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Food is a Major Trigger for Health & Mood

Real food provides our body with the nutrients it needs to survive and thrive. Refined grains, like white flour, have few, if any, essential nutrients. Eating a lot of processed foods add on the calories without adding proper nutrition - "Empty Calories"  Our bodies...

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Why Resolutions Become Unfinished Dreams

“Our inner beliefs trigger failure before it happens. They sabotage lasting change by canceling its possibility. We employ these beliefs as articles of faith to justify our inaction and then wish away the result. I call them belief triggers" -Marshall Goldsmith I...

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Unclog the Drain to a Healthier and Happier You

Unclog the Drain to a Healthier and Happier You

Pain in the Drain   Would you keep a faucet running if the tub drain was clogged and overflowing?   Would you keep bailing the water? Probably not!  Likely, you'd  shut off the water and unclog the drain.  No brainer…right? And, I bet you'd fix that blocked drain...

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10 Tips to Manage Mood Changes with Season Changes

10 Tips to Manage Mood Changes with Season Changes

Season is the Reason   Now that autumn has officially arrived, chillier temperatures, shorter days, and less light come with the season. Research suggests that cooler temperatures prompt the brain to insulate the body with calories, like a hibernating bear.  Oh...

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Dare to Be Self-Aware; Create Happiness

Dare to Be Self-Aware; Create Happiness

  The Pain of Becoming Self-Aware I sat quietly as Gina whimpered these words, “John said I make him feel inferior.  He claims I don’t listen, and I think I’m the only person with feelings and who can do things right.  He wants a divorce.  No matter how many...

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Listen to this; give your brain a gift

Listen to this; give your brain a gift

The Gift My father’s birthday was two days ago, and I haven’t purchased his gift yet. (in my defense, he left town for a couple of days) Fortunately, I know the perfect gift for him.  In fact, he gave me the same gift, repeatedly, throughout my youth.  The gift was...

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Craving Something New

Craving Something New

Ahhh,,,,finally, the weather is warming up and local farmer's markets are popping up.  And, as the seasons change, our bodies begin craving something new. In the cooler weather of fall and winter, you might crave foods like stew and root vegetables; which are...

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Berry Delicious Vinaigrette for Sweet Salads

Berry Delicious Vinaigrette for Sweet Salads

Crowd Out Sweet Cravings I love to top my semi-sweet salads with fruity vinaigrette dressings.  You can create delicious salads using a rainbow of sweet veggies and fruits.  Some of my favorites are berries, pears, apples, mangos, carrots, roasted butternut squash,...

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