Month: April 2017

Eight Unexpected Ways to Boost Your Mind Power

brain power, mind power, walk, yoga, move, neuroplasticity

I’ll give you a hint: it’s about letting go.

What? But, wait, doesn’t mind power require focused genius and amazing effort? You mean we can stop pushing, caffeinating, and ripping through life?

Here are some powerful, and perhaps unexpected, ways to become smarter, clearer, more creative and innovative, and–who knows?–more successful and happy while we’re at it. Science of the mind is showing…

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Self-Care: How to Cope With the Loneliness

Our efforts at self-care can make us freaks! There may be a sea change of healthy lifestyle enthusiasm out there but our worlds are still filled with people who aren’t there yet. How do we manage the awkward silences or overt criticism that can come from the people in our lives–including trusted family and friends–when we tell them about our meditation practices, healthy eating, or militant…

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We Care. We Hope. We Heal.

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We Care. We Hope. We Heal. A Manifesto to a Healing Life.

We Care.

First, we care for ourselves, with great reverence. We believe in our higher selves and embrace our soul’s vast potential through care of our whole selves: body, mind, and spirit. We become strong. We become whole.

Then we care for others: our families, our communities, and our world. We reach out from our strength and wholeness…

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Nutrition for your Nose: Treating Sinus Infections with….Kimchi?

Nutrition, nose, sinuses, sinus infection, cold, kimchi, nutrient-dense, microbiome, gut, health, net pots, essential oils, antibiotics, diet, lactobacillus, lactobacillus sakei

Ever had a sinus infection? If so, you recognize that familiar, dreaded sensation that your face is on fire. It seems to be a special kind of torture, leaving me wondering each time what I have done to deserve this pain. (If you haven’t had a sinus infection, I hope you never get one!) Sinus infections can be a major, recurring problem for some people, and they aren’t always easy to cure. In…

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Simplicity: The Fine Art of Doing Just One Thing

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The Overwhelm of our High Tech World

We’re obsessed with our modern technological world. And what’s not to love? I mean, what did we do before Google and Amazon? Or cell phones, texting, and desktop publishing? These are incredible tools that I LOVE, that bring me knowledge, convenience, and joyful expansion of what is possible. But there’s another dimension of our tech-y world that I…

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Nutrition for Your Nose: Treating Sinus Infections with….Kimchi??

Nutrition, nose, sinuses, sinus infection, cold, kimchi, nutrient-dense, microbiome, gut, health, net pots, essential oils, antibiotics, diet, lactobacillus, lactobacillus sakei

Ever had a sinus infection? If so, you recognize that familiar, dreaded sensation that your face is on fire. It seems to be a special kind of torture, leaving me wondering each time what I have done to deserve this pain. (If you haven’t had a sinus infection, I hope you never get one!) Sinus infections can be a major, recurring problem for some people, and they aren’t always easy to cure. In…

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So You Want to Save the World? Start With Yourself

be the light, self-care, self-empowerment, save the world, activism, mindfulness, peace

Making this world a better place starts with each of us–with how we care for ourselves.

Many of us feel the immediacy of the need to save our world and our planet. We want to be part of the change, of the resistance, of the solutions that are most needed right now.

And yet, it can feel overwhelming. Where do we start? What will pack the greatest punch? How can each of us, individually, best…

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