Dearest Body of Mine

With yet another mass shooting tragedy weighing heavy on our hearts, the myriad of policy debates that follow, and arguments on social and news media, I thought sharing the following would be a much-needed positive add-in right now. As “add-in’s” often are, it’s simple but powerful: "Dearest Body of Mine, After careful thought and consideration, [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

The Deeper Meaning of “Soul Food”

Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.  -Rumi Think for a moment of a food from your past, one that makes you feel great after you eat it for no specific reason. Maybe it is macaroni and cheese, creamy pesto gnocchi, ice cream cones, or rich potato pancakes. [...]

By | February 1st, 2015|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Does Your Job Suck? Maybe It’s Not Your Job. Maybe It’s YOU.

Do you have a case of the Monday's?   Catch yourself blaming your job - a lot - for being unhappy?  Or saying "life sucks because my job sucks"?  Well, maybe your job doesn't suck; maybe you suck.   Apparently this quote was a favorite from my keynote speech for Gaining Ground: Go Green, Meridian [...]

By | April 6th, 2014|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Got God? Why You Should Exercise Your Spiritual Muscle, Too

Doing a yoga class Attending a Church sermon Deeply admiring a beautiful sunset Singing with a choir Going on a retreat to a remote spot Praying Meditating Traveling Dancing in a group at a wedding Reading a passage by an inspirational leader and feeling compelled to live out their words in your daily life. . [...]

By | March 26th, 2013|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Studies Show Vitamin “P” Gets You Fit!

“The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others [...]

By | March 19th, 2013|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Take a Freaking Vacation – Your Life Depends On It!

There’s been a slight delay since I sent my last post, and I apologize for that. I point it out, though, because it’s important that you know where I’ve been: “off-the-grid.” This short personal retreat I took reminded me to remind you of this: Vacations are not frivolities for the privileged.  We absolutely must take time to decompress and spend [...]

By | March 9th, 2013|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Four Reasons Why I Don’t Care What You EAT

What's really feeding you?  Fueling you?  Giving you what you actually need? The Institute of Integrative Nutrition says that anything in your life that nourishes you but does not come on a plate is “Primary Food.”  Food and what we commonly think of as nutrition is actually considered “Secondary Food.” Therefore, the four reasons why [...]

By | February 22nd, 2013|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

DON’T DIET! If In Doubt, Crowd It Out!

Since most diets mandate a list of foods to avoid eating, many people are turned off by them.  A more effective method for making a shift toward healthier eating is crowding out which means adding in nourishing foods and beverages which leaves less room for - or crowds out - unhealthy food and drink. Think [...]

By | January 11th, 2013|Semper Sarah|0 Comments