How to Be in Flow for the Holidays and After

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People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the […]

Recipes of the Week: Fabulous Tastes of Fall

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Fall in Love Smoothie “The chill in the fall air means it’s time to focus,” says Jennifer Kass. “Harvest your crops (aka dreams, goals, intentions, plans) right now with clarity-boosting superfoods—all whipped into a delicious mason jar.” We’re not going to lie: this smoothie is as comforting as a freshly baked pie—only without firing up […]

Prevention In Mind: 6 Tips for Transitioning into Fall

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September is often seen as the beginning of the fall season and is considered a “joint season” in Ayurveda, because it is a vulnerable time of year when it’s easy to catch a cold or get sick if your life is moving too fast or is out of balance. Slowing down from a busy, fun […]

7 Cute Outfits That You Can Only Wear From August Through October

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Here’s what to wear during those finicky-weather months. You know what I mean – during August, September, and even October, when the temperatures resemble something like this: It’s hot! Is that rain? Ugh, it’s so cold! Wait, hot again? Source: atlantic-pacific.blogspot.com via Blair on Pinterest Outfit Idea #1. Try a lightweight maxi skirt, chambray button […]

Fall: Letting Go With Breath

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One of the key principles of yoga is a focus on breath. Of course we know that breathing is vital to living. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), “Qi” (pronounced “chee”) is often translated as “energy,” but sometimes also as “air” or “gas” or “life.” The original character for Qi was three wavy lines, like the […]

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Autumn

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As the first few weeks of fall our upon us, we will begin to notice many changes occurring in our environment. The temperature drops, the winds bring a chill foreshadowing the winter ahead, and the trees put on a lovely display of colors before dropping their leaves to conserve their energy for the cold months […]

Crafting Your Own Seasonal Spirits

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‘Tis the season! For cider, that is. If you like fizzy things and you’re lucky enough to find unpasteurized cider, you might be able to make applejack (a.k.a. hard cider). In order to have that happen, though, you’ll have to drink a mugful of cider from the jug and then be patient for several weeks […]

Avoiding the Flu Naturally

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As summer turns to fall, the cold and flu season is upon us and there are some simple things you can do at home to prevent colds and flus. Wash hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds before and after eating or preparing food, when getting home from outside, and after […]

Find Something Spooky This Weekend October 14-16

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The 39 Steps Tomorrow, October 14, 08:00 pm 400 Lone Pine Rd, Bloomfield, MI, $18 Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This 2-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat […]

Have Some Fall Fun October 7-9!

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Step Up 4 Down Syndrome Walk Saturday, October 8, 09:00 am Palace of Auburn Hills, 2990 Lapeer Rd, Auburn Hills, MI, FREE I would like to share an email from a Bloomfield Township Trustee who has dedicated many years of service to the Bloomfield Township citizens. Perhaps, Oct. 8, we can say thank you …..please […]