Dry Brush and Oil Your Skin for a Healthy, Springtime Glow

Dry Brush and Oil Your Skin for a Healthy, Springtime Glow

This final self-care tip is one of my favorites! Enjoy! While your spirit may be singing the praises of Spring, it’s also likely your skin and your body is still crying out with the Winter blues.  Did you know that your skin is the largest organ of your body? It is a fairly important one too! Your skin protects your insides, keeps your temperature regulated, produces vitamin D when in contact with the sun and also produces antibacterial...

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Eat Your Greens and Purify Your Diet This Spring

Eat Your Greens and Purify Your Diet This Spring

Chlorophyll is the color of Spring. You should eat greens 3 x or more a day, especially in  Spring. Use green smoothies or juices, salads, cooked greens and living soups in your diet. Dandelions are superfoods and can be found in abundance in the organic section of your grocery store this Spring. Pop a few leaves in your smoothie, or juice them. Asparagus, the “food of kings,” is rich in glutathione, the mother of all antioxidants. Your...

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Blossom This Spring Like a Lotus Flower

Blossom This Spring Like a Lotus Flower

A lotus flower begins growing at the bottom of a muddy pool, and slowly emerges toward the surface, bursting out of the water into a beautiful blossom. The lotus in the mud symbolizes a women’s deep love and commitment to herself. Instead of being stuck in the mud, a woman waters her body, mind, and spirit with self love and self care practices. Outer circumstances and difficulties don’t get in her way. She sees challenges and difficulties...

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Spring Clean your Body, Mind, Spirit and Home Life!

Spring Clean your Body, Mind, Spirit and Home Life!

Spring cleaning isn’t limited to what you’re doing with your closet space. Celebrate the Spring by clearing out what isn’t serving you in your life anymore to make room for what does. During the Winter months, we tend to slow down and accumulate “stuff”, including pounds! Freshening up your home, your wardrobe, or your diet can feel oh so good! My office closet has become filled with files and books this Winter. I’m tired...

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The Art of Self Care – A Springtime Meditation and Journaling Practice

The Art of Self Care – A Springtime Meditation and Journaling Practice

Grab your journal, read this article, and then craft your Spring self-care program! Self- care is about Soul-care. When we truly learn to love ourselves, we feel inspired to take care of our body, our mind, our daily practices, our life work, our families, and our dreams. When we deeply and truly take care to be all that we are, our life naturally blossoms open like a lotus flower and thrives. Do you love yourself? Are you solid in your...

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Retreat Reflections: Summer 2014 Yoga in Nature Women’s Retreat

Retreat Reflections: Summer 2014 Yoga in Nature Women’s Retreat

It has been one week since leading my twice-yearly Yoga in Nature Women’s Retreat in Pueblo Mountain Park at the beautiful Horseshoe Lodge. I am still feeling the delightfully positive lingering affects of the retreat. It is such a blessing, to facilitate a retreat and I’m thankful for the women friends who chose to take time out of their lives to be a part of this special weekend. Leading Yoga retreats seasonally at the Horseshoe...

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