Self) Love in Your Heart

I thought self-love was glorified wishful thinking that would render me unmotivated and self-obsessed, but I was mistaken. Self-love may sound familiar from the wave of self-led practices you’ve read about: self-care, self-talk, self-compassion. They’re all related and part of an approach that I avoided…

Becoming an MVP (More Vegetable-ly Person)

Becoming an MVP (More Vegetable-ly Person)

My quest to eat more vegetables did not begin out of healthful enlightenment and power of self-control — at least, not at first. Last year, after weeks of GI issues, three doctors and many sleepless, painful nights, it was concluded that I just had a…

Interview: Breaking Down Barriers to Birth

Interview: Breaking Down Barriers to Birth

I had a rock talk with Rowan TwoSisters, the founder of Labor Whisperer, and her message is: You’re the boss. You’ve heard of the Dog Whisperer and Ghost Whisperer, and of course there’s The Horse Whisperer (Robert Redford… swoon!) So you already know a whisperer…

Beating the Post-Holiday Blues

Beating the Post-Holiday Blues

The new year brings with it many reasons to celebrate and plan with hopefulness. There are goals and resolutions to set, plus that special feeling that at 12:01 a.m. on January 1st everything is new and ripe with promise. Then it’s back to work, no…