Magical Moments from Conscious Kitchen Workshops, Vancouver Island (photo journal)

I feel in absolute awe of each and every person who showed up here over the last couple of weeks, during the 'Conscious Kitchen' workshops here on Vancouver Island. People from all walks of life, finding the courage just to BE themselves and unleash a bit more of the divine!   Despite adversity and challenges (and [...]

Can Mindfulness in the Kitchen Make the World a Better Place?

You’ve probably already noticed that being happy or peaceful in the kitchen, mysteriously makes your food taste delicious. Well, there is a good reason for it. Our energy infuses into the food we are making. Everything is connected; everything dances (or stagnates) around and through us. The mind wanders, thoughts arise. How we are being; the [...]

Turtle Spirit Animal Guide – courage, staying true to your path, longevity & wisdom

It was the winter of 2001. The warmth of the Maui sunlight bathed every cell of my body as my bare feet walked gently across the golden morning sand. My heart cracked wide open, overwhelmed divine beauty, tasting a moment of heaven. My breath deepened as I dipped into the cool waters of the Pacific [...]

What wild animals can teach us about stepping out of the mind and into the heart

‘How do the geese know when to fly to the sun? Who tells them the seasons? How do we, humans, know when it is time to move on? As with the migrant birds, so surely with us, there is a voice within, if only we would listen to it, that tells us so certainly when [...]

Spirit of the dolphin to heal us back to wholeness

Dolphins are incredible creatures with an abundance of inspiration as animal spirit guides. Whether they are showing up in our dreams or we are simply drawn to their energy, they come with a gift of insight on our spiritual journey. Let's explore the deeper meaning of the Spirit of the Dolphin... Trusting in Ourselves: "Dolphins [...]