Monthly Archives: November 2012

Gone Coconuts!

Coo coo for coconuts! A coconut is superb in every form! In Sanskrit, coconuts are called “Kalpa Vriksha” which translates to “the tree that gives all that is necessary for living!” The almighty coconut can produce drink, fiber, food, fuel, utensils, … Continue reading

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Grateful

Being thankful can actually unlock the door to happiness! Too often we focus on the things we don’t have- the car we want, the stuff we “need,” the money we could use, the time we wish we had…etc. When we … Continue reading

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Why bother getting a massage?

What would happen if you treated yourself to a loving massage…besides totally transcending you into another realm of blissful tranquility? The necessary session would also seriously ease sore muscles AND allow fresh blood, lymph and energy to flow AND soothe the nervous system AND flush out … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Music

Sound invokes the imagination. Music has the direct ability to strengthen or weaken our emotions. Voltaire said, “The ear is the avenue to the heart.” The right kind of music (sedative for example) has numerous and quite phenomenal benefits. It reduces chronic pain, releases endorphins and immune-boosting … Continue reading

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Backbending. Do it.

In this “civilized” society we are constantly sitting in a collapsed position. You know you are! This posture is not natural and can cause a number of physical and emotional ailments (not fun). When we curl forward (like when we … Continue reading

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Happy Diwali!!

New moon blessings everyone! What a brilliant time on earth to wipe our dirty slates clean of nasty hate, ignorance and fear! Just let that shit go already! In India (& other parts of the world) there is a festival of lights (Diwali) happening … Continue reading

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Save the Planet. Eat Bugs.

Bugs. Who needs ’em? “If all the insects were to disappear from earth, within 50 years, all life on earth would end. If all human beings disappeared from earth, within 50 years, all forms of life would flourish!” -Jonas Salk … Continue reading

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Good Vibrations

Why do we say “OM“? The ancient, mystic sound represents pure liberation and loosely translates as “welcome to the god,” but not in a religious sense. OM/AUM is more of a mantra or intonation than a word. It’s the universal, cosmic … Continue reading

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Vessels

If all the blood vessels in a human body were placed end to end, they would stretch 12,000 miles! Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US and most risk factors are very much life-style related. American … Continue reading

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Breath

Our incredible bodies are designed to remove over 70% of toxins through the breath! The majority of us only use 10% of our entire lung capacity! Air is free! Take advantage of it! But please, please breathe through the nose. … Continue reading

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