Archive for the ‘Healthy Living Tips’ Category

Hibiscus Tea – Love it!

October 31st, 2012

I first discovered this wonderful tea last year while I was in Mexico.  I enjoyed a beautiful glass of iced hibiscus tea on arrival to my hotel.  It was wonderfully refreshing with a lovely, slightly sweet taste to it.  In fact, I thought perhaps they had added sugar to the tea but it was simply the sweetness of the hibiscus – nothing added.  My tea had also been made from freshly picked hibiscus flowers, picked daily by the chef and steeped for all the guests

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Laughter and a Sense of Humor – Healthy Medicine for the Mind and Body

October 29th, 2012

When it comes to my health, I am admittedly a work in progress.  I love the aspect of continually learning, working and striving to live the life of healthy possibilities, and with that said, I am most appreciative of the healthy things that are priceless and free for the taking, like laughter and a sense of humor.  I could not imagine a day without laughter and certainly thankful for embracing how positive and effective a sense of humor is. If the saying holds true that

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A Balanced Life?

October 19th, 2012

A balanced life, is there such a thing? Are you striving for what we’ve all come to refer to as work-life balance? The other day by good a friend of mine reminded me that there is no such thing as work-life balance.  Not only is life continually out of balance but the idea of work-life balance is not something that resonates with our feelings thus making it even more unachievable for us to imagine. First off, we process our thoughts through images and feelings.  If

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Quinoa Salad with Roasted Peppers

October 17th, 2012

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Peppers 1 cup of quinoa – Make sure to rinse the quinoa (I use a tight sieve and run water over it) as it takes the bitter coating off. 1 1/2 cups water or vegetable broth into a sauce pan. Bring water or broth to a boil, pour the quinoa in and mix and then turn the heat down to simmer, cover and cook for anywhere between 12 to 15/18 minutes.  You’ll know its done when you see no water at

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Your Foundation of Health

October 15th, 2012

When you imagine your life, all your dreams and desires you’re striving towards, do you also remember to think about your health?  Are you taking care of the most important thing – YOU! Are you making your health a priority along with all your other goals or are you, of the mind, that you’ll get to it when the so-called “other” important stuff gets taken care of first? When it’s all said and done, is the so-called, “other” stuff really important, if in fact you

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Tens Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar

June 12th, 2012

Such a great reminder of the “reasons” why we should all be including Apple Cider Vinegar into our daily health regime! (NaturalNews) You may not think of apple cider vinegar as something that is a boon to your overall health, but it can be, and here are 10 ways you can use it to help pave the way to a better you. 1. Balance your inner ecosystem: The body constantly strives to achieve a state of homeostasis, or a state of equilibrium. One way is

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Patience, Young Grasshopper!

March 23rd, 2012

Patience can be a difficult word for many of us to swallow but it’s worth practicing and finding a way to weave into your day. Regardless of how I look at my day, whether it’s from a personal or professional aspect I realize in order to find success and balance it doesn’t work without a little patience. Playing with finding your patience is like a beautiful tango, in one moment you’re completely in sync with the idea and in the next moment you’re challenging the

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Matcha Green Tea – Did You Know?

February 8th, 2012

Did you know how good Matcha Tea may be for you? I’ve love my DoMatcha Green Tea Powder.  The bright, vibrant green colour alone makes me smile and there are so many wonderful ways to consume. I personally love adding it to my smoothies in the morning but consume it as a tea, a latte or any other numerous ways you can come up with and  just enjoy! As far as the health benefits go, here is what DoMatcha may do for you: *Raise energy

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Are You A Fat Head?

February 8th, 2012

Let me ask you, if I called you a fat head would you be insulted?  Well the truth is that we’re all fat heads but some of us likely could use a little fattening up! So how important is it to be a fat head?  Here are just some of the facts to consider. The brain controls all the functions in the body (although it is only 2-3% of our body weight) and is made up of almost 20% omega 3 (essential fatty acids –

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Inflammatory Foods Can Lead To Chronic Inflammation

February 8th, 2012

INFLAMMATORY FOODS Chronic inflammation can lead to premature aging as well as many disorders and diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, hay fever, and Alzheimer’s disease.   The following foods should be avoided completely or eaten rarely if you want to avoid inflammation.  Key is to remember that inflammation is the feeding ground for disease and all disease has a component of inflammation, toxicity along with nutritional deficiencies.  Taking a superior omega 3 product like the Auum omegas (info found on my website) will manage inflammation and

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