Monthly Archives: April 2013

Essential Oils and Self Care

In our busy world, it can be challenging to take care of ourselves well. It can be a great stress reliever to take a bath, imagining all our troubles floating away. We can make it a ritual for self care. … Continue reading

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Walking Meditation for Restless Meditators

When I rediscovered meditation in my 20s, I was restless. I felt there was no way that I could sit and clear my mind. Someone mentioned “The Miracle of Mindfulness”. I was intrigued. The book is by Thich Nhat Hanh. … Continue reading

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Cobra & Child

Yoga Poses So just what are yoga poses (asana)? They are positions we place our bodies in, we explore them with our mind, our breath, we embody the qualities. We’ll cover two in this article, Cobra and Child Poses. A … Continue reading

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Managing Stress Through Breath

Pranayama is breath work in yoga. Technically speaking: Pranayama is a Sanskrit word meaning “extension of the prana or breath” or, “extension of the life force”. There are breathing patterns that affect the nervous system, as well as the emotions. … Continue reading

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Yoga and Meditation for Stress Relief

I learned about meditation as a child, I learned about yoga as a child.  I didn’t do much with them in those early years, but come my late teens, early 20s I was on a spiritual journey that has lasted … Continue reading

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Unique Veggie Burger Recipe

Veggie burgers can be a quick easy meal.  I like to make batches of them and freeze them.  They easily reheat in a toaster, toaster oven or less desirable microwave. Here is an article I wrote with a recipe for … Continue reading

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The Amazing Chia Seed

The chia seed is an ancient food of the Aztecs.  It packs a powerful punch nutritionally too, low in fat, and a good source of magnesium, calcium, iron and fiber.

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