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5 Things to Try This Week

ONE: Wear something you bought but have never worn; Yes, ladies, we all love shopping, filling our closets with all the pretty clothes and shoes and handbags we can find and afford, but somehow, we always end up wearing the same outfits over and over and over, falling back on our favourite pair of jeans or sweatshirt— they’ve always been reliable— leaving our latest ‘treasures’, still tagged, gathering dust and taking up precious space at the way backs of our closets. 1,086 more words

More Tea?

On February 14, 2002 I wrote in my journal, “Floating in the ocean with nothing better to do than stare at the bright blue  sky.” This was from the white sands of the beaches in Northeastern Brazil. 920 more words

Mexico

The Yoga Experience.

My very first yoga experience was after the birth of my oldest daughter and in a not so nice way, the instructor told me I was a bit too large for yoga. 464 more words

Compassion

Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors

Review found those who took yoga classes saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, weight.

Yoga has long been believed to improve overall health, but a growing body of evidence shows the ancient practice may also help the heart, a new review finds. 634 more words

News And Articles

Rest Day: December 21/Mindful Monday

This Sunday was the winter solstice for all of you beauties that didn’t know. It’s the shortest day of the year and on the bright side (pun intended) the light will start returning to our days little by little until the middle of June. 359 more words

Be Strong

Yoga May Reduce Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease

What You Need to Know: Following a systematic review of 37 randomized controlled trials, investigators from the Netherlands and USA have found that yoga may provide the same benefits in risk factor reduction as such traditional physical activities as biking or brisk walking. 773 more words

Lifestyle

Dog Days of Winter

I Googled or rather “Binged” Dog Days and learned that once upon a time the Dog Days of Summer were considered evil:  “the Sea boiled, the Wine turned sour, Dogs grew mad, and all other creatures became languid; causing to man, among other diseases, burning fevers, hysterics, and phrensies.” according to John Brady’s Clavis Calendaria, 1813… 322 more words

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