Monthly Archives: July, 2012

Why Pistachios Are Good for Your Gut from “Real Age”

A pistachio is like Jack Nicholson’s character Randle McMurphy in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”: a nut with a hard shell covering a center of genuine goodness. An interesting study reveals the amount of healthful bacteria in the poop of people who ate pistachios compared to that of people who ate other nuts or none at …

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Originally posted on L-Jay Health:
Hi everyone! Monday, July 23, 2012 starts the first day of LJAY HEALTH 30 days of eating no refined sugar challenge.  The challenge will end on Friday, August 24, 2012. If you are looking to see increased fitness results or just an improvement of overall health you should join the…

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Originally posted on zendictive:
An old man lived alone in Minnesota. He wanted to spade his potato garden, but it was very hard work. His only son, who would have helped him, was in prison. The old man wrote a letter to his son and mentioned his situation: Dear Son, I am feeling pretty bad…

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Originally posted on Writing Your Destiny:
For some time during this summer of 2012, I’d like to share some ideas on what it means to discover and create the Enchanted Oasis within ourselves. This theme and the following poem is in part inspired by the sweltering heat enfolding much of the United States and in part by the beautiful poetry…

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Originally posted on Hands-of-Faith Holistic Healing Centers® Blog:
Close the door to the habits that have been holding you back, change the record, clean the house, and get rid of the dust and dirt.  Stop denying yourself a fair chance.  Stop being who you were, and become who you really are. Starting today, stop… Playing…

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Originally posted on Lessons From the End of a Marriage:
If you missed my interview with Debbi Dickinson last week, you can find the mp3 here.  I talk about strategies to move out of victimhood and take charge of your own life.  Enjoy:)

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Originally posted on Writing Your Destiny:
The Earth seen from Apollo 17. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Happy 4th of July to American readers! This is an important day for so many of us Americans, because America has always been a country that values freedom and independence. On this day of celebration, I also want to mention a strength…

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Mark Bittman on what’s wrong with what we eat

In this fiery and funny talk, New York Times food writer Mark Bittman weighs in on what’s wrong with the way we eat now (too much meat, too few plants; too much fast food, too little home cooking), and why it’s putting the entire planet at risk. Why you should listen to him: Although Mark …

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Dean Ornish: Help the body heal itself

Dean Ornish talks about simple, low-tech and low-cost ways to take advantage of the body’s natural desire to heal itself. Why you should listen to him: Dr. Dean Ornish wants you to live longer, and have more fun while you’re at it. He’s one of the leading voices in the medical community promoting a balanced, …

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