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Lobster: the Nutritional Powerhouse

Lobster: the Nutritional Powerhouse

Did  you know that Maine lobster is awesomely nutritious for you?!  It is! Very low in calories, (142 in a cup of lobster meat) and very high in selenium, Vitamin B12, potassium, zinc…. this is a major mood booster food. Straight-up steamed lobster (sans butter, which for a lobster-lover like me is practically unthinkable), is… Continue Reading

Fingernails Mean Protection

Finger and toe nails represent protection.  Say “I reach out safely.”  Louise L. Hay, You Can Heal Your Life If your fingernails are brittle, breaking, cracking, or wimpy weak, there may also be a nutritional deficiency going on.  Try eating more raw fruits and vegetables and cutting back on gluten-containing products, especially anything with wheat,… Continue Reading

Cherries as Painkillers

Cherries the fruit, cherry juice, cherry extracts, are all being touted in a new study as being excellent painkillers, especially for those with arthritis.  Cherries also seem to have anti-inflammatory properties. Just give cherries several months to really cut back the pain; there appears to be a cumulative effect, and once you stop eating cherries,… Continue Reading

Processed Chicken Recall – As Bad As The Pet Food Crisis Was?

Barber Foods (which sells under Schwann’s label as well) and Lean Cuisine are recalling batches of processed chicken items due to chunks of rubber/plastic found in them. Barber Foods’ recall was on November 7th; Nestle’s Lean Cuisine recall was November 17th. Nestle had another recall for foreign objects on August 21st in Stuffed Pepperoni Pizza… Continue Reading

Moofas – the flat stomach diet

Mono-unsaturated fats Eat: all oils except for palm and coconut nuts and seeds avocados olives dark chocolate drink lots of water Avoid: salt highly processed foods excess carbs (no white breads, pastas, etc.) broccoli cauliflower tea coffee sodas 4 400 cal meals each day, no more than 4 hours apart, a moofa at every meal Continue Reading

School’s Back in Session

School’s Back in Session

Remember to support your kids — they may have fears they can’t adequately express, or that you misunderstand.  I know of a first-grader who was scared about going to school for the first time – she’d been homeschooled for kindergarten.  Her mom eventually asked her what she was scared about, and it turned out she… Continue Reading

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Detox Tips

Detox Tips

A Facebook friend recently asked people about their experiences with and advice on detoxing.  Here’s my answer. My advice is to start reeallllllllyyyyy slow and with tiny amounts of whatever you use to assist you.  I’ve been using FlorEssence (which is an essiac) for years now, with small breaks in between, sometimes months, but usually… Continue Reading

Feng Shui Bagua Map

Feng Shui Bagua Map

This bagua is a great tool for guiding the energy in your living and working spaces to produce results you want — a better love life, career, health, finances — everything! Use colors, objects, and a lack of clutter (! — very important) to shift the energies in your life. The Sections: Wealth Colors: purples,… Continue Reading

Don’t Use The Rearview Mirror, Unless You Really Want To

Don’t Use The Rearview Mirror, Unless You Really Want To

You can’t drive forward by looking in the rear-view mirror. Unless you’re really talented, but still, you’ll get further faster if you just go straight ahead 🙂 Yes, maybe you’re escaping a terrible storm that wreaked havoc with your life, and you’re still breathing hard.  Maybe you’re still drenched from the downpour.  But stay focused… Continue Reading

Be Relentlessly Positive

Be Relentlessly Positive

Be relentlessly positive; it’s amazing where you can get! Let everything else around you blur as you race past it.  Stay focused on your goal and let your body, spirit, and mind flow in the most amazing harmonic symphony, hurdling over obstacles, blasting through barriers, and arriving at your destination exhilarated 😀 Want some help… Continue Reading

Think With Your Own Eyes – Spiritual Survival Tactics

Think With Your Own Eyes – Spiritual Survival Tactics

To survive Life and to Live Well, it’s imperative that you look at everything clearly, with your own eyes, and process it with your own brain, and be open to your own Spirit’s guidance. Whether you’re in the military and stationed in a highly dangerous place, working in an urban jungle, in an unhealthy relationship,… Continue Reading

Herbs to Boost Intuition

Herbs to Boost Intuition

Bay Leaf — Increases intuition.  Carry the leaf(s) with you.  Smell them, touch them, meditate into them.  Tuck them under your mattress, in your bag, in corners of your home, wherever you can fit them in, including bouquets and wreaths.  Help with getting a promotion or job. Bergamot — Protection and prosperity.  Brings luck through… Continue Reading