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Archive for August, 2009

Quote of the Day

Not procrastinating is efficient.

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Kick Sugar Success Story

Here’s a link to an interview that I gave to Connie Bennett, author of the book Sugar Shock!, a provocative exposé of the negative effects of sugars and simple carbs, and how to break the addiction. It tells a little about my story and why I became a holistic health counselor: http://tinyurl.com/kov9p6. I hope you find it helpful.

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Quote of the Day

“Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.”  – Gail Sheehy

On face value, this looks like a simple statement. Yet, it may be the key to why so many of us refuse to embrace growth and change. We must let go a little in order to gain a lot.

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Quote of the Day

We need to remember to distinguish the “essential” from the “important,” the “important” from the “needs to be done,” and the “needs to be done” from “it probably doesn’t really matter.”  – Anonymous

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Happiness Tool Kit

I like this article from Real Simple, which contains a bullet-point list of things to make sure you do to ensure that you have less stress in your life and, thus, more happiness: http://tinyurl.com/oeh87t

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Stress and Weight Gain

We all know that stress can cause us to gain weight. Unfortunately, a new study shows that women are more likely to gain weight than men in reaction to many stressors. This article discusses the study and provides some tips on fighting stress in order to fight unwanted weight gain: http://health.yahoo.com/experts/weightloss/6352/stress-and-your-weight-men-vs-women/

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Quote of the Day

Something to think about:  “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” 

– by Elbert Hubbard

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Twelve Foods to Eat for Energy

Read this article in Woman’s Day to learn about twelve foods to give you the energy you need to make it through your busy day: http://www.womansday.com/Articles/Food/12-Foods-to-Eat-for-Energy.html. The foods include brown rice, sweet potatoes, bananas, apples, almonds, and yogurt.

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Good Nutrition for Beautiful Skin

Check out this article at Kashi.com about the benefits of good nutrition for healthy, beautiful skin. You are what you eat, from the inside out.

Read the article here: http://www.kashi.com/articles/skin_care_from_the_inside_out

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Cook Yourself Thin!

I just happened across this show on Lifetime today and the hostesses offered lots of healthy, lower calorie alternatives to all your favorite foods. And they offer a cookbook. Here’s a little about it:

Cook Yourself Thin is not a fad diet. It gives skinny alternatives to your cravings. You can’t live without your chocolate cake or mac ’n’ cheese? You don’t have to! There’s never enough time to cook? Cook Yourself Thin keeps it simple—with easy instructions and fun recipes you’ll want to make again and again.

Learn more at http://www.everywomansvoice.com/?q=node/648.

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