Monday Motivation

“If what you’re doing is not your passion, you have nothing to lose.” “Remembering you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” -Steve Jobs “Use what talents you possess, the woods will be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.”...
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Weekend Read!

I came across this interesting article yesterday and thought that I would share it with all of you as a good reminder of why we should steer clear of wheat and really all genetically modified foods. Please check out the article How wheat is slowly killing millions of people by Blanche Levine. The article talks about modern wheat, modern farming practices, and how our diets can promote disease....
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Tuesday Motivation

More inspirational quotes to inspire action and positive changes in your life: “Someone was hurt before you, wronged before you, hungry before you, frightened before you, beaten before you, humiliated before you, raped before you… yet, someone survived… You can do anything you choose to do.” –Maya Angelou “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and...
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Costume Contest

Remember when you were a little kid and it was so fun to plan your Halloween costume?  You’d get it all set up weeks in advance…you’d try it on several times leading up to the big day…the night before you’d lay it out nice and neat ready to put on for school…then the day of you’d spend time “trick or treating” in your classrooms and halls of...
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To buy organic or not to buy organic…

Over the past 10 years my shopping has changed drastically. Not just in the types of food that I am buying…but the quality of food as well. In the past few years I really started doing the majority of my shopping at our local farmers market buying organic and supporting our local farmers. Marks Daily Apple posted the article yesterday So, Is Organic a Scam? breaking down the importance of...
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Seasonal Eating, Fat Gain, and The Whole Process

Fall is officially in the air in Chico!  The mornings are cooler, it’s getting dark earlier and it’s not BLAZING hot!  YAY!!!  Another sure sign of fall is seeing pumpkins, squash and autumn hues everywhere.  Fall also means, new foods to choose from.  We always talk about the importance of eating seasonally.  It keeps variety in our diet and provides more nutrients (eating the...
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