Why forgiveness helps YOU heal

Have you ever downed an entire package of chips, crackers, or cookies? Ate pizza or cake until you felt sick? Drank more coffee or wine than your body wanted?  Have you ever worked out well past the point of “healthy” and brought yourself to the brink of destruction?   Do you remember how you were [...]

You’re Stronger Than You Think You Are: Practicing Yoga With Injuries

"Meeting yourself where you are’ is a dance between complacency and perfectionism, coupled with trusting that you are stronger than you think you are." ~Sarah Plummer   (This article was originally published on Zenspiration HERE) I am a yoga skeptic, turned yoga student, turned yoga teacher. It’s been quite the evolution from my “it’s not [...]

Powerful plant protein (+ cooking tips!)

“I was determined to know beans.” – Henry David Thoreau, The Bean-Field How about you? How well do you know beans? Creamy cannellinis, meaty garbanzos, sweet adzuki, tender pintos, and so many more – beans are one of the most powerful, nutrient-dense plant foods around. Consider this: Beans are packed with tons of fiber, as [...]

Alkalinize, Juice, & Reduce (inflammation)

It's already the end of September (yikes!). Things are beginning to cool down, but I want to cover three "hot" wellness topics with you that can help you feel your very best: Alkalinizing Juicing (photo from justjuice.org) Inflammation reduction First, you need to know the difference between acid and alkaline forming foods, because alkalinizing our bodies is a helpful [...]

Guard Your Spare Moments Well…Relaxation, Exercise, Water, & Recipes

Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life. -Ralph Waldo Emerson Relaxation and Exercise Summer is often a time for serious play, time off and deep relaxation. Many of us use [...]

Military Olympian Makes Transition to International Wellness Guide: Task and Purpose Feature

Sarah Plummer Taylor is on a roll. The 34-year-old founder of both SEMPERSarah.com, a wellness mentoring brand, and Just Roll With It Wellness LLC, a resiliency training and education company, keeps a busy schedule of international travel, speaking, coaching, writing, and teaching. Her powerful drive to help people transition from trauma has not gone unnoticed. From [...]

Simple Tip Tuesday: Calm Down Before You Scarf Down

When your body is in fight or flight mode (sympathetic nervous system), it cannot rest and digest (parasympathetic nervous system). As nice as "sympathetic" sounds, that's not the mode you want to be in when you're eating. But don't just take my word for it.  If you feel like you're hearing this whole "slow down [...]

Simple Tip Tuesday: Eat Fancy, Curb Cravings

Serve yourself like a queen or king to curb cravings. When you inhale a bag of potato chips, or scarf down a pint of ice cream, lets be serious, you don't really know what you're doing. You zone out. You catch yourself with the freezer door open or your hand at the bottom of a [...]

Just Breathe: Align & Shine in Battle and Beyond – Sarah speaks at Urban Campfire, Denver

"You can only make choices; you can't make your outcomes." ~ Sarah Plummer   Tuesday, 3 June 2014, I had the honor of speaking at Urban Campfire Spring Edition: Denver.  It was an emotional and powerful night.  Two speakers went before me, and I followed their lead of sharing from the heart without notes, and [...]

A Deeper Look Into Why Diets Don’t Work

Getting my weight under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way. -Oprah Winfrey You can’t turn on the TV, drive down the road or go to a party without being confronted with America’s hottest obsession: weight. Diets are a billion-dollar industry; companies spend millions [...]

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