Health

Slay The Sickies (#5 Is My Favorite)

Slay The Sickies (#5 Is My Favorite)

Is it just me, or has everyone been beaten down by intense colds and flus this year? 🤒 When I lived in Boston, having an epic cold once or twice during the Winter/Spring season was the norm. But when I moved to CA almost 15 years ago, I was shocked by how seasonal illness would ravage people here too ... especially when "Winter" meant 50 degrees and sunny at it's worst...

Portlandia! (Part III)

Portlandia! (Part III)

Believe it or not, I didn't travel up to Portland just to eat 😏 . [Truth]: In the months leading up to the trip, I hadn't been walking my talk. For someone who promotes healthy living, rest, self-care, balance [and heck, this is both my passion AND profession], I was somehow falling short in the rest and self-care arenas.

Love Your Body, Love Your Life

Love Your Body, Love Your Life

Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you know what the hashtag # in social media is all about. Because I am SO fired up about helping women love their bodies and to create a life they love, I've created not one but TWO hashtags to spread my mission of "Love your Body, Love your Life" all over social media. Will you join me?

Summer x Smoothies = L❤VE

Summer x Smoothies = L❤VE

Ahhhhh, the long, leisurely days of Summer. With Summer comes hang time in the sunshine, lounging at the pool or beach, BBQs, and tons of outdoor fun. One of my favorite parts about Summer is all of the delectable in-season fruit - blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, peaches, nectarines, plums, watermelon, melons, cherries, figs ... I cannot get enough (pardon me while I drool)! With temperatures on the rise, our desire for heavy, cooked foods lessens in favor of eating lighter, smaller meals...

Shannon's Story: The road back to health

Shannon's Story: The road back to health

Hello there, and welcome! Thank you for taking a moment to get to know me, and for holding space for me to share my story. It is my hope that it resonates with you in such a way that your heart sings, “Yes, me too!”, and you start to feel a little bit of relief because you are not alone. Truth is, you are anything but alone, even though sometimes it feels that way. So grab a cup of tea, get comfortable, and read on…