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Create A Healing Personal Sanctuary: 7 Easy Steps

Donít we all crave a wonderfully healing personal space, where we can sit and just feel happy? Good news: it is quite easy to create such a space for yourself, without too much fuss or a long shopping…

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10 Simple Morning Pleasures

I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. J. B. Priestley I recently visited a beauti…

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Courageous Women Fighting Cancer

One third of all women in the US will develop cancer at some point during their lifetimes (American Cancer Society). To me, the statistic is downright shocking and scary. But the statistic doesn't …

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Mojo On! Retreat Into Your WHOLE Health

Iím so excited to be leading a workshop at Kripalu, a gorgeous retreat center in the Berkshires in Massachusetts in June, and for those who are considering signing up -- or even for those who will m…

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Real Men Knit (with video)

A few years ago, one of my eight year-old male students was interviewed for a local newspaper and they asked him what was his favorite thing that he learned in school. His answer was, "Learning how t…

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Knitting’s Not Just For Grandma Anymore

The delight of a hand-knitted gift is unparalleled for both the giver and the receiver. Maybe it's because the joy of creating something by hand for a loved one holds so many special feelings. The ex…

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Forget Vacations and Staycations: How About a BEcation?

The vacation. The high point of the year, the oasis of freedom in a desert of routine. Vacations make the monotony of the mundane more bearable, shining a light on the horizon we can look forward to. …

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