Wellness


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JOURNAL ENTRY December 17: Courageous Heart “our Thought, with a capital T, is the table where all hearts meet” We live in a fast world. Keeping up with politics, changing laws, healthcare, technology while staying on top of our own wellbeing is at best, difficult. There aren’t any immediate answers […]

JOURNAL ENTRY December 17: Courageous Heart


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JOURNAL entry: So aware of mortal time, yet understanding there is none —no beginning, no end. Merely change. TRANSFORMATION. My job is to bring Love and Compassion to a quickened world. It’s all of our truest callings. Step by step, act by act, person by person. Know that, then we […]

JOURNAL ENTRY November 18: Live Well




Our Moral Obligation to All Children It isn’t the blacks or the muslims or the native americans or the jews. It isn’t the gays or the drag queens or the trans community “out to get us” or take what’s ours. It’s not the left or the right or the rich […]

Winter in America


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JOURNAL ENTRY October 21: I had a friend that used to tell me what I write about was from A Course in Miracles. Even before I knew about the books. Often, in our conversations, he would point out what I was saying to be very similar to a teaching in […]

Journal Entry October 21


One World
HAPPY I’m SO HAPPY to share this update with you! Here’s a sample of the arrangement my producer Peter Calo is working on for my song called GRACE. And, I’m also really excited to tell you the Kickstarter campaign “Because Everything Speaks” http://kck.st/2hdz3HI <3 is 25% funded! I always want to […]

A Song Called Grace



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Just Get Moving —Redeem the Rewards 7 minutes into cardio or any rhythmic movement and I get high. My blood is pumping through every inch of my body much like the heightened awareness we feel so often during a good thunder and lightening storm. I feel clear and calm. Quicker […]

How to Work your Body


New York Times
Turning Points — Wealthy America, please choose compassion over money!🙏❤️   “Turning points, while they often come from moments of darkness, can steer us in the direction of great light… or light-bulb moments.” – Richard Branson No Fear Friday is a weekly campaign advocating Inclusiveness, Love, Possibility and Compassion. Please like […]

Light Bulb Moments


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“Anxiety – got me on the run Anxiety – yeah, I just need someone Anxiety – can’t get nothin’ done Anxiety – spoils all the fun” — Lyrics from the song ‘Anxiety’ by Pat Benatar Practices for a less stressful and more glorious day. We all have anxiety. How could […]

Five for Fighting Anxiety



They write stuff and drink coffee at Starbucks. They eat well. They are advocates for love, justice and social change. They photograph expressions of love. They have friends and partners and lovers. They are social creatures and recluses. They are leaders and followers. They are inclusive. They are bold and meek. They […]

Artists do Many Things


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5 Tips to Cultivate Core Care Nature is the rehab of choice when in need of coming home to cultivate my confidence, self-value and values. There is nothing like sitting on top of a sunbathed hot rock by a river to recharge and contemplate what has happened during the week […]

Self-Worth Through Service




Heal
What I think about AWE: I believe that when we are in nature, or exercising or practicing yoga or meditating or praying —that we can naturally elevate ourselves into a state of “Awe”. In that place of recognizing something greater than ourselves — where something vast and magical and mysterious […]

AWE and HEALING


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INTUITION — an integral part of any wellness practice. It speaks directly on our behalf. Probably the most important ingredient to our wellbeing. ‪#‎ChooseWell‬ ‪#‎ChooseWithoutFear‬ ‪#‎NoMoreFear‬ ‪#‎NoFearFriday

Intuition


“Wellness is an active, lifelong practice of making conscious choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life of pure potential – the integration of all dimensions of being including emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, nutritional, occupational, physical, social, and spiritual into well-being.” ‪#‎MergingWorlds‬

We Are – Merging Worlds



Food Options
Roasting peppers can be a good way to add to our go-to meals options for the week. Slicing them up and roasting on a cookie sheet in a 350 degree oven with a little olive oil and salt and pepper makes for great flavor additions to sandwiches, sides, eggs, or […]

Food Opts for the Week


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Roasting vegetables is a good way to prepare for the week or a dinner party. You can roast just about anything and in this photo you will see carrots, celery, and onion and yes, GRAPES! I love roasted grapes! By adding some type of fruit to the pan, you will […]

Food Prep: Roasting Everything




Diet-Exercise
In the past two years I have refined many of my eating habits even though I considered what I previously ate as “healthy”. And it was healthy, for the most part, though when I really paid attention to these choices is when I began noticing how much better I felt, […]

Taking Charge of Health


mashed turnip
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


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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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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


Some easy additions or choices to eating green, clean and raw are by simply adding basic salads to your meal plans. What is surprising, to me anyway, is how satisfying and filling a salad can be without adding heavy dressings or gobs of cheese on top. I tend to use […]

Eat Green Go Raw



Perhaps you are looking to live a healthier lifestyle, get in better shape, or gear up for the holiday battle. Whatever the reason, here in simple terms are proactive solutions when you are craving the potato chip or chocolate cake. Simple practical suggestions to help you make conscious choices that […]

Kicking Crazy Carbohydrate and Sugar Cravings to the Curb


Using our courage to express ourselves to others, we can take a giant leap toward our dream – vision – goal   ...BOTH on and offline! In what ways does your social network support you? In what ways do you support others in your life? Express one thought you are […]

Social Connection Stimulates Wellbeing, Opportunity and Happiness





How long have we heard “learn to multitask” or “learn to manage your time better”? Both in and out of the work place we are pushing ourselves to the critical point of illness! We get up in the morning, drink numerous amounts of caffeine, speed to work swearing at other […]

Death of Multitasking