11 Natural Ways to Deal with Stress

11 Natural Ways To Deal With Stress

Stress has everything to do with your overall health! Stress—or our reaction to it—is as powerful as food is, in achieving a high-vibration life or a low-vibration life. I’m going to share some major principles that have helped me live a life of happiness, and relative peace even though I’m a single mom, I travel…

Low Libido and Nutrition: 10 Health Hacks For A Better Sex Drive

Low Libido and Nutrition: 10 Health Hacks For A Better Sex Drive

If you’re GreenSmoothieGirl, many people know you’re single, some people know you’re a former sex therapist, and everybody knows you know a lot about nutrition…..my point is, people tell me stuff. Turns out, lots of women, and some men, too, are suffering with sexual dysfunction, or just a lack of interest in sex, period. Why…

Can Sound Heal?

Sound waves

Did you know that sound waves can be destructive, or healing? When you’re feeling stressed, the usual noises around you might take on an especially grating quality. The wrong kind of song on the radio make you lunge to turn it off. You prefer silence, when you’re stressed, or soothing music. When you’re having trouble…

Can You Spot Neurotoxins On Your Food Labels?

Can You Spot Neurotoxins On Your Food Labels?

A few years ago, I was taking my turn running the snack bar at the baseball field, during one of my son’s high school games. (It’s not a task I relish, selling poison to children, but it’s a requirement, of the baseball parents.) A father at the game thought GreenSmoothieGirl selling Snickers bars and soda…

Six Reasons I Hate Calorie Counting and Don’t Do It

Calorie Counting

Goodbye to Calorie Counting When I changed my diet to eating whole, plant-based foods, I said goodbye to calorie counting forever. By eating 60-80% raw, 95% whole, plant-based foods, I don’t need to count calories. I don’t think it’s a complete waste, my years of obsession with calories when I was young. Because it’s helpful…

Update On My Meditation Challenge

Let’s celebrate the victories. In January, I decided that I was going to try to meditate daily. I’d love to be able to report back that I’ve been successful. But, in a sense, I have. Writing that made me far more mindful of whether I’m operating from my sympathetic nervous system, in a rush, anxious and breathless…