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Friday, February 21, 2014

Quotes and health tip of the day... 2/21/14

“On soft Spring nights I'll stand 
in the yard under the stars - 
Something good will come out of all things yet -
And it will be golden and eternal just like that -
There's no need to say another word.” 
     ~ Jack Kerouac 

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful 
for every good thing that comes to you, 
and to give thanks continuously. 
And because all things have contributed 
to your advancement, you should include 
all things in your gratitude.”  
     ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Health Tip: A smile will gain you ten more years of life. 
                             ~ Chinese Proverb 

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Quotes and health tip of the day... 2/20/14

“Take a walk outside - 
it will serve you far more 
than pacing around in your mind.” 
     ~ Rasheed Ogunlaru  

Anywhere you go liking everyone, 
everyone will be likeable.  
     ~ Mignon McLaughlin

"The world is changed by your example,
not by your opinion."
     ~ Paulo Coelho

Health Tip: Organic Kids Sunscreen
the best I've seen short of making your own:

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Quotes and health tip of the day... 2/19/14

Being deeply loved by someone 
gives you strength, 
while loving someone deeply 
gives you courage.
     ~ Lao Tzu 

If you find it in your heart 
to care for somebody else, 
you will have succeeded. 
     ~ Maya Angelou

Perhaps everything terrible 
is in its deepest being, 
something helpless 
that wants help from us. 
     ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

Health Tip: The ability to direct relaxation techniques such as breathing, self-massage, and visualizations, to a specific area of the body, is a wonderful skill for keeping the body in balance. Being aware of imbalances early is key to preventing illness and disease. ~adapted, Carla Melucci Ardito

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Quotes and health tip of the day... 2/18/14

“Life is like music, it must be composed 
by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.” 
     ~ Samuel Butler

“Feelings are much stronger than thoughts. 
We are all led by instinct, 
and our intellect catches up later” 
     ~ Bono

“When I get logical, 
and I don't trust my instincts 
- that's when I get in trouble.” 
     ~ Angelina Jolie

Health Tip: WALKING!

The simple act of walking is abundant with health benefits that can be multiplied if we are mindful of our opposing sides. Jonathan FitzGordon, a Brooklyn based yoga teacher and creator of “The Core Walking Program,” is passionate about the balancing of our left and right sides.

“The body is a self-healing machine meant to regenerate itself through proper movement. ” FitzGordon says, “a body that walks successfully through life uses both sides of the body in opposition. When the right leg moves forward, the left arm moves forward as well, and this essential action is missing from the movement patterns of so many people!” ~ Carla Melucci Ardito 

Monday, February 17, 2014

Quotes and health tip of the day... 2/17/14

"It is not so important where one settles down.
The best thing is to follow your instincts 
without too much reflection."
     ~ Albert Einstein

"Whenever you interact with people, 
don't be there primarily as a function or a role,
but as the field of conscious presence."
     ~ Eckhart Tolle

“There is a river of Truth 
that flows through the ages. 
It cannot be sullied. 
Drink of it and you will be sustained."
     ~ Marianne Williamson 

Health Tip:   Mix 1 - 3 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in 8 ounces of warm water for strep throat. Repeat throughout the day until the symptoms are gone.