Drink Water FIRST In The Morning

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 Six months ago I traded in my first of 3-4 mugs (not cups) of coffee in the morning for 8 ounces of pure unadulterated water; often adding fresh squeezed lemon juice for a super-boost. Why did it take me so long to let go of coffee first thing in favor of water, when I absolutely […]

Going Solo, Kind Of!

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“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” — Lao Tzu Dear Ask readers, I wanted you to be the first to know, (other than Tim Aten, the best “web guy” guru ever!) Askinyourface.com will be moving this week, into a brand new and much smaller home. It’s time, […]

Yoga & Snowshoeing? Yep!

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I forgot how intense and wildly invigorating an hour of snowshoeing can be. Plowing through a foot and a half of fresh angelic snow this morning, up and down the endless undulating hills of the neighboring golf course, took every ounce of power and perseverance I could muster. Of course, my son Ben and our […]

Letting Go and Keeping It Simple

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Not so easy. Face it, we are attached to our stuff. I know when I had to clean out my clothes closet a few years back to make room for a new me, I was really faced with an emotional attachment I had to my clothes that I never ever knew! What? throw that away? […]

Love Opening Up Into Backbends

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While teaching a yoga class Monday night I found myself concentrating on backbends.  There is an appropriate backbend for every body to feel energized and refreshed. While extending backward the chest opens and increases lung capacity for deeper breathing while simultaneously stimulating the nervous system giving an overall sense of liveliness.  I love all the […]