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 [...]

Jungle Journals: We Always Have a Choice

Today I share how the power of choice is always available to us and yet how easy it is, even for those like me who teach this concept, to be triggered by old thought patterns and limiting beliefs. Let me set the stage for this Jungle Journal... Woke to the early morning sites and sounds [...]

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 [...]

Why Not Take a Walking Meditation?

You Can Meditate with Your Eyes Open. Seriously, You Can. It's no secret that there are many health benefits, physical and emotional, that you gain from meditation. But, just like getting to the gym, that doesn't make it any easier to find the time to do the practice. Right?!  WRONG!!! With Spring around the corner, [...]

Episode #40 // Energy Speaks Louder Than Words

Quite a few years ago when I was attending my first retreat at The Chopra Center for Wellness I sat in on a lecture with one of my favourite spiritual teachers and co-founder of The Chopra Center, Dr. David Simon.  He shared the essence of a quote from Emerson, a writer and poet who led [...]

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Episode #38 // Holiday Reboot: Stress-Less Guided Visualization Exercise

The holidays can be filled with contradiction; joy and overwhelm, abundance and clutter, love and frustration, harmony and reactivity, peace and resentment. Although we may not realize, we have a choice to choose nourishing feelings and reactions over those that leave us feeling stressed out. One of the best ways I know to increase the [...]

Episode #37 // Gifting Experiences (Instead of Stuff) with Sandra Muir

Sandra Muir has been gifting experiences for years. She began this tradition when she realized that her 11 nieces and nephews enjoyed activity gifts much more than toys. In fact, she loved this so much she founded a company that helped adults do just this for the kids and teens in their lives. With the [...]

By |2017-12-06T19:20:01+00:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Joy, Kids, Mindfulness, Parenting, People-Pleasing, Podcast, Stress|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Episode #36 // Entertain Like a Caterer (Without Stress!) 10 Hacks from Chef, Dana Shortt

Dana Shortt has been a foodie all her life. She is an award-winning entrepreneur, a professionally trained chef, owner of her own gourmet food shop and one of the warmest, most passionate and driven people I know. I am proud to call her my friend and excited to share with you her top 10 tips [...]

Breaking Up With Busy // Reclaim Your Vibrant Life By Trading Busy for Full

Taking down the unspoken culprit that’s sucking the joy, vibrancy and health out of our lives: excessive busyness — and how we can instead trade busy for full (https://bestselfmedia.com/breaking-up-with-busy) (Listen at https://bestselfmedia.com/podcast/podcast-amanda-weber-busy) I’m always open to chatting about busy; it seems everyone else is, too. Is epidemic too strong a word to describe the extent [...]