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Monthly Archives: October, 2012

Halloween Ghost / Fairy

Have you heard of the Halloween Ghost or Halloween Fairy. I heard of this a few years ago and it’s a wonderful event to solve the too much candy after Halloween issue! After the Halloween night festivities are finished and the favorite candies have been ingested. The Halloween fairy visits Halloween night and takes the candy and …

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Stretch of the Week- Child’s Pose

If you have every gone to a yoga class you have definitely done child’s pose.  It is considered a rest pose in yoga and the benefits are many. Such as  gently stretch the hips, thighs, and ankles, calms the brain and helps relieve stress and fatigue, relieves back and neck pain. How to: Kneel on the floor. …

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Homemade Energy Bars

For foodie Friday this week I am sharing a recipe I created because I had extra peanut butter on hand. And my husband can eat energy bars like they are going out of style… so I thought I should make my own! They are simple to make very similar to a cliff bar. My husband …

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Massage Works for Osteoarthritis

We see many clients who have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis and seek massage therapy to have reduced pain and increased range of motion in their joints. Here is an awesome study funded by the National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine. To read the full study go here Here are some highlights I really found …

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Stretch of the Week- Side Bend

We see so much lower back tension and pain that regular stretching can really help keep you feeling good. Stretching the side of the body opens up the lower back muscles, lats, lateral shoulder and ribs. It’s perfect for this time of year because it makes space in the lungs also which helps with the …

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Chopped Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

Or Detox Salad which my husband totally loved but didn’t think the name detox salad sounded very appetizing. I had gotten some beautiful cauliflower in my farm box and decided to give this recipe a try. It is from my new fave food website                Oh She Glows I …

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The Best Kept Secret in the Biz: Yoga Combined with Massage

A secret in the natural health business, that most yoga and massage providers will encourage you to discover for yourself, is that the combination of yoga and therapeutic massage on a regular basis can exponentially increase and prolong the benefits of both. Massage and yoga are some of the most popular, well known healing modalities …

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For the Love of Detox

I admit to being in love with a good detox. You feel so amazing after a few days or longer of cleaning out the diet and your body it really changes how you look and feel. I’ve heard some reports that you don’t need to detox that the body is made to be a self …

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Stretch of the Week- Spine Stretch

In yoga this stretch is called Cat Cow. It is a great stretch for the spine.  A lot of people believe that your spine is your center life force and that it’s health is crucial to your entire well being. So why wouldn’t you take good care of it… you only get 1 spine in …

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Easy Vegetable Stock

Well we’ve jumped right into winter already. So before I start giving you some of my very favorite soup recipes I thought we should start with how easy it is to make your own vegetable stock. I just made some last weekend and it is long gone by the time I realized I needed to …

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