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How You Stay Healthy in a Life Crisis

A longtime GSG reader came to my 12 Steps to Whole Foods class recently. (Which I’m teaching again on June 6. In Orem, Utah.) She’s just been hit with a double whammy—literally the two biggest life stressors there are, all at once. An unfaithful spouse and consequent divorce…and loss of a full-term baby. She’s depressed, […]

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Reflections on Life and Blogging….and my new lecture starting in September

Nikki at GSG has been going through 7.5 years of my blog, deleting old stuff and cleaning it up. She’ll text me something I said years ago that strikes her as funny, considering where I “live” now. She sends commentary about how she’s getting to know a previous version of me. Like Madonna, we reinvent […]

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Enter at the pearly gates

GSGLife Founding Instructor Julie Shupe, in Ogden, texted me last week,a photo of a check to me personally, for $60. She said, call me when you get a minute, I have a great story. She said that this lovely lady, Janice, had attended a class Julie taught. Julie bragged to her class that she knows […]

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Am I the only parent who HATES these songs?

you are raising teenagers like I am, you hear their music constantly, like it or not. Am I the only parent who goes into a white-hot rage every time you hear this song, Rude, by Magic? Knocked on your door with heart in my hand To ask you a question Cause I know you’re an […]

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Carrie in Oregon tells us about her 26 days of Detox

On Jan. 3, we do the live, full-support GreenSmoothieGirl Detox together again! We have had well over 4,000 people join us since it launched 15 months ago! It’s 26 days of eating a very pure diet to achieve cellular detoxification, as well as targeted cleansing of the colon, liver, kidneys, and gall bladder. Learn about […]

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Dream Big. Live Big. Fail Big. Recover Big.

My best friend, Kristin, and I, live on parallel tracks. Everything that happens to her, something eerily similar happens to me. It has been like this for YEARS. Raising teen/young adult children, divorce, career, real estate…..we seem to live parallel lives and we constantly make note of it. Everything is better when Kristin’s here. Whatever […]

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Good Vibrations

It’s a song by The Beach Boys that you’ve never about thought much. Feel free to listen to it HERE while you read this blog. I’ve been obsessed with studying vibrational energy in the past year, and my 2014 lecture is all about this. How to stop obsessing about calories and macronutrients and other fairly […]

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15 Ways I Optimize Health and Energy Every Day—Besides Good Food! (part 4 of 4)

11. CULTIVATE GRATITUDE. Feeling resentful and picked-on is easy. It takes just a bit of effort, discipline, and purpose to spend a few minutes daily shifting into a pose of gratitude. But choosing gratitude quickly transforms a bleak mood. Every day I try to marvel at the cool things in my life. Usually it happens […]

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15 Ways I Optimize Health and Energy Every Day—Besides Good Food! (part 3 of 4)

6. GET REGULAR PHYSICAL TOUCH. Sex is an important part of a healthy life, and people with good, monogamous sexual relationships are more likely to have good emotional and physical health. But part of the reason why is due to the fact that their need for physical touch is being met. Everyone has read about […]

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15 Ways I Optimize Health and Energy Every Day—Besides Good Food! (part 2 of 4)

1. YOGA! It changed my life. I’m more flexible at 46 than I was at 16. But yoga has done more for me than that. It has helped me quiet my mind and tune in to the most elemental things: breathing, and just “being.” I have also seen improvements in spinal, joint, ligament flexibility and […]

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