Urdhva Prasarita Padasana Part 2

artyoga_059Originally uploaded by macro808. Article URL:© 19962006 The Honolulu StarBulletinwww.starbulletin.comVol. 11, Issue 309 Sunday,November 5, 2006 Yoga For YouRay Madigan and Shelley ChoyUrdhva Prasarita PadasanaUpward Expanded Leg Pose, Stage 2 » Last week we presented the first stage of this pose, inwhich the legs are held up vertically with the trunk long and extended. […]

Party Tricks You’ve may have heard the saying, “Calories don’t count when you’re with friends.” That may be a wonderful reminder to let loose and have fun while you’re visiting friends. Unfortunately, however, the calories, fat, and sugar you take in during that time count just as much as they do during your lonely digressions. A […]

Macro Beauty Cutie!

Q: What is beauty? A: Beauty is your birthright to be your best natural self (not covering up the truth with cosmetics or plastic surgery). Beauty reflects your day-to-day life, and when a person is in balance, it comes from deep within, radiating your deepest spiritual self. Beauty is being in harmony with nature. Q: […]

Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill

Self Confidence Formula First. I know that I have the ability to achieve the object of my Definite Purpose in life; therefore, I DEMAND of myself persistent, continuous action toward its attainment, and I here and now promise to render such action. Second. I realize that the dominating thoughts of my mind will eventually reproduce […]

Rise and Shine

The starting point for your healthier lifestyle can be your breakfast. Your brain and body need healthy fuel to function efficiently. Eating a healthy breakfast has many benefits, such as increased energy and concentration. Naturally, as the sun rises in the morning, so do you. Eating foods that contribute to that fresh, uplifting, energized time […]

Yoga Journal’s Daily Insight

I thought this was interesting. Don’t know if it’s true or not. Cured with Candy Tutankhamen was buried with it to guard him from evil spirits in the underworld. Greek and Roman legionnaires chewed it to quench their thirst as they marched through the desert. Even the Kama Sutra recommended drinking it with milk and […]

Tumors Use ‘Hijacking’ Trick to Evade Attack by Immune Cells

The following release about gene activity pattern discovery was sent to reporters under embargo on Wednesday. The embargo lifted today: Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of HealthNational Cancer Institute CONTACT:NCI Media Relations Branch(301) Monday, August 14, 20065 pm EDT Tumors Use ‘Hijacking’ Trick to Evade Attack by Immune Cells Researchers have identified […]

Dessert! Yum!

cous cous cake, green tea mousse, strawberry parfait Originally uploaded by macro808. This picture shows a cous cous cake with a blueberry topping, a green tea mousse with an azuki bean topping and mochi dumplings, and a strawberry parfait with tofu whipped cream.

Recent meals

Tempeh stew, lentil loaf with sesame gravy, spinach ohitashi Originally uploaded by macro808. Here are some of the things I’ve cooked lately: red lentil loaf with sesame gravy, tempeh stew, and spinach ohitashi