yoga weekend

P6150061.jpg Originally uploaded by macro808 spent this past weekend doing a yoga workshop at Manoa Yoga taught by John Leebold from Australia. It was really fun, and I’m a bit sore! Good challenge.

Apple Pie

P6280790 Originally uploaded by macro808 A healthful way to enjoy dessert….

The baby making grain

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is an amino acid-rich (protein) seed that has a fluffy, creamy, slightly crunchy texture and a somewhat nutty flavor when cooked. Quinoa is available in your local health food stores throughout the year. Most commonly considered a grain, quinoa is actually a relative of leafy green vegetables like spinach and Swiss chard. […]

The Four Directions

My expression of gratitude goes out to SM at Rainbow Healing Hawaii for a reminder about the Great Spirit. The practice below is something that I will enjoy incorporating more of in my life. When a Native American prays to the four directions, it is a prayer to the spirits of the world, to life […]

The Seven Types of Chewing

Sometimes people ask about how many times you should chew your food, especially when you’re dining with others… The following information comes from Chewing Made Easy: 42 Benefits, Tips, and Techniques by Alex and Gale Jack 1. Basic Situation in the home, office, restaurant, in conversation = 25-50 chews per mouthful2. Party in a restaurant, […]

Maximize Daily Bliss

1. Commit acts of kindnessPlan 5 things you can do everyday for another person. Let someone merge in front of you a the freeway, for example. 2. Cultivate gratitude.a)Think about 3 things that went well today and why.b) Write a thank you letterto the people who have made a difference in your life 3. See […]