A Meditation on (Chronic) Pain

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Normally, we do everything we can to avoid pain, but today I’m asking you to get curious about your pain. This meditation is for anyone suffering with chronic pain, or if you have an injury that you’re working with. After the meditation, I encourage you to take a few minutes to jot down your experience […]

Dairy Free Hot Cross Buns with Vanilla Orange Glaze

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Hello everyone and Happy Spring! ♥ How’s the weather in your part of the world? Here in Hawaii it’s already gotten pretty warm. The Monkeypod trees have started dropping most of their leaves, and the bugs are out en force. Flowers bloom year round here, so we won’t be seeing any blossoms poking out of the […]

Fear, Itself

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What does fear mean to you? Does it play a role in your everyday life? For me, fear isn’t a big part of my emotional landscape. It used to be, that’s for sure. It usually showed up as social anxiety, anxiety about cars, work, money, and relationships, especially in my early-mid 20s. In my late […]

Broken Bones & Spirituality in the ER

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I was standing in the kitchen making dinner on Friday February 10th when I heard a hoarse cry from the backyard. I ran the mere 20 feet out to where my daughter was laying on the brick, crying. I picked her up and asked if she was ok, trying to look for anywhere that might […]

Chocolate Coconut Surprise Cookies

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As I sit here typing this I am also mindfully enjoying one of these amazing cookies! They’re chewy, just the right amount of sweet, slightly gooey from the dark brown sugar, and the lingering coconut texture at the end makes them just the perfect treat! They’re dairy free, gluten free, grain free, soy free, and […]

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

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Hey Friends! I hope you guys are all having a great week and year(!) so far. If you read my post from January 6th you’ll know that I love February 1st as a time to set in motion intentions/goals/ideas for the new year. And since today is February 1st, it’s a great day to set a new health […]

Home Remedies for Ear Infections

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It has, admittedly, been years since I’ve had an ear infection. Decades, really. My daughter, however, had one just a few months ago and had them very frequently when she was younger. I wish I knew then what I know now.