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Ten Tips For Meditation Newbies

Why meditate? Meditation, especially mindfulness meditation, is getting a lot of attention these days.  As people begin to really understand and accept the idea of a mind-body-wellness connection, this practice is becoming more popular. And studies show that meditation has a wide range of health benefits: reduces stress reduces anxiety increases focus improves self-awareness may […]

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Earth Day Every Day – 10 Ways To Celebrate

Happy Earth Day! The start of Earth Day This annual event, celebrated on April 22 around the world, is a holiday that focuses on the environment. It’s meant to raise awareness of and appreciation for this beautiful planet that we live on. First started in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson (WI-D), the event was created […]

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The Word Of The Year For 2019

Since 2013 I have picked a Word every year to be my focus for the upcoming year. As I’ve written about before it’s never an easy process.*  As a matter of fact, it can be downright difficult to pick one single word that becomes the guiding focus of the year. And oddly enough it’s amazing how […]

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The Dangers Of Glyphosate

What is Glyphosate? Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup, popular weedkiller, currently used in yards, parks, and farms all over the world. Controversy has long reigned over the use of this highly effective herbicide, due to its potentially dangerous effects on health and on the natural environment. Many highly respected researchers, including Dr. Stephanie […]

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The Thanksgiving Leftovers Plan

Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  That delicious feast where we cook all of our favorite foods and enjoy family and friends gathered around the table.  A bounteous array of turkey, potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, family favorite recipes, and an almost endless parade of desserts.  It is a holiday of plenty.  Erma Bombeck once said, “Thanksgiving […]

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Seasonal Superfood Recipes For Fall

Fall has arrived. And with the change in seasons comes a completely different way of eating. Instead of light and refreshing salads, it’s time for nourishing, warming, nutrient-dense foods. If you’re not familiar with the term, nutrient density is the concept of eating foods which provide a lot of nutrients for not a lot of […]

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