Animal Joy: Protect Your Pet From Extreme Cold

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“All beings tremble before violence. 
All fear death, all love life. See 
yourself in others. Then whom can 
you hurt? What harm can you do?”
 – Buddha It’s no coincidence that I came across this article from The Humane Society of the United States about protecting our pets from frigid winter temperatures. I posted it […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Get Skin Ready for Winter

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I know that we just made it into fall. But we all know that’s just the precursor to winter and the cold weather that it brings. This is a amazing time of year. The sky starts sparkling, leaves begins to fall and the holidays are near. However, cold weather can wreak havoc on your skin. […]

Gotta Lotta Vata?

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As the cool chill of winter descends, do you find yourself more anxious, flighty, or forgetful than usual? It may be more than the holiday frenzy that’s got you feeling frantic—it could be that your vata dosha is out of balance. The most likely of the doshas to slip out of balance in any season, […]

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 […]

5 Ultimate Skin Savers All Year Round!

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Want to prevent skin cancer, premature wrinkles and other signs of aging? Protect your skin year-round from the sun’s damaging rays. “No matter the time of year, sun safety is a must for healthy skin,” says Susan Chon, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Dermatology at MD Anderson. “Don’t let cooler temperatures fool you. […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Excited for Spring & Summer!

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Let’s face it, unless you are a world class skier or snowboarder, the winter months just aren’t as fun. What I really love is when the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and the world just seems so much more alive. It can be such a drag to work out […]

How to Make Your Outdoor Cat a Happy Indoor Cat

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Daisy, my beloved cat – she’s crazy!  At six pounds 4 ounces, 11 years, beautiful thick, dark brown, long hair and stunning green eyes she has put more lines in my face and worry in my heart than any pet I’ve raised. And Iv’e had dozens of furry pets. I’ve always been sucker for cuddly […]

What You Crave Changes As The Seasons Change

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Do you ever think about how your cravings for certain foods change and develop as the seasons change? In the summer, I bet you were all about juicy watermelon and fresh fruits, dripping popsicles, and amazing home-grown salads. Now that fall is quickly approaching, you may be just starting to think about pumpkin-spiced coffee, fresh-picked […]

Shedding…

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An old woman was once asked why she was always smiling. And she replied, “Well, I wear the world like a loose garment.” Anonymous As winter is slowly nearing its end, I dream of packing away the warm winter coat and wool sweaters that constrict my body (and lately my mind and soul). “It is […]

Keep Skin Moisturized & Glowing in Cold Weather (Watch The Video)

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No doubt, we are in the dead of winter and our dry, itchy skin is a tell tale sign of the frigid January climate. Blasting heaters, lack of humidity and freezing temperatures can really zap the moisture from your skin. To keep skin balanced and healthy, you’ll need to stick to a skin care regimen […]