Juice Cleanse: Healthy or Inflammatory?

JuiceCleanse-SamiGIf you’re like a lot of folks chances are you’ll probably be embarking on a cleanse come January. And if you’re reading this post, I bet you are a savvy individual that keeps up with all the latest health trends.

But what if I told you that the typical cleanse, usually involving lots of green juice, could actually be creating inflammation in your body rather than eliminating it?

You’d probably think I was crazy, right?

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Super Simple Butternut Squash Soup

ButternutSquashSoupIt’s my favorite season and with all the beautiful colors of fall comes one of my favorite soups to warm your soul.

What I love about butternut squash is how versatile and naturally sweet it is. And the best part about this recipe is you just throw the ingredients in a pot and it basically cooks itself.

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Feed Your Brain In 3 Simple Steps

FeedBrain-SamiGSince this is the most stressful time of the year, I want to help you out a little in the brain department.

Now let’s be honest, spending time with family can be overwhelming and downright unenjoyable at times leading to massive amounts of stress.

And what happens when you’re stressed?

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6 Ways to Create Closeness and Connection

ClosenessAndConnection-SamiGFall is officially here in the Bay Area and I’m in reflection mode.

And it’s not just this past year I’m reflecting upon, but the entirety of my existence.

Perhaps this is part of getting older, or perhaps it’s due in part to all the shifts going on in the universe.

Either way, I think lots of folks are being shifted into the realization that relationships above all else – money, fame and power – are the most important thing in life. And yet despite this realization, for many of us, loving, supportive relationships are hard to come by.

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