Diet, Health and Cooking, Personal, Yoga

Setting Goals and Intentions for the New Year

Presently at the gyms I work for and, I presume, around the country (even world), things are pretty dead. People are gearing up for the holidays by shopping, wrapping, baking, partying, eating and drinking, and laughing (a lot, I hope). Many of those who fell off the wagon with their New Year's resolutions are pep-talking… Continue reading Setting Goals and Intentions for the New Year

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Articles and Links, Diet, Disease and Illness, Health and Cooking, Meditation, Pilates, Recipes, Yoga

December 2013 Articles and Recipes

Christmas is coming, The goose is getting fat! Please put a penny in the old man's hat. If you haven't got a penny, a ha'penny will do, And if you haven't got a ha'penny, then God bless you! --"Christmas is Coming" (a carol) Above is one of my all-time favorite traditional Christmas carols. I'm not… Continue reading December 2013 Articles and Recipes

Personal

The Importance of Failure: Revisiting “When Life Kicks You Off the Stage”

Should have, could have, would have--words we so often say when we look into the past and feel regret. It's been two-and-a-half years since I was given an opportunity to bring knowledge and awareness on stress and stress relief techniques to the community I live in, and subsequently asked to leave in the middle of… Continue reading The Importance of Failure: Revisiting “When Life Kicks You Off the Stage”

Babies and Children, Personal

Cloth Diapering 102: Joys and Trials

As I'm writing this post, I'm exactly one month out postpartum and enjoying every moment I spend with my darling daughter. Not every day is smooth sailing. This week we struggled with a bought of diarrhea. However, I must say that my cloth diapers (CD's) performed brilliantly. We had no "blowouts" and very little skin… Continue reading Cloth Diapering 102: Joys and Trials