Embrace the femme
Is “Lean In” the New Mantra of the Western Woman? (Not So Fast…. I Say “Lean Out” and “Leave the Table, Wearing Your Tiara”)
Dear Sheryl Sandberg and Lean In: Girlfriend, your book is making waves. Important waves, but also waves that are raising my cortisol. Sheryl Sandberg and Lean In put forth the…Read More
When was the last time you wore your tiara?
During my years as a practicing physician, I learned that the women who most needed to stop and have a moment to themselves were the ones with the strongest belief…Read More
Countdown… To Your Hormone Cure!
Countdown… It’s officially 40 DAYS until my book comes out. I wrote The Hormone Cure because I want to change the conversation we’re having about women’s health & hormones –…Read More
The Day After: Neurohormonal Reverb After Finishing Somethin' Big (A Book, For Instance)
Have you ever finished a gigantic project, and been surprised by how you felt the next day? A bit unsettled. Out of sorts, maybe? Adrift? That’s how I feel…Read More
The Cortisol Switch: How Cortisol Makes You Fat and Angry, Plus 7 Practices to Rock Your Stress
Have you heard of the “cortisol switch?” Here’s the scenario. When you’re stressed, you feel the positive vibe of cortisol – the rise of energy, the focus, the charge, the…Read More
Game Changers: 7 Women Who Rock My World (+ Connect Me to My Higher Purpose)
I am so very blessed. Here’s why. 7 Women. One Year. These 7 women have vaulted me to places I never thought possible in the past year, from the Fire…Read More
Why I Love Michelle Obama: Humility. Grace. Integrity. Subversive. And Those Arms!
Michelle Obama feels like a real person. No pretense. Not precious. She was not brought up in wealth and privilege – she came from a working class family. She attended…Read More
Addiction to Struggle: How It Shows Up (with thanks to Jung) + 3 Tips to Settle Down
In Portland last week, I was immensely enjoying dinner with my sister, her 11-month baby, and my elder daughter, now officially a ‘tween. We were having a magical time, hanging…Read More
Medicine Woman Meets Medicine Woman: Talking Shop with Ana Forrest of Forrest Yoga
Recently I received an extravagant gift: an interview with my favorite yoga luminaries, Ana Forrest. Ana Forrest is not your typical international yoga rockstar. In fact, she’d probably correct me if I…Read More
Top 7 Myths of Hormones + Sex (News Flash: Myth Busting Ignites Healing)
What’s your Greater Purpose when it comes to your health? What myths have you busted on your path to robust health? (Show me yours and I’ll show you mine.) Transparency…Read More