October 2014 Blog Posts

Self Massage

I know the thought of self massage sounds a little odd.  Before you dismiss the idea as being a little over the top think about the fact that QiGong and Yoga both believed to be about 5,000 years old are proponents of self massage.  The first time I was introduced to self massage was at the end of my QiGong DVD  with Daisy Lee and Francesco Garripoli.  He showed a technique of how to position my fingers and hold my hands while pressing and moving across my scalp and face.  That quickly became my favorite part of the dvd and...

Lemon Water

As I was juicing my almost daily half of lemon I wondered how many other people were doing the same thing.  I've known about the benefits of lemon water for as long as I can remember.  As a young girl whenever we had congestion mom made us what we called hot lemon.  Mom would squeeze 1/2 a lemon into a cup, add freshly boiled water and just enough sugar to make it palatable.   Since then I've read that drinking lemon water reduces the production of mucus.  Just another remedy from the past cropping up into our today.  I love it! Some...

Diet Plans - What They Have in Common

I always enjoy reading diet books.  I read diet books much in the same manner that I read cook books.  A foodie at heart I enjoy reading about food, new ways to prepare it, innovative idea's on how to present it and as always, great ways to consume it. I believe the best diet plan is the one you can stick with.  Over the years I've become familiar with quite a few plans as I'm sure you have also.   I've noticed they have some things in common.  Which means those are the things that work time and time again.  My...