Why Detoxify?

We live in a polluted world. Our environment, air supply, water and foods are full of herbicides, pesticides, chemicals of all kinds, and normal every day allergens like dust and mold. Our organs and our bodies get worn down by all the extra work they do attempting to filter out all of the pollutants and allergens. The world has seen an increase in cancer, lowered male sperm count, heart disease, birth defects – including developmental disabilities and many other illnesses and disorders since the early 1900’s. Here are some statistics: Over the last 50 years 70,000 chemicals have been introduced…

How to Keep a Joy Journal

Journal A journal is a way to keep a record of something that is important to us.  It records our thoughts about a particular topic, and our topic is JOY.  I kept one for a long time, and now I think it would be fun if you kept one too.  There is no better way in the world to have a visual of our daily blessings and all the little miracles that happen. Joy Journal Our Joy Journal keeps a record of the small joys of life just as surely as it records the major joys and accomplishments.  In fact,…

Laughter – Don’t Leave Home Without It!

Some research says that it takes 7 warm and loving hugs a day to break even emotionally.  I say it takes 7 hugs and at least one good belly laugh…you know the kind that causes you to gasp for breath, hold your stomach, cry and have to run to the bathroom before you laugh yourself into an embarrassing accident!  Check out this Laughter Yoga International website including the great videos: http://www.laughteryoga.org/index.php Laughter Quotes from The Quote Garden:  http://www.quotegarden.com/laughter.html “I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.” ~Woody Allen “At the height of laughter, the universe…

Freedom

Independence, Alternatives, Emancipation, Choice, Options, Liberty, Boldness, Release, Liberation Allowing myself freedom to see the choices I have and the freedom to choose what is best for me Allowing myself to feel loved Allowing myself to feel happiness and joy Allowing myself peace and serenity Allowing myself :             a happy life             positive thoughts                        a shopping trip to the mall             a vacation with family             a ride in an elevator             to drive in a rain storm             a joyous sexual relationship             a future without fear and worry             a past without shame and guilt             a look…

Working in the “Flow”

Guest post by Sheri Kaye Hoff Working in the flow occurs when you are so focused and absorbed that time appears to both stand still and yet, moves forward without your conscious awareness.  Most of us have experienced working in the flow.  The task or project absorbs us, our work seems effortless (yet it probably involved several complex aspects and very concentrated thinking).  Your results when working in the flow are most likely higher than other efforts.  Sometimes when I am writing in the flow, I feel that my work writes itself. Instead of being tired, I am energized.  According…