Healthy Eating: Your daily multi-vitamin in one soup

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soupI love cooking on my slow cooker, because if you are a busy working professional or a busy stay-at-home mommy, you can start it and come back to it later. I love it. As I said earlier, I admit to not being the over-the-top, bubbly type of personality. The kinda happy that you can only find at the two happiest places on earth: Disneyland and Trader Joe’s.

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Don’t take it Personally

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“Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering”   ~Miguel Ruiz

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Inspiration and a daily reminder to myself, in all areas of my life. I always have to remember that the world does NOT revolve around me. I can only control my own reactions, thoughts, and life. Period.

Our 4 Legged Spirit Guides: Therapeutic & Life Changing

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“My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. He said okay, you’re ugly too.” ~Rodney Dangerfield

I don’t have kids, but here’s Abigail my little 5 pound Japanese Chin. She is the sweetest thing with the biggest heart. I remember when she was a puppy, she would swim in the water when I took her to a lake. She wanted to show me that she could do it and that she wasn’t afraid. She is small, but despite her size I always got the sense from her that she had to try extra hard, harder than her brother Abraham who is almost 3 times her size.

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Unexpectedly Inspirated

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If you are scrambling for motivation, try being open to random inspiration. Yes, even a car commercial can inspire you. I find this Mazda commercial absolutely genius and its message overwhelmingly brilliant. The creative team that wrote this commercial, constructed the message, scripted it out, and story boarded it, deserves a nice raise.

“Let him that would move the world first move himself.”
~Socrates

Cauliflower Pizza: for the gluten-free

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photo 1(1)They say you are what you eat, so I recently became interested in cooking healthy meals at home. It is my belief that what we eat ultimately has positive or negative ramifications on our brain chemistry, our emotions, and what we ultimately manifest in our lives. This dish may look like its loaded with saturated fat, starch, and bad carbohydrates, but it is actually extremely healthy for you. If you like pizza, try making cauliflower pizza.

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