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Freeze, Zap ~ and Losing More Than Fat Cells

“…don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth, without complicated explanation, so everyone will understand the passage: we have opened you.”


Having been obese during a phase of my life, I know the emotional pain of feeling large and unacceptable. Our culture has indoctrinated most of us, particularly women, to believe thinness

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The Journey

This poem moves me because it speaks to that moment, that day, when we know – it is time – it is our time – to change – to transform. It speaks to that moment when we make the shift of living from heart and walking through an unseen wall into what our future is calling us to do.

“The whole house began to tremble”

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Meditation Basics

“Meditation is the most valuable activity you can do to change your health and well being.”

~Office of Alternative Medicine of the U.S. Government

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction is moment to moment, non-judgmental awareness. It is the art of conscious living. It is the decision and the act of paying attention to one’s life, on purpose, as it unfolds. There is no ultimate

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Simple Serenity: Creating Calm in the Midst of Chaos

In our rapidly changing society, where technology, pace and expectations have risen to an alarming level, the very thought of calm ~of tranquility and serenity ~ is refreshing to body and soul. Yet the achievement of such a state seems more and more difficult, if not downright impossible. When can we find the time? How do we reduce stress? What does slowing down really mean?

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