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The Yogic Breath

The foundation of any yoga practice is the breath. The term Pranayama comes from the Sanskrit “prana” meaning life force energy, and “ayama” meaning freeing or extending. Therefore pranayama is the conscious control of the prana through our...

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Strawberry Jammin’

I’m kinda lazy sometimes. What’s important to me is figuring out the fastest and most simple way to prepare healthy food from whole, minimally processed ingredients. I love to play around in the kitchen experimenting with different recipes, but not all the...

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How To Be Thankful For The Haters

Warning: If you are narrow minded or not accepting of other’s differences you are advised to stop reading now. There have always been nay-sayers and there have always been truth seekers. People on the right side of history and people on the wrong side of...

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Honest Product Reviews: Best Protein Bar

One of the things I struggle the most with when it comes to eating well is finding a good protein bar. I try to stay away from processed foods and protein bars are most definitely a highly processed food. I have spent way too much time in the grocery store reading...

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Banana Chips

I LOVE These! Oh my God! This is quite possibly one of the most simple and basic recipes I could post, other than how to boil water. These banana chips are a great snack to add to granola, trail mix or just enjoy by itself. It’s chewy and sweet flavor...

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The Art of Living a High Vibe Life

We are largely what we have thought ourselves into being.  TRUTH!  Do you sometimes feel like your thoughts get the best of you and can take you on a downward spiral that’s hard to get out of? I certainly do. It’s amazing the power our thoughts...

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Tips For Deepening Your Meditation Practice

So you sit down, get situated, scratch your nose. Now what? Meditation can be a tricky business. On one hand you feel like you should be putting in some effort in order to get something out of it in return, and on the other hand we expect to sit there and let the...

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