I thought I would feel out of place in a room full of the country’s top advertising executives, creative directors, and marketing gurus when I came to join the 3% conference in San Francisco. I am a neurologist, mind-body medicine physician, and a gluten free meditating yogi in high heels.Read More
WHAT KIND OF WATER DO YOU DRINK?
Tap water? Bottled water? Plastic or glass? Has the bottled water undergone reverse osmosis? Do you have one of those fancy several thousand dollar machines in your home to do some sort of magic to your water? Alkaline? Distilled? Spring? Are you as confused as I am?
Disclaimer: This is not a scientific article. In my years of studying neuroanatomy and neurology, there wasn’t an official diagnosis of left brain syndrome. But for many years I got stuck in a mind-rut that there should have been. Mind-rut? Oh come on, I know I am not the only type-A personality/professional woman that gets into this position of mind-rut. My mind gets stuck in analysis until the point in my mind is in paralysis. Then another thought or word comes in to unlock the paralysis, and the analysis starts all over again.Read More
My intention for adding the title “Beauty” to my blog and brand was truly about my long (and sometimes painful) journey to look inside of my heart, to find my authentic Romie voice, and to continue to seek a deeper spirituality.
It may seem “off message” to be talking about a beauty pageant. This may or may not surprise you, but I grew up watching Miss America and other beauty pageants on television. I have a couple of dear girlfriends that are past pageant queens, and their true beauty lies in their hearts of gold. I am not here to bash the pageant industry, but I honestly didn’t think I would ever blog about it, until this week.
Unfortunately, an important message can get lost when it is promoted by a bipartisan government to a largely divided and polarized country. Last week the First Lady, Michelle Obama, along with the Partnership For a Healthier America officially launched the “Drink Up” campaign. Per the official press release, the explanation behind the initiative is: “The effort brings together more than a dozen organizations committed to encouraging everyone to drink more water more often.Read More