Blossom Community Credo

During my morning meditation, I was suddenly inspired with the following statement, which I am calling the Blossom Community Credo. This is a statement describing “What We Stand For”–both as unique souls and as a conscious collective. This is by … Continue reading

Is Stress Making You Fat?

Maybe, if you’re over-stressing your system. Some level of stress is a good thing, pushing us to grow and expand, but not all of it. When the level of stress you have is overwhelming, then it will start to fire … Continue reading

Admit Powerlessness to Become Truly Empowered

In the recovery world we talk a lot about being powerless. And this comment seems to make our brothers and sisters in the spiritual/transformational world shift uncomfortably in their seats. So, I’m going to attempt to describe why being powerless … Continue reading

No Patience for Yoga? Try Pilates

10 years ago I was in desperate need of some mindful movement. After years of playing sports and beating up my body, I was yearning for a form exercise that would balance, energize and restore me to a natural state … Continue reading

Turn Frustration Into Flow

Have you ever wanted something so bad, but just felt like a hamster running on a wheel? I want to speak to the frustration you’re experiencing and what I do to deal with disappointment. I completely relate to the feeling … Continue reading

Own the Ugly

Do you own your own sh*t? I’m not talking about that destructive, self-pitying attitude of “everything is my fault.” I’m talking about really taking an honest and constructive look at your character defects and taking responsibility for how you’ve fallen … Continue reading

Are You Too Obsessed With Your Body? Take This Self Test

In response to the overwhelming feedback I got from my recent blog called “Fat Thighs,” I wanted to follow up with more support and resources for anyone suffering from BDD (Body Dysmorphic Disorder). Take the test below to find where … Continue reading

Fat Thighs

I used to think that having fat thighs was at the root of my troubles.  Fat thighs prevented me from joining friends at the beach, participating in activities, wearing the latest trends and most importantly, from feeling good about myself. … Continue reading

Powerless

If you’ve ever tried to control the outcome of your life, do yourself a favor and read this blog that one of my closest friends in recovery wrote. I relate to her description of the battle between my ego and … Continue reading