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Love Yourself First

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Violet Green Ah February, the month that makes everyone, at least in American culture, think of hearts — paper hearts, candy hearts, hand-drawn hearts and flower hearts. They can be seen in all manner of shops trying to cash in on the retail holiday of Valentine’s Day. I’d rather think of it as a […]

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Love in Unusual Places

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every year around Valentine´s Day we get inspired by love stories and then seek to show the special people in our lives how much we love them. It inspires me to think of love as the glue of society. It is the ingredient that makes a bonding, human relationship possible; it even extends to other […]

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What Now?

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
What Now?

The Treksters She went north; he crossed the ocean. Both Maggie Espinosa and Don Gullans invested months of preparation for their “Camino” treks: Espinosa, 800 miles through the California’s El Camino Real, from San Diego to Sonoma, and Gullans, across northern Spain’s El Camino de Santiago. Gullans spent two months on the trail; Espinosa, in […]

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Let There Be Light

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

It all started with a dream. He was a music lover and a talented composer, whose Masters degree was in music composition. But sometimes life gets in the way. First a marriage, then children and the dream of a music career turns into the practicality of staying with a small business that is growing and […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

This is it The problem is with the pronoun the. It tricks our minds into thinking there is the way to live and off we go in search of it. We read all sorts of self-help books. We check out various gurus. We un-do what our parents did. We take back some of our parents’ […]

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Meditating at Last in 2016

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

New year´s resolutions are passé, at least in my house. It is just too frustrating to make the same list every first of the year and not feeling very dedicated to their execution. Therefore, for many years I have had the habit of dreaming big on January first, more like visualizing. Some things happened, others […]

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The Vulnerability of a New Mother

| December 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Vulnerability of a New Mother

Pregnant and having a baby for the first time results in a very steep learning curve. There is so much to know. Each of many phases last only a short time before the next comes with more things to know and decisions to make. On top of that, everything changes once that tiny being is […]

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What Now? Good News!

| December 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

I’m a little challenged this month, having been determined to report some good news and raise a few laughs, but it just ain’t easy. Dreadful Donald has scooped up most of the available ink and air; seeking safety, seeking grounding, migrants rush desperately from country to country – and now, as I write, their plight […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| December 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

In awe We, you and I, are the results of long lines of sperm meeting egg and on and on down through the generations, first uniting, and then cell by cell dividing and multiplying, until we miraculously became a self, entering through our mother’s body onto our earth and walking around, living a life. This […]

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Prepare Your Body for Optimal Winter Performance

| December 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pre- and Post-Workout Stretching Tight muscles, cramped joints and a lethargic body is not how you want to ring in this winter season. Instead, prepare your body for winter exercise by introducing stretching into your overall health and fitness routine. Don’t worry, you don’t have to schedule tons of time to make stretching beneficial and […]

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