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Willpower Affirmations

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“The first step toward building willpower is to celebrate the fact that you’ve got it.” – Steve Chandler I nurture the habit of willpower every day. With every breath I take, I am bringing more and more control into my life. The more I exercise my willpower, […]

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Superfoods to the Rescue, Brian Johnson

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“Among the healthiest of the superfoods are the cruciferous vegetables, which include broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and kale. (Cruciferous doesn’t refer to a property of the vegetables but rather to the petals of the plants, which grow in the shape of a cross.) High in fiber and antioxidants […]

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Clean From the Inside Out by Lisa McLellan

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Clean the body from the inside out? Detoxifying and cleansing are part of our normal body processes. The three main organs that detoxify the body are the liver, the colon and the kidneys. The liver acts as a filter preventing toxins and bacteria from passing into the […]

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Seasonal Affective Disorder and Yoga

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During winter months, days are shorter and the weather is colder and darker. Many of us experience the “winter blues” as we spend more time indoors, away from the sun. You may even be one of the many people affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).  SAD is […]

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5 Pillars of Yogic Balance

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The five Pillars of Yogic Balance was developed by the Sivananda school of yoga to encourage us to embrace these essential elements for a balanced and healthy lifestyle. So every day, take a look and see whether you are being balanced by practicing these pillars: Right Exercise: This is achieved […]

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Eat Your Vegetables!

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Sneaky Ways to Get Your 7 Servings by Kristen Domonell Add more fruits and vegetables to your daily diet, and you could slash your risk of an early death. When it comes to eating your fruits and vegetables, seven really is a lucky number. Eating at least that many servings a day […]

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21 Day Challenge

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  In my yoga classes this week I am encouraging a 21 day challenge. If you would like to join me, reflect and think about what you would like to do. You choose your challenge. What habits would you like to establish? Pick something and make a commitment […]

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Sugars 101

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 Sugars 101 — Basics of How to Avoid Confusion on This Important Topic It is easy to become confused by the various sugars and sweeteners. So here is a basic overview: •  Dextrose, fructose, and glucose are all monosaccharides, known as simple sugars. The primary difference between […]

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pH Balance in The Body

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  This short video is a simple, understandable explanation of acid and base foods and how they affect the body. I found this very interesting. I hope you do too!  

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The Wonders of Coconut  Oil 

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Coconut oil is truly the essence of a healthy fat. It is especially important at this time of year to boost the immune system and defeat  viruses as we are face cold and flu season. Coconut is nature’s number one source of medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA’s), a group of fats […]

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