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every call

every call

"Respond to every call that excites your spirit."- Rumi
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new year renewal- renew your environment

new year renewal- renew your environment

What are some things you can do to feel renewed? The first thing to do is get tidy in your house and in your habits!
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black bean and red quinoa soup

black bean and red quinoa soup

an amazingly delicious and colorful soup that gives a punch of nutrients!
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girlpower

girlpower

what does girl power mean to you?


knowing your worth, your inherent value, your beauty, your strength, your goodness
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get to know your psoas

get to know your psoas

The psoas muscle (fully known as the iliopsoas) is a crazy-cool ropelike muscle that runs from the front of the body to the back. One of the body’s most powerful hip flexors, it is also prone to being passively tight due to all of our time spent sitting down. When the psoas is chronically shortened, it affects your posture, possibly leading to hip, groin and lower back issues.
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Lessons from my puppy

Lessons from my puppy

I am newly inspired.
By my dog.
Now, I have been mostly a cat person for 20 years, not having lived with a dog since childhood. Cats are easy- they sleep a lot, poop in a littler box and think about coming or taking a message when you call them. They are clean, soft and cuddly and I just adore them. A dog was always something I thought I would get once I had children; but I continued to come up with a million reasons not to bring one into the household.
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Sweet Pea Guacamole

Sweet Pea Guacamole

From Chef AJ's amazing book, "Unprocessed", this guacamole is much lower in fat and higher in fiber than traditional guacamole.
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The Pause In Between

The Pause In Between

Smart people always get my attention, especially a genius as gifted as Albert Einstein. His words were as magical as his mathematics were miraculous.
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Squat like you mean it!

Squat like you mean it!

Squats are a move/pose to do every day! Not only do they increase strength and flexibility in our hips, squats are also a wonderful friend to the spine, which can endure a lot of compression in our daily lives.
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What Is Your GiddyUp??!!

What Is Your GiddyUp??!!

We all need a mantra, a saying, a heralding call that summons energy, direction, and spirited motivation! GiddyUp is mine.....
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Be Determined! For my friend in pink socks

Be Determined! For my friend in pink socks

"We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort."- Jesse Owens
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Sweet Potato Succulence

Sweet Potato Succulence

I didn't used to be a huge sweet potato fan despite the fact that my mom was always singing the praises of this beautiful root vegetable. Dishes like this one have turned me into the biggest fan!
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Don't Forget the Errand

Don't Forget the Errand

Woodrow Wilson was full of inspiring quotes, including this one about the importance of not forgetting your errand.
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Get Smart in your Yoga!

Get Smart in your Yoga!

Yoga can be practiced by anyone- if you can breath, you can practice. Delving deeper into the physical framework will inevitably connect us deeper with our internal landscape- an increase in physical intelligence begets an increase in emotional intelligence.
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Papaya Smoothie

Papaya Smoothie

A refreshing, transportive vegan papaya smoothie.
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Greetings from Costa Rica!

Greetings from Costa Rica!

Greetings and sending love from Costa Rica
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Sun Salutations

Sun Salutations

This is the perfect time of year to honor and salute the sun! Using Sun Salutations to spiritually greet the sun, we also invigorate the body and get the blood pumping, the breath moving and the smile shining!
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Lighten Up with Plants!

Lighten Up with Plants!

Lighten up in the best way possible- by eating light! When we eat plant foods, closest to their natural state (i.e. unprocessed), our bodies truly vibrate
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Aim High Salad Recipe

Aim High Salad Recipe

Aiming high should include enhancing our food choices to select the foods that will make us feel good AND give us energy.
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Go Placidly

Go Placidly

“Go placidly amid the noise and haste, remember what peace there may be in silence.” – from the Desiderata
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