Category Archives: Healthy Living

Green Juice and Cigarettes – A Confession

I have a confession to make. It may bite me in the you know what, but in the name of being real I'm just going to spill it. Maybe it will serve as a metaphor or analogy for you, maybe it won't. Either way, please do let me know! Here's what's real. The truth. The organic…
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Yoga…Why to try it and the reasons to stick with it!

Have you been considering trying yoga? Or maybe you went to a class and never went back? That's how it started for me, and I'm so glad I didn't "toss in the towel", because I would have missed out. Silence your doubts and release any fears you may have about not being flexible enough, not…
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A Former Victim’s Account of Dropping the Blame Card

 Written By:  Wendy Parry "Everything happens for a reason" “What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger.” “Every experience gains you knowledge for the future” “Timing is everything.” These are quotes that I have used in my own life several times. Words that I swore I practiced in my everyday life.  I considered myself to be…
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Get Out Of YOUR Story & Open Your Heart

We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are. THE TALMUD As part of the Yoga Teacher Training, I had to research a list of subjects assigned, write reports on them and present my findings. For one of these reports I chose the Yoga Sutras. I'm actually blown away by the…
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The Yoga Sutras…a Practical Guide for Personal Transformation

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I'll meet you there -RUMI, from SOUL, HEART, AND BODY ONE MORNING Having spent time in this last month reading about the Yoga Sutras I am pretty blown away, by these "guidelines" that were written between 2000 - 3000 years ago. When I first started…
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Pranayama…What’s it to you?

Pranayama is the formal practise of controlling the breath. Prana means “life force” or “life energy”. Yama means “discipline” or “control.” Breathing is automatic, we don’t need to think about it to make it happen. Day to day there is not a lot of awareness for most of us when it comes to our breath.…
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Yoga Nidra – What Is It And What Can It Do For You?

First of all, I haven’t met anyone lately that couldn’t use a little more relaxation. Seems most of us are all too familiar with the pressures and duties of everyday life. Work, school, kids, finances are just the tip of the iceberg….it seems in our Western society there is no shortage of things to be…
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YOGA Teacher Training

Disclaimer: YOGA Teacher Training should only be attempted by individuals that have a strong desire to; foster meaningful connections with others, learn how to be a good listener/communicator,  understand self love,  experience profound self awareness , be real & authentic, experience peace and maybe...just maybe  the side effect will be to take your YOGA practise to a whole new…
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The Power of Purging

The following post was written by my beautiful friend Wendy Parry. I am so honored to call her a friend, she makes me laugh until my stomach hurts and inspires me daily. I am simply in awe of her determination, honesty and desire to continuously better her life! I love this girl like a sister! Enjoy…
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