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Body-Positive Resolutions

15 Body-Loving Resolutions for the New Year

I wanted to share a post here that I wrote for my bodywork clients. I think it applies to all of us, and hope you will find it encouraging. We all want the best of ourselves. We want to do our best, look our best, perform our best. So it’s natural to make goals that […]

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10 Tips for Going Grain-Free

There are a lot of different reasons that people decide to switch to a grain-free diet, and I know it can be really helpful for a lot of people. Some hardly have a choice– their own health or that of their child is suffering, and things have got to change, now. I get it. I […]

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Simple Medicine: Sage and Honey Cough Syrup

It will probably not surprise you much to learn that I don’t like taking medicine.  While I’m thankful for the availability of strong medicine when it’s needed, I prefer to go with natural methods.  Nature provides so much of the medicine we need, and I like to use what’s right under my nose (and feet, […]

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Three Daily Habits for a Stronger Body

This month I have been focusing on wellness, and trying to build some healthy habits into my life.  One thing that I had been longing for in the last several months is a stronger body.  I had always been very active (if not athletic) through my childhood and most of adulthood.  Even through the first […]

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“How I Go to the Woods” by Mary Oliver

Today, I just want to share a poem I love, and some photos to go with it.  I love Mary Oliver’s poetry, and feel that she expresses so much of what I feel and think about the world.  If I was only writing this blog to myself, I would probably post one of her poems […]

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A Simple Meditation Technique for Beginners

 Do you meditate?  It has become widely accepted that meditation is a great way to reduce stress, improve focus and restore internal balance. I know that lots of people would like to be able to meditate, but find it hard to begin. Our minds wander, we get fidgety, and we don’t know what to do […]

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Spring Cleaning My Life

Well, can you believe it’s almost May?  This fact feels kind of amazing to me.  Summer is on its way!  We have no idea what this summer will hold for us– will we get a new job? Move to another country? Take a trip back to the States? (Quite possibly all of the above, actually.) […]

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A Week of Paleo Groceries

I get a lot of questions about how we eat, and the practical aspects of how I meal plan for the week, considering that we make all of our food from scratch and generally follow a paleo-style diet (no grains or legumes, easy on the dairy and refined sugar.)  So, I thought I’d show you […]

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Finding Unconventional Wisdom When We Need it Most

Today I want to share a more personal story.  My hope is that some of you will read it and recieve the information, understanding, connection, or encouragement you need.  Or maybe there is someone you know of that will benefit from hearing about my experience.  I also want to share with you because I talk […]

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