Vitamin E on a WFPB no oil diet

Vitamin E on a WFPB no oil diet

I try to get nearly all my nutrients from food, especially when it comes to antioxidants. The RDA for Vitamin E in adults is 15 mg. Vitamin E is especially important for the brain, eyes, immunity and cardiovascular system. Yeah, it's really important! I love my wfpb...

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My path towards gratitude

My path towards gratitude

I’ve struggled with grouchiness for years. A regular gratitude practice sounded like a great idea 10 years ago, but I was never able to get it to stick. I tried writing 5 things I’m grateful for in a journal every morning. But I was grumpy so I refused to take out the...

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Growing your roots in winter

Growing your roots in winter

Around the winter solstice is the darkest time of the year. It’s a natural time to savor resting and sleeping. It’s also a wonderful time for self-reflection. I like to ask myself questions like: What do I crave more than pie? How do I feed my soul? What really...

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Eat well. Why? To benefit your grandchildren!

Eat well. Why? To benefit your grandchildren!

I first heard about epigenetics about 15 years ago. My jaw dropped: "How can that be!?" Today, epigenetics still boggles my mind. In a recent podcast conversation between Howard Jacobson and Perry Marshall, Marshall says " . . . not only can you change your genetics...

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Grateful for Tara Brach

Grateful for Tara Brach

Tara Brach offers a treasure trove of guidance for mindfulness and self-compassion. In her recent podcast she quotes one of her teachers: “The Mind creates the abyss. And the Heart crosses it.” My mind concocts a fear-based and blame-based separation between me and...

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The Tortoise

The Tortoise

The beauty of small steps is that they don’t require a herculean effort. All it takes is a willingness to be a beginner again, like a toddler putting one foot in front of the other. Small steps can take you where you want to go, reliably. It may not be as sexy as an...

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