Health Benefits of Creativity

Health Benefits of Creativity

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 in Art, Health

I help creative people use mindfulness techniques to be more confident with their self-expression. So a lot of what I talk to my clients about are making tweaks to their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health habits, so that they can be more creative. In this post, I will explain how exercising your creativity actually […]

HMBA Retreat in San Diego

HMBA Retreat in San Diego

Posted on Feb 2, 2017 in Events, Health

Lessons from HMBA Retreat As some of you may know, I am a certified health coach, but because I LOVE to continue to grow and learn, am now enrolled in the Health Coach Institute’s year-long Holistic MBA program. Taught by Carey Peters and Stacey Morgenstern, the two leaders of HCI, this program takes us deeper […]

Ioana Todoran

Ioana Todoran

Posted on Feb 2, 2017 in Events, Health, Recommended Services

I had the pleasure of getting to know Ioana Todoran at Studioworks Ballard in November during our holiday event. She is a licensed acupuncturist, but what really caught my attention was her Tibetan Sound Bowl Therapy.   She did a demonstration on me where she let me relax in a reclining chair while she played bowls […]

Sleepless in Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle

Posted on Jan 20, 2017 in Events, Health, Recommended Services

Do you get enough sleep? If not, contact the Sleep Coach, Mag Secretartio through his website or through Facebook.  Yesterday I attended Mag’s “Sleepless in Seattle” workshop at WeWork in South Lake Union. Mag has a dynamic and soothing presence to him- you’ll know what I mean when you interact with him. When I spoke […]

How to Kick Sugar, Part 1

How to Kick Sugar, Part 1

Posted on Jan 12, 2017 in Art, Health

I’m an artist and a health coach. I help creative people form healthy habits so they can be productive and confident with their self-expression.   I believe that eating sugar can have a serious impact on your level of productivity and confidence. After reading this, you will be able to identify 2 steps that will help […]

Be Unapologetically Who You Are

Be Unapologetically Who You Are

Posted on Jan 4, 2017 in Books, Events, Health, Recommended Services

Jessica Butts, business and relationship coach, retired psychotherapist, and author of Live your Life from the Front Seat, gave an outstanding presentation at our National Association of Professional Organizers meeting last night. Her mantra is “Be Unapologetically Who You Are” and spoke about the Meyers Briggs type test. Jessica illustrated how knowing your MBTI (Meyers […]

Yves Saint Laurent at the SAM

Yves Saint Laurent at the SAM

Posted on Dec 29, 2016 in Art, Exhibition Review

“Fashion fades, style is eternal.” -Yves Saint Laurent The Yves Saint Laurent show is up at the Seattle Art Museum until January 8th, 2017.  I thoroughly enjoyed the show, although it did take me a minute to warm up to it.   When I first visit an art exhibition, I like to scan the show […]

Happy Winter!

Happy Winter!

Posted on Dec 21, 2016 in Art

Winter is here and the days are finally starting to get longer! Sunrise in Seattle is at 7:55am and sunset is at 4:21pm.  That’s an hour less of daylight from where I grew up in the DC area and it makes a big difference! I’ve been noticing some beautiful frost on the surfaces outside and […]

Health: JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet

Health: JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet

Posted on Dec 21, 2016 in Art

Fat doesn’t make us fat, sugar makes us fat.  But what counts as sugar?  Is honey healthy?  Is fruit healthy? Is whole wheat flour healthy? At the HCI Live event in November, (4 time!) NY Times Bestselling author J.J. Virgin was there to present her Sugar Impact Diet. In this diet, she advocates 3 cycles.  […]

Everyday Alchemy with Michelle Woodward

Everyday Alchemy with Michelle Woodward

Posted on Dec 21, 2016 in Art

A couple weeks ago I attended Michelle Woodward’s Everyday Alchemy class.  It was fantastic!  Michelle is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach and she weaves many other energetic modalities into her practice.  She is such a lovely soul! Michelle began by taking us through a lovely meditation where we explored the different rooms of our own […]