• A card with a bible verse from Isaiah 61:3 written on it.

    The Secret of Successful 2020

    Happy New Year, Happy New You. As we embark on this new year filled with hopes and desires for the year, we set intentions to make changes in our lives.  The new year is a time for new goals for a better you, by being kinder and loving to...
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    Don’t Just Sit There! Start Drinking GREEN SMOOTHIES

    Having a Green Smoothies is how I begin my morning and start my new day.  I do yoga and meditation to give thanks to the Universe and Blessings to start my day.  My day begins with a Green Smoothie morning.  Some of the health benefits include: Green Smoothies is...
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    Why Happiness is a State of Mind

    We live in times where we constantly endure negatives. There are tornadoes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters. There are hardships, break ups, depression; need I name more? At times it is so easy to slip into the negative realm of life rather than gravitating towards the positive plains. As...
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    Excessive Drinking Is Effecting Your Health

    Do you enjoy an occasional glass of wine with your dinner? When you get together with friends to watch a football game, or attend a dinner party, do you enjoy the evening with a glass of wine or a couple of beers? On these occasions, most people drink in...
  • A tray of food on Meatless Monday

    Meatless Monday Has Gone International

    How many Americans eat meat on a daily basis? On average, Americans consume 8 oz of meat per day, 45% more than the USDA recommend. If you give up eating meat at least one day out of the week, you can reduce your risk of chronic and preventable cardiovascular...
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    Answered: Your Most Burning Questions About Spices

    Spices have been known all over India and Asia to bring added benefit to ones health. Scientist in the USA have done studies now, to provide information on our health by various spices, which people in other parts of the world have known for centuries. What is the effect...
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    How Meditation Changed My Life

    Recently I experienced a very influential ‘ah-ha’ moment in my life. I recently completed the Oprah / Deepak’s 21 Day meditation challenge, a challenge that is no longer a challenge but more of an eye opening experience. This experience was like no other because it transformed my life, my...
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    Infinity Float: The Coolest Spa Treatment

    Have you heard about floating? Floating is a way to take time out of a busy day to pause from the hectic world around us, and enter into a state of deep mental and physical relaxation. We need to recharge and rest our minds so that we can face...
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    Alternative Ways to Combat Depression

    Do you wake up every day feeling happy with a smile on your face? I think we all would love to be that person. Lets face it, we feel sad sometimes because of a diagnosis from the doctor telling you, that you are suffering from a terrible illness, a...
  • Oil Poured into a Stone Bowl With Herbal Leaves

    The Benefits of Oil Pulling

    In the early 1990s in Bangalore, South India, an ancient Ayurvedic practice as popularized and adopted by Tummala Kotes Wara Rao. Rao brought the practice of “oil pulling” to the western world, and he advocate this method, used to help relieve bacteria in the mouth. This method now, is...
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    Anusara Yoga for Beginners

    We have so many forms of yoga, but the one I practice is Anusara Yoga. It is the modern school of Hatha yoga, originally started by American Yoga teacher John Friend in 1997. Hatha Yoga, a discipline upon which Anusara Yoga is based, began over five thousand years ago...
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    Treating a Cold and Flu the Holistic Way

    It’s winter and the start of the cold and flu season. Most people before the winter is over, will get the flu. Getting the flu in the winter, because we spend more time indoors with other people with the windows and doors closed. While indoors, you inhale viruses and...
  • A neon sign "Experience What Better Feels Like"

    Intentions To Set For Your Most Authentic Life

    Proclaiming a daily intention is a relatively new practice for me.  I started to repeat the question, “what is your intention?” after watching a brief video clip of Oprah speaking about one’s purpose and the impact it can have on your life. Initially, I felt weird doing it because the...
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    At Last, The Secret To HEALING FOOD FOR THE HOLIDAYS Is Revealed

    In a couple of weeks, it will be the start of the holiday season, and as we sit down with family and friends to give thanks and share the season together, let’s remember to eat wisely and healthy. During the holiday season, people tend to overeat and fill their...
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    The Healing Powers of Aloe Vera

    Growing up, my family always had an aloe vera plant in our home. This plant has medicinal properties to heal wounds and burns. When I suffered a burn or cut, my mother would cut a piece of the aloe vera plant, and applied the gel-like substance to my wound....
  • Self-Love Writing on a Wall in Front of a Large Swing

    Self-Love Is The Key To Finding True Love

    How often do you hear the words, “I Love You”? Think about it; we hear it from our friends, our family, sometimes our co-workers and most definitely at some point from someone you are consistently dating. Question is, how do you know when it’s real? Love is not tangible...
  • A photo of an African-American Smiling in Laughter

    Laughter is the Best Medicine & Good For Your Health

    “We need to Laugh more and seek stress reducing humor in our everyday lives.  Laughter is a human gift for coping and survival.  Laughter Ringing, Laughter Pealing, Laughter Roaring, Laughter Bubbling, Chuckling, Giggling, Snickering, Snorting.  These are the sounds of soul-saving Laughter, which springs from our emotional core and...
  • A black Chalkboard on a desk with the words, Create a Life You Love Written on It

    The Power Of Affirmation

    Buddha says, “You Become What You Believe.” Affirmations are specific positive statements that help you to overcome self-sabotaging negative thoughts. The statements can help promote positive change in your life to achieve your goals. They help you visualize, and believe in what you are affirming to yourself.  The words...
  • A young African-American boy laying in the bed writing the Bible

    Is the World More or Less Spiritual?

    There is an emergence of spiritual, life and philosophical gurus today. We have tons of people offering advice, encouragement, and wisdom for the masses. But how deep does the spirituality or wisdom run? There have always been those who have an inspirational message. With Social Media, it seems that...
  • A woman holding a gift wrapped in Christmas paper with Joy written on it.

    Tis The Season Of Joy And Happiness

    As we get ready for the full swing of the holiday season, what is the full meaning to being joyful and happy? Are you only full of joy and happiness during Christmas, or are you happy throughout the year each and every day? For me,  I see the dawn...
  • A beautiful holiday dinner table set

    Healthy Eating during the Holidays

    During the holidays from Thanksgiving to Christmas and New Year, most people tend to over indulge with food and alcohol in celebration for this festive holiday season. Packing on the pounds with a lot of unhealthy foods and eating large amounts causes a lot of weight gain and then...
  • A man in the dusk of night covering his eyes in despair

    Negativity is Contagious, Don’t Get Sucked In

    Renowned author and personal-development legend Jim Rohn famously said that we are the average of the five people we spend the most time with. Celes on her site “Personal Excellence” adds that it’s important you consider yourself in addition to those around you when considering the average. You form...
  • Fall leaves spread on a table over brown paper with give thanks written on it.

    Practicing Gratitude For A Healthy You

    “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.  And because all things have contributed to your advancement you should include all things in your gratitude.”  -Ralph Waldo Emerson What is the meaning of gratitude, and how does it...
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    Fall Is Pumpkin Season

    Fall is one of my favorite times of the year.  As I walk my dogs in Central Park, and watch the leaves change to their beautiful golden brown colors, and feel the crisp fall air against my face, I know fall is here. With fall, I know warm comforting...
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