How to Embrace Success

After a whirlwind of travel, and with another week of flights and workshops ahead of me, I settled into my plane seat and complained via text to my friend, Hayley Hobson, about how exhausted I felt. She replied, “Well, then, tell yourself another story! Tell yourself you aren’t exhausted.” I was a little perplexed at first, but then I decided to do just wha...

4 Ways to Use Essential Oils to Help Heal Your Gut

Recently on my  Emotions Mentor podcast , I spoke with functional medicine practitioner  Melissa Esguerra  about the connection between the brain and the gut.  It’s a  topic  I’ve  written  about before and one that’s receiving increased  interest  in medical and  psychiatric  journals.  In truth, however, it’s something our mothers have been telling us for ...

Mindfulness Meditation and Essential Oils

Healing from  anger , frustration,  anxiety , stress,  exhaustion , or any other emotional ailment that blocks happiness—and often productivity—isn’t easy. It takes time, commitment, and a willingness to change.  And sometimes, the hardest part can simply be getting started.  Through years of study and professional work, though, I have found that a simple tw...