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5 Ways YOGA Can Prolong Your Life

How can saluting the sun, standing like a tree, or posing like a cow prolong your life? You’d be surprised. Each of these are yoga poses that help to activate different energy points in your body and improve your sense of overall well being. Yoga is among the oldest known systems of health practiced in the world today. Beginner students can use it to get more in touch with their bodies and increase strength and vitality. While intermediate and more…

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What Has LAUGHTER Done for You Lately?

When was the last time you held your stomach because you were laughing SO hard? Just the thought of watching an “I Love Lucy” re-run or one of Dave Chappelle’s lost episodes for the fifth time can put most worries on hold; even if for a brief time.  Laughter is infectious.  We all know the liberating feeling of losing ourselves in laughter; but could laughter REALLY be the key to happiness? Many have started to harness this energy and create…

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Is Holistic Living for You?

If I were to tell you that I’ve always meditated or I always ate healthy, my nose would be longer than Pinocchio’s. Although it was decades ago, there was a time when my diet consisted of double stuff Oreo cookies, Fritos corn chips, Hawaiian Punch and fast food. I was living the life, or so I thought. I was fresh out of my parents’ house, 16 years old, and a freshman in college. I didn’t have to hear my Mom…

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What are Your Seasonal Cleanse Clues?

Is it just me, or have you also noticed that your body feels a little “off” when the seasons are about to change? At first I thought it was simply because of the extra ‘yummy winter comfort food’ weight I was carrying around. Then it dawned on me that it was time to cleanse and detoxify my internal systems. I also knew that I needed more than a generic chain store cleanse, so I contacted Master Herbalist and Wellness Educator,…

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