What Will It Take?

In today’s post we want to share a moving, Oscar-winning short film called Stutterer. On the surface the film is about a young man with a speech impediment, but on deeper level the film is about the power of desire to open us up, to become more visible rather than remain small and anonymous. WeContinue reading “What Will It Take?”

What Does It Mean To Be Unconventional?

In today’s post we want to share a conversation that could help you in your health journey. Over the last couple of years Maribel and I have been paying more attention to the root causes of many of our own health struggles and have been inspired by the work of both Mark Hyman and ChrisContinue reading “What Does It Mean To Be Unconventional?”

Food as Medicine

Food is the best medicine. Please take a moment to read about the potential benefits of reducing carbohydrate intake to affect mood disorders. So much of the modern diet is based on processed food; we are beginning to understand the consequences. If you yourself are struggling with symptoms of a mood or thought disorder, IContinue reading “Food as Medicine”

Hurricane Irma Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

Reminding ourselves of the sweetness and goodness of life, Maribel baked some delicious cookies Friday night to lighten our spirits. These are a great alternative for anyone avoiding gluten. They are delicious! Ingredients 3 cups of almond flour 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup mapleContinue reading “Hurricane Irma Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Older adults: Build muscle and you’ll live longer | UCLA

  New UCLA research suggests that the more muscle mass older Americans have, the less likely they are to die prematurely. The findings add to the growing evidence that overall body composition — and not the widely used body mass index, or BMI — is a better predictor of all-cause mortality. Source: Older adults: BuildContinue reading “Older adults: Build muscle and you’ll live longer | UCLA”