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Just Say Maybe to Drugs

This post is going to be controversial. So, I am going to start by giving you my intent. My intent is to incite thought. I am not attempting to change anyone’s opinion, nor, as you will find, do I have a particularly strong opinion one way or another on some of the...

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Filling My Cup in New Orleans

How do you fill your cup? What fills your soul? We all need to take time to fill ourselves up. There are so many ways we can do this. Standing on top of a mountain seeing views for miles, listening to the ocean waves crashing, holding a child’s...

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Caring for Your Five Bodies

If you’re one of my readers, I assume that you are interested in taking care of your body. Most of my blogs are related to health, in some way, shape or form. I'm sure you've probably also heard the overused phrase about taking care of our mind, body and spirit as...

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It’s Not Spring Without a Detox Post

Every Spring (and some Autumns) I write a post about detoxing. You can read last year’s post on my blog. As a student and teacher of Ayurveda, I have a lot of experience with seasonal cleanses and detoxes. Ayurveda generally recommends a cleanse/detox/reset twice a...

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2018 Book Roundup

At the beginning of 2018, I set an intention to read 50 books in the year. That's essentially a book a week. I had read numerous articles about how all the most successful people in the world, Bill Gates & Mark Zuckerberg, to name two, read 50 books a year. I'd read...

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Sweetness

At this time of year, I often remind my yoga students to take some down time; to intentionally carve out some time for quiet, rest and reflection. We can so easily get stressed and out of balance during the holidays. We get very busy. Parties, shopping, school...

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Why I’m Partnering with Beautycounter

Being someone who's all about health and wellness, and with a background in sales, I'm often approached by direct-selling companies about representing their products. I've been asked to represent supplements, ketones, CDB oil, cosmetics, essential oils etc. I am...

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Facts & Beliefs

"You are entitled to your own opinion, but you are not entitled to your own facts."                                         ~Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Former New York State Senator In the current climate of fake news, political discourse, he saids-she saids, what's a...

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#MidlifeExistentialCrisis

I'm not sure if what I'm experiencing is a midlife crisis. It's not what I usually think of as one. I don't want to buy a sports car or date a 20 year-old or neglect my adult duties of parenting and working. But, something is shifting in me. There's an underlying...

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Get Unstuck in September

Summer is winding down. September is here. To me, September has always been kind of like a new year. I know most people with school aged kids can relate, but even when I didn't have a kid, I felt this. Summer is full of outward, hot, high-energy activities. In...

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