Yoga & Snowshoeing? Yep!

IMG_0529 (2)

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 […]

Be Calm and Centered

be-calm

GETTING IN TOUCH with the treasures within you is one way of connecting with the source of Life. For within you are all the answers to all the questions you shall ever ask. Wisdom past, present and future is available to you. The source of Life knows everything. Some people call this connecting process meditation. […]

Can Fruit Make Us Fat?

Biting-into-Watermelon

By now, most folks are aware that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) was a bad idea for a country suffering from an obesity epidemic. Even the food industry has gotten the memo loud and clear, and the HFCS in soft drinks and sweetened comfort foods is being replaced by cane sugar. What many of us […]

The Powerful Effects of Solitude and Nature

powerful-effects-of-solitude-and-nature

A human being is a part of the whole, called by us “Universe”, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest — a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our […]

Water (Jala) in a Pitta Time

water

The water (jala) element plays a significant role in the Ayurvedic system during the summer season to balance the intensity of fire (agni) which can be transformative or fierce. Water is considered a balancing, cooling, calming force, essential to maintain our health, longevity, and juicy tissues. If you get overexposed to the fire element in […]

May 2012 Numerology Forecast

numerology

The month of May moves us into a time of bold and powerful change on planet Earth. From an emotional perspective people will be feeling, “Enough is enough!” Any place in our lives where we feel trapped, confined, or restricted will now have us taking steps and measures to break free. Whether it is a […]

Respect Our Mother Earth

earth-day

Earth Day was a few weeks ago and we hope it was a great reminder for us about how we treat our precious Mother Earth. Think about it: we only get one Earth and one place to live and cherish. Yet, what do we do on a regular basis? Drive our gas guzzling cars that […]

The Healing Power of Flowers

flower-girl

“Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom.  They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful.”  ~Jim Carrey Can flowers help you heal? Based on a recent study from Kansas State University, the answer seems to be YES!!! Researchers followed 90 patients recovering from surgery and found that […]

Reconnect With Mother Earth This Weekend on April 20-22

earth-day

Free Electronics Recycling Service Friday, April 20, 2012, 10:00 am 30 N Groesbeck Hwy, Mount Clemens, MI FREE Habitat for Humanity of Michigan is partnering with Vintage Tech Recyclers, to offer residents a free consumer electronics recycling program, with quarterly collection events scheduled yearly. The next event will take place on Friday, April 20, and […]

Celebrate Your Strength: Finding Inspiration From Nature

spring-animal-babies-moms

Spring has arrived, early this year, which we are all very grateful for. With it comes the arrival of babies. I am speaking of the ones we see in the course of our daily suburban lifestyle; birds, ducks, turtles, rabbits, squirrels, chipmunks, deer, foxes, and geese…they all need us to slow down for their safety […]