Stay in Bed or Feel the Burn? What to Do When You Are Sick

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Stuffy noses, hacking coughs and aches all over — cold and flu season has arrived. Though your body may be aching and your nose running like a faucet, it can be difficult to decide if you should continue your exercise routine or take a temporary break. “We all know that exercise is key to good […]

Boost Your Immune System For Cold/Flu Season with This…

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Olive Leaf Extract is my favorite immune system booster. Why? Because its safe, effective and a wonderful alternative to having to take an antibiotic. Olive leaf extract comes in capsule and liquid “tincture” forms. It strengthens your immune system big time, similar to Echinacea, but much better. Scientific research has shown that the active ingredient […]

Determining What You Really Want

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Here is a simple–yet powerful–exercise for you to do to assist you in getting started on clarifying what it is that you really want in your life. “Some pursue happiness – others create it.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson All you need to get started is a pen or pencil, something to write on, and a quiet, […]

Drop The Shoulds

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One time I watched a three-year-old at her birthday party. Her friends were there from preschool, and she received lots of presents. The cake came out, she admired the pink frosting rose at its center, and everyone sang. One of the moms cut pieces and without thinking sliced right through the rose – a disaster […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Are You a Hoarder?

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Every once in a while, I find myself wanting to get rid of things. I tend to collect way too much makeup, clothes and accessories and sometimes I just wish I could have a minimalist wardrobe. Yet, when I should actually be paring down such collections, I pause. You know… that foundation I haven’t used […]

Rebirth and Renewal

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“May we learn that what really counts the most is not the years but the days, not the machines we have in our lives, but the people we have in our lives, Not how much we can accumulate, but how we can share and with whom.” -Rabbi Jacob Pressman One of my friends is on […]

Amazing! Apple Cider Vinegar Can Do All This

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If you are feeling exhausted after a workout, add a couple of tablespoons of this vinegar to a glass of water. It contains potassium and enzymes and the amino acids can act as an antidote to the buildup of lactic acid in your system. To whiten your teeth: Gargle in the morning with apple cider […]

Beginning Today With Grace

Beginning Today With Grace

Every Sunday evening I ask myself, ” What will the theme of my classes be this week?  What am I feeling? What knowledge or wisdom will I impart upon my students to help bring love, light, and joy to their day and into their hearts. Will I even have a theme or fly by the […]

Rise, Shine, and Shag!

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Hmmm…What to share with our readers this morning? Of course my brain is buried in my computer searching and reading Sundays best and most interesting offerings around the globe. When suddenly, almost magically, the ping of my inbox calls attention to a wonderfully enticing gift – Rise, Shine and, Shag! Hurriedly (of course), I read […]

An Utterly Genius Closet Cleaning Tip You Need To Know Now

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I may not be going back to school, but I still treat September like a new year, a fresh start, and a chance to reinvent my wardrobe–and that means cleaning out the closet! If you’re feeling similarly inspired to go out with the old and in with the new, here’s a genius tip for deciding […]