Green Smoothies

Eat your vegetables! I think most of us remember hearing that over and over again growing up. Just about every diet recommends a lot of vegetables, especially leafy greens. I recommend at least 3 hand size portions a day and that is a lot of vegetables. The question is… how do you eat that many…

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Good bye Robin Williams – Depression is a Silent Killer

Like many people around the world I was shell shocked at the announcement of Robin Williams passing. First I spend a few moments thinking about all the movies I’d seen him in and loved him in. RV was a particular favorite of our family. It motivated us to try an RV trip ourselves and we eventually…

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Giving Comfort to a Loved One Who is Passing

When I think of the circle of life I always visualize the Lion King where Rafiki  holds up young Simba and the song is playing while people are cheering for the new prince. Birth and joy are what we think of but not death. It is something most avoid thinking about at all costs. The…

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Gentle Cleanse

The last step in our New Year… make it your year program to get healthy is a cleanse. Don’t panic! I know cleanses are scary. I remember being in someone’s kitchen several years ago and she was adding vegetables to a boiling pot and she explained she was concocting a broth that she was going…

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Finding the Perfect Mattress is Essential

I’ve been talking a lot about sleep lately but what about the Mattress? Mattresses are a very important part of a good night’s sleep. Have you priced mattresses lately? Crazy expensive!!! If you’ve been around me for a while you know that I’m pretty frugal when it comes to my purchasing of anything over $50.…

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Find Tranquility with Litsea

I for one am super excited about the Litsea oil being available to the United States and Canada markets this month!  I can’t wait to add it to my healing regime to help me find tranquility with all I have been experiencing lately. Litsea Cubeba is an evergreen tree that produces a fruit called Litsea,…

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Feathers On Dinosaurs?

Feathers on dinosaurs? Remember when we thought of them like lizards with skin/scales? If you can, take a moment to just sit, step from your life and be open to areas where something you ‘knew’ was fact might not have been fact. It might have been something that things you perceived as evidence seemed to add…

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Fat Rats Are No Joke!

Fat Rats are No Joke and Neither is MSG! Rats? Really are we going to talk about rats today? What do rats have to do with health anyway? Whether we like to think about or not, rats have similar body processes to humans so by feeding them different foods and recording their responses it can…

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Fall Flavors

After two and a half amazing weeks in Germany I arrived home to see the leaves on my lilac bush an amazing burst of reds, yellows and oranges, announcing that Fall has arrived. There is just something warm and comfortable about Fall that brings to mind scents of cinnamon, clove and apples. Warm fires and…

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