Longevity Smoooooothie !

Knowing the benefits of goji berries I decided to incorporate this wonderful berry into my morning smoothie.

Here’s what I came up with:

I soaked half a cup of Goji berries in some water just to soften them up. I then put berries, banana and orange juice into the blender with ice. Simple and delicious !

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why do some people look so young?

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The chinese secret to longevity in humans. Goji berries are full of antioxidants  that cleanse the blood and dispose of any free radicals that maybe of harm to our cells. They are high in vitamins, A, B, C and E. Vitamin A being very good for anti-aging. Also they are good for the immunity, preventing cancer and heart disease and lowering cholesterol. Results show that eating goji berries may result in benefits such as mental well being, athletic performance, better sleep, calmness, happiness and health. You are able to find goji berries at your local grocery store, they are great on top of cereal or mixed in to a smoothie.

Top 10 superfoods by David Avocado Wolfe

David “Avocado”Wolfe is considered by many to be one of the world’s leading authorities on nutrition. In his book “Super foods” he recommends 10 of the best superfoods in the world for health and vitality.

DavidWolfeSuperfoods     Top 10 superfoods:

  • Goji Berries
  • Cacao: Raw Chocolate
  • Maca
  • Bee Products
  • Spirulina
  • AFA blue green algae
  • Marine Phytoplankton
  • Aloe Vera
  • Hemp Seed
  • Coconuts

Spiritual Art

Alex Grey is a famous American artist that specializes in spiritual and psychedelic art that is sometimes associated with the new age movement.

Figure 1 – Look at  the way he paints the chakras in the body… We are all connected as humans… husband, wife, baby and fetus, look at the spiritual guides around them. The baby( symbolizing birth sitting on the ground holding a skull symbolizing death) the cycle of life. Notice the auras and the bioplasmic energy field around them.

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Figure 2 – Unconscious meditation through sleep.

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Figure 3 – Showing how the chakras are connected to the physical, mental and emotional dimensions. The seventh chakra connecting to the source. Check out the image in the upper left corner symbolizing the higher self and then notice the beast  in the lower left corner symbolizing the ego, the lower self.

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To check out more of Alex Grey’s work go to http://alexgrey.com/



Brush away those toxins!

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We all know that the largest organ in the human body is the skin and most of the time during the winter season we tend to feel a lot of dryness resulting from indoor heaters, dehydration or harsh shower gels. Experiencing some of these conditions I decided to go out and buy a body brush. I have been brushing for over a week now and have  already felt the benefits of this soft bristle brush. The main purpose of body brushing is to exfoliate the skin removing all dead or dry skin cells in the epidermis leaving it smooth and silky( it is anti-aging, helps decrease stretch marks and the appearance of cellulite). It also helps by increasing circulation, moving the lymphatic system into cleansing the body. The best time to body brush would be first thing in the morning, just before you take your shower…try brushing upwards starting at the feet and moving up towards the heart with gentle strokes. Please remember not to brush over sensitive or broken skin, varicose veins or skin allergies. You may want to moisturize afterwards using either almond, avocado or sesame oil.

Be a lake not a glass!

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The old Master instructed the unhappy young man to put a handful of salt in a glass of water and then to drink it. “How does it taste?” the Master asked. “Awful,” spat the apprentice.The Master chuckled and then asked the young man to take another handful of salt and put it in the lake. The two walked in silence to the nearby lake and when the apprentice swirled his handful of salt into the lake, the old man said, “Now drink from the lake. As  the water dripped down the young man’s chin, the master asked, “How does it taste?” “Good!” remarked the apprentice. “Do you taste the salt?” asked the Master. “No,” said the young man. The Master sat beside this troubled young man, took his hands, and said, “The pain of life is pure salt; no more, no less. The amount of pain in life remains the same, exactly the same. But the amount we taste the ‘pain’ depends on the container we put it into. So when you are in pain, the only thing you can do is to enlarge your sense of things….. Stop being a glass. Become a lake!”