Category: Wellness

Sitting Is the New “Smoking”?

Check out the attached infographic.  While a bit alarmist (do they have to literally go to the extreme of “you will DIE”?) it really does make you think. I might post this on the wall in front of my office computer as a reminder…

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Walking Westlake: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly and The Hope

I wish I could tell you, dear readers, that I spend 100% of my time teaching yoga, but that is not the case.  🙂  I do work a full time job in addition to teaching and managing our yoga team.  I think that is part of what helps me understand better the modern machinations of corporate culture and how wellness fits into it…but I digress…

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Intermittent Fasting and Bio-Hacking

In recent months, I’ve become a big fan of the podcasts from The Fat Burning Man. Abel James hosts the show, and has various wellness experts on the show. The common thread I really like about all the interviews is that the guests are providing alternative sources of information on optimal nutrition, fitness and lifestyle to help you PERFORM at your best. It’s not just about losing weight, it’s about total mind/body performance. And YOU are in control of your destiny instead of falling into the diabetes/cancer/heart disease trap of our extremely flawed “health care” and food distribution systems.

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Recipe : Raw, Vegan Blueberry Mousse

Had to share this wonderful dessert recipe made with fresh blueberries, maple syrup and cashews. It’s so simple to make, you won’t believe it. And the taste: spectacular.   You can use any kind of berries, but I really love the blues.  Cashews are a great source of protein, and when soaked overnight, activated enzymes make them much easier to digest.

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Apple Cider Vinegar : A Cure All?

Over the years, I’ve read and heard many accounts of the benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar.  Let’s call it ACV for short.  I like to think of it as a more convenient, direct and cheap health tonic than Kombucha.

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