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Live longer
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      2 comments

Got the link to this article in a newsletter from a health studio where I practice yoga. Found it interesting and thought provoking.
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Is fear holding you back?
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      6 comments

"Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear." - Dale Carnegie I know for me and I think for many of us on this healthy lifestyle journey, a lot of fear is... Read more
My new yoga plans
Saturday, January 28, 2012      7 comments

Adamantine Yoga is a ritualized breath meditation built around the matrix of 14 sun salutations and 20 yoga postures. Adamantine Yoga offers a comprehensive path for the purpose of self transformation by exploring the full potential of the physi... Read more
Do you know about cold and brown fat?
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      7 comments

Check out this article from the New York Times.
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An attitude of gratitude
Monday, January 23, 2012      3 comments

In the yoga teacher training I am taking, we are talking about ending our practice in meditation with an attitude of gratitude. Today in one of the daily inspirational emails I get I found this quote: If you were trying to be more grateful... Read more
Writer claims to have been on 65 diets.
Thursday, January 19, 2012      2 comments
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Before and After Pics.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      7 comments

As part of the maintenance team, I discovered that a U.S. university is creating a data base of people who have lost over 30 lbs. and maintained for a year. I lost 65 and have maintained within 5 lbs for over 5 years. I had to submit before an... Read more
New Yoga pose
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      5 comments

I have been working over the past 8 months or so on a new yoga sequence that I practice at home daily. I get to a nearby city about once a month for a private lesson from an outstanding teacher, Jame Miller. (Check out his web page at jamesmil... Read more
Monday, January 16, 2012      4 comments

Here is a wonderful idea of Rabbi Baruch Spinoza who lived in the 17th century. Practice gratitude by asking yourself these three questions each day. 1. Who or what inspired me today? 2. What brought me happiness today? 3. What broug... Read more
Don't make resolutions
Friday, January 13, 2012      3 comments

I know you just made resolutions, but don't kick that habit. Don't go for that goal. Don't lose that weight. Don't take the leap of faith. Don't do it. Don't even try. Unless you tap into your heart, get the thumbs up sign, and c... Read more
Great Apps for Data Phones
Thursday, January 12, 2012      3 comments

Of course I have the Spark App on my data phone. It is so great when we are traveling, even if my laptop is with us, I can stay up to date on my nutrition, fitness and water with just a few clicks. I have found another free app, that I like ... Read more
I moved a ton today.... literally
Friday, January 06, 2012      4 comments

This story starts in 1976! The state gave away free white pine seedlings in honor of the bicentennial. We had recently moved into our first house and just stuck the seedlings in the ground just behind the house. Our intention was to move the... Read more
Happy New Year
Friday, December 30, 2011      4 comments

Please check out these two sites ... one takes about 4 min. the other about 18. They define my direction for the new year
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Laughter, the best medicine
Sunday, December 25, 2011      4 comments

A link between laughter and healthy function of blood vessels was first reported in 2005 by researchers at the University of Maryland Medical Center with the fact that laughter causes the dilatation of the inner lining of blood vessels, the endo... Read more
Picture this
Saturday, December 24, 2011      2 comments

A large suburban church. Wonderful music with bell choir, small orchestra. lovely choir. 9 PM Christmas Eve. Gathered with family and friends. End of the service. Church lights are extinguished. Minister lights one candle from the Advent Wr... Read more

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