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April 29, 2014

You Are Divine Love and Other Things I Learned at I Can Do It

This weekend I attended my first spiritual conference, sponsored by Hay House, called "I Can Do It 2014." Leading up to the weekend, I had experienced a number of big life changes and it seemed like this conference could not have come at a better time. On Saturday morning, I woke up exhausted, guzzled a cup of caffeine, forgot about breakfast, drove like a maniac thinking I would be late, and then a funny thing…
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April 16, 2014

How I Healed Myself With Food and Became A Nutritionist

While tweeting about health and wellness I was honored to come across Amanda Hayes, a nutritionist and holistic health expert. We tweeting back and forth, I realized I had a lot to learn from her. Food, as it turns out, is so much more than what the grocery store wants you to believe. Amanda learned this first hand. This is her story... ------------- I have always been interested in health and nutrition. At 10 years…
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March 20, 2014

Endo Can’t Take My Happy Project: Kate Orman

It's the third week of my #EndoCantTakeMyHappy project and what a great day to think about happiness! Today is International Happy Day, a day celebrated around the world to reclaim happiness. It got me thinking of how many people around the world are struggling and suffering and how spreading joy and happiness - even through little projects like this-  is so important. If you didn't get a chance to read the other two #EndoCantTakeMyHappy stories,…
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March 17, 2014

5 Healthy Green Ways To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

In the past on Saint Patrick's day, you would probably find me in a bar somewhere drinking green beer and taking down car bombs (okay, probably taking down one car bomb followed by the 'I don't feel so good' look). But lately I have realized just how much fun life can be without getting drunk. In America, as I am sure it is like in parts of Europe, Saint Patrick's day has turned into one…
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March 14, 2014

To Eating and Living Consciously

My friend, Dhru Purohit, and I have two things in common: we both grew up in Kenya and we both enjoy fresh, real food. I guess when you grow up in a beautiful country like Kenya, it's hard to not love that which is fresh and pure. As a child, I still remember walking the dusty streets of Nairobi to the market or the butchers; handing over Shillings in exchange for roasted corn with chili…
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October 4, 2013

When I’m 94: Secrets to Living a Long and Healthy Life

Paul, John, Ringo, and George sang, "will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I'm 64?" but nowadays people are living to be 94, 98, 102 years of age. We know this is partially thanks to the powers of modern medicine, but what does it really take to live to be in your 90's? Mom-mom on her 90th birthday. A few years ago, my husband and I lived with his grandmother for…
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April 25, 2013

A Bite of Cupcake, a Little Yoga, and Pinch of Love

I am excited to welcome another another guest blogger to Sookton's Space! Elena and her daughter love to bake cupcakes! Elena, the sweet genius behind The Cupcake Factory blog, is going to share her secret recipe for a healthy cupcake (they do exist!) "I stumbled across Sookton's Space following a Google search for 'PCOS + Yoga,'" explains Elena. "I discovered at least two things we have in common and was pleased to find some inspiring…
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January 27, 2013

8 Awesomely Natural Things You Have to Try

1. Chakra Juice The ancient Indians believed that our vital energies, or Prana, swirl in major pressure points of our body. These 7 points, known as Chakras, include the Crown Chakra, the Third Eye Chakra, the Throat Chakra, the Heart Chakra, the Solar Plexus Chakra, and the Sacral/Root Chakra. They believed if the Prana energy got blocked, then ailments or sicknesses occur. Ways to be cured? Yoga, exercise, healthy eating, and...juice? The latest detox plan…
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November 21, 2012

6 Rules To Keep Off the Holiday Pounds

The holiday pounds. Those awful pounds that creep up on you over the dinner table and stick with you till the spring. One minute you are enjoying a nice platter of food, and the next, your pants won't fit. But help is on the way. This holiday, I vow to protect you from those holiday pounds (at least some of them), if you only heed my advice. Here are ten tested rules to avoid the…
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