#SelfCareSunday: Admitting to Email Addiction

By definition: “Spiritual self-care is the activity we engage in to find and nurture a sense of connection to a Higher Power and meaning for our lives. … Regardless of where you find spiritual meaning, a certain amount of effort and discipline are necessary for establishing and maintaining spiritual nurturance.”   Lately, I’m feeling more […]

Kelly Childs #MeToo


I was compelled today to share my story of my sexual assault by a sexual predator when I was 12 years old. It changed the course of my life. As women, we are not alone and this ‘opening up and sharing’ is what is needed to bring the power of women together. We have stayed […]

Kelly Childs and Erinn Weatherbie

What the World Needs Right Now

Kelly’s Bake Shoppe is more than just cupcakes. Their is magic in this business. There is magic in Downtown Burlington. It may look like they are in the cupcake business but it really is so much bigger than that. Listen to Kelly’s story. She shares a glimpse of what their bake shoppe is really all about. […]

How I Balanced My Hormones

Ashwagandha has been helping me for over 2 months now with hormone balancing, sleeping at night, and I swear, magically, minimizing my stress levels. (Ashwagandha is also known as Indian Ginseng, Poison Gooseberry, Winter Cherry, and Padalsingh). I had done some reading and research over the past few months regarding menopause and hormone fluctuations and the […]

A Farewell to Lettuce Love Cafe (and Kindfood)

– Let us Love Back in May 2010, when Kindfood opened its doors, I had no idea what my heart was getting into. For all of my life I have wanted to help others and to show them a better way of eating – without ‘processed foods’ or ingesting harmful toxins from animal-based foods and […]

The Costa Rica Hideaway

After a little over a 5 hour direct flight to Liberia, Costa Rica, we found our way to Budget Rent-a-Car and got our SUV rental. With the GPS and Google Maps turned on our cell phone, we started our drive to the sleepy surf town called, Nosara. It’s about two hours to get to Nosara from […]

51 Things l learned in 51 Years

Officially I’m now into my 50’s and feeling some trepidation about it and yet, I’m going to try to allow myself to feel it and do my best to ‘become’ it. There’s no point in fighting it, denying aging or trying to reverse the process of evolving into “middle-age” as it’s here to stay – […]