All posts tagged: weight loss

Green Smoothie Girl Detox – Day 1 & 2

In response to the daily prompt: Control I was looking up ear candling the other week and came across a youtube video done by the Green Smoothie Girl. She had a very complete and easy to understand video about how to do ear candling. So I watched the video and have yet to buy the ear candles, but I did subscribe to her channel and went to visit her website. After all the diet books and websites that I’ve read and diets that I have tried the green smoothie girl website was such a refreshing change. It is simply about being healthy. Wow! So I bought an inexpensive high-speed blender and started adding some green smoothies to my diet. Can’t go wrong there. Then I found out about the detox. The one thing that I respect about the Green Smoothie Girl is the one thing that has drawn me to the detox – research. She has done her research and explains the whys and wherefores of the health benefits of the detox most completely and …

Guided Imagery to Help you Succeed

As we look for ways to get healthy and happy and live our lives in peace we often can come up with many options. From aerobic exercise to bring down blood pressure to yoga for opening up internal pathways to health, the available methods seem to be limitless. It is so easy to get caught up in a sea of studies or in the newest best-selling book that sometimes it all just becomes a confusing mess. Taking time out to focus solely on the success of our endeavor may be the solution to getting to our end game. And guided imagery may just be the key that opens the door to success. Getting its start as a tool for dealing with the extreme and chronic pain associated with cancer treatments, the self-relaxation technique of guided imagery is now being used by athletes and just about anyone who is working toward a specific goal. More specifically, a form of guided imagery termed mental rehearsal. The basic principle of mental rehearsal is this: Focus on what you …