Do You have the Luck of the Irish?

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[ut_two_thirds] It’s already March – springtime and St. Patrick’s Day are just around the corner. Soon everywhere you look,  the world will fill with folks wearing green t-shirts, hats, and buttons that celebrate their good fortune to be ‘Irish.’  The association of being “Irish” and charmed with good luck is evident in the common expression ‘luck of the Irish.’ According …

The Year of the Wood Sheep

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The Chinese’ New Year’s Day officially occurred on Feb. 19, but similar to the Christmas holidays here, celebrations and festivities occur over a few weeks. There are 12 different animals in the Chinese Zodiac that correspond to a twelve year cycle. In addition there are 5 elements (wood, fire, earth, metal, water) which are associated with their own ‘life force’ …

Think You’re Cut Out For Doing a 30 Day Challenge? Take This Quiz.

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  Wow! It’s the beginning of a new year already! With the start of the New Year it’s also the start of New Year’s Resolutions. So many decide that this is the year to make changes once and for all; people are all saying things like “2015 is going to be my year, I’m going to be the best me I can be” or “I’m going to finally lose this last 20 lbs of baby weight in 2015.”  What …

30 Day Challenge It Fits Style

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Happy Friday, Everyone: the weekend is here. What do you have planned? We only have so much time before all the leaves are off the trees and the colors will be gone. Walks are especially nice at this time of year, especially to go and enjoy the colours of the season. A couple of weeks ago I talked about Challenges. Specifically, …

Thankful and Grateful – for your health

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What does being thankful and grateful have to do with your health? The answer to that is… More than you may realize.   If we are unhappy, angry, frustrated, or just stressed, our bodies can suffer. It takes on the form of high blood pressure, headaches, anxiety, and poor circulation, not to mention there’s an increase in cortisol (you can read more about …