Monthly Archives: November 2014


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Make whatever you are doing into an experience that refuels, regenerates and lifts you up! Practice yoga Pray Meditate Be mindful eating Light a candle Get a massage Volunteer Visit someone Call a friend Make a cup of tea Repot a plant Read poetry Clean out a closet Play ambient […]

30 Ways To Self Care


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The Hukurei turnip Commonly known as the salad turnip, this Japanese turnip is very versatile. I cooked mine as a side dish for Thanksgiving but it is REALLY good in a salad or as a snack or to use on your crudités platter. It is sort of like eating a […]

Hukurei Turnip – Let Me Count The Ways


Life is Fluid – Release it! Let’s get in the flow…we all need a good purge…so let’s release today… Letting go of old beliefs and patterns however they show up in your day… Releasing avoidance Releasing reaction Releasing outcome Peace my friends 🙂

Life Is Fluid





It’s Monday, just before Thanksgiving here in America. I am grateful for us! Grateful for you and me and the words and interactions we share together. I am thankful for the peace in our hearts. I am grateful for the rain that is gracefully falling down outside my window today. […]

Heart UP!



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We are worthy just the way we are. We are enough – good enough, strong enough, smart enough, beautiful enough, rich enough, and spiritual enough. The holiday madness is in full swing. No matter where we are in the world, media finds us. It exclaims that we need to buy, […]

Just As You Are



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One staple food I always have on hand in the fridge is cooked brown rice. I make a big pot on Sunday and it lasts me most the week for lunches or dinners. Today, I had my steamed brown rice and tofu bowl for lunch. I steam the tofu ahead […]

Brown Rice Tofu Bowl (BRTB)



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Lately, I’d been struggling with the stress building from the approaching holidays. Contemplating the peace and calm energy that had been so comfortable over the past nine months or so and wondering what happened to it. Then last night, while speaking to a friend of mine who shared a similar […]

Forward Into Joy





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What I have learned, or have been learning is, that as we explore and grow, we are not always quite sure why something is happening to us or why someone has entered our life. We just can’t see the entire picture of our personal or collective life story at this […]

Expanding Trust On Your Unexpected Path



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I know steaming is better and I do steam them, but these my friends are my most amazing ever roasted Brussels sprouts. Besides being loaded with nutritional value, this dish is vegetable candy! How I made them? Very easy – I bought them on the stalk at the farmer’s markets. […]

Steam Or Roast Brussels Sprouts





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Like attracts like! That is true for the good stuff and for the bad stuff. Believe in your gifts, in your callings, in your dreams without compromise or excuses. Especially somebody else’s! Release the negatrons – those who express denial or refuse to support and believe you. You get to […]

Believe. Release. Know.



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Are you holding on to an outcome or a fear or a self judgment? Is there a sense of security in the attachment to a person or maybe an old story or idea cycling around in your mind? One of the best pieces of advice I have received is that […]

Look At All That Space To Dance


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NOURISHMENT: it’s natural, it’s self-compassionate, it’s necessary… Fill yourself up as we enter that fast-paced busy time of year. Remind yourself that we need good nutrition and exercise to nourish our mind and our body and of course – nourish our soul. Find quality time with others who support your […]

Is Your Nourish Light On?


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Celebrate your beautiful self! If you want to wear stripes and plaids today, where stripes and plaids! Step out and express your whole being – be who you are inside and out! Adjustment: If stripes and plaids are too much, you can always wear purple socks or heart underwear! 🙂

Morning Self Gratitude



I am truly an advocate of being the best we can be physically, emotionally, and spiritually. It is important to share information that helps us to grow and rise up over adversity – so here is a book that is close to my heart called The Power of the Heart by Baptist […]

Never Too Much Heart