Monthly Archives: April 2012

Body Image – Learning to Love Who We Are

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I look at my 3-year-old daughter and worry, have I unknowingly skewed her view of the world and her place in it? Despite my best efforts, have I already “tainted” her with my own lapses in self-esteem? Maybe she hasn’t … Continue reading

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Water Wealth – Baths for Detox and Skin Health

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Skin is an amazingly complex organ and, by weight, the largest of the body. It covers some 22 square feet and weighs around 9 pounds (roughly 7 percent of body weight).1 Its integumentary system provides the front line of defense … Continue reading

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Beauty Within – How detoxifying diets can improve skin health

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Cleansing isn’t just for the exterior. In many ways, your skin is a reflection of what’s going on inside. For this reason, many skin care professionals are hearing about nutrient-rich, detoxifying diets as a route to better skin health. Properly … Continue reading

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Detox Days – Internal Spring Cleaning

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Spring marks a time of renewal, rejuvenation, and restoration. Buds burst from the soil. Birds build nests. Children rediscover the outdoors. And adults celebrate the season by cleaning and uncluttering their surroundings. This year, along with tidying the garage, attic, … Continue reading

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Do You Need A Massage? Yes, Of Course

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The short answer is, yes, of course–you need a massage. Who doesn’t? You deal with deadlines, long lines, short tempers, and your dog’s distemper. We’re all at the receiving end of things we would rather not deal with. Massage can … Continue reading

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Awakening the Senses, Awakening to Who We Are – How to Focus in the Moment

Awareness is about focusing our attention — specifically, it is about focusing in the moment. Awareness is a commitment to being present both to our external and internal environment, to our bodies and to our lives. We are used to … Continue reading

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Awakening the Senses – Rediscovering Ourselves

It is through our bodies that we experience life. It is through our physical self that we can awaken to whom we truly are. How do we do this? Through our senses. Sight, sound, smell, taste, touch — each sense … Continue reading

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Clearing the Clutter – Inside and Out

What’s cluttering your life? Is it the stuff in the corner of the bedroom or the stuff in the corner of your mind? What are you tolerating that keeps you from expressing your true self? Authors Bruce and Lou Stewart … Continue reading

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The Power of Yes: Affirmation and Intention – Energy Medicine

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Life is an act of affirmation. Each day that we rise from our bed and engage in the moment-by-moment activities and choices that script our personal story, we are saying “yes” to life. Some do it unconsciously. Some do it … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Lantanagurl's Rambling Mind:
When we moved to Southern California from Washington, D.C., we discovered agave syrup. I was excited because I wrestle with blood sugar irregularities, and agave is often touted for its low glycemic index—meaning…

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