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Creamy Sweet Potato Soup with Winter Greens & Almond Flour Drop Biscuits Feb 02, 2023

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup with Winter Greens (4 servings)

 2 large sweet potatoes

½ onion

2 cloves garlic

1-2 t. chopped fresh ginger

½ t. chopped fresh turmeric or 1⁄4 t. powdered turmeric 

ghee for cooking

1 can coconut milk

salt and pepper to taste

½ t....

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Can you actually change your habits? age gracefully habit evolution self-care weight loss Jan 31, 2023

Want to know how to change your habits? 

Habits are what we repeatedly do, which ultimately create the outcomes in our lives.

Habit triggers are what make our habits actually happen. A list of them can be found above. 

Once you understand how important habit triggers are, you can change...

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Do you want healthcare or sickcare? age gracefully ayurveda habit evolution healing medicinal food natural flow Jan 23, 2023

It might be an unpopular opinion, but I believe that health care should be inspiring, fun, and full of curiosity. Being in a body is an incredible experience!

What we currently call "health care" is actually "sick care" because our systems are built on the premise that we don't do anything until...

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Winter Wisdom Awaits full moon herbs medicinal food seasonal wisdom winter Jan 13, 2023

We just had the first full moon of the new year on Friday and I hope the glow is resonating within you as you embark on this new calendar year. 

I really appreciate hearing from those of you who have been enjoying the "Stroll vs. Scroll" Challenge. The week of the Challenge has ended but you...

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Happy New Year! Stroll with me? age gracefully community evolve gratitude habit evolution imbalance natural flow reflection seasonal wisdom self-care winter Jan 02, 2023

2023 is here! How did you choose to ring in the New Year?

The beginning of a year is a great opportunity to invite in a new perspective in by shifting your habits! 

While I am not a big proponent of New Year's Resolutions (or staying up until midnight, lol) as a way to usher...

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Merry Christmas and Start The Year Strolling age gracefully collaboration gratitude healing seasonal wisdom self-care winter Dec 28, 2022

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate!

We are in Charleston today with David's family (we do Christmas with the Grimsleys every year because the Levins do Hanukkah - it's fun).

I hope you are enjoying a cozy late December day, wherever you are.

I have a special present for you too. Well, it's a...

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Hanukkah & Solstice Blessings anxiety gratitude healing natural flow reflection seasonal wisdom self-care solstice Dec 18, 2022

The eight nights of Hanukkah begin today at sundown and Solstice is part of that time, taking place in 3 days on December 21 (the shortest day and longest night). Both are celebrations of life and light amidst the darkness. 

I love the story of Hanukkah, which basically boils down to a...

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"Fashionable" Headache Relief ayurveda healing reflect stress winter Dec 11, 2022

Don't you think I look snazzy with this scarf wrapped around my head? I am getting ready for holiday parties. Just kidding!

Despite what you may think, I am not striving to become a trendsetter. Lol! 

What I am actually doing in this picture is treating a headache.

Yes! That is right!

One of...

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Yummy, warm and healthy ayurveda energy habit evolution meditation recipes reflection winter yoga Dec 07, 2022

Happy December!

As we move toward the winter solstice and holidays, staying cozy and nourished will help you navigate this season with ease!

This time of year we need to build our inner vitality, which in Ayurveda is called ojas.

Ojas translates as "our essential vitality sap" which I think...

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The wisdom of Cranberry (& Holiday Thrival) age gracefully autumn gratitude habit evolution recipes seasonal wisdom Nov 21, 2022

I got so many amazing responses from last week's newsletter, The 3pm Water Chug! What results are you noticing from that simple support of hydration now?

It's almost Thanksgiving here in the US. If you are like me, you are planning and prepping food for the big day later this week. This has...

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The 3pm Water Chug age gracefully autumn habit evolution self-care Nov 14, 2022

Sometimes it's the little things that make all the difference.

"Simple but not always easy"  might be our motto for implementing new habits amidst the hustle and bustle of modern life.

Autumn is a time when the dry quality becomes more prevalent in the natural world. The...

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Cook an Autumn lunch with me! autumn ayurveda kapha medicinal food pitta recipes self-care vata Nov 06, 2022

Daylight savings got ya feeling wonky?

How about focusing on making some nourishing food to help you get back on track? I will be cooking a yummy Autumn meal as part of the One Habit to Thrive Challenge today. Join me (Facebook, Zoom, or Instagram) at noon EST, and cook along if you'd...

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Epigenetics and Ayurveda ayurveda imbalance natural flow one habit to thrive seasonal wisdom Oct 30, 2022

Do you worry about dealing with health issues because your parents and/or grandparents have dealt with them? You may have genetic predispositions for a specific ailment, but that doesn't mean it's your fate. 

Welcome to the awesome world of what modern science calls epigenetics, which...

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Garlic Elixer for Autumn Health autumn one habit to thrive recipes vata Oct 23, 2022

Making your own garlic elixir is a great way to support your health through the Autumn and Winter months. Here is one of my favorite recipes. Garlic elixir is supportive to the immune and digestive systems and is super tasty.  Get your batch going now so it will be ready...

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Community is medicine! age gracefully community one habit to thrive purpose reflect Oct 16, 2022

Have you ever had the feeling of being totally accepted and celebrated for who you are within a powerful community of like-minded women?
 
Yes, you! With all your quirks and imperfections!
 
When we are on an evolutionary growth path, it is crucial to share the journey with others who are...

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