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April 2011 Archives

A few years ago I came across a  motivational speech that changed the way I looked at the world.  The words of Baz Luhrmann’s  “Everybody’s Free”, was originally for a high school graduation. The lyrics are about life lessons and enjoying the journey. I wasn’t […]

Let’s talk about faith . Faith in God, faith in yourself, faith in the future. Many people I know are going through hard times right now. Keeping the faith during good times and bad times can change your life for the better. Below […]

It seems like everyone has Royal Wedding fever these days! I was a bit perplexed when I saw previews for the “Royal Wedding Movie” . It hadn’t occurred to me that this was a big deal. Then I went to the Official Wedding […]

Growing up in the south, Easter desserts were lavish, creative, and sugar filled. This recipe is among the many recipes from my mom I use in my own home. Gluten Free Strawberry Torte: Ingredients 11 ounces cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup […]

Spring has always been my favorite season and  Easter my favorite holiday. Something about the green trees and sunny weather makes me optimistic and joyful. Growing up my family had many Easter traditions,  each of them unique. We would wake up around 6am […]

  What if we all  had more compassion toward ourselves and the people we encounter daily?  Would we be happier, less stressed, more zen, or even more productive? The Dalai Lama thinks so.   No matter where you are in life, where […]

The mind-body connection is nothing new in Eastern medicine.  Acupuncture, acupressure, meditation, and herbs are slowly making their way into the American lifestyle. I am thankful for the practice of using Western and Eastern medicine to achieve excellent health and balance. Today […]

We all hear about the important of drinking water, but did you know drinking water can help prevent common diseases? I know I get a headache and my skin dries out  if I don’t drink enough water.   Dr. Eliaz discusses Water […]

Today I had acupuncture for the first time. I practice yoga, attempt meditation, acupressure, and various other forms of eastern medicine but sticking needles all down my back never appealed to me. Until now. Desperate for a remedy for my […]

Take a break today and watch the featurette to Disney’s African Cats. Animal babies are always adorable,  and this is no exception, enjoy! Disneys African Cats