FIFA World Cup in Russia and Beef Stroganoff

It’s the first day of the 2018 World Cup.  The 21st FIFA World Cup is taking place in Russia this year.  This is the first ever World Cup to be held in Eastern Europe and it is expected to be the most expensive football championship in history.  So, if you are visiting Russia, enjoy.  If…

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Inspiration Lost: Anthony Bourdain

I have been on a hiatus for over a month mainly due to technical issues with the website.  I am back with a secure and safe to use website. It is unfortunate that my first post back happens to be about the loss of renowned chef and entertainer Anthony Bourdain.  However,  I felt the need…

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Shedding The Weight: Mind, Body & Spirit – Bonus Day 22 One Thing to Celebrate Every Day

This is a bonus day that sort of ties everything together. Today we are reminded to celebrate and appreciate everyday. As life becomes richer and more fulfilling, our entire perspective shifts. We see that life itself, the simple fact of being here, is cause for celebration. We celebrate that the true self brings constant love…

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Shedding The Weight: Mind, Body & Soul – Day 21 Bringing Light into the World

Today’s meditation teaches us that as life becomes lighter, you open a channel for the light to enter you. This is the light of awareness, freedom, truth, and love. The greatest influence you can possibly have is to radiate your own being from the level of the true self. It’s not out of duty that…

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Shedding The Weight: Mind, Body & Soul – Day 20 Living without Burdens

In today’s meditation, we explore how life feels when the old burdens have lifted. When our mind, body, and spirit become lighter, our life becomes a field of new possibilities. As we are freed from the restraints of old habits and self-criticisms, we may feel a lightness of mood, confidence, and joyfulness. With an expansive…

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Shedding The Weight: Mind, Body & Soul – Day 19 Living Life with Love

In today’s meditation, we learn about the transformative power of love. Love is the essence of the true self. If you can act from a space of love, you bypass the judgments and burdens of the ego. So expressing compassion, forgiveness, kindness, and a sense of purpose comes easily.  Love expresses itself with tenderness, but…

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Shedding The Weight: Mind, Body & Soul – Day 18 Taking Back Your Power

Every day, our lives are shaped by forces we may not even realize are part of us. Some of the most prevalent themes that get reinforced in society are: winner and loser, lovable and unlovable, victim and perpetrator, beautiful and ugly, powerful and powerless. When you put yourself in one of these mental boxes, you…

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