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June 2014 Articles and Recipes

The temperatures are climbing, and so I like to reiterate something that I say each summer to my own students. Drink plenty of water to fend off dehydration (and, therefore, headaches and dry skin)!¬†With that being said, and because it's getting late here (and my daughter is an early bird), I'll waste no more time… Continue reading June 2014 Articles and Recipes

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Disease and Illness, Holistic Practices, Personal, Self-Help

Exciting News (Plus a Shameless Plug) on Essential Oils

Two of my goals this year were to learn how to make my own skincare products and become more debt-free. I've also had a growing interest in essential oils in the past two years, since being formally introduced to them through my yoga teacher training (one goal accomplished, by the way, back in January). Well,… Continue reading Exciting News (Plus a Shameless Plug) on Essential Oils

Exercise

Consider Investing In Your Own Fitness Equipment

If you're like me, you probably just heard cash registers ringing up huge bills in your ears. Yes, fitness equipment is not cheap. But hear me out. There are a few good reasons to buy your own stuff.   First off, you may or may not be able to get to the gym all the… Continue reading Consider Investing In Your Own Fitness Equipment

Diet, Disease and Illness, Health and Cooking, Holistic Practices, Personal, Personal Experience, Recipes, Self-Help

My Version of a Juice Cleanse

I am very fortunate to have a student who has a good friend whose a dietician. I recently wanted to know what the difference between a fast and a cleanse was, according to a dietician's vocabulary. (Note, religious fasting takes a different form and comes with a different mindset. I am not discussing that here.)… Continue reading My Version of a Juice Cleanse