Empty Nest: When the Kids Fly the Coop

Lisa StoryConscious Living, Spirituality & Love

Lately, I’ve been talking with clients and friends who’ve been sharing their varied emotions as kids graduate from high school, college, get married, or move away. Empty nest is that phase of life when we’re happy and proud that our kids are becoming independent adults while simultaneously experiencing feelings of loss and sadness. First, acknowledge yourself for a parenting job well done. Being a parent is rewarding and it’s one of the most noble and toughest jobs on the planet. Second, be gentle and patient with yourself. The fact is you’re going through a major life transition. It’s normal to feel a wide array of emotions during times like this. You may experience feelings of joy, pride, love, and excitement … KEEP READING…

Cook for Your Family Like Wonder Woman

Lisa StoryConscious Eating, Detoxification, Recipes, Reducing Stress

What I am about to say may give away my age! I grew up loving Wonder Woman. I wanted to be Wonder Woman. Watching the women around me and reflecting on my own life, I’m pretty sure we really are all Wonder Women. I’ve heard many women share that they feel overwhelmed with a chronic busy-ness that chips away at their health and vitality. Cooking a nutritious meal at the end of the day can feel like a near impossible feat. This overwhelm can steer cars through fast food drive-thru’s at the end of the day for a quick bite or lead to feeding the kiddos cereal for dinner. Not because they don’t care about healthy food, but they are … KEEP READING…