Lending a Helping Hand

Two of my friends don’t know each other but are both amazing artists and meditation/yoga teachers. They devote their lives to helping others and are in need of receiving at this time. Deborah Shemesh (pictured with me and her son, Adam) is an inspirational woman that has been fighting off cancer for more than the […]

Monday, August 26th, 2013

San Diego Teacher Shines Her Light – Tara Brennan Interview

This article features Tara Brennan, a San Diego teacher and healer extraordinaire.  I have had the pleasure of receiving spiritual coaching, meditation instruction, energy work sessions, as well as amazing massages from her, all with wonderful and obvious results.  Enjoy learning about Tara’s passions.  Please describe your spiritual coaching.  What does it entail? Well, it […]

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Many Benefits of Meditation

With the stress and high emotions that can crop up around the holidays, in addition to the economic woes many are facing, why not put away the chocolate cookies and try something inexpensive that helps you stay healthy and balanced? Meditate and levitate! Hopefully you will enjoy this info from GreenYatra, an NGO in India. […]

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Yoga and Acceptance

Have you ever tried yoga? With an on and off relationship with yoga over the years, I am no expert, but I have experienced a blissful state of grounded calmness that comes with the practice. Plus, it feels great to come out of class feeling nicely stretched out and maybe a bit taller. As we […]

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Chew Breathe Simplify

Reprinted from Nourish – introduction by Julie Campagna and article by Ruthi Solari In honor of this month’s Spring Clean theme, I am thrilled to have Ruthi Solari guest blog. Ruthi is the Nutrition Education Program Specialist for the County of San Diego’s Department of Health and Human Services. Her work includes nutrition education for […]

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

You Truly Attract What You Think

Do you believe in the power of your thoughts? For years I have added positivity to my life by filling journals (or saying aloud) things I am grateful for. This appreciation spills from small things like candles to no-brainers of significance such as good health and amazing friends. When it came to affirmations, I was […]

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Ring in the New Year at Raw Spirit Festival, Phoenix

Article by Raw Spirit Festivals For the first time, Raw Spirit participants can bring in the New Year in an exquisite desert paradise just north of Phoenix, Arizona in the most elegant, sweetly-spiritual, healthful, cutting-edge, fun-loving, conscious, abundant, musical, interconnected way imaginable December 30, 2011 to January 1st, 2012 at Arizona’s most magnificent 5 star […]

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Recognize Your Senses So You May be Guided by Your Heart

For over 20 years, my family has been lucky enough to know Deborah Shemesh, who inspires people by the dozens with her life story. She went from being told she had six months to live many years ago to an amazing cancer survivor who teaches yoga and meditation, creates lovely art, and is a great […]

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Slow Food an Eco-Friendly and Calmer Way to Dine

My friend, a fellow vegan beginning a path of spirituality, returned from a 5-day meditation retreat saying it was a life-changing event. One of the lessons he wanted to integrate into daily life was “setting the fork down after every bite, eating mindfully, fully enjoying every bite and honoring the hard work that went into […]

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Vegetarian Travel Easier Thanks to Hare Krishna

“Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare . . .” is the  chant you may remember from the rock musical and movie “Hair” or from the groups of people marching around certain cities at night. The Hare Krishna movement, also known as the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), is an international devotion with […]

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010