While I love coaching people on nutrition, health, healing, and lifestyle issues- and will continue to do so- I found that in that context I was stifling much of the profoundly spiritual insights that I have. Not many people who are coming in for a session on how to lose weight and eat more healthily want to hear, "I'm getting the sense that a lot of the extra weight you are carrying is from a time in your life when you needed some (literal and metaphorical) buffers to help you feel safe. Does that ring true to you?"
That is when I decided to start a new site, with a new focus; this time on finding meaning, purpose, passion and spiritual guidance through life toughest moments.
You know, the times that kick you in the butt and leave you lying on the bathroom floor tear-stained and begging for mercy?
This focus allows me to continue to help people with diet and lifestyle issues when needed, but creates a larger, more spiritual context for me to bring into the sessions, and I don't think that healing can happen very effectively without it since we are three part beings: body, mind and spirit.
It would be like the Dr. who doesn't think that what is going on with someones immune system has anything to do with their poor digestion, when in reality we are so intertwined and interconnected it is impossible for one imbalance not to affect another area of the body- or th.
I will always love helping people with nutrition and lifestyle issues- whole foods and simple living are still two of my favorite things- but the universe has opened a REALLY big door for me to walk through and I would be denying God and myself if I didn't.