On anxiety: There but for the grace of God go I.

overcoming anxiety

Do you struggle with anxiety, like I do? It’s my lifelong demon. I’m not sure I’d know what to do without it, though. I fear that without it, I wouldn’t be me. It’s my fuel, my food. Always lighting a fire under my butt to get stuff done, to try to get ahead. Staying one…

My Thoughts on Managing Stress

10 Ways to Reduce Stress

10 Ways to Reduce Stress Doesn’t stress have 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. Last year was possibly the most stressful year of my life. I wanted to share with you what I learned from it and the…

How You Stay Healthy in a Life Crisis

A longtime GSG reader came to my 12 Steps to Whole Foods class recently. (Which I’m teaching again on June 6. In Orem, Utah.) She’s just been hit with a double whammy—literally the two biggest life stressors there are, all at once. An unfaithful spouse and consequent divorce…and loss of a full-term baby. She’s depressed,…

15 Ways I Optimize Health and Energy Every Day—Besides Good Food! (part 4 of 4)

11. CULTIVATE GRATITUDE. Feeling resentful and picked-on is easy. It takes just a bit of effort, discipline, and purpose to spend a few minutes daily shifting into a pose of gratitude. But choosing gratitude quickly transforms a bleak mood. Every day I try to marvel at the cool things in my life. Usually it happens…