Book Reviews

A weekly review of a recommended health/wellness book (or occasionally a DVD, or possibly a CD).

Book Recommendation: The Raw Food Detox Diet

Posted by on Jul 1, 2011 | 1 comment

I’ve been interested in the whole idea of eating Raw for several years now, since a few friends of mine did a Raw 90 day challenge in the summer of 2008. I did a 7 day Raw Detox the following year (it went well – I lost close to 10 pounds, was seldom hungry, and felt great – except that for a few days I really despised salads for supper 😉 And the fruit smoothies that had been my breakfast for many years morphed easily into Green Smoothies. So, what kept me from making the switch to 100% raw? I guess laziness is as appropriate an excuse as any. I have a husband who was not...

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Book Recommendation: Live More, Want Less

Posted by on Apr 7, 2011 | 0 comments

Mary Carlomagno’s book Live More, Want Less offers 52 ways (one a week for a year-long project) to strip away the chaos and clutter of life, to free “space in your life for order and serenity.” Here are five of the professional organizer’s suggestions: – If you’re trying to organize and pare down your stuff, don’t get trapped by thinking you need to buy storage items like bins and boxes: “We see an opportunity to upgrade our stuff by buying a different kind of stuff: organizing stuff. We fall into the same cycle, putting our consumerism into...

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The Top Ten Tips for Living in Love in 2011

Posted by on Dec 31, 2010 | 0 comments

Periodically, I will post messages I get from others.  This particular one was sufficiently compelling that I’ve decided to share it with you all. ____________________________________________ The Top Ten Tips for Living in Love in 2011 By Marci Shimoff What’s the one thing that would make 2011 your best year ever? More money? A better job? Losing 20 pounds? As great as those might be, there’s something else that I guarantee will create a magical year: unconditional love. It’s the one thing that changes everything. What if you could live in a state of unconditional love all of the time?...

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