Choose To Be Happy & Healthy

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No medication, no surgery, no voodoo, no excuses! A regular guy, an everyday awesome person; just like you and me made a CHOICE to be healthy and happy – period. Sound too simple? Not for Tom Hoppensteadt.  He just said, ENOUGH!  Enough excuses; enough to his self-destructive ways. Tom’s useless old stories only got older […]

Food Fight or Exercise Attack

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Everyone of us has the right to enjoy the over-load of delicious holiday treats that are nearly impossible to avoid this time of year. So, don’t fight the fun and yummy indulgences for the next six weeks – that’s entirely exhausting and worthless. A mindful and sensible approach to eating, right along side a consistent […]

Earth To Sky Wake-Up Stretch

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Morning is nature’s way of saying: “Live life one more time, make a difference, touch one heart, encourage one mind and inspire one soul.” Especially your own. Monday morning is probably the toughest day of the week to wake-up and haul your sleepy self out of bed.  So, if you are reading this right now, […]

Namaste: Surviving Whole Foods

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Enter with a sense of humor and enjoy – this is hilarious!  Always love, Allison Whole Foods is like Vegas. You go there to feel good but you leave broke, disoriented, and with the newfound knowledge that you have a vaginal disease. Unlike Vegas, Whole Foods’ clientele are all about mindfulness and compassion… until they […]

Start Your Winter Detox Now With Early Spring Cleaning – Mind, Body & Home

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It’s mid-January and my boots have officially been shelved and flip flops are the only thing you’ll be seeing me wearing. If  ”Fit Flops” worn with socks aren’t your thing then I have several suggestions to help lighten your load. (Colorful stripes and bright patterned socks are the look for spring. Check out these fun new […]

May-ed For Fitness: The 9-5 Guide to Staying Active

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If you feel hopeless and helpless when it comes to exercise – don’t give up, ever!  Enjoy this guest post from Matt Madeiro of Make Every Day Count Have a great day!  Allison Let’s see if this rings any bells. When the clock hits 8, I sit. I plop back in my rolling chair, crack […]

Big Pharma Cartel Busted

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The headline from Reuters read, “Merck was ordered to pay $321 million in Vioxx probe,” (Reuters 4.26.10). The article states, “A Boston federal judge sentenced Merck & Co. to pay a $321 million criminal fine for improperly marketing its Vioxx painkiller a decade ago.” Big Pharma pleaded guilty to having illegally promoting Vioxx for the […]

Celebrate Your Strength – Walk This Way!

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“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.”  ~John Muir Walking is a “natural” when it comes to getting your daily exercise – it strengthens almost every major organ in the body, builds bone density, boosts the immune system […]

Get Your Best Workout At Home

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Equipment needed: YOU! Finding time to get to the gym or a fitness class is not always possible or desirable.  By the time you get yourself and the kids dressed, fed and off to school, then drive to the gym – half the morning may be gone. Maybe you just don’t want to deal with […]

How Can Exercise Or Lifestyle Help Bipolar Disorder?

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Bipolar Disorder, Exercise, and a Healthy Lifestyle:  Living with bipolar disorder involves seeing your doctor and therapist and taking your bipolar medication. There’s also a lot you can do to take charge of your health. Here are some suggestions: Exercise. Studies show that regular exercise can help improve mood whether or not you have bipolar […]