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Happy New Year, Dear One!

Are you getting settled into the new year and ready to make 2017 as amazing as possible?
Except for me still fighting off a cold that won’t quit, I am READY!

I haven’t spoke to you in quite some time so I’ll give a super brief catch up…

The highly short version is….I went back to Italy in November and stayed for a month.

Took 2 weeks of an Italian language course.
Made new friends and brilliant connections.
My mother joined me for the last 2 weeks and we had an incredible adventure together that I will treasure for a lifetime.

And I got to show her my love, the beautiful city of Lucca in Tuscany, and it began to feel like a second home.

Which was the whole reason for my return.

When I left and came back home to LA in October, I felt like something was incomplete about that trip.
I had the aching feeling that I was supposed to go back, specifically to the town of Lucca, that it wasn’t just an accident that I met my now friend Eri the last two days I had been there and she told me about the Italian school she was attending.

I tried to brush it off as post-traveling blues, but I couldn’t shake it.

I debated in my head and heart for weeks…until one night, I decided.
And the decision was I was going to go back.
I was going to take the class and from there, things began to line up.
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Dear One,
As you probably know, I just made it back from my 2 week adventure in Italy, followed by a little over a week on the East Coast (NYC and Florida to be exact).

Settling back into “real life” here in Los Angeles is proving to be a challenge.

I feel like I just went through a complete transformation, that my vision of what is possible and what life could look like has been blown to bits…and I mean that in the best way possible. I am still trying to figure what to make of it all, but for now I will tell you that I am giving serious thought to possibly redesigning my life.

Beyond being a vacation, it was a soul-shaking experience that (much as I expected) has forever changed me and everything I will do from here on out, including my work in the world.
There are a million and one insights I cannot wait to share with you, to put into words as best as I can. They swirl around in my mind constantly and I want to catch them, give them life, bring them to you.

So where to start?

If I were to summarize what I learned, I could distill it down to this one word:

Trust in myself, trust in the Divine, trust in my body.

Trust that life is forever pulling for us and will lead us to the next right step; our challenge is to be brave enough to listen, to be willing to stop trying to control every single moment and every single outcome, to know that it’s all a beautiful mixture of Divine timing and thoughtful action on our part.

Trust that Life will present angels in the form of wonderful human beings who will give you messages and be messengers at just the right moment, guides along the way.

Trust that there are signs everywhere, that delays can be blessings.

Trust that all the work you’ve done and continue to do to build a loving home within yourself, within your body,
within your soul is the single most important work you can do because within doing that, you will create such comfort within yourself, you can go anywhere in the world and feel that you are on solid ground. That in turn will allow you to be filled with such a light, you will draw the warmest souls to you. And even when you are alone, you will never truly feel lonely because you are at home with yourself.

And because you know what it feels like to feel at home within yourself, you will know when you’ve connected with like souls because they will feel like home too.

My heart is beating wildly just to write these words to you.

Which is why more than I ever I believe the work we do to shift our relationship with our body and with food is precious and necessary.

Within that work, we can begin to really live a “trust-centered” life.

As I’ve said numerous times, so much of the “health-industry” and dieting culture is centered around mistrust….encouraging us to not trust our bodies, not trust our worthiness, and to run from one plan to the next, leaving so many of us increasingly more and more confused and feeling at war with our bodies and with food.

When we are living in fear and mistrust within our own body home, when we fear the very thing we need to live (food), it makes it almost impossible to really live the lives we desire and stop second guessing our every move.

And fear begets more fear, putting so many of us in a no-win cycle around food and how we connect (or disconnect) to our bodies.

Bottom-line: the more we are at home within ourselves, the more expansive our lives can get, no diet required.

(And if you followed my journey on Instagram, you know I ate/drank what I wanted, (The Pasta! The Paninis! The Gelato! The Wine! Oh my!) when I wanted…and my clothes are looser than when I left! How? I truly believe it’s because I put all the work I’ve done on my Body-Food Relationship into practice like never before.)

In the coming weeks, I will be sharing more insights that will hopefully enlighten a part of you so that you can continue to evolve your own body-food relationship and have some of the “Italy Magic” in your own life. (Including opening the doors to very special program again that will give you all the tools to do just that!)

For now, know I am grateful for you and I know everything you are doing to expand your life is leading you to the next right step.

Working through our connections with food and body isn’t the easiest work, but it certainly is worth it.

More to come…

With Love,


The day was fast approaching for me to leave to Italy….and all I thought I’d feel was excitement and anticipation.
But in reality, I hit a wall of tremendous sadness, fear, and grief. Two days before my trip, I felt tears well up and out of me.

What was happening to me? Why couldn’t I feel the happiness I so readily assumed would come with this trip that I had dreamt of for years and years? Why on earth would I be so sad?

Turns out, I was normal.

Which is why I wanted to make this video for you as I begin to share my Italy adventure. Chances are, you might be building towards something you have also longed to have become a reality in your life.

A new relationship.
Beginning a new career.
Moving to a new city.
Going on an adventure.

And while these positive changes and new beginnings move you closer to the life you have been aching to create, the reality is you are leaving something precious behind as you move forward. You are shedding old skin, old ways of being. There’s a tenderness to that.

I invite you to take a look at this short video today that I shot just minutes before I headed to the airport to officially begin this soul calling Italy adventure.

I think there are some big takeaways that you can find useful when you’re realizing a dream and/or finding that your current feelings don’t match your expectations.

Just as we must metabolize our actual physical food, we must become skilled in how to metabolize our emotions and our “spiritual food”.

Note: This video/post was meant to come to you 2 weeks ago, from the airport, but it wouldn’t load.:( Better late than never!!!

More insights to come!

As always, sending all my love,


Dear One…

Today I’m sharing something big that I’ve been keeping from you…
But the time is ripe to reveal it.

You see, one special day this July, I made a big decision that in my bones I believe will change everything for me and within me.

In today’s video, I’m sharing what finally prompted me to do this and more importantly, how my own questioning and bold decision might just speak to you, to your soul, to the callings you have deep within.

There will be plenty more to come around this, but for today, please let me know what you know in your BONES you must start moving towards. What has been sitting on the shelf for days, months, years that must be explored in your own life?

I love hearing from you.

May courage, love, and awakenings follow you in your journey.

All my love always,

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How often should I eat??

Lately, many of my clients have been asking me this simple (yet in many ways complex) question:
“How often should I eat?”

They have become entirely confused by the conflicting messages out there in the health industry:
– eat every 3 hours
– make sure to intermittent fast
– eat 3 square meals a day

…just to name a few.

Today, I’m giving you my number one answer and if you can begin to follow this, you will be taking a big step towards developing lasting body wisdom and body confidence.

In the comments below, let me know how this resonated with you. Do you follow a very regimented plan regarding meal frequency? Do you find it difficult or simple to follow your body’s cues for hunger?

And if you liked this video/post, don’t be shy!! Share it with your friends or on social media!
Let’s help to empower one another around greater body wisdom and self-trust.

Lots of love,