A Genuine Woman

This week the topic of age has come up several times in my life.  And I'd love to know your take on the subject.  Are you feeling old?  And what does that mean, anyway?  How does one define old?  I ask because the other day I received an email from a close friend who sent me a link to purchase a sweatshirt.  What bothers me about this sweatshirt is the imprint on it.... Read More

A French Saying

“Où le Dieu a vous semé, il faut savoir fleurir.” Wherever God has planted you, you must know how to flower. Some years ago while in France, I visited the town of Grasse and the Fragonard Musée du Parfum.  It was here that I first experienced the aroma of Lavender.  It did not occur to me at the time that there could be lavender farms back in the United States.... Read More


What if you wanted to leave a message for the rest of the world to read. What would it be? Where would you leave it? Here's a little exercise in self-assessment to think about your current outlook and how you might create an imaginary message to inspire, motivate or encourage the rest of the world.... Read More

The Lowdown on Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue is thought to be one of the (many) health issues that can be attributed to our high-stress lifestyles. Because there is no widely accepted definitive test for adrenal fatigue, it's still quite controversial. Fatigue, cravings, inability to sleep, and mood swings are real. And common. Let's dive into what we know about adrenal fatigue, and learn some ways to deal with it.... Read More

Is A Paleo Diet Healthy?

The "paleo" diet has been pretty popular in the past few years. And while its name is rooted in ancient hunter-gatherer traditions, recent studies have come to support some of its health benefits. In a nutshell, it's a whole food, nutrient-dense way of eating that removes processed foods. And that's pretty good, right? Let me give you some of the goods on the paleo diet so you can decide for yourself.... Read More