Caffeine: Why The Timing Makes All The Difference

I always try to pay attention to my body’s cues when it comes to nutrition. My body is given authority over outside experts. If something feels right, I’ll keep it. If it feels draining, heavy, or drying, it’s going no matter what someone else is saying.

Dying To Be ME

Have you ever read books that give you a strange feeling that the author is writing from your own memories?

Lessons From Chocolate

I started writing this post at 10,000 feet in the air, on the way to see my family in Russia. I felt like sharing a very interesting learning experience that happened just before I got on the plane.

Learning From Hippocrates to Slow Down

As some of you know I am spending a week at the Hippocrates Institute in Florida to detox and to enrich my knowledge of live foods. You might have heard of this legendary place from Kris Carr’s ‘Crazy Sexy Diet’ or from a raw foodie friend. People come here from all over the world. So far I met people with cancer, chronic conditions, untreatable diseases, and those who are dissatisfied with Western medicine. Everyone is coming with a hope of healing and learning.

A War Against the Rush

How many times did you feel rushed today? Whether it’s working non-stop to finish a project, running to to a meeting, or to rushing to a yoga class, it seems like we’re almost always short on time. If only the day had an extra few hours, we say. I think even if it had another 10 hours, we would still be in a rush because we forgot how not to be.

Eat in a Rush or Skip a Meal?

We live in a busy, tight-schedule always-in-a-rush society at least 5 days out of 7. Meetings, deadlines, family responsibilities, errands, and social life stretch the capacities of our calendars and our physical and mental ones, as well.