Harness The Energy of October’s Eclipses

By |October 4th, 2014|MIND & BODY|

The first full month of fall promises to be exciting, erratic, and expansive. October's two eclipses will bring surprises and the unexpected, pushing each of us to expand beyond our personal edges to express our eccentricities in new ways. To do so we must eliminate what no longer works for us and get clear on ...


Just Say No! Ali McGraw.

By |October 1st, 2014|MIND & BODY|

Good friend and hair guru Mary Brambila of Brambila Salon in Santa Monica, is one of my most soulful friends.  Aside from being an inspiration as a career woman- running a successful salon with ocean views in Santa Monica, Mary is always making time to center herself, ground, grow and connect other women with people ...


Body Breakthru with Lauren Roxburgh! Transforming the inside and out.

By |September 3rd, 2014|MIND & BODY|

We met Lauren Roxburgh when she and Mary were waddling around the pool at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, both 9 months pregnant.  Synergy kept bringing us together socially (turns out Lucy knew Lauren's husband from years ago), and we became great friends.  And then we popped into Lauren's studio and had our minds ...


New Moon in Virgo: Time For Clarity and New Beginnings!

By |August 25th, 2014|MIND & BODY|

Today there is a new moon in Virgo which supports reapproaching what we have put on hold with fresh energy and commitment. It is the perfect moment to examine our old habits and consciously let go of what hasn't been working, so that we can allow new openings for what we truly desire... So this ...


5 Ways To Tap Into Your Intuition by Gianna de la Torre

By |August 6th, 2014|MIND & BODY, RETREATS|

I know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that we all have the ability to be intuitive. I witness it every single day with my patients, friends and family. Your intuition is a core part of yourself, not a foreign sixth sense saved for oracles and mystics.  I think of intuition as a muscle.  If ...


Fun, Freeing, and Festive – Phish at Randall’s Island!

By |July 16th, 2014|MIND & BODY|

Yep, it finally happened, my first Phish show.... Somehow I missed my moment to see them live in high school, but managed to make up for it many, many years later last Saturday night on Randall's Island.  Thankfully I had a couple of "professional" coaches (modern day Dead Heads in chic disguise?) to ensure that ...


Happy Capricorn Full Moon Tonight! What is means….

By |July 12th, 2014|MIND & BODY|

top: art by Frederic Martin.  bottom: from shopstyle.com Tonight there is a full moon in Capricorn which means that issues from our past will be illuminated while also nudging us to change things that haven't worked in the past or have hurt us.  This particular super moon is all about balancing the masculine energy of ...


The Perfect Workout: Taryn Toomey’s the class

By |July 9th, 2014|MIND & BODY|

Photo Credit by Jamie Baird Taryn Toomey's the class is the new exercise sensation sweeping New York, and I am in the swell after sampling only one class.  Taryn has designed the perfect combination of fun, intensity, and thoughtfulness into a 75 minute exercise class that you (and several sleek celebs like Gisele Bundchen and ...


Kicking the Summer Cold! Oil of Oregano.

By |June 26th, 2014|MIND & BODY|

As a souvenir from our trip to France (the scoop to come!), I brought back a cough and a cold.  My throat burned, I was stuffed up, coughing and felt like crap.  I had managed to ward off the illness that Napper and Baby Ever (his first, so sad!) had caught presumably on the flight ...


Let Go And Let Flow…..

By |June 5th, 2014|MIND & BODY|

    Sometimes other plans are at work and there is nothing we can do to "control" the outcome other than accepting it as gracefully as possible. I've been reminded of this a couple different ways over the past couple weeks but most acutely on what I thought was going to be a much anticipated  ...