Category: Week 3

Drinking Water Improves Your Mood

Are you drinking enough water daily? The health benefits of drinking water are endless. You need water, not only for your physical health but for your mental health as well. In fact, studies show that drinking lots of water can boost your mood and alter your emotions. According to the U.D. Institute of Medicine (IOM), women should…
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Creamy Coconut Ice Cream

During this summer heat try some refreshing delicious coconut ice cream. Coconut milk is considered a “miracle liquid” because it builds up the body’s immune system and prevents disease. Coconut milk can help you lower your cholesterol, improve your blood pressure, and prevent heart attacks or a stroke. This summer, enjoy this simple and scrumptious coconut ice cream. Creamy Coconut…
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Stop and Smell the Roses

Celebrating the Exquisite Rose What is more beautiful than a rose? I agree with Ralph Waldo Emerson as he said, “There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence,” It’s National Rose Month and time to celebrate the exquisite rose. No matter what color, classifications or lineage, any rose is…
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Wedding Traditions from Around the World

We have some unique cultural wedding traditions in America, but have you ever wonder what weddings are like in countries on the other side of the globe? Wedding customs from around the world vary from simplistic and intimate to grand and extended (some ceremonies lasting a full week). Here’s an inspirational look at traditions wedding…
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Vacation Ideas for Pet Lovers

Are you going on vacation with your family this summer? While you’re planning your road trips or booking your airplane tickets don’t forget to include your four-legged friends. PetRelocation conducted a survey with over 10,000 participants. According to their survey, 60 percent of American pet owners have taken their animal friends on vacation with them.…
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Attachment Causes Suffering

I have been thinking about what the Buddhists say about attachment. Buddhism believes our suffering in life is created by our cravings and attachments. I agree with this. I have been thinking about all my attachments: husband, children, status, money, property, jobs, friends, etc. etc. and the list goes on. Maybe attachments have an invisible…
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Grilled Pineapple and Shrimp Skewers

It is officially BBQ month. Burgers and hot dogs are the usual barbecue staples, but why not try something a little different this year. Why not make pineapple and shrimp skewers with a delicious teriyaki sauce? It’s yummy, it’s good for you, and your cookout guests will love it. Health Benefits What’s not to love…
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The Story Behind Father’s Day

Father’s Day has been celebrated in the U.S. for over 100 years. And in that time, millions of children have thanked their dads for their undying love. As you honor your father this weekend why not take a closer look at the story behind Father’s Day holiday. The Story Behind Father’s Day The grassroots campaign…
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Summer Foods to Enjoy or Avoid

With all of your favorite summer activities comes a lot of unhealthy eating. Cotton candy at the county fair, deep-fried candy bars at amusement parks, and hotdogs at the ballpark all sound delicious, but it can be terrible for your waistlines. Fortunately, there are other healthy options. Summer is definitely the time of bathing suits;…
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Summer Solstice Festivals and Celebrations

With the rising heat and cool breezes, summer is right around the corner. Which means it’s almost time for one of the world’s most ancient celebrations: the summer solstice. This year welcome the first day of summer with fun and Mindful Living celebrations. The summer solstice, also known as the first day of summer, usually…
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