Imagine you are living in a time where there is no electricity. No refrigerators, no microwaves, no cars. The winter is coming, and you and your family have been working feverishly to prepare. The food you harvested is being canned, meat is being dried, and you have gone to town to stock up on bags of grain. You don’t know how long the winter will last. You have been chopping wood for the stove and preparing the house for the cold. You are in a place of preparedness. You are
It’s all about love Says fire Fire is one of the 5 Elements. It is associated with the summer, passion, love and partnership. Fire’s greatest strength can be its ability to connect, feel loved and to share love. Its greatest fear is that it is not loved. Someone who has a lot of fire might take things too personally or think that people don’t like them. Remember, rarely it is about you. Most of the times people respond based on their own story and experiences. Almost every cu
Should you be taking a Vitamin D supplement? 🌞 Vitamin D is one of the more common vitamin deficiencies to have. You are more at risk for low levels of vitamin D if you are post-menopausal, avoid the sun or always have on sunblock, have higher amounts of melanin in your skin, are obese or have IBS. Geography and time of year also have a role, as well as the air quality. Those living in areas with more smog can have more vitamin D deficiency. Adequate amounts of vitamin D is
It's Day 5 of #eatcleanseptember. How is it going for you? Sometimes a little moodiness and frustration can occur in the first 10 days. This is normal. You are ridding yourself of a very addictive substance (sugar!). Also, you are spending a little more time planning and you may be noticing that you need to eat more to not get hungry when you're eating whole foods and not ones that are processed quick grabs. Stick with it! you are doing amazing things for your health- body, m
Grilled Veggies on Salad and Tacos for Everyone Salad: Grilled asparagus, portobello mushroom and potatoes on salad.
Easing into #eatcleanseptember with this #vegan meal!
-The mushrooms were sliced and tossed in oil, balsamic vinegar and oregano.
-The potatoes were cut into French fry shape and tossed in pepper, salt, oil (olive or even avocado would be good), cayenne and garlic
-The asparagus was tossed in butter and chopped garlic
On the salad I chopped cucumbers and c
“Slow down…. Way down. Take a picture of this moment. Capture it in time…” This was said once by our incredible teacher and mentor, Dianne Connelly. I am not sure if it is a direct quote from her or if she was quoting someone else, as she would so fluidly and eloquently fill her teachings with poems and writings she had committed to memory. A Google search turned up nothing , so this one may be hers. Regardless, it stopped me in my tracks. The first time I met Dianne I was ru
Anxiety has been shown to have an effect on ones working memory. This can show up in academic, professional and personal settings. This is a common problem seen amongst students. Up to 38% of university students have anxiety that impairs their performance academically (Buswell, 2013). Working memory is a combination of short-term memory and attention control and it is a key component in studying and retaining information. It is measured through the assessment of a variety of
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How often do we get overwhelmed with our own self-care? It's easy to think that we're not doing enough or to beat ourselves up over eating the wrong things or "stressing out" too much. Today I am reminded how important the little things are, such as spending only a few minutes to focus on breathing. Today I chose a quick nine minutes with a guided meditation and instantly felt more relaxed and focused. Prior to this, I was thinking about how much I had to do and how little ti