Digging Into The Romance Of Roses For Every Day

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Another year, another Valentine’s Day. What are you most excited for? All the pink and red decor? A reason to dress up and be whisked off on a hot date? Staying at home in your PJs reading romance novels? Whether you’re in a relationship or single, buy yourself a rose this Valentine’s Day and remind […]

Dining At Aphrodite’s Table

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Ah…Mighty Aphrodite, goddess of love and lust, said to drive suitors mad with desire. For centuries scientists have searched for the magic potion capable of unleashing the full force of human fertility, sexual potency, and sexual desire. Flash forward to modern times where specialized fields of medicine treat both impotence and infertility and the term […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Take Time to Receive Love

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“We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Perks of Being a Wallflower I will admit to all of you, I’ve never been that great with accepting love. I’m good with showing love: buying special gifts for loved ones, giving compliments, telling people I love them regularly, etc. But accepting that someone truly means […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Karma Yoga!

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Light up your heart and soul with yoga for all levels, relaxation and amazing gong meditation! Everyone is welcome to join and enjoy a love filled evening with Katherine and Nancy at Karma Yoga. Bring your family and friends!

Unlock Your Heart To Flow In Love

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” The highest love doesn’t keep score; it merely is the sound of the universe, it plays within us the music of the spheres unstruck (anahata), without cause, without asking anything in return, it lights our soul” The heart is essential for the function of our physical body as well as emotional. A block in the […]

One Billion Rising – February 14, 2013

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To a Group of Wonderful, Amazing and Fun Women, Please join me and a whole lot of other Amazing Women (and a few terrific men) on February 14th for lunch and dancing in the parking lot of HAVEN’s Counseling Program. Yes – dancing in a parking lot in the middle of winter! Join HAVEN as […]

The Anti-Valentine’s Day

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Do you remember in the movie “Valentine’s Day” when Jessica Biel’s character holds her annual “Anti-Valentine’s Day Party”? It was an interesting take in a movie celebrating “Valentine’s Day” to have all the different point of views on the day. Some people with lover’s eyes adore this day, taking in all the chocolate and roses […]

The Commodification of Love

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There’s another holiday lurking somewhere around the corner. Valentine’s Day. Mother’s Day. Sweetest Day. Birthdays. Christmas. We’ve programed ourselves to give and receive gifts on these and many other holidays to show our love for one another. We’ve even been told that gift-giving is one of our “love languages.” This idea is utterly ridiculous, and […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Valentine’s Day – Looking Back and Forward

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I’ve always loved Valentine’s Day. Over the years it has meant different things to me, nonetheless I’ve still enjoyed it. As a kid it meant making valentines for all the kids in my class, receiving valentines, getting candy and other goodies from my parents and grandparents. It meant having a special note or treat in […]

Animal Joy Talks About Love and Dogs

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December 10th, twenty-three years ago, this past December. That was the date I met the man who would eventually become my husband. When we met all those years ago he had just left his wife and three children. He was frustrated, agonizing and wondering if leaving was the right thing to do. In the midst […]