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Is September the Real New Year? brain health environment healthy eating healthy living meditation mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free Sep 01, 2023

Can you believe it’s September?

Now that mornings are cooler and the days are getting shorter, we can tell that fall will be here soon.

And even though I’m not heading back to the classroom after Labour Day (yay!), this time of year always feels like the New Year.

Not that I’m...

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Vitamin D - the Sunshine and Immunity Vitamin! healthy eating healthy living mindful movement resilience Apr 08, 2023

As the spring weather arrives, and we look forward to longer hours of sunlight, it’s time to ramp up our Vitamin D levels that may have waned during the winter months.

“D” is a fat-soluble vitamin, meaning you can store it in your fat and liver.  It has long been known to...

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Stress-Busting For Better Immunity brain health healthy eating healthy living meditation mindful movement resilience sleep stress-free Mar 12, 2023

Stress.  It’s one of the biggest factors linked to an immune system that’s out of balance. 

If you’re experiencing a lot of stress, you may be experiencing a lot of physical symptoms like muscle aches, joint pain, headaches and mind-numbing fatigue.

All of these...

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Key Elements For Healthy Immunity, part 2 ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living meditation mindful movement real food resilience sleep strength training stress-free Mar 04, 2023

Last week I talked about the Immune System – since many people seem to be suffering right now from a nasty cold and flu bug making the rounds! – and how important it is to understand and support both the body’s natural Inflammatory process as well as Gut Health.

And of course...

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How Healthy Is Your Gut? brain health healthy eating healthy living mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Jan 22, 2023

Would it surprise you to know that you have more bacteria in your body than human cells?

Estimates give the number as between 1.3 to 10 times more bacteria.  Having a range like that may seem confusing, but that is just the way it is. We are in the frontier days when it comes to knowledge...

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What's Your Daytime Dinacharya? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation mindful movement morning practice real food resilience sleep strength training stress-free Nov 26, 2022

Last week I introduced you to your Dinacharya, a.k.a. your optimal daily routine.  The idea is to align your habits and practices to the Rhythms of Nature, as this will promote health and help reduce what may be harmful.

And as I said last week, most lists of daily habits start with the...

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Do you have a Dinacharya? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free Nov 19, 2022

HINT - it’s your Optimal Daily Routine!

As a followup to The Rhythms of Nature (click to read last week's blog) let’s look at what this means for our daily routines.  How can we design them with purpose, to promote health and reduce anything that may be...

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Living According to the Universal Rhythms of Nature ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living meditation mindful movement morning practice sleep stress-free Nov 13, 2022

Whether we pay attention to it or not, every cell and organ system in our body is synchronized with the universal rhythms of nature. All layers of our being!  Although our senses lead us to perceive that we are separate from the world around us, we are constantly exchanging energy and...

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Why I’m In Love With Ayurveda! ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation mindful movement real food resilience sleep strength training stress-free Oct 09, 2022

You may recall that I wrote back in the summer about a course I was taking through Chopra.com to become a Certified Chopra Health (Ayurveda) Teacher.  I’m very pleased to announce that I have now completed the program, and I am ready to share what I have learned with all of you!

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New Study: Happiness Recipe = Fruits/Vegetables + Sports brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes mindful movement real food resilience stress-free sugarfree Sep 18, 2022

Some good news about strategies to counteract the stress from 21st century living!

Do you want to feel happier? Can you?

New research from the UK shows that you most certainly can with the age-old advice to “eat your vegetables” (and fruit), and “play sports.”

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New research shows daily lifestyle habits boost your brain brain health healthy living meditation mindful movement resilience sleep strength training stress-free Sep 04, 2022

Another reason to meditate, workout, and sleep!

If your brain feels like it needs a bit more incentive to focus its attention on important tasks, these three healthy lifestyle habits can help.

Do you feel like you’re more distracted or less productive these days? Does it seem as though your...

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Adaptogens to reduce stress and support healthy longevity! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation mindful movement morning practice real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Jul 17, 2022

You may hear the word ‘Stress’ and immediately think of the mental and emotional aspects such feeling overwhelmed, overly busy, and/or anxious.  And of course stress is one of the key factors in premature aging.

In reality, the body actually encounters different forms of stress...

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