Raw Food Diet Revisited

Lots of water has flowed under the bridge of my life since I first dove into a very high raw food diet in 2006. Now, well into my 12th year of learning and living and experimenting with what works best for me, I am still a very high raw vegan eater, and not 100% either…. Read more

Nancy’s Energy Balls or Bars

A cycling friend of mine brought these gems to party that we both recently attended. I ate lots of them, then decided to share the recipe. Enjoy -JWS These are very easy to add to or subtract from depending on what you like, have on hand, or are allergic or sensitive to. Nancy R. Combine… Read more

Fasting: Ancient Secret of Health – Part II

In my last newsletter I talked about the history of fasting, which has been going on as long as there have been humans on the planet eating. One is the flip side of the other. We are either eating or we are fasting. In years past fasting felt to me like a scary proposition –… Read more

7 Strategies for Losing Weight

It is an unseasonably warm and sunny day as I write this.  It feels great to be outside in short sleeves, and the feel of the sun on my skin is just plain delicious. So there WILL be a Spring. We may wait a few more weeks for the real deal, but I know that already,… Read more

It’s Spring! Let’s Move!

Walking with Friends

Many people, in the course of their first visit with me, say, “Health Coaching sounds like a good thing, and I know I need some help changing my diet, but I’m not one for much exercising.  How important is it?” The short answer is: it’s very important, and maybe for some reasons you haven’t thought… Read more

5 Things Successful People Do Before 8:00 a.m.

The best thing about the switch back to standard time, in my opinion, is that we have a little more light early in the morning. As we move deeper into winter, we’ll lose that extra little push in the morning to get up and get moving, so it will be just that much more important… Read more