Archive for September 2018

An Invitation

An essay from Lauren’s forthcoming book, Restoring Your Immunity   When we deny our stories, they define us. When we own our stories, we get to write a brave new ending. -Brene Brown Illness Trapped in a cycle of confusing symptoms destroys any trust we might have in our body’s ability to heal. It also…

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Jaime Oliver’s Incredible Sicilian Aubergine Stew

Seasonal fall aubergine (eggplants) are still plentiful here in Austin. This week there were still a few hanging around when my next CSA delivery was due and this was the perfect way to put them to use. You may choose to serve this stew as I did with some gluten-free pasta, or perhaps a mound…

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Meghan’s Coaching Story

Meghan Gemmotherapy Coaching Story

I’m delighted to have the opportunity to introduce you to Meghan from The Woodlands. She’s a 42-year old mother and wife with a successful career in business development. Meghan had family and friends who had worked with me in the past but always found herself too busy to seek help. When she did initiate an…

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Cassandra’s Coaching Story

Cassandra Tondro, Artist

Please allow me to introduce you to Ventura, CA-based artist and entrepreneur Cassandra Tondro. Cassandra and I met last spring when she felt that her health issues were keeping her from functioning optimally in her work and from doing things socially that she wanted to do. At the end of her eight-session coaching package I…

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Coaching: Experimenting with a new way of being

I love experiments. Whether my experiment is in the kitchen combining new flavors and ingredients, out in the world discovering new ways of living this chapter of my life with my husband, or in my practice, with new approaches to deepening the healing experience. All experiments are successful in that they reveal information. I learned…

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Roasted Cauliflower and Carrots with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Roasted Cauliflower and Carrots with Lemon Tahini Sauce

This week I received an abundance of carrots in my CSA delivery. In search of something different I came across this dish from one of my favorite Instagram Bloggers. Not only could I make special use of those gorgeous fall harvest carrots but I also got to enjoy some of my all time favorite flavor…

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Mushroom Carbonara

Mushroom Carbonara recipe

I’ve been back in Austin for ten days and haven’t had much time to settle into our new kitchen space. You know the deal – meal prep can feel clumsy and foreign when nothing is quite where you expect it to be. Although I’m still shifting what goes where and discovering what I unintentionally packed…

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Why Coaching is Important

Lauren in front of a waterfall

I was born to be a teacher. There is not a doubt in my mind. The first clue should have been when I rounded up the preschoolers in my neighborhood to teach reading classes in my family garage. I was four. My passion to teach was ignited early on, and I spent twenty-five years as…

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