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Self-control is easier when your mind and body is busy…

I was deep into my work and didn’t think about food until my stomach growled ‘feed me’. Hunger felt good. We, too often, eat for several reasons from it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner time-even though we ate a big snack 10 minutes ago or because we’re meeting friends and that always involves food; a restaurant… Continue reading Self-control is easier when your mind and body is busy…

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Pantry & Refrigerator Clean-Out

Spring is right around the corner and it’s a perfect time to renew and re-energize all parts of our lives. The first thing I urge you to do is to clean out your refrigerator, cabinets and pantry. Don’t just toss things out to start over – not just yet. The following steps will help you… Continue reading Pantry & Refrigerator Clean-Out

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Find Your Freedom from Sugar with These [Easy to Do] Changes

If you’re addicted to sugar it might not be completely your fault. Sugar is found in so many items that you wouldn’t expect to find it. For instance, just today at the grocery store, I needed sour cream and thought why not low-fat since all they truly need to do is skim the fat off… Continue reading Find Your Freedom from Sugar with These [Easy to Do] Changes

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Meditation Integration

What do you imagine when someone says they meditate or that you should try meditating? Meditation is a good habit to integrate into your daily routine. It’s easy to learn and beneficial to reduce stress, ease breathing and anxiety and to help you re-center and ground yourself. Here’s how to begin a simple, uncomplicated meditation… Continue reading Meditation Integration

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Quick Tips on Staying Warm

With winter months comes the chill factor. Sometimes even layering up doesn’t seem to chase that chill away, so what else can you do to get warm? Let me first start by admitting that while it might sound like a fun way to warm up, though not very healthy, a shot of whiskey doesn’t actually… Continue reading Quick Tips on Staying Warm

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The Disorderly Mess of a Chaotic Mind

Your head feels like it’s spinning just as fast as your thoughts come and go. You have a list of things you have to do, want to do, should do, wish you could do and dream about doing. You have another list, probably written, of things you wish you didn’t have to do, things you… Continue reading The Disorderly Mess of a Chaotic Mind

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Aluminum Foil & Health

Recently I have been cooking meals and freezing them for a very sick friend. I like to do my part in helping others feel comfort, peace and love. In doing this I have used foil pans a few times for convenience both for my friend and myself. This got me wondering about aluminum foil though… Continue reading Aluminum Foil & Health

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Habitual Eating

We each have hundreds of habits that we do daily; they’re not all bad. Many of our habits help us get through our day; they’re the things we do regularly that we don’t have to think much about. Some habits we have aren’t good for us though and while we often realize this, we find it difficult to break them.

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Living in the Sludge Fog

Sludge: thick, soft, wet, semi-solid, mud, dirty oil, muck are among the descriptive words for sludge. I hear and see people who feel like they have no energy, slow energy, tire easily, and have no “will-power” to do much of anything especially cooking meals and getting a little exercise into each day. Does this sound… Continue reading Living in the Sludge Fog

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Food is My Bodyguard

I’m not famous, I’m not rich, but I do use a bodyguard. Food is my bodyguard. Without whole foods the human body begins to weaken a little bit at a time. When you choose to eat foods that are processed, chemically enhanced, deep-fried, microwaved, over-cooked, preservative-laden, overly salted, and contain unhealthy oils your body reacts… Continue reading Food is My Bodyguard