Month: June 2010

Picture What Matters Most

Picture What Matters Most

I’ve just returned from a 6,000- mile tour around the country to visit various grown kids and their families. And you know what family visits means – lots of random photography! Oh my … I am always a bit surprised (and sometimes a bit distressed, too) to see...

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Creating Your Vision Board

In the June 2010 issue of O Magazine, Martha Beck (Oprah’s go-to life coaching gal) wrote an article called ‘The Vision Thing.’ It is all about the process of creating a vision board, and why they work. In it she states, “To really work, a vision board has to come...

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Beat That Afternoon Slump

Beat That Afternoon Slump

If you are seeking instant energy, try a green smoothie or other green drink. Raw juices need virtually no digestion, so the juices are absorbed easily and utilized quickly. Fruits can be included as well, but those dealing with certain health conditions such as...

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Dried and Gone to Heaven

By learning the ancient art of dehydration, which is, in essence, “low temperature baking”, you’ll be able to eat guilt-free breads, loaded with veggie goodness, and have them taste similar to your old favorites. Gluten free raw foods like pizza, enchiladas and tacos...

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Shopping for a Healthy Diet

A good early step towards an improved diet -- avoid foods containing ANY of the following: antibiotics, hormones, GMOs, pesticides and slaughterhouse waste. This may seem like a big action if you are not already a vegan eating primarily organic foods, but it is...

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New Year’s Resolutions?

New Year’s Resolutions?

Why is so much significance placed on “landmark days” for implementing personal changes? New Year’s resolutions, high school reunions, 40th birthdays, the birth/graduation/wedding of a child – these are common target dates to quit smoking/eat right/exercise/get...

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Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate…

Are you drinking enough water each day? Here’s a guideline: Divide your weight in pounds by half. This is the approximate amount of water needed in ounces daily for normal body processes. Of course, if you are exercising or spending a lot of time in the heat this...

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