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Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

MAN!!! If you haven’t seen this guy, you’re in for a treat. Below I’ve posted two YouTube video’s for you to view. Why aren’t we teaching kids about food . . . and where it comes from? Why don’t we have

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Force of Nature aka: Laird Hamilton

  I really do think things happen for a reason… The other day, I randomly stumbled upon Laird Hamilton’s new book “Force of Nature: Mind, Body, Soul, and of course Surfing.” I immediately remembered back to the day in Kauai, when

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Quote of the day…

“You cannot get sick enough to help sick people get better. You cannot get poor enough to help poor people thrive. It is only in your thriving that you have anything to offer anyone. If you’re wanting to be of

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Healing With Music

Have you ever felt better after listening to a song or an album? Music can be a huge releaser and of course, a form of expression. Just as certain colors envoke certain emotions, it has been mentioned in studies that certain notes

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Affirmation Of The Day

“Watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Choose your words, for they become your actions. Understand your actions, for they become your habits. Study your habits, for they will become your character. Develop your character, for it becomes your

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Wisdom from Bryan Kest

“Nobody can do the work for you. I have to untie my own knots. I have to develop the strength to disempower my own habit patterns. Nobody can do this for me. And this is what the practice is all

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Poem…

She starts as a seed, small and fragile ~ and sprouts up . . . growing like a beautiful tree. Grounded to mother earth, rooted, stable and strong…her knots show, but beautiful they are. Resilient and free…she flourishes and shines wherever

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Hello, Washington! I’m home…

Moving from California to Washington was bittersweet. Growing up in such a beautiful place provided so many wonderful opportunities… Fast forward…and here we are! It’s SO green here! Living on Vashon Island is definitely an adventure. There are so many

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Posted in Cleanse, Inspiration, Optimal Health, Physical Activity, Recipes

Attitude of Gratitude

Today, waking up to the news that a Tsunami had hit Japan was shocking and sad. I pray for mother earth. Disasters like this allow us to reflect … We can choose to focus on the positive. Gandhi said, “Be the

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A poem from my mom…

     Blossoms are scattered by the wind             and the wind cares nothing,            but the blossoms of the heart                    no wind

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LOVE!

It is a day of Love. . . Happy Valentine’s Day. Today, we can celebrate love; whether we’re in a relationship with someone or not. This day is about the love and relationship we have with ourselves, as much as it is about the

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Quote of the day…

“There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth… not going all the way, and not starting.” – Buddha

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Quote of the day…

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Your Brain On Meditation

While reading Yoga Journal magazine, I came across this amazing article and I want to share it with you. Thousands of years ago, what Patanjali & the Buddha both taught is now being supported by Western scientists. Through new technology, we

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What is the meaning of Yoga?

‘The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali’ has a wonderful explanation of this! According to the “bible of yoga”: “Most people immediately think of some physical practices for stretching and stress reduction. This is one aspect of the Yogic science, but actually

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