I’ve practiced Bikram Yoga religiously for many years. If you are not familiar, Bikram is a form of Hatha yoga, consisting of 26 poses practiced for 90 minutes in a room that is 100 degrees + and high humidity. In fact, Bikram Choudry himself, refers to the...read more
What do you do for Valentine’s Day? I always felt like it was a manufactured holiday, and yet would feel stressed about it. If I was single, it became a day of self-bashing. And if I was in a relationship, the day challenged me to make a “romantic and...read more
Lemons are not only a beautiful fruit, but the smell and juice or zest of the lemon has been said to improve mood, inhibit depression and increase energy levels. Ayurveda teaches us that our daily choices either support health and prevents disease or fosters sickness...read more
Have you seen this picture of Cindy Crawford that was leaked from a Marie Claire magazine shoot? Did you follow any of the media coverage about what “real” women look like? They pointed out that “The image showed the 48-year-old Crawford looking...read more
I love hummus. I think I eat my weight each year in hummus alone. It may even border on an obsession. But hey! It could be worse, right? Full of protein, healthy fats, fiber, and nutrients, this Middle Eastern dip satisfies carnivores, vegetarians and vegans...read more
I am not big on those avant gard, fancy, recipes, but this one is ridiculously easy and super elegant. Yea me!! Plus with the nation in a deep freeze (even here in the Florida Keys its only in the low 60s), something that was tropical and summery just sounded and...read more
I think just about everyone I know is ready for summer! Whether you are in the midst of bitter cold, blizzard after blizzard, or just sick of the gray, overcast days, finding anything that lights that craving for sunshine and warmth feels terrific! That’s how...read more
Since I embarked on this new writing/blogging career, I am grateful for no longer feeling that stressful, anxious Sunday afternoon dread. Finding what you were really meant to do (your authentic self) makes a huge difference in how you feel about yourself and life in...read more
I fell in love with Nicaragua. Have vacationed there many times, travelled around most of the country, and continually fall in love with it. From the beaches, the people, the lakes, volcanos, to the food, I have fond memories of my time in Nicaragua. So, whenever I...read more
Are you addicted to Sriracha sauce? I’m not sure what it is about that stuff, but I like to put it into everything – soups, salad dressings, beans. Hell, I dip popcorn into it! And the story behind the sauce is inspiring. The LA Times did an article on...read more
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