9 Surprising Reasons People Don’t Get Well, Or Stay Well

9 Surprising Reasons People Don’t Get Well--Or Stay Well

In the 25 years since I learned how to get healthy, and then did it–I’ve never stopped researching. I even went on a global investigative tour of 19 holistic wellness clinics. And I continue to write about what I learned about how people get well. In that research tour, and my 450-city, 6-year speaking tour,…

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…