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A Body Sass? re-set for ya…

Summer is fun! And, sometimes summer fun leaves us feeling like our weight, and our health, need a re-set. My hallmark Body Sass? Cleanse starts soon and it’s time to get yourself registered and ready to feel AH-mazing!

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The glory of a wet blanket

Chronic inflammation quietly erodes our health, until it’s not so quiet anymore. Learn more about how and why this happens, and how you can put out the fire of inflammation and create vibrant health!

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Do you plan to fail?

If you want better health, less fat, more energy (anything, really)…hope is not a plan. Learn some foundational tactics in how to get some traction in creating your vibrant health.

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Are you fooled by the mirage?

Free yourself from media-induced unhappiness with your body, and focus on what’s right for YOU. And don’t fret that you don’t look like those magazine cover models. They don’t look like that either!

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Food Sass? Teleportation

While it may be true that we haven’t yet figured out teleportation (to the best of my knowledge!), you can enjoy some Food Sass? that can teleport you with your taste buds. Thailand, anyone?

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Not so sweet.

Chemical sweeteners, like NutraSweet and Splenda, are dangerous chemicals that are permitted in our food supply. Protecting your Body Sass? means avoiding these “diet sugars.”

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The joy of being a speck

The ability to help ourselves get perspective amidst our very full, sometimes rather messy, lives helps us show up and enjoy this precious life experience.

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Top 7 Tips to Boost Your IMMUNITY

Keeping our immunity strong is one of our main jobs as the steward of this beautiful, miraculous body that we get to ride around in. Learn my top 7 tips for keeping immunity strong, which helps us do everything from healing a papercut?to protecting our bodies from cancer.

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YOU are, definitionally, Irrepressible.

YOU are, definitionally, Irrepressible.

I?ve already had so many inquiries about the next Body Sass? Cleanse Group Program, and is it running in January, and can I just commit now because I already know I need it, etc. So, YES to all of that, and save that date for Jan 7 ? 27, 2017 and get ready to...

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Small things are big things.

Small things are big things.

?Go big or go home? isn?t always the best approach. Often with food and health, slow & steady wins the race, and today?s post will provide food for thought and food for your Thanksgiving table!

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What feeds your soul?

What feeds your soul?

Beautiful nutrient-dense Food Sass? is a great start toward creating vibrant health. And, our BodyMindSpirit needs mindful nourishment, on every level. How do you nourish the deep essence of your Being?

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Take the pressure off!

Take the pressure off!

I have lots to share with you today! First, did you miss me last week? (this is the part where you say ?yes!? 😉 I have been committed, for years, to delivering education, inspiration, and empowerment every week to this blog playground. And, I will continue with that...

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HEALTHY Eating on the Go

HEALTHY Eating on the Go

If you WANT to eat for health, but struggle with doing that in the context of a full life, you?re not alone! Learn more about healthy eating on the go, served up with a delicious recipe to make on that evening when you DO have some space for Food Sass? creation.

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Live YOUR Life.

There are moments when we find ourselves noticing the passage of time, and reflecting about our lives. These can be gorgeous moments of insight and I invite you, as you lean into these moments, to mindfully live YOUR life.

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Mind Savvy® for Social Eating Sass

Mind Savvy® for Social Eating Sass

When folks give you a hard time about what you are/aren?t eating/drinking at social events?it actually has NOTHING to do with you. Learn how to navigate social eating that allows you peace while pursing your health goals.

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Your Body Wants Its SASS Back!

Your Body Wants Its SASS Back!

Registration is OPEN for the autumn 2016 Body Sass? Cleanse Group Program. This Program offers a foundational reset that delivers serious results, and inspires long-term lifestyle changes for health.

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What’s Beautiful, Heavenly, AND Has Rocket-power?

What’s Beautiful, Heavenly, AND Has Rocket-power?

This month?s Featured Food Sass? Recipe is not only amazing, it also gives you a preview of how we eat like kings & queens at my upcoming Vibrant New YOU Retreat. This crowd-pleaser can be made on the spot, or entirely prepped ahead for a no-hassle dinner party main course with WOW-factor. Looks beautiful; tastes like heaven; and blasts your sweet bod with health-building nutrient rockets.

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What do MLK Jr., Edison, and Nate Robinson have in common?

We all have habits, beliefs, and thought forms that minimize our ability to be the most full, awesome, and VIBRANT expression of ourselves. Our self-DOUBT encourages us to play small, in big and little ways, every day. Learn how to develop a new relationship with the specter of doubt. Put Debbie Doubter in the quiet chair!

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Your Greatest Power

You literally create your life…your health, finances, relationships, etc…using one incredible power that you use 35,000 times a day. Move from sleepwalking to intention and create the body, health, love, and life you desire!

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A Perfect Food Sass® Pairing

A Perfect Food Sass® Pairing

Caesar salad is a great side for so many dishes, including last week’s Swordfish Kebobs with Delish Herb Pesto recipe. Trouble is, most of the store-bought dressings have anti-sass ingredients in them. Never fear! Give this recipe a whirl, for taste and wholeness to please fine-food lovers and foodies, alike.

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Meet Them Where They Are

We create an immense amount of suffering for ourselves, and waste a great deal of energy, feeling aggravated that people aren?t ?living up to our expectations.? Instead of allowing thoughts that make you, and the other person, feel badly to run your life, learn how to lean into NOW and create more love, joy, and healthy relationships in your life.

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Our Stories: Truth or Fiction?

Our Stories: Truth or Fiction?

One of the most powerful resources that you have at your disposal to shape your health, joy, and life experience is your MIND. Do you really want 98% of this power to be made up of fictional stories that compromise your ability to create health & joy? Of course not?

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Feeling Fractionated? Embrace SPACE.

SPACE is actually healing to our body, mind, and spirit. The concept of creating space may seem contradictory in a culture that places huge value on material things and multi-tasking, but I suggest that this is exactly why we need to EMBRACE SPACE. And this has many, many applications, large and small, for creating more peace, creativity, productivity, relational connectivity, & joy in your life.

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Bonanza Salad and a Sassy Bod!

Bonanza Salad and a Sassy Bod!

Holy brain-bonanza, Batman! This salad tastes amazing and is absolutely loaded with nutrients that feed our BRAIN and whole body. This splendiferous salad is Body Sass? Cleanse-friendly if you replace the walnuts with sunflower seeds and forgo the optional goat cheese. And still YUMMY!

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A New Take on Salmon. Easy & Mmmmm.

A New Take on Salmon. Easy & Mmmmm.

Sometimes our best planning intentions fly out the window and we?re left wondering what on earth to make for dinner. This Food Sass? recipe features ingredients we often ?have around? and boasts insane nutrition with plenty o? healthy fats.

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Top 10 Ways to Reduce Sugar

Top 10 Ways to Reduce Sugar

Sugar is eroding our health, in numerous and far-reaching ways. One of the most important things you can do for your health is to reduce your intake of sugar. This post will teach you how.

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Fantabulous Fennel Food Sass

Fantabulous Fennel Food Sass

Fennel is a versatile veggie that has a texture similar to celery and is used a lot in French and Italian food culture. Why? Because it?s nutritious & delicious! Check out this great stew recipe.

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Honor Your Amazingness

Honor Your Amazingness

You are the only YOU there ever has been, the only you there is, and the only you that will ever will be. Don?t let the ?school of hard knocks? create shadows over the gifts that only you can bring to the world!

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Heaven in a Glass

Heaven in a Glass

This Food Sass? recipe offers you a true ?meal in a glass? that is delicious, filling, and nutrient-dense. It literally tastes like you are drinking a dessert, and what?s not to like about that?!

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The Mind Savvy Answer is Commitment

The Mind Savvy Answer is Commitment

We all have things we?d like to accomplish, but sometimes (often?) get frustrated with our inability to reach our goals. Learn the key components of a true goal or desire, and the steps that get the rubber on the road.

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Create Body Sass with FIBER

Create Body Sass with FIBER

Most of us are at least vaguely aware that fiber is good for us. Why? How much? Where is this fantabulous dietary fiber most concentrated in foods? Great questions! Read on.

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5 Tips for Afternoon Energy

5 Tips for Afternoon Energy

Find yourself with an energy crash in the afternoon? These simple 5 tips will help you create even energy throughout your day, including starting your day with NUTRIENTS!

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Courage is the Foundational Virtue

Courage is the Foundational Virtue

If you are seeking more joy and less worry, learn about how our fear-based culture is eroding your health, your joy, and your life experience. This far-reaching information about embracing courage contains the seeds for a whole new way of approaching your life. Freedom!

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A Love Letter

A Love Letter

My work helping folks Create Vibrant Health: BodyMindSpirit? is a passion, and a calling, that brings me joy, every day. I am grateful for all of the people that invite me into their health journey, in whatever form that takes. Thank you.

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Dal Soup Recipe Is Food Sass Royalty

Dal Soup Recipe Is Food Sass Royalty

This Indian-inspired red lentil dish, according to the LW insiders that have made it (again and again and?) is ?addictive.? Being addicted to something that is delicious, nutritious, and stacked with Food Sass? is a GOOD thing. Three cheers for cumin!

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Forgiveness Opens the Door to Joy and Freedom

Forgiveness Opens the Door to Joy and Freedom

True forgiveness is a decision, not an emotion, and is a deeper process than just saying ?I forgive you? or ?I forgive me.? Learn to soften into experiencing the emotions that then allow for the decision of authentic forgiveness. Humans are messy, each and every one of us, and compassion for self and others is necessary for joy and freedom.

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Mindfulness and Emotional Eating

Mindfulness and Emotional Eating

You will not likely suddenly adopt health-building foods and practices, simply because you have become educated on how to Create Vibrant Health. If it were that simple, most of us would be vibrantly healthy, joyful, and at our ideal weight. Learn how the power of mindfulness can interrupt old mind patterns that aren?t serving you.

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Enjoy This Chili Recipe Food Sass

Enjoy This Chili Recipe Food Sass

Enjoy this Chili Recipe that packs some serious Food Sass? and is a huge hit for a crowd of hungry football fans. Even if ?football? isn?t part of your vocabulary, this recipe will delight your taste buds and blast your cells with health-building amazingness!

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Connection Feeds Our Spirit

Connection Feeds Our Spirit

True human connection feeds our spirit. It is a basic Soul Food that helps us create joy and meaning in our lives. Technology has a place in the world, but cannot replace this basic human need.

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The Whole Grain Fallacy is Eroding Your Health

The Whole Grain Fallacy is Eroding Your Health

?Eat plenty of whole grains for health.? Bunk. If you want fiber, eat an avocado (10 g!), but this ?whole grain fallacy? is confusing well-intentioned people that are looking to build health for themselves. Learn the inside, non-PC, scoop on grains.

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Play Full Out to Rock Your Spirit

Play Full Out to Rock Your Spirit

Each day, we have a choice. We can offer the fullness of our gifts and uniqueness to the world. Or, we can play safe and small. We tend to do more of the latter as we age. Embrace the richness of authentic you!

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Sea Bass Recipe with Sass

Sea Bass Recipe with Sass

This delicious & nutritious grill recipe provides you with Sea Bass with Sass! And, the resulting flavor blends well with SO many easy salads and side-dishes. Enjoy!

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Trans Fats Are ALWAYS Bad For You

Trans Fats Are ALWAYS Bad For You

I make it a habit to not use the words ?always? or ?never? because it is so rare that they actually apply. The word ?never? was made with trans fats in mind. Learn how to sleuth out these fats and remove them from your food lifestyle.

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Learning Life Lessons With Less Pain

Learning Life Lessons With Less Pain

We tend to repeat the same mistakes?with jobs, relationships, ourselves?over and over. It often feels like the lessons get hard, but many of us still keep our head in the sand. Learn how to become wiser and expand your consciousness, with the touch of a feather, instead of the slam of a sledgehammer!

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Quinoa Tabouli Recipe for Food Sass

Quinoa Tabouli Recipe for Food Sass

What?s not to love about quinoa?! This Food Sass? favorite has people?kids, foodees, non-foodees, picky eaters?clamoring for more. They don?t need to know it?s PACKED with nutrients to Create Vibrant Health?; they can just enjoy how awesome it tastes!

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Sugar Is Damaging Your Health

Sugar Is Damaging Your Health

Sugar is the Demon in our Diet and is eroding our health in more ways than many imagine. Learn a few simple tools to help you get started in reducing your sugar intake. It?s likely the most important focus you can choose, to Create Vibrant Health?. Also check out my Apr 2, 2013 post on my Top 10 Ways to Reduce Sugar!

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Unscrambling the Confusion on Eggs

Unscrambling the Confusion on Eggs

Confused about eggs? Are they good for us? Clear up your confusion about nature?s perfect food and understand what all the labels mean. Organic, free-range, cage-free?learn what it all means, so you can make mindful choices about your food.

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Top 3 Strategies for More Energy

Top 3 Strategies for More Energy

Learn my Top 3 Strategies for creating more energy, and more Joy!, in your life. It?s difficult to feel joyful, present, and ALIVE when we?re dragging through our days. These strategies will help you start to turn the tide.

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