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The Power of Placebos and Visualisation

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Power of Placebos and Visualisation

A rare event occurred on Monday night; I had complete autonomy over the television, my son having gone upstairs to immerse himself in the production of his own ‘Super Hero’s Lego’ film clip, on his phone.  Lying back on the sofa, I flicked through the channels; my eyes immediately engaged on BBC 2’s Horizon programme […]

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Love Yourself Generously!

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Love Yourself Generously!

Today is Valentine’s Day and it has become a “Hallmark Holiday” that focuses on romance, hearts, chocolate and flowers. Love and romance are idealized in ways that some people experience and many don’t ~ and we can be swayed by all this messaging to think there’s something to strive for and then we’ll know true […]

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Flooding and Cancer?

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Flooding and Cancer?

January 2014 in the UK, has gone down on record as the wettest for over 250 years. Severe weather warnings continue to hit the headlines, with high winds and rain lashing the countryside, destroying coastal towns, railway lines and leaving the many areas under several feet of water. Marlow, in the Thames Valley where I […]

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The Planet Venus and You

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Planet Venus and You

The planet Venus symbolizes beauty, love, romance and sexuality. She is concerned with matters of the heart and body related to love. Venus travels across the sky and as she transits we experience the influence of her movements, sometimes subtly and sometimes more obviously. This month, January 2014, Venus is retrograde, which means she is […]

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What does the T.S.A. have to do with Intimacy and Sexuality?

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
What does the T.S.A. have to do with Intimacy and Sexuality?

On Saturday I had an encounter with TSA on my way to catch a flight from Boston to San Francisco. It’s strange enough that travel these days involves disrobing and sometimes being patted down. But when there are questionable items in carry-on luggage, it adds even more insult to the experience. First some “hot spots” […]

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There’s a Party in Aisle 15 ~ What Does Hardware Have to do with Sexuality?

| December 10, 2013 | 1 Comment
There’s a Party in Aisle 15 ~ What Does Hardware Have to do with Sexuality?

  Recently a friend told me that this image reminded her of me and my work. As I looked at it, I laughed, getting the joke.  And then it got me thinking about how we sometimes make jokes or shame ourselves about our sexuality. You’ve probably seen the knowing winks and heard the snickers when […]

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You Are So Beautiful

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
You Are So Beautiful

Remember that song Joe Cocker sang, “You are so beautiful to me…”? It’s one of my all-time favorite romantic songs. Some of the other lines are, “You’re everything I hoped for, everything I dreamed…” The other day this song was playing in my head and I was inspired to stand in front of the mirror […]

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From Thankful To Grateful

| November 21, 2013 | 10 Comments
From Thankful To Grateful

When I was growing up, Thanksgiving Day had little to do with being grateful and everything with  food.    We took a mere two minutes to mention the Pilgrims and ate.  Most of the foods were richly laden  with fat, carbohydrates and sugar. My siblings and I would spend hours looking through the big name […]

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Life is a Roller Coaster

| November 19, 2013 | 3 Comments
Life is a Roller Coaster

by Angela Long I have determined…life is a roller coaster that we get to ride one time, and it’s mostly in the dark. My ride started off pretty smoothly….with the typical ups and downs. Until that day in February of 2004 when I heard those three little words that would forever change my life… “You […]

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The Day of Deals and Miracles

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment
The Day of Deals and Miracles

Today is November 1, El Dia de Los Muertos, the Day of the Dead. This morning at Boot Camp, I mentioned to my workout pal about this. She said, “What??!! A day of deals and miracles?” We laughed and decided that we like that idea. As the day has gone on this has stayed with […]

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