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Your body is the one thing that is with you all of the time. It tells you what it needs and it tells you when it is being adversely affected.
The question is: Are you listening?
Many of us seem to think of our bodies as separate entities rather than a real part of ourselves. It is almost as if we are all just mind. The disconnect between our body and our mind can sometimes have us miss many of the clues our bodies give us.
So, make it a point right now to begin reconnecting your mind to your body. Become more conscious and more aware of your body. Take a few minutes, close your eyes, and feel every part of your body using your mind not your hands. Notice how each of your toes feel. Notice how each of your fingers feel. Notice each vertebra, each vein, each organ of your body, and even each part of your brain. Just take notice.
Notice the places that feel light and those that feel heavy. Notice the places that are in need of your help and notice the ones that are thankful for the help you ...
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As a child, I was always sick. From asthma to ear infections to bronchitis to eczema, I had it all. When I was 18, I went to the doctor for unbearable nausea. I lived with it day in and day out. The doctor did all he could for me. He gave me a 5 minute exam, listened to my symptoms, and sent me away with a prescription that I was to take for the rest of my life. For many people this would have been a great solution. Pop some pills and the problem is gone. For me though, at 18 years old, I just could not bring myself to believe that I would need to be on a prescription medication for the rest of my life. It just did not make any sense. As a result, I took control of my health. I started reading, I started learning, I started asking my health care providers more questions rather than simply listening. I started working with holistic practitioners and I changed my ill-fate.
It is not unusual for clients to walk into my office for their appointment and see the jar of green smoothie sitting on my desk. It is also not unusual for them to ask, "So, what is that you are drinking?" So, allow me to share with you exactly what is in my green smoothie.
Although my recipe always changes based on what I have in my cupboards, the season, and my mood, here are some pretty basic ingredients:...