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The Elixir of Laughter

“This is not a journey for cowards, it takes enormous courage to plumb one’s depth.” Maureen Murdock The Heroine’s Journey For those of you who make me laugh or smile, the door is always open.

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Ethical Production: It Can Be Done

In 1989, I decided to launch ECOBAGS®, a brand of cloth shopping bags as an alternative  to single-use plastic bags. ECOBAGS®, was ahead of its time, as public awareness of plastic’s impact on the

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Ancient Beauty Rituals at Home: Tongue Scraping

I have incorporated several techniques from an ancient health and wellness tradition into my Slow Beauty practice.  Among them are Tongue Scraping, Abhyanga, Dry Brushing and Padabhyanga.  These techniques are from the 5,000 year

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Adventures at the Kumbh Mela: Allahabad, India

The stampede begins at 7pm. Thousands of passengers are gathered at the Allahabad Railway Station in northeast India, headed home after spending the day dipping themselves in the holy waters at Sangam, the mythical

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How to Combat the Causes of Fibroids

Seventy percent of women harbor benign growths either on or within the uterine wall or in the uterine cavity. For many women, fibroids can be the bane of one’s life. The good news is that

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