Posts Tagged ‘lifestyle’

Top Healthy Lessons You Can Learn from Your Dog!

  I am a pooch fan. While I have owned a variety of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, hamsters, turtles and even a snake during my life, my affinity is drawn to the canine! But let it be said, that being the wellness passionista that I am, I believe that all pets can have a…

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Are You Ready for the Wisdom of Ayurveda ?

My first exposure to Ayurveda was about ten years ago when I attended many workshops on the Teachers Path at the Chopra Center. It resonated with me. The  idea of holistic wellness and  incorporating mind-body-spirit into my personal health equation, which, by the way, was far from the allopathic medicine philosophy I grew up with,…

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What Cravings Teach Us

Ahhhh….You know what I am talking about here. That insatiable desire for something: food, carbs, salt, sugar, sex, love, or whatever. Its called a craving. And we all have them, but some of us are better at giving into them than others. When I was pregnant with my daughter, I craved meat and potatoes. WHAT?…

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The Guitar Gal in Me: A Prelude to Well Being!

It all started when my 4th grade teacher,  Mrs. Darby, would bring her acoustic guitar to class (usually on Friday afternoons) to play for us. As students, we were encouraged to sing along, and it became a really a fun way to end the school week. Thats when I fll in love with the guitar.…

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Making Things Bloom!

  Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockle shells, And pretty maids all in a row. So there you have it. A nursery rhyme about Mary growing her garden. And a beautiful garden she grew! How about you? Do you like to grow things? For simplicity sake, lets start…

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Unclogging Your Emotional Toilet! Eww…

Okay. This sounds super gross. Unclogging a toilet? Really? But its actually a beautiful analogy. When the toilet (the loo) gets plugged, its usually because it physically can’t move the waste it contains, right? Well, same goes for you and your emotions. Think for a moment about how you feel when you are heavy with…

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The Healthy "In" of Intimacy!

What do women want more than sex? Seriously? Did I hear someone whisper chocolate? What about wine? Heck, did I hear a shout out for ice cream with a peanut butter brownie, caramel topping and whipped cream? Wrong. Wrong and wrong again. Women like sex. We ARE sexual beings. But we are SENSUAL beings too.…

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The Shake Out of Nutritional Shakes

Probably many of us have all tried a “nutritional shake” in the past year. At least we were told it was nutritional, right? As a wellness passionista, many, many people have asked me to support/endorse  their “nutritional” products (shakes, energy drinks, protein supplements, weight loss products) in the past year. I have turned them all…

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When Life Gives You Lemons, EAT them. Get Healthy!

There is an old proverbial saying , “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” meaning to take the sourness/bitterness of those lemons and turn them into a sweet/pleasurable  drink of lemonade…in other words to be optimistic in the face of adversity or challenge. However, I say, when life gives you lemons…EAT them! Why? Because that…

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Want Healthier Circulation?–Give Endermologie a Try!

Those Groupon deals kept popping up on my screen so I went all out and decided to purchase a body treatment through the Groupon website several weeks ago. It was a trial treatment for Endermologie–boy oh boy…did I ever learn a lot! Some of you might have heard about endermologie as a spa treatment for fat…

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