How To Beat Winter Blues

How To Beat Winter Blues

Winter is officially upon us and, for many of you, it has declared its arrival with sub-zero temperatures. As I write this, a deep freeze is settling over most of the country. Even places such as Nashville are looking at temperatures in the teens and expecting a snowy New Year. Erie, Pennsylvania saw a record…

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…

What I Love About Being 40+

robyn bike riding

If you exercise, what’s your goal? Have you really thought about it? Have you given yourself a free pass to let exercise be “for fun”? Or is the idea of workouts being FUN something you don’t allow yourself? After all, it has the word “work” in it. I think of my time devoted to physical…

“It’s Never Just One Thing”—On How I Became PAIN FREE

Culminating several short videos on things I’ve done to get rid of my back pain, I hope this is a great summary for you. Back pain is NO FUN. I lived with it for DECADES of my life. Until this PAST decade! I hope my ideas, the things that have helped me, are helpful to…

Let me help you avoid back pain!

It’s not that they helped manage my back pain—it’s that these tips ELIMINATED my pain. I never, ever take pain meds. I’m sharing a series of very short videos on how I went from chronic back pain and constant chiropractor visits to being completely pain free for 8 years now. I was also in an ATV…

What do you do for BACK PAIN, naturally?

I’m going to share my thoughts on back pain in a few videos over the next few weeks. I haven’t had any back or neck pain for many years. That’s a big deal, since I was in a car accident at age 5 and needed chiropractic adjustments from age 16 well into my 30s. I…