Jungle Journals: Transcending Your Busy Mind

This can viewed in video format on YouTube & it originally appeared in Best Self Magazine (Nov 2018) I woke this morning while it was still dark, 5:02am Friday, October 12 lit brightly on my iPhone screen. My first thought is whether or not the shelter is open. We’re in the thick of rainy season here in [...]

Supporting Physical Health While Addressing Mental Health (Part 2 of 3)

I have to say I have a heavy heart this week as it relates to issues of mental health. Along with the sad passing of both Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, there was a very young woman in my community that committed suicide this week. My family, like so many, is not a stranger to [...]

Beyond The Label: Improving Mental Health with Naturopathic Medicine (part 1 of 3)

We all know someone who suffers with mental health and for many of my beautiful tribe, it’s a personal journey. I sat down recently with Dr Christina Bjorndal, Naturopathic Doctor, to chat about her new book Beyond the Label: 10 Steps to Improve your Mental Health with Naturopathic Medicine. Our chat uncovered a load of [...]

Episode #35 // Do You Exercise Self Compassion?

Welcome to The Full Life! I’ve been on the horn lately about getting good at Self Compassion. For many, it’s the soft side of a more critical conversation we have with ourselves when we don’t measure up. “Good heavens, don’t be kind to yourself! You’ll never do better!” is more the norm. There is loads [...]

Episode #29 // Be Feel Think Do with Anne Berube

If you have ever asked yourself the question "is that my intuition or am I writing that story with my ego, my fears, my intellect", this episode will offer you a beautiful way to navigate. Today I have a wonderful conversation with Author, Speaker, Spiritual Coach and creator of The Happiness Sessions, Anne Berube. Her new [...]

Episode #28 // A Practice To Get Good At Worry

Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose. Yup. That’s the truth. But, I have a tool for that! Today on The Full Life I share where worry was resurfacing for me this week and the practice I go through to support my best self. I highly recommend you check it out (the [...]

Episode #26 // Life Strategies for Sensitive People with Guest Dr. Judith Orloff

How do you navigate the world if you are a sensitive person? What’s the difference between having empathy and being an empath? I’ve invited the perfect person to help us unpack this; Best Selling Author (x 6!!), Psychiatrist and Empath, Dr. Judith Orloff. Her new book and the focus of our chat, The Empath’s Survival [...]