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Uncommon Help for the Common Cold

Having not had so much as a cold for several years, I was surprised to find myself wake up the other day with a sore throat, which has been my warning signal since I was a child. The sore throat quickly turned into a heavy feeling in the sinuses, followed by a tickling feeling in [...]

Low Carb Cauliflower Pizza

Have been paying attention to carbs in an experiment to see how well it will help my low back issues.  Seems to be helping, though I was not as in control of my own diet with the holidays.  Back to normal now, yay! Cauliflower has been key in making low-carb taste good.  There are recipes [...]

By |January 10th, 2015|cleansing diet, healing food, vegan, vegetarian, yoga|0 Comments

Thanksgiving: Taking a Stand for All Earth’s Creatures

Ahimsa So we love yoga, and yoga is about wholeness, health, spirit, and with all that comes the opportunity to put your beliefs where your mouth is.  We say we love all creatures of Mother Earth.  Then it comes time to socialize around a meal, and this is where many turn a blind [...]

Yoga Certification? I’m Just Here for the Food!

Change your life with Radiant Child Family Yoga Certification Retreat, and most especially change your diet, for the delicious better!  Here's a recipe to take home on the house...compliments of Lisa Brodrick, our Retreat's Gormet Chef, and blogger of Inspired Veggies Avocado Cornucopia What happens when you add cruciferous vegetables to your guacamole? Something really, really [...]

How and Why to Take a Cold Shower

According to the science of yoga, youth is measured by how vibrant and healthy the glandular system is. In Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan, a master who came from India in the late 1960's, and who establish a system for living in health, happiness, and wholeness, one of the best things you can [...]

Help Creaky Joints with a Delicious Drink

If you've ever had a back problem so bad it took you 5 minutes to get off the couch.  Or your neck was so tight that it caused a pounding headache, or those old knees "ain't what they used to be" when your climbing stairs....Golden Milk is for you! The secret is what makes it [...]

My Childhood as an Undercover Vegetarian

me as a teen As an adult, I know I have many gaps in awareness, times that I am just functioning from my habitual mind.  When I want to be more present to myself or to a child, I have found it helpful to remember what it feels like to be in a [...]

Memes of Cheese

Off and on I am reading Dr. Wayne Dyer's book Excuses Begone!  One fascinating piece of this books talks about memes (rhymes with 'seems').  A meme is "a thought, belief, or attitude in your mind that can spread to and from other people's minds."  In other words, memes are the entrenched thoughts and behavioral characteristics [...]

Pull Up a Chair… Do Some Yoga

As an occasionally-designated senior citizen,  I wanted to share a little bit of Chair Yoga with you.  You don't have to be a senior to enjoy the ease of yoga and meditation in a chair.  I love how yoga, and especially Kundalini yoga, can be accessible to everyone! Tips:  When I've taught this to older [...]

Meditation for Emotional Balance

From my book, Yoga for Women.  Seems like a good time to bring this one out.  Thanks to Yogi Bhajan for offering this and so many amazing Kundalini Yoga treasures! Before practicing this meditation, drink a glass of pure water, preferably at room temperature.  Emotions and the need for water and intricately connected.  When there is an [...]