Category: February

Tasty Avocado Egg Salad

Eggs are a symbol of life and over the centuries they have become synonymous with Easter. Chocolate eggs and egg hunts are common Easter traditions. This month we are featuring an egg salad recipe with a fresh spring look and a surprise ingredient: avocados. In the past, people have been concerned about egg salad due…
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Don’t Mix Love and Stress

Stress can create distance in your relationship. Fortunately, there are five mindful tips that can help strengthen your love life. Stress keeps you from communicating and paying attention to your partner. Stress causes you to experience an array of emotions that you can’t control. It can increase your cortisol and adrenaline levels, interfering with your…
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Boost Your Immune System

A strong immune system is important for a healthy, mindful life. Unfortunately, many of your habits and lifestyle choices impair your immune system. Give your immune system the boost it needs with a few Mindful Health tips. Your immune system keeps you healthy by riding your body of infections and helping you bounce back from…
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Guide to Secondhand Clothes

The end of summer is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time to clean out your closet and prepare for a new season. Do you have old clothes you no longer wear? Do you need new clothes, but are short on funds? Now’s the perfect opportunity for you to recycle and replenish your wardrobe with…
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Floriography: Floral Symbolic Gifts

Flowers make a Mindful Gift® for any occasion, but few of us consider the symbolism behind the floral arrangements. To give Mindful bouquets, we must first learn the language of flowers. Here are a few floral symbolic gift ideas for your next bouquet. The language of flowers, also known as floriography, is a means of…
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Get a Dose of Nature’s Xanax

A Simple Dose of Nature’s Xanax A simple walk can be the equivalent of taking either an anti-anxiety drug, an antidepressant or a sleeping pill. Just 20 minutes of walking reverses your stress response, lowers your blood pressure, gives you an immune boost, and increases your energy and optimism. So step outside get some fresh…
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Preserving Food: a Powerful Ritual

Preserving food is an ancient ritual that remains popular today. This concept is one of the key tenements of Mindful Eating Everyday®. At the end of the growing season I have fond memories of canning everything: cherries, tomatoes, green beans, pickles and corn. We also froze many fruits and vegetables; peaches, corn, peas, and peppers. Many of…
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3 Craft Ideas For Kids Stuck Inside

Whether it’s a snow day or a really bad rainstorm, being stuck inside can be both stressful and boring, especially for young kids. Children today have so many options for indoor entertainment: tablets, gaming consoles, and endless TV/movie streaming options, but eventually even these things become boring. Fortunately, you can keep the little ones entertained…
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Lent Is The Time For Spring Cleaning

We are now into the second week of Lent. This sacred season began on February 14 this year. Lent is the 40 days before Easter. It is considered a sacred time and an opportunity for changing a negative habit or challenge in life that may be holding you back. It can be much more than…
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Super Grandparent Stress

Are you a super grandparent? A super grandparent is someone who regularly cares for his or her children and grandchildren. It’s a lot of work that sometimes goes unappreciated. All of this work can eventually lead to stress. There are millions of grandparents in the U.S. (about 65 million), and many of them care for…
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