3 Tips to Help You Hug a Porcupine

March 8th, 2014 | Posted by Angela in How to Reduce Stress | Personal Development - (Comments Off on 3 Tips to Help You Hug a Porcupine)

Have you ever had a run in with a porcupine? I have and it wasn’t very pretty. At one time or another we all have to deal with difficult people. You know the type? They take opportunities to dig or stab or criticize, often followed by a laugh thinking that is helps their toxic medicine …
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Our Deepest Fear

January 9th, 2014 | Posted by Angela in Thoughts - (Comments Off on Our Deepest Fear)

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually who are we not to be? You are a child of …
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Brilliant Post-It Note Brainstorming Technique

December 13th, 2013 | Posted by Angela in How to Reduce Stress - (Comments Off on Brilliant Post-It Note Brainstorming Technique)

It’s family fun time! You anticipate and prepare, you gather and have a great time, then it’s over and inevitably as loved ones part ways we may say things like “Oh no, we forgot to  ______” or “We never _____” or “We ran out of time to ______”. How fun is that? There’s a simple …
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Nanaimo Bars – A Once a Year Canadian Treat

December 3rd, 2013 | Posted by Angela in Healthy Recipes - (Comments Off on Nanaimo Bars – A Once a Year Canadian Treat)

This ‘not so healthy’ family favorite is very popular in British Columbia, Canada where I grew up. Years ago a lady from Nanaimo, BC entered them into a baking contest and now there are over a hundred variations. I took my variation of the recipe to a Christmas party at our church and it won …
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Chia Coconut Milk Delight

October 24th, 2013 | Posted by Angela in Healthy Recipes - (2 Comments)

Inspiration in a bottle! That’s what my friend Heidi handed me. Sip after glorious sip my mind raced to figure out how I could create this same experience for my family from my own kitchen. Coconut Milk Delight is the result. I shared it with my daughter and her response was “MoM this is so …
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Kick Worry to the Curb!

October 23rd, 2013 | Posted by Angela in Personal Development - (Comments Off on Kick Worry to the Curb!)

Zombies, Monsters & Ghosts oh my! Luckily they only come out once a year knocking on our doors in hopes of being treated and not tricked. Wouldn’t it be silly to let them run around in our heads playing havoc with our peace of mind? Unfortunately, we do exactly that when we wallow in Worryland. …
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Super Brain Yoga – 1 Minute to Energize & Recharge Your Brain

October 1st, 2013 | Posted by Angela in Personal Development - (Comments Off on Super Brain Yoga – 1 Minute to Energize & Recharge Your Brain)

“I am happy to finish this conversation with you when you’ve done Superbrain Yoga. Call me back when you have and we’ll pick up where we left off.”  My son, who was on the phone with a family member, could clearly see that the conversation was becoming a little heated and something needed to change …
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Almond Chicken Soup with Sweet Potato

October 1st, 2013 | Posted by Angela in Healthy Recipes - (Comments Off on Almond Chicken Soup with Sweet Potato)

This protein packed soup is perfect for those rainy days when you want to curl up with a good book. I knew the moment I tasted the first bite that it would be a life time fav. I hope that you enjoy this Almond Chicken Soup as much as I do. ·       4 cups chicken stock …
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Healthy Eating – Chicken Tortilla Soup

August 25th, 2013 | Posted by Angela in Healthy Recipes - (Comments Off on Healthy Eating – Chicken Tortilla Soup)

One of the most important meals that I have ever made was for my daughter’s home coming after giving birth to her first child. I knew that her body needed a good helping of  healthy eating homemade bone broth and this Chicken Tortilla soup has been her favorite for years. Whipping up a batch of bone …
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How To Reduce Stress – LAUGHTER is the Best Medicine

August 24th, 2013 | Posted by Angela in Personal Development - (Comments Off on How To Reduce Stress – LAUGHTER is the Best Medicine)

Enjoying humor and a good laugh is one of the quickest, easiest, most affordable, beneficial things that you can do to reduce stress by bringing your mind and body back into balance. Michael Miller, M.D. who has studied the benefits of laughter states “Your sense of humor is one of the most powerful tools you …
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