Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Top 10 Ways to Conquer Stress!

Monday, July 30, 2012

The Master Cleanse! Recipe & How to

The Master Cleanse is a popular 10 day juice fast using (1) a special lemonade recipe made with water, lemons, maple syrup, and cayenne pepper, (2) a salt water flush and (3) a laxative tea. First developed by Stanley Burroughs in the 1940's, The Master Cleanse has helped many cleanse their system and lose excess weight. The simplicity and easy availability of the ingredients attribute to it's popularity. Although many have reported amazing results, there has been both positive and negative points of view associated with this cleanse. In the end it's up to the individual to determine if this is right for them.

In this video tutorial Julia (JuliaHeaven on YouTube) demonstrates how to put together the recipe. You can tune into her YouTube channel where she has documented each day of her 10 day cleanse.


Lemonade Recipe: 
(Drink between 6 and 12 10oz glasses a day)
For every 8 oz. of water
2 tbsp. Fresh squeezed Lemon Juice
1/10 tsp. Cayenne Pepper (Or as much as you can stand)

Every morning Salt Water Flush:
2 tsp. Sea Salt in 1 liter of water

Every Evening:

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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Family Workout: A Healthy Family is a Happy Family

Instilling healthy habits in our children is one of the best gifts we could ever give them. Family workouts not only help keep kids and adults healthy and fit, it helps to bring the family closer together while aiding in the reduction of bad behaviors by releasing pent up energy. Keeping the kids engaged will also help motivate us parents to get more active. A real win win situation. 

 Check out this great clip of Lulu, Drew & Nona getting a great workout using Rob Orlando's family fitness routine at Hybrid Athletics.

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Water: The Great Mystery Free Full Length Documentary

Amazing! Does our consciousnesses change waters molecular structure?

Here is a excerpt from the film "Water:The Great Mystery". Water is the only substance known to man that has the ability to take various forms and return to its original state. From the gaseous, steam; to the liquid, water; to the solids, ice and snow, water remains unexplainable in many ways. 
Does human consciousness have an effect on the molecular structure of water? In this thought provoking documentary, Japanese author and entrepreneur Masaru Emoto along with other researchers, scientists, philosophers and theologians set out to prove just that.

Quick Facts:
The human body is made up of at least 70% water. 
The Planet earth is made up of 75% water.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Amazing Weight Loss Life Transformation!

Here's an amazing story of how Bill Barlow of RawFoodForMyLife.com went from being sick, overweight and knocking on deaths door to becoming enlightened about the power of raw foods, water fasting and exercise. Bill credits Dan McDonald aka 'The Liferegenerator' for providing him with the information that literally saved his life. After losing an astonishing 200 lbs in just one year Bill has dedicated himself to sharing his new found knowledge of health and healing with all who could possibly benefit from his experiences. If you or someone you know is suffering with obesity, illness or chronic pain and suffering your not going to want to miss this!

The details of Bills journey can be heard in this wonderful interview by Arttemis Keszainn of NewEarthCenter.com.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

How to eat healthy on a budget!

Many people struggle to eat healthy because of the common misconception that it going to cost more money, when in fact it can cost less money, and because your eating well and taking care of your health you may be able to avoid future illness that can end up costing a fortune. In this video Dara Dubinet from http://liveloveraw.daradubinet.com/ demonstrates just how easy it is to prepare healthy foods without breaking the bank.


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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Healthy Raw Food Tacos...Delicious!

This is a great recipe that can be made in minutes. The filling really does taste and have the texture of taco meat. Feel free to get creative with this recipe.

Filling: Raw Walnuts (pre-soak 8 hours to neutralize enzyme inhibitors). 1/2 tsp Cumin, 1 tsp Lemon Juice, 1 Garlic Clove and 1 tsp Nama Shoyu (unpasteurized, organic soy sauce). Combine ingredients with a food processor using the 'S' blade attachment until consistently of taco meat (about 30 seconds).

Toppings: Sprouted Mung Beans, Avocado and diced Tomatoes. 

Shell: Any large green leaf vegetable will work well...Collard Green (as shown above), Kale, Swiss Chard, etc.

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Eckhart Tolle - Live in the Present!

Master Eckhart Tolle is one of the most influential teachers to ever grace this planet. After experiencing a profound transformation at the age of 29 Eckhart devoted his life to better understanding human consciousness and enlightenment. Author of the #1 New York Times bestseller 'The Power of Now' and more recently 'A New Earth', Eckhart continues to inspire and teach the masses the fundamentals behind his work.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Do We Know How to End Cancer, Heart Disease and Diabetes?

Dr. T. Colin Campbell, author of the China Study and Forks over Knives gives a presentation on 'Resolving the Health Care Crisis'. With over 50 years of nutritional study, Dr. Campbell's research has lead to many discoveries on diet and disease. With the cost of Health Care crippling our country and Obesity, Cancer, Diabetes and Heart Disease affecting so many of our loved ones I think it's time we listen to what the man has to say.

Do you know somebody who this video might help? Please share this information.

Watch Forks Over Knives. Free Full Length Movie!


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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Why eating more 'Living Foods' is so Powerful!

Dan McDonald aka "Dan The Man" aka "The Liferegenerator" has been teaching people about the healing and regenerative effects of eating a whole natural vegan diet high in raw living fruits and vegetables for many years. Having been awarded 'Best Raw Vegan Educator of the Year' multiple times at 'The Best of Raw Awards', it appears his message is spreading fast. Dan doesn't just talk the talk, he walks the walk. With over 1,100 inspirational videos now available for viewing through his YouTube channel and his ever growing list of instructional dvd's now available through his website you're sure to find a topic that interest you.

In this video Dan gives a consultation to a gentlemen who's looking to lose weight, reverse diabetes and get off medications.


If you have a question or would like to request a consultation with Dan you can submit your request here: 'Ask Dan'

Buddha on a train

'Merci!' is a short film by Christine Rabette. Winner of the 2003 Golden Wave for best Short Film (Court-M├ętrage). ‘Bodhisattva in Metro’ as it's also known, has struck a cord with many who have had the privilege to view it. Everybody who see's this film is likely to have a slightly different interpretation of what it represents. The woman with the book in her hand is the director Christine Rabette. This film was based on an actual event Christine experienced will riding the metro in Paris during rush hour.


5 Great Quotes on Laughter...

"A day without laughter is a day wasted." ~Charlie Chaplin

"Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand." ~Mark Twain

"Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors." ~Norman Cousins

"All you need in the world is love and laughter. That's all anybody needs. To have love in one hand and laughter in the other." ~August Wilson

"At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities." ~Jean Houston

Need more reasons to laugh? Watch this:

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Dogs and cats love real homemade pet food!

Is that 50 lb bag of kibble you bought from the big box store really providing your beloved pet with the nutrition and protection that it says it does? With pet food recalls happening all the time, and the high frequency of pets falling ill or even dying from food related diseases it may be worth taking a closer look.

One things for sure, by making homemade dog or cat  food, you can rest easy knowing that you're providing all the proper nutrition your pet needs to live a full, healthy and happy life. 

In this video John from JohnSifferman.com gives us a quick demonstration of just how easy it is to get started.

I believe that if you invest in the health of your pet, your pet will become an investment in your health!

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Monday, July 16, 2012

Is Venus Williams a Raw Vegan?

After being diagnosed with Sjogren's syndrome, an autoimmune disease causing her feelings of fatigue and pain, Venus Williams embarked on a journey to regain her health. 

 Venus: "For me, it gave me a lot of answers"... "I became a raw vegan... I'm not perfect, so I have to forgive myself when I make mistakes... I do a lot of juicing as well, a lot of wheat-grass shots." 

 Venus Williams is a  professional tennis player who's been World Ranked No. 1 and is the current Wimbledon Womens Doubles Champion along with her sister Serena Williams.


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Vacuum Sealed Salad in a Jar that Lasts a Week!

Here's a great idea that can save you time, money and keep you healthy. With just a little prep time you can preserve serving size portions of salad to take with you to work, school, the gym or on a road trip. All you're going to need to get started is some quart size wide mouth jars and a FoodSaver vacuum food sealer with the jar sealer attachment. I've also seen this method done by putting the dressing and salad toppings in the bottom of the jar and the salad on top. When it comes time to eat, simply pour into a bowl and enjoy. 

Here, Paula from www.Salad-in-a-Jar.com gives us a quick demonstration of  how it's done.

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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Health benefits of stretching 10-15 minutes a day

There are many health benefits to developing a regular stretching routine. Just 10 to 15 minutes of stretching a day is all it takes to greatly improve your flexibility and range of motion. By staying limber, daily tasks like reaching for a book on the top shelf will remain effortless into your golden years. Stretching also helps to circulate the blood throughout the entire body helping to increase energy levels and speed up muscle recovery post workout. Whether you're an athlete, a weekend runner or live a sedentary lifestyle, regular stretching is one of the best things you can do to prevent muscle related injuries. Back pain, leg pain, stiffness of the neck etc. can all be greatly reduced if not totally eliminated with the inclusion of  a proper stretching regimen. In the following video, Yogi Matt from CafeHolistic.com  demonstrates a great 10-15 minute stretching routine that can greatly enhance your day. 


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Sunday, July 8, 2012

Full 10 Part Series: Oprah interviews Eckhart Tolle "A New Earth" all 10 chapters

Click either the word playlist in the lower left corner of the video or (during playback) the small play button near the lower right corner of the video to view the entire playlist!!!

Five Great Quotes from  Eckhart Tolle's Book, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”― Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.”― Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

“Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.”― Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

“Anything that you resent and strongly react to in another is also in you.”― Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

“Living up to an image that you have of yourself or that other people have of you is inauthentic living.”― Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

Release your mind from the past, worry and anxiety

Oprah interviews author and spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle about his best selling book A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose. This was an excerpt of what was originally a 10 part series covering each chapter of the book. Click link below to watch the entire series (over 15 hours of video)!  http://www.livingahealthyandhappylife.com/2012/07/full-10-part-series-oprah-interviews.html

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Guided Meditation: Relax away stress in just 10 minutes

Melt away your stress and relax with this short 10 minute guided meditation. Allow yourself some time away from it all and clear your mind. There are many benefits that come with quieting our thoughts. Increased focus, better sleep, self control and better health are all common results after using this type of technique.

Video by Diana Parkinson. http://www.dianaparkinson.co.uk


Sunday, July 1, 2012

Fall Asleep Fast! Incredibly Relaxing Sleep Tone Music

If you've ever had trouble falling asleep then you know how life disrupting it can be. Insomnia is a common problem affecting an estimated 30%-50% of the general population. Not getting enough sleep can take a serious toll on your health, energy, mood and ability to safely function during the day. When you're not fully rested you're not at your best, meaning a higher likelihood of missed opportunities. Do yourself a favor and make getting an adequate amount of natural sleep a priority in life. Eat healthy, exersise,  always try to look on the bright side of things and be aware of how your daily lifestyle choices are affecting you. 

Here's five great tips to help you fall asleep fast!

  1. Quiet your mind (envision a stop sign in your head to quiet your thoughts)
  2. Take a few deep breaths (breathe in for 8 seconds, hold for 8 seconds, exhale for 8 seconds, repeat)
  3. Turn off distractions (television, facebook, cell phone, lights, etc.)
  4. Listen to relaxing music at low volume (Zen, Meditation, New Age, Audio-book)
  5. Fall asleep inch by inch (focused relaxation starting with your toes and slowly working your way up to your head