Marathon Reflections

Marathon Reflections

Posted on Dec 12, 2017 in Health, Recipes, Recommended Services, Toastmasters

December Seattle Sparkle Update: Anyone who I’ve seen over the past 3 months knows that I have either been training for, or completed, my first marathon! A lot went in to achieving this goal, and I’d like to share how I did it! 1) Blue Snakeskin Leggings.  Two years ago, I was at Lululemon, shopping […]

How Do You Bring Light In?

How Do You Bring Light In?

Posted on Dec 12, 2017 in Energy Work, Health, Organizing, Recipes

November Seattle Sparkle Update: Our NAPO Seattle Chapter just celebrated our holiday party at the Seattle Goodwill, where we had a tour of the facility, got a sneak peak of the “Glitter Sale”, and got to dine in their beautiful LEAD certified building.  Brent Frerichs, Seattle Goodwill’s Business Development Director (and our tour guide), also […]

One Day to Greatness

One Day to Greatness

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 in Events, Health

On October 3rd, 2017, I had the pleasure of attending one of Jack Canfield’s “One Day to Greatness” event. Jack Canfield is one of the world’s leading motivational speakers, and Co-Creator for the Chicken Soup for the Soul books. My friend Julia had invited me, and got there early so she could save me a […]

7 Camping Tips

7 Camping Tips

Posted on Aug 24, 2017 in Energy Work, Health, Organizing

August is prime camping season here in Seattle! I recently returned home after a solo camping trip (with Olive of course!) to Mount Rainier’s beautiful Ohanapecosh Campground.  I have gone camping by myself a handful of times and, as an introvert, absolutely cherish the alone time. I’ve loved camping since I was little- pitching a […]

Doggie Sorbet

Doggie Sorbet

Posted on Aug 10, 2017 in Health, Recipes

We’ve been having a bit of a heat wave in Seattle this summer (nothing like living in Florida, of course!)  so I’ve been helping my dog stay cool with a special little frozen treat.  They are super easy to make, and dogs love them! Ingredients 1 cup water 1/4 cup coconut milk 1 banana 1/4 […]

Toastmasters for Clearing Clutter

Toastmasters for Clearing Clutter

Posted on Aug 3, 2017 in Energy Work, Health, Organizing, Toastmasters

How Toastmasters Can Help You Clear Clutter In my opinion, Toastmasters is one of the very best things anyone can do for their personal and professional growth.  As you read this post, if you’re not already a Toastmaster, put yourself in the shoes of someone who has already joined the club. As a member of […]

Reiki

Reiki

Posted on Mar 17, 2017 in Energy Work, Health, Toastmasters

This weekend I received my Master Teacher attunement from Daisy Thompson, which will allow me to pass on attunements to others.  What an amazing gift, thank you Daisy!  I highly suggest signing up for a class with Daisy, or stopping by for a group meditation.  Check out her website here. This post is derived from […]

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 […]