A Tourist In Chinatown The temperature is chilly, but the sun is too bright. Her big,Hollywood sunglasses can’t protect her eyes, so she shuts them, and WHACK – a fortune cookie hits her on the head! She can’t read the signs at the bus station. She doesn’t hear the announcement on the loudspeaker. She misses […]


Finding a stronger me

by Judy Griffin on March 11, 2013

My path to vibrant  living started with a tragedy.  Although I always had a passion for cooking, health, and fitness I really didn’t learn what a healthy lifestyle was until after I experienced the tragic death of my brother Joey. I felt so lost, sad, angry, and empty that I really lost touch with me. […]


  My oldest child is turning 10 soon.  My youngest turned 2 in October.  This means that for 10 years, I’ve been deeply focused on other’s needs, multitasking, sleeping poorly, and truly putting my needs aside because everyone else was so much louder.  I remember as each of my children moved into age 2, I […]


Holiday Bliss vs. Holiday Stress

by Judy Griffin on December 12, 2012

So what do you do when you have an enormous Holiday To Do List? Do you move heaven & earth to get it all done? Or do you ease into it and take it one day at a time? I myself have played it both ways and clearly learned how trying to be Super Woman […]


Blissful Hot Cacao

by Judy Griffin on November 10, 2012

Ingredients: • 2 Tbsp raw cacao powder • 1 Tbsp Peruvian Maca powder • 2 Tbsp Agave Nectar (add more to taste) • 2 Tbsp boiling water • 1 cup of organic almond, coconut, cashew milk • 2 cups of boiling water Makes 2 servings Prep Time:2 minutes Cook Time: 3 minutes Directions: Mix the […]


Holiday Stress Busters & Tips that will make you Glow!

by Judy Griffin on December 14, 2011

                  “The work will get done. It will be done better than work that emerges from tiredness of soul and spirit. Nurtured, nourished people who love themselves and care for themselves are the delight of the universe. They are well-timed, efficient, and divinely-led.” —  Melody Beattie Sometimes in […]