Looking ahead or dwelling on the past…

My mentor shared once that people have the ability to rekindle on harsh or painful memories in a fraction of a second, but when encountered with the question of “where are you going to be two years from now?”, we balk. It is astounding at how we manage to live so intensely in the past […]

The importance of being earnest

One of the many reasons why I think that support groups are off the chart amazing is the accountability one has. After joining more than my share of support groups (all from grief to overeating), the  one that I joined last has me baffled and amazed at the results. A group of select women joined […]

FAQs 4 vegetarians

When I began my journey as a vegetarian, it wasn’t so easy to let everyone know about it. I felt insecure and somewhat terrified of being questioned and stared down at by my closest friends and family members. And, I came to realize that most of the disapproval that came from my biggest support system […]

Gut grief

Trying out a new diet is not to be taken lightly. At IIN I learned about bio individuality; “one person’s food is another person’s poison”. So, in other words… no one diet works for everyone. Hence, why we sometimes get frustrated when a fad diet works for someone and it doesn’t work for us. I’ve hear […]

The road more traveled nowadays…

I have been blessed in more ways than one and I found that living in a country so rich in culture, gastronomy and nature has been one of the Universe’s biggest gifts to me. I got to experience the world at a very young age through the goggles of an adult (or so I thought) […]