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Friday’s 5 Faves: Natural Products in My Bathroom Cabinet

posted by Victoria Moran

Some of you have told me that you really like “Friday’s 5 Faves” which I haven’t done in awhile, so here goes: Natural Products in My Bathroom Cabinet.

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30 days to a charmed life Day 26: clean up your diet

posted by Victoria Moran

Your body is the receiving station for every impulse of your life. The food you eat determines, in large part, the frequency at which you’re vibrating.

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30 days to a charmed life Day 24: live preventatively — reposted

posted by Victoria Moran

If you don’t want to have regrets, live in a way that doesn’t create them…Under the rubric of prevention, I’m sharing “The Super Eight Food Groups” from Eat to Beat Cancer by research scientist R. Robert Hatherill, Ph.D.

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30 days to a charmed life Day 15: Balance flexibility with commitment

posted by Victoria Moran

My invitation to you today is to find where you can be solid in your convictions and where you can give yourself a little elastic-waist treatment.

Swine flu prevention

posted by Victoria Moran

Swine flu prevention with salt water gargling and other simple techniques

30 days to a charmed life Day 11: rest enough

posted by Victoria Moran

We are a sleep-deprived country. We don’t know how to take breaks without adding stimulants (caffeine, nicotine, sugar). Resting scares us. Face the fear.

30 days to a charmed life — Day 4: Commit to the basics: exercise

posted by Victoria Moran

Charmed life day 4: get off the couch and out to the gym.

Paradise health in my 50s

posted by Victoria Moran

Author and holistic life and health coach Victoria Moran discovered the raw food diet in her 50s and feels better than ever.

Detox 101: Top 10 ways to lessen your toxic load

posted by Victoria Moran

Everybody is on some kind of detox regimen these days, but what about keeping ourselves from being toxic in the first place? Holistic health coach Victoria Moran shares her Top 10 Ways to lessen your toxic load.

Protein shakes, protein obsession, & how much is enough

posted by Victoria Moran

People are looking for info on protein shakes, and holistic health coach Victoria Moran says, “Yes! Make shakes! Just don’t worry about so much protein, unless you’re worried about getting too much.”

The Power of the Present

posted by Victoria Moran

Living in the moment is a way to a better life and possibly a longer one. An excerpt from Younger by the Day, by Victoria Moran.

Hammer curls, triceps pushdowns, Michelle Obama’s trainer and what I learned from mine

posted by Victoria Moran

We’ve learned some of the secrets Michelle Obama’s trainer uses to get her those glorious arms. Here author/coach Victoria Moran shares the arm workout she learned from a Tibetan-Italian trainer she believes to be irreplaceable.

5 favorite fitness books

posted by Victoria Moran

The 5 fitness books that keep life coach, speaker, and Fit from Within author Victoria Moran in shape.

Raw savory breakfast recipe

posted by Victoria Moran

‘Want something savory for breakfast? Blogger Victoria Moran passes along Ani Phyo’s recipe for raw “Spanish Scramble.”

Try eating this every day…

posted by Victoria Moran

Dr. Adiel Tel-Oren of the Minneapolis raw food restaurant, Ecopolitan, shares “what you should eat every day” with a group of yoga students. Life coach and author Victoria Moran passes the information along.

Alli weight loss drug and liver damage

posted by Victoria Moran

In the wake of suspicions that use of the popular weight loss drug Alli may lead to liver damage, Victoria Moran, author of The Love-Powered Diet, suggests a proven program for losing weight for good, drug-free.

Whole Foods boycott, health care reform, and I guess conservatives can eat arugula, too

posted by Victoria Moran

Author Victoria Moran considers the Whole Foods Boycott and the health care reform question, wondering if, even though she eats arugula and tofu, she just might be a conservative after all.

Mediterranean kale salad from Jennifer Cornbleet

posted by Victoria Moran

A delicious dish for anyone interested in the Mediterranean diet, raw-food diet, or just great cuisine is Jennifer Cornbleet’s “Mediterranean Kale Salad,” shared here by Beliefnet blogger Victorai

Making the Mediterranean diet even better

posted by Victoria Moran

The Mediterranean diet is good. Victoria Moran, author of The Love-Powered Diet, says we can make it even better by steering it in the direction of Mediterranean-vegetarian and high-raw.

David Wolfe, Gabrielle Brick and healthy chocolate

posted by Victoria Moran

Chocolate, when it’s in the form of raw cacao, has enough nutrients and antioxidants to count as a health food. Living a Charmed Life author Victoria Moran looks at the work of chocolate gurus David Wolfe and Gabrielle Brick.

Avocado adventuring

posted by Victoria Moran

Avocados have been maligned for their high fat content, but here Victoria Moran, author of The Love-Powered Diet, shares how they fit deliciously into a healthy diet.

Chat with Montel Williams

posted by Victoria Moran

Among Montel Williams’ guests today on “Montel Across America” was Living a Charmed Life author, Victoria Moran, who provided as the Living Well Tip of the Day: “Enliven Your Diet.”

Raw food diet and feeling amazing

posted by Victoria Moran

Vegan author Victoria Moran shares the joys of her raw food diet and lifestyle.

Madonna’s biceps and a call to arms

posted by Victoria Moran

Madonna’s biceps (and Madonna’s arms in general) have ignited controversy on how buff is buff enough. Wellness expert Victoria Moran contemplates arms’ significance as the fitness litmus test, and how we can all get great ones.

Vegetarians Are Cool, Says ADA

posted by Victoria Moran

Before my mother died, she said, “We used to think you were crazy, doing that yoga and eating all those vegetables. But now people’s doctors tell them to do that.” I thought that was the ultimate vindication for my lifestyle. […]

A Charmed Life: It’s Never Too Late

posted by Victoria Moran

I have always kept this blog and my subscription newsletter, “The Charmed Monday Minute” (www.victoriamoran.com/contact) separate and discrete, but someone sent me a “Question of the Week” for the newsletter that so touched me I wanted to share it with […]

Feeling Fab on Raw Food

posted by Victoria Moran

The way the charmed nature of my life is showing itself most today is in how amazing I feel. I tweeted yesterday (www.twitter.com/charmedlifelady) that I was feeling so good and found myself adding: “Being raw is better than being twenty.” […]

Vegetarian Summerfest 2009

posted by Victoria Moran

Gosh, I had a great 5 days. I know I didn’t do much to catch up on blogging after my computer crash, but being online at Summerfest (http://vegetariansummerfest.org) was tough. There was WiFi in the public spaces, but that was the […]

Protect Your Skin This Summer

posted by Victoria Moran

One of the hats I wear is as a health person. I started my career as a health writer and with books such as Younger by the Day and The Love-Powered Diet, I’m still very much a part of that […]

“Hang on to God”

posted by Victoria Moran

A wonderful little book arrived in my mailbox the other day from the good people at All Addicts Anonymous. It’s called How to Get Going: On the All Addicts Anonymous Way of Life — a program of recovery for all […]

Healthy Eating Made Easy

posted by Victoria Moran

Let’s review the components of a charmed life. It’s a life characterized by: Confidence Health Abundance Radiance Magnanimity Equanimity Delight This post deals with the second charmed-life requirement: health. I want to share with you “The Nutrient Density Line” that comes from […]

Self-esteem, Self-worth, and Self-love

posted by Victoria Moran

As I look around at the state of the planet and the lives of individuals—my life-coaching clients’, my friends’, those of people in the news, and my own—it is clear to me that most of the ills the flesh is […]

Top 10 Ways to Feel Beautiful (or Handsome) Every Day

posted by Victoria Moran

Today I am going to get my makeup done. It’s fun, the four or five times a year it happens, to be facially transformed and feel a little bit like Cinderella at the Ball. The reason for this entree into […]

The Vegan Diet, and “But What Do You Eat?”

posted by Victoria Moran

Fairly often, I get a question from a reader about exactly what I eat. Especially now, with my book The Love-Powered Diet: Eating for Freedom, Health, and Joy, coming out next month, this aspect of life is one I’m thinking […]

Juicing for Health: Natalia Rose’s “Green Lemonade”

posted by Victoria Moran

With St. Paddy’s Day coming up tomorrow, I was thinking about my favorite green drink in all the world — not beer with food coloring in it. It is, rather, “Green Lemonade,” a delectable concoction to which I was introduced […]

Playing Favorites

posted by Victoria Moran

Here’s an exercise for more self-knowledge and self-appreciation. It’s called “Playing Favorites.” To do it, pretend that you’re Sister Maria from The Sound of Music you ask yourself, “What is my favorite thing?” Then list everything you can think of […]

Another Chance for Starting Over

posted by Victoria Moran

Happy March 4th! It may be a work day, but it’s a holiday, too, the day on which we’re invited to march forth into the rest of our year, the rest of our lives. I learned about March 4th some […]

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posted 5:53:10pm Dec. 14, 2009 | read full post »

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posted 7:08:45am Dec. 14, 2009 | read full post »

Preparing for Christmas
I took a class on mysticism the other night at The NY Open Center. The instructor was Jon Mundy, Ph.D., who publishes Miracles magazine. He had copies available -- it's wonderful -- and one tiny article caught my eye. I reproduce it here ...

posted 8:35:03am Dec. 11, 2009 | read full post »

Peace on Earth ... but maybe not quiet ...
I just visited The Writers Room. It is a wonderful place where serious writers write lots and lots of real books: the evidence is on shelves when you walk in. I'm grateful that three professional contacts wrote me glowing recommendations and ...

posted 5:03:59pm Dec. 10, 2009 | read full post »

Do You Use the Guest Towels? -- a guest blog from Elizabeth Grant
Do You Use the Guest Towels?  by Elizabeth A. Grant One of the greatest obstacles I see with clients is that people have trouble valuing themselves highly. Somewhere along the line, they took on a belief that they aren't worth ...

posted 10:40:34am Dec. 09, 2009 | read full post »

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