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Honesty, Integrity and Election Cycle Sanity

As we move through February of this particular year, I’m finding it difficult to escape the emotional roller coaster of the current presidential campaigns. The debates, the caucuses, the outlandish (and from some corners, quite scary) proclamations, the worry about the future. On some days, the more deeply I dive into it, the more I notice a distinct feeling of not knowing which way
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Behold- The Power Of A Neti Pot!

As we transition into fall, one of the things we may be concerned with is staying strong and healthy so we don’t fall victim to the onslaught of colds and flu that will be soon hitting the streets. With this one tool, you can cut down your likely hood of catching a cold by 90%!!! Okay, okay that is just my personal experience- but
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Why Take A Yoga Teacher Training and Choosing One That Is Right For You

There are plenty of Yoga Teacher Training programs out there, so how do you choose? Why take one? And how does our training stand out from the rest? Well, there are a million reasons to take a teacher training, and here are just a few: Go beyond the weekly class experience and delve into the vast and ancient areas of study that yoga has
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Theater of Memory: the Roasted Chile, the Dancing Gods

I am standing at my kitchen counter, peeling the green chile we’ve just taken from the roaster, feeling the deep yet unsettling familiarity of…something. I stop and listen. We have an album playing, “Show Your Bones” by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs; the last time I listened to it, we were living in Buffalo, NY where my husband studied for his doctorate.  Oh, that’s what
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How To Get Rid Of The Stress Of Being Locked Out

One of the main reasons you might be thinking about practicing yoga is strongly connected to your desire to feel less stressed in your daily life. But how can you feel relaxed when you've just discovered that you have accidentally locked your keys inside the car, or you are locked out of your office or apartment located at the 4th floor? Needless to say
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Freakin’ Food: My Crock Pot and I: A love story…..

As we begin to enter the fall season things always seem to amp up! Kids are back in school, business start to get ready for the holidays, the weather gets cooler, you get back to your normal routine and 3 day weekends are fewer and far between. With my schedule getting busier and the nights getting cooler it is finally time to take out
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It’s Not Going to be Perfect, But Hopefully You Will Laugh Sometimes: What Yoga Is Asking of You

As human beings, it seems we’re attracted to short lists of steps we can take to make a Perfect Life. Magazines know this: every single month, their covers boast “Five Ways to End Stress NOW!” and “Four Super-Foods to Beat the Common Cold!” and “The ONE killer move that will make you look awesome in sweat pants!” We’re busy, and we want to be
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BUSY & STRESSED? 3 QUICK AND EASY WAYS TO NOURISH YOURSELF DEEPLY

Don’t have time for tons of time consuming additions to your daily schedule?  No problem!  Here are 3 things you can do today to help nourish your body and your mind so you can rest easy when life isn’t! STRESS FIX’S IN A HURRY: These literally add zero extra time to your day but pay-off is BIG! Drink Hot Water First Thing in AM.
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Freakin’ Food: Kid Friendly Cooking and Yeast Free Mini Calzones!

Cooking with kids can be equal parts “ I love seeing them smile and engage with their food” and “why do I not shop at Costco for extra jumbo packs of paper towels?!” While I don’t have any kids of my own I have taken care of kids of all ages and one of my favorite things to do with them is cook. The
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5 Ayurvedic Tips on Keepin’ Your Cool this Summer:

1. Try infusing your water with refreshing herbs and veggies…For example: -Watermelon & Mint -Cucumbers Slices -Fresh Lime & Mint -Grapefruit & Rosemary This will help you stay hydrated while enjoying the wonderful properties of the fruit and herbs. Delish! 2. Keep away from anything excessively spicy or oily. Add coconut and cilantro to your meals for an added cooling and flavor! 3. Keep
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