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April 2017

3 Restorative Yoga Poses to Boost Your Confidence

By | 2017-04-20T07:40:44+00:00 April 20th, 2017|blog, Featured, Health and diet, Wellness, Yoga|

As the name suggests, restorative yoga makes your body capable of restoring strength, fitness and wellness. Practicing this type of yoga helps the entire body and mind relax.   By Henry Veno Be it personal life or professional, self confidence defines our personality. In this era of bustling lifestyles, people hold too much stress. [...]

March 2017

Environmental Poisons Hurting Our Nation’s Children—Especially Low Income Families

By | 2017-03-28T09:01:15+00:00 March 28th, 2017|blog, Environment, Family & Parenting, Featured, Health and diet, My Two Cents.|

  By Denele Campbell As of 2002, the majority of Medicaid beneficiaries (54%) were children under the age of six years. Contrary to the popular myth of aging slackers, drug addicts, and welfare queens sucking at the national teat, this majority of Medicaid provides healthcare to children and adolescents with limitation of activity due to [...]

February 2017

Sriracha, Spicy Food & Gummy Bears: Mindful Eating as a Practice

By | 2017-02-27T08:31:00+00:00 February 27th, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Buddhism for Dudes, Featured, Health and diet|

Buddhist practice, i.e. meditation, is all about learning focus and concentration, two things that can’t help but improve your life.   By Gerald "Strib" Stribling Having spent numerous months in the Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, I consider myself an expert on spicy foods. When I lived there I used to wait and [...]

January 2017

Vegan Chunky Vegetable Soup with Tomato, Curry & Ginger Broth {Recipe}

By | 2017-01-13T09:49:38+00:00 January 13th, 2017|blog, Featured, Health and diet, Mindful Kitchen|

  By Erica Leibrandt   One dreary January day, after all the Christmas décor had been madly stripped away, and I had but a few morsels of food laying about the house (but an unnaturally bloated body thanks to the recent excess of the holidays), I came up with this wonderful recipe. Both rich and [...]

Are Salt Lamps Placebos?

By | 2017-01-09T19:11:44+00:00 January 9th, 2017|blog, Featured, Health and diet, Wellness|

  By David Jones  One of my Christmas presents was a Himalayan salt lamp (and all of its promises). I've been having trouble sleeping; I partly blame my dreams. I can control my dreams, but not every night. Even if I choose not to control them, lucidly analyzing them can still let me know what's bugging me deep [...]

December 2016

Exotic Moroccan Lentil Stew {Vegan, Gluten Free Recipe}.

By | 2016-12-17T12:58:36+00:00 December 17th, 2016|blog, Featured, Health and diet, Mindful Kitchen|

    By Erica Leibrandt Lentils and I have a decades long love affair, beginning with my first taste of Dal in the legendary Indian restaurant Moti Mahal, on an sub-arctic December day (much like this day) back in college in Chicago. Something about that warming vegetarian broth, its unassuming richness and depth, and the [...]

November 2016

Laughing in the Mirror (Because You are a G*dd@mn Tiger).

By | 2016-11-08T08:17:57+00:00 November 8th, 2016|blog, Empower Me, Family & Parenting, Health and diet, Wellness|

Women said they were running their weight off chasing their toddler but I was still over my ideal weight, whatever that is. I had concluded that either I had a sedentary toddler or their toddlers were simply nuts.   By Kristi Trader Below are two of my favorite images from childhood. The younger [...]

July 2016

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