EATING WELL IN KANSAS CITY
Chef reveals his three favorite things to eat when stressed
Comfort foods can be exciting and may even improve your mood
Raise your hand if you’ve ever eaten something unhealthy because you felt stressed. During his trips to the supermarket, Chef Gerard Viverito says he has been shocked to see so many grocery carts overloaded with junk food. “I understand that people are tired and seeking comfort. But tater tots and ice cream won’t help,” he says. “I’ve turned to food to bring me solace. In hindsight, I learned that when you eat poorly, you feel worse so you eat poorly again. After two slices of pie, you might as well eat the whole thing, right? It’s a downward spiral!”
Our Greatest Gift: Our Heart~Mind Connection!!!
By Cathy Combs
Our greatest gift to ourselves and the world is to cultivate and honor our heart-mind connection. Having a heart-mind connection is a deliberate conscious process. It does not happen by accident. It means we acknowledge our Identity as Spirit in the physical. It means we honor and appreciate who we are. It means we honor boundaries. We do not minimize or threaten ourselves or others. We live from a Centeredness of Peace and Faith and Confidence. We understand that fear is NOT our identity!!!! Fear is simply a wake-up call asking us to pay attention and to re-center ourselves in the present moment where there is only Peace and Presence!!!!! Fear is our wake-up call asking us to realize that our true Identity is Love and from that Love comes a Centeredness of Peace and Faith and Confidence. ...Read More
Dispel Negative Energy with Gratitude and Love
4 Simple Steps to Realize the True Power of Gratitude
By Yoichi Utebi
In our daily lives, we encounter many situations where we are exposed to negative energy. If we allow those energies in and they begin to accumulate, they can create darkness in our body and soul, attracting misfortune and even illness. However, negative influences cannot exist where there is gratitude and love, so cultivating and deepening an abiding gratitude for the life we’ve been given can protect us from them.
How four ‘M’ words can help you cope with uncertainty
BY THERESA CHEUNG
Being a sensitive person and an author, social distancing and self-isolation feel familiar to me. There isn’t much adjustment as I already live a contemplative life, spending long hours in solitude. However, even for someone like myself who enjoys home alone time there is a huge difference between choosing solitude and having it imposed upon you. It’s made me realize just how much I/we take the freedom to choose for granted.
The Gut-Brain Connection
Fiber, whole grains, probiotics and prebiotics… Just when you think you know all there is about good gut health, science works its magic and discovers even more!
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JOURNEY TO WHOLENESS
Revolution through Relationships
By Jude LaClaire, Ph.D.
As revolution sweeps through our communities, our country, and our world in so many ways, it is imperative to find ways to make a difference. Let us first look at the crises we are facing. David Brooks, a New York Times columnist and author, addresses the five epic crises* that may push us to revolutionary change:
By Aluna Michaels
Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22)
Happy Birthday, Leo! It’s a great time to get re-inspired with your spiritual practices. Meditate on gratitude to keep your mood uplifted and your heart expanded. Make a list of what you’d like to manifest in your life and dwell in the feelings of what you’ll feel like when actually living those dreams. In this way, you’ll create an electro-magnetic field that draws your wishes to you! If a past relationship comes back, make sure it fits who you are today. If career options pop up, contemplate all aspects fully.