Be The Helper

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” – Fred Rogers My kids and I have been watching the news like hawks.  My twenty-year old, Sam, knows the names of all […]

The Love Club – Kick Your Emotional Bully’s to the Curb

I have always been a People Pleaser. I don’t like to admit that, but I am. It’s a behavior trait that makes me very good at my various jobs in the wellness and fitness industry.  I am service minded, and I take care of my clients.  I want them happy when they are with me, […]

Growing up Slowly, Overnight

A few things fall under this category, Growing up Slowly, Overnight, for me today. I will keep adding to this list, as time goes on.  I hope to remind myself and everyone else who wears a human suit of the little things that could be universally helpful in our toolkits. Here are three truth’s of mine today that […]

Happy Birthday, Cheeky Yum!

  Good morning, Blogee’s!  I am very happy to say, CheekyYum.com is now a year old.  I usually only have that kind of commitment to my bad habits. The good stuff I tend to skip here and there.  Like Meditation.  Something that I can do for free that will re-wire my brain and make my life […]

Perception Becomes Reality

This is a mini blog today.  A baby bloggy.  I had quite a profound little experience the other day, and I’d like to share it.  In the Tapping blog a few blogs back (say that five times fast), I was repeating the mantra, “Because I deeply love and respect myself.”  That’s a lot for many […]

Tap Your Troubles Away

My hipster daughter, Gilda, and I often share tips on various energy processes because energy work is quite powerful. The trick is to find a technique that works for you, and that you’ll actually practice. Some of the more familiar types of energy work are Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Reiki, but there are many.  Best […]

The Big Cull

Good Morning, People.  Its 2017.  This pic is someone lazing around in bed, but not me.  I got up bright and early to teach a New Years Day Spin class.  Today is just a little bit of a blog, a blip.  I am working on a project that has my computer on fire, but didn’t […]

The Best Days of Our Lives

Good Morning, Sweet Friends. It’s December, and I’ve sprained my writing muscle.  My brain is crampy.  I’m listening to Stan Getz and looking at our Christmas Tree, and writing utter garbage. Even though nothing is flowing smoothly this morning, I wanted to share something with you that keeps occurring to me, and I think there […]

MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS; Tools for Successfully Navigating Pond Draining and other Challenging Events

Many of us have gotten knocked around in the past two weeks and have experienced deep fear, shock, and high anxiety about what is to come.  It is a time of Fear and Loathing in the words of Hunter S. Thompson. This is a time that many of us are waking up. But we must manage […]

The Panic Room

Good Morning, my Friends. I’m at work on a website, Intuitive Self Defense. I had that site up and running at one point, but it now means more to me than simply using intuition to protect ourselves in a dangerous situation. There’s also Emotional Self Defense. Radical Self Defense. The whole tamale – inside and […]