In honor of Chinese New Year (February 3rd) I have chosen the Adzuki (aka Aduki or Azuki) bean for my newest addition, the Weekly Pick. This is a popular food for Chinese New Year because of its red color, which is considered to be lucky. It’s commonly used to make sweet soups or desserts. Adzuki bean paste = yum!
In the spirit of full disclosure, I am not a coffee drinker. I love the taste but it makes me feel like I did a bunch of uppers and not in a good way. It’s my understanding that in homeopathy coffee is used as an antidote to their remedies. Apparently, the oils create toxicity, so it doesn’t even matter if it’s decaf. Basically, it undoes anything beneficial. Plus, coffee is totally acidic, can create digestive problems, and puts your body into a state of fight-or-flight.
Ready to quit coffee now? Great. I have just the thing… Continue reading
Happy birthday to all the other Scorpios out there! My birthday is pretty much my favorite day of the year. I believe acquiring another year of life is a grand achievement worthy of celebration. This year, however, I came upon one of those numbers with a “5” in it. You know, halfway through a decade. Which basically means I’m closer to the other end of the spectrum. It jarred me a little, I have to admit. What was that about? Continue reading
“The happiest man alive would look in the mirror and see himself exactly as he is.” Dumbledore, Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone
Image: Pablo Picasso’s Girl Before a Mirror
I was under this belief system that you have to have a lover in order to have love in your life and I came out of it going ‘I am the love of my life’. -Jenny McCarthy
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Maybe you think jewelry isn’t totally in line with this little wellness blog I have going on, but my dear, you would be sadly mistaken. The first reason being that jewelry can make a person feel beautiful, and wellness is all about feeling beautiful. Second, jewelry is made of precious metals and gemstones which are natural elements that can help heal and protect us. And with High Chi jewelry you even get a little extra oomph. Continue reading
“Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
if you’re alive, it isn’t.” -Richard Bach
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It almost seems like a no-brainer to have someone in your life who can be objective, give you a plan of action, hold you accountable, and cheer you on in the process. Right? Continue reading