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Category Archives: Mindfulness

This year has brought many changes, challenges, & opportunities for growth to Nourish My Soul – and each of us as individuals as well.We have taken our time to stop and listen to our community and search for the ways that Nourish My Soul can best creatively meet those expressed needs. Over and over again […]

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Life has been so busy, I haven’t had time to post anything in quite some time…All that seemed to come to a halt last night and I found myself swirling in a space where time has slowed. I entered this space after first recovering from an intense blow to my stomach that knocked the wind out […]

feminism, Feminism, Food Access, mental health, Mindfulness, People Who Inspire, racial equity, Social Justice 0

  As I, like many others right now, work to process the horrors we have witnessed this week, I wanted to share a poem that I wrote. It was my way of trying to work through the impulse to give up. Please let me know what your thoughts are and how you are working through […]

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Adventure. This is what I thrive on. Not in the adrenaline seeking way, but rather in newness, exploration, and discovery. I have been told it is a trait of being a Sagittarius, but I think it has more to do with my connection to the world around me. All of my children have a piece […]

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  What a ride! This season is off to a great start, so many things happening for Nourish My Soul – it is hard to believe that this is our first “Official” year. Our From The Ground UP alumni launched their Farmers Market and their opening day was a huge success. It was great to […]

Food, Food Access, Food System, Grow Your Own, mental health, Mindfulness 0

How is it that time accelerates each month? Well here we are, it has been a whole month since I have touched base with all of you…I didn’t fall off the Earth, I am still here – working on many big projects. One of which I am beyond excited about, it is a veteran’s healing garden […]

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Gratitude. Everywhere I look, I see signs of hope through new growth – both literally and figuratively. I am so grateful to witness it all from a front seat. I am grateful that I have all of you that I communicate with, it forces me to take some time and process everything that I experience […]

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Valued Productive Accepted Special Important Significant and above all else, Loved. Who doesn’t want to feel these things? They are, what many would argue, necessary to human survival in much the same way as food and water.

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  “Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.” -C.G. Jung As I look around our current food system, I see power struggles everywhere. The results have been a 30+ year struggle with obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes and no […]

Food, Food System, Grow Your Own, Meet Your Farmer, Mindfulness, nutrition, weightloss 0

Happy New Year! So did you go ahead and make that New Years Resolution anyway? I hope not, at least not in the traditional sense anyway. I don’t know about you, but I always get excited about the new year. It feels like a fresh start, and who doesn’t love a fresh start? Although I […]

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This time of year always invokes reflection and goal setting as we wrap up another year and look optimistically ahead to the new year for a fresh start, to do better, and reach higher. As a Nutritionist, this time of year brings long days full of appointments. As cliche as it may be, my calendar […]

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  Do you think the power to reduce methane gases, preserve precious resources like water and land, and reduce the use of pesticides by farmers is out of your hands? What if I told you that you hold an enormous amount of power and by exerting that power, it wouldn’t cost you a thing but […]

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“I am disgusted with myself” “Sarah” came into my office for her first appointment full of frustration as she continues to gain weight despite her best efforts to move the scale in the other direction. Sarah disclosed the numerous dietary changes as well as the addition of a new exercise routine, which she faithfully gets up […]

Food, Grow Your Own, Meet Your Farmer, Mindfulness, weightloss 0