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Has the pandemic-that-won’t-end got you down? Tired of feeling annoyed with situations that don’t go your way, or people that do things you don’t like? Today’s post is for you!
Food choices are deeply important, yes. Also important is food TIMING. When we eat can affect our health, weight and energy. Let’s explore.
Don’t miss out on this easy and delicious Cajun Cod recipe. PLUS, only days remaining to get registered for 4 life-changing weeks!
How does food affect our health? Why is experience such a powerful motivator? What can you do to rejuvenate your health? All this and more.
The Body Sass® Cleanse Group Program is at your service! Learn more how this powerful program can help you reclaim your health.
Why so many folks have acid reflux, why stomach acid is important and why anti-acid medications can be dangerous. (Part 3 of a 3-part series on the benefits of acid)
What can support weight loss, promote healthy digestion, balance blood sugar and more? Read on! (Part 2 of a 3-part series on the benefits of acid)
Heard about the benefits of lemon water, and wondering what all the fuss is about? Read on! (Part 1 of a 3-part series on the benefits of acid)
Discover one powerful word swap that shifts our mind from beleaguered to empowered, and our days from a grind to a joy.
Enjoy comfort food that builds health with this lentil loaf recipe that boasts flavor, texture and nutrients.
Spring allergies can make us feel lousy, even hampering our productivity. Here’s how to navigate the pollen influx.
When we’re in a rush, all our good intentions around health-building food can fly out the window. Take back your health with intentional food planning!
Spring has sprung, and your body is calling for help. Will you answer the call?
Serving up a cornucopia of programming, ideas and tactics to empower your health journey. Weight loss and stronger mind, anyone?
Many of us think of our genes as destiny. The truth is much more juicy than that, and places us in the driver’s seat of our health.
A do-able healthy food lifestyle, like the Food Sass® Lifestyle, means that we get to enjoy dessert. Sometimes a dessert that’s actually GOOD for us!
Are all the days running together? Feeling like Bill Murray’s character in Groundhog Day? Bring variety back into your pandemic life experience.
I invite you to check out some high-fives, exciting news, and election reflections on inauguration day.
Boy oh boy, are we ready for the NEW YEAR. Some thoughts and reflections.
It’s November of 2020 and folks in the US of A are teeing up some form of Thanksgiving celebrations, amidst this pandemic Wild World experience. Some thoughts for whole-person health.
Let’s talk about health, immunity….and breakfast.
Loads of information for your physical, mental and emotional health. Tiny monetary investment. What’s not to love about that?
We the People agree about much more than we disagree about. Feeling stressed about the U.S. election? Read on.
I was teaching an on-line class for a corporate client last week and one of the questions during our Q&A was about mindfulness. The subject of mindfulness has come up a lot with my 1:1 clients this year, as well. It makes sense that there is interest and questions...
The COVID pandemic, and all that it entails, is wearing on us all. Some thoughts on how you can improve your mind space, while improving the environment that we’re all living in.
Why does belly fat happen? What can we do about it? Open for some eye-opening intel and a fabulous (related, time-sensitive) opportunity.
Serving up some support for your body, mind and spirit. Help is on the way.
Self-care is always important. In our present-day environment it becomes even more important. Get started with these simple tips.
Two fall health group (virtual) programs are open for registration. Lose body fat, gain energy and re-set your body to VIBRANT!
Big program news! Ready for a health and weight re-set? If you’re ready for recalibration, weight loss, energy increase, and improving your relationship to food, this post is for YOU!
Everyday life can feel challenging. Our current environment is even more so, for many. There’s an easy, simple, FREE tool that delivers BIG to help us feel good in our Wild World.
There’s a LOT going on right now in our Wild World. Open up to uncover 5 things you can do right now to support your well-being during these challenging, unprecedented times.
Black lives matter. Indifference is not a beginning; it is an end, and always benefits the aggressor, never the victim. Together we stand in solidarity.
Love this recent cover article in Inspired Health Magazine! Plus a delish recipe for shrimp—always a popular warm-weather food—that you can munch on whilst you read said article
Mind Savvy® is all about using our mind as the bridge to health and joy, instead of the barrier. Today’s post offers you an opportunity to support better health and one to support more joy, both by changing your mind.
This 28-day program will provide you with a powerful re-set, yes. It will support your immunity during these Wild World times. It also has an eye on a New Normal—day 29 and beyond—of sustainable health improvement and weight loss. Ready?
We are navigating challenging times, in widely varying degrees. History has shown that growth and comfort don’t coexist. What is asking for evolution?
Interested in a special Spring 21-Day program to support your immunity while you lose weight, gain energy, and provide your body with a timely re-set? Only a few days to respond!
We humans can be off-the-charts amazing. Especially when we band together in the name of community and support. Will you join me?
Two months into our attention on COVID-19, a strain of coronavirus, it’s been named a pandemic. How can you stay well, and what are the answers to some of the big questions?
Learn the 3 most important things to improve your sleep quality, and why sleep is important. Immunity is one reason?important in avoiding getting sick.
Avocados are portable, delicious, and health-building. Let’s get clear on how to masterfully navigate their speedy ripening and storage challenges.
Let’s move beyond the fearmongering and hype, and get real about the coronavirus.
Body Sass? Cleanse Group Program registration…closes today at noon! Plus two fun book events and some important info on your largest organ. Read on…
December 24th! This 3.5-minute read will support you with JOY, finding your Body Sass?, enjoying long car rides, and music choices. A holiday cornucopia!
Does your body need a re-set? If you’re ready for recalibration, weight loss, energy increase, and improving your relationship to food, this post is for YOU!
Have you had seasonal effective disorder in the past? Or have you felt blue in the winter and not understood why? This post is for you. SAD Be-Gone!
This Thanksgiving, why not bring in some new Food Sass? side dishes to wow your crowd? Delicious and nutritious, these five recipes will bring a whole new flair to the sometimes same-ole, same-ole of the Thanksgiving meal.
Self-care is an essential pillar in our foundation of well-being. What is self-care? What’s the self-care paradox? What are YOUR self-care non-negotiables? (And what on earth is a “non-negotiable?”)
With last week being Mental Health Week and October being Emotional Intelligence month, let’s focus on YOUR emotional and mental well-being!
Today is launch day for my new book Wild World, Joyful Heart. This book is for YOU and you can find it wherever books are sold!
Love your football friends? Feed them delicious food on game day that also helps them stay healthy. Chips and chili. What’s not to love about that?
The quick-fixes that are discussed in everyday cultural vernacular are not our path to well-being. So what is? Learn the 3 often-missed truths that are foundational to health and joy.
It’s back-to-school season and our kids sometimes struggle with increased stress and anxiety around the upcoming school year. How can we help?
A guidebook. A philosophy. A rally cry. A joyful heart in a wild world will be yours for the taking on October 8. Get ready to rock your body, mind, spirit evolution!
Vegetables are Food Sass royalty, bursting with health-promoting goodness. How do we get more into us without much fuss? Become a Vegetable Smoothie Ninja!
You can, indeed, eat for health without spending hours of your summer days in the kitchen. Here I share my Twenty That Make Twenty and Plenty mojo for eating healthy with minimal prep time to make yours a sensational summer.
Statistically, working parents report that summer is their most stressful season. It doesn’t have to be this way! No summertime parenting meltdown for you – your survival guide is here.
It’s time for a digital detox. This important health habit helps to prevent stress and burnout by giving us a much-needed break from the constant attention demands of our technology devices. Learn all about the bliss of a digital detox!
So much of our life experience boils down to choice. This includes how we experience others – will we choose to see their ugliness or their beauty?
Calories are an important consideration in weight loss and body composition, but are they THE consideration?
Emotional eating does not mean that you’re weak, flawed, or lame. It simply means that you’ve adopted a routine that’s ineffective for your health goals. Let’s explore how that happens, and a first step to change it.
We often crave different foods, in relation to season. Spring is here, and there’s an amazing salad experience calling your name. Will you answer?
What is generosity? How does it benefit you, others, and our planet? Generosity is a more powerful practice than you might imagine. Let’s explore.
When we’re intentionally working to create health, eating out can seem daunting – impossible, even. Here are 5 tips that can help you navigate eating out.
Sleep is scrumptious. We love the feeling of being well-rested, and often seek to “catch up” on sleep when we’ve been neglecting it. Catching up on sleep is a fallacy – let’s talk about why.
Eating in a way that both fuels our body and delights our taste buds is an important aspect of both good health and a healthy relationship with food. But there’s another important aspect to food and health that many of us overlook.
There are many aspects to success, and creating success is a popular and much-debated topic. And there are many ways that we individually define the word “success.” What often isn’t discussed is the glue that holds success together: balance.
A nutrient-dense breakfast is a great way to boost your health experience. But how to fit it into your morning? And what to eat? And how to make it stick? I’ve got you covered…
Yes, in truth the earth has just completed another revolution on its axis – this is true. AND, what a fun opportunity to grease the skids for living with intention.
This unusual salad is packed with flavor, fiber and Food Sass?. Not only does it double as a holiday meal up-level while also being a great lunch salad, but swapping one simple ingredient makes it Body Sass? Cleanse -friendly, just in time for our January 2019 Group Cleanse.
Despite our best intentions, our goal of eating for health can get derailed during the holidays. Your rescue plan for re-setting back to HEALTHY is here.
This holiday season, the best way to maximize joy and minimize stress is to take a deep breath and remember that you are the owner and creator of your life experience. Here’s how.
Cauliflower is an un-sung hero of the food family. This superpower food has a mild taste, allowing for endless iterations on the delightful flavors it can be dressed up in. Enjoy this curry delight!
My literary wellness project is poised on the fulcrum that will move it from manuscript to published book, and straight out of said manuscript is some Soul Food for your day.
The long-standing debate about coconut oil was recently enflamed by a Harvard Professor calling it “poison” during a lecture in Germany. Although this type of rhetoric can certainly boost YouTube viewing traffic, this kind of extremism is what keeps the public confused. And unwell. Let’s unpack the Hoopla.
Great news! The Fall 2018 Body Sass® Cleanse Group Program is waiting patiently for your registration so that you can re-set your health, weight, digestion, and energy. This 21-Day Cleanse Group fun is from September 8 - 28 and registration closes in a week! There's...
The Fall 2018 post-summer Body Sass? Cleanse Group Program registration is now open! Woo-hoo! This powerful and game-changing group program is back for an awesome (and often much-needed!) re-set, right as we wind down from summer. Because - the summer eating,...
Why do food choices matter? Why do we eat food, other than the whole grumbly stomach thing? What’s significant about the number 432 billion? Answers to these questions and more await you.
You know that gunky, funky feeling that we get when our wellness train has gotten off the tracks? Me too! Let’s talk about how to get back on track, and inhabit a body and life that we feel good about.
Most of us want to let our freak flag fly and be loved. We want to be truly seen and be accepted. We want to know that we?re loveable and we want to feel lovING. So what gets in the way?
This month’s featured recipe takes a popular summer dessert, waves a magic wand, and – poof! – strawberry shortcake that’s Food Sass?, baby!
Sometimes freedom isn’t a news-worthy jubilant celebration of a country’s liberation. Sometimes it’s a quietly-garnered freedom that happens right between our two ears.
Enjoy the easiest and super-yummy grilled chicken recipe on the planet, and super-charge your Health Journey.
Mindfulness and nutritious and delicious Food Sass?…what’s not to love about that?
One of our least effective habits is worry, yet most of us find ourselves in worry mode often. Try this simple tactics to bring more sleep, focus, productivity, and joy into your everyday life.
Laughter, fun, and lightheartedness aren’t just a good time, although they are that. They also boost every aspect of our BodyMindSpirit health.
A fantabulous podcast on stress, an amazing weekend event, answering the rallying ?Re-set!? cry, and some Valentine love?all for you, baybeeeee!
We are becoming increasingly sedentary, and it?s wreaking havoc with our health. Find out why exercise isn?t enough, and how little steps can make a big difference with this increasingly prevalent health issue.
This Indian dish isn’t just good, it’s got a whole Food Sass? Rock Star thang goin’ on. And you’ll love the whole “one pot dish and easy to store” aspect of this delicious, nutritious, inflammation-beater stew!
Kim Barthel is back by popular demand. Join us for an event that has the power to improve your relationships, your career, and your health & happiness. Limited seating: act now to reserve your seat!
Check out this simple New Year’s practice that is enjoyable, effective, and fun! Move over “New Year’s Resolutions;” your failure rate has you benched for the foreseeable future!
The ever-popular 21-day Body Sass? Cleanse Group Program is designed to support the body?s natural ability to heal, recalibrate, and rejuvenate. Get registered for the post-holiday Jan 6 Program…because…indulgence happens!
Hola sweet peeps, Happy December! I hope you?re in the flow with the season?and using all of the fantabulous tips you learned in my recent 3-part blog series on stress?to sleigh-ride through your holidays with some ease and joy. Speaking of holidays. If your holiday...
The third post in a 3-part series on stress. Today is all about STRESS RESILIENCE…what it is, why is will ROCK your world, and how to create it for yourself.
Missed the Power of Compassion event last week? Check out these easily-digestible takeaways that you can start working with today for healthier genes, better relationships, more brainpower, and a better Planet Earth Experience.
Learn how to improve your relationship with stress. Stress management skills will make for happier holidays, and a healthier, longer life!
The first post in a 3-part series on stress. This post will help you understand WHY that constant stress in your life is getting in the way of….everything…including your health and happiness.
This incredibly simple staple recipe has it all: easy; keeps well in the fridge; great cold, room temp, or hot; tastes amazing; and is super-nutritious! Bring it ON.
Hateful acts + Hateful retaliation = Twice as much Hate. Feeling rightful animosity about what we perceive is wrong is waaaayyyy easier than mindful engagement. However, I believe mindful engagement is worth the effort?personally, communally, and globally.