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Beautifully Simple

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I have had a couple of conversations recently with friends who have very little knowledge about yoga.  It is always interesting being aware of the stereotypes and stigmas associated with something so personal to me. Practicing yoga over the last several years has benefited me greatly and, yes, I would even say changed my life.    …Continue Reading

A Refined Palate

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A young bartender/male model/med student was sitting at my bar this past weekend and did not enjoy either of the cocktails that he ordered.  When I spoke to him about what could be the problem–and I knew it wasn’t me because the drinks had passed my usual scrutiny–he complained that he had not yet “developed   …Continue Reading

Energetic Exploration

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In preparation for the workshop I am offering in January, I have been re-reading a book by Anodea Judith called Eastern Body, Western Mind.  In it, she offers insight into the chakra system within the realm of Western psychology.  Today, I ran across a quote I had inscribed on a page the first time I   …Continue Reading

Adventures in Education

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Today I have been exploring ways to effectively convey my ideas for a new smoking cessation program.  It seems that every time I think about it, another encounter with yet another person encourages me to get it together.  I have no idea how long it will take to “perfect” something like this, but I am   …Continue Reading

Raw is Refined?

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In just the twenty minutes or so that I took to look into the sugar refining process this morning, I ran across several websites and book reviews by those committed to the concept of organic farming and food awareness.  In looking up the requirements for an ADA-approved curriculum in order to earn a Registered Dietitian   …Continue Reading