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MAN’S SEARCH FOR MEANING

I recently read a book called “MAN’S SEARCH FOR MEANING” written by Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl. Viktor Frankl was a psychiatrist, born in Vienna in 1905, died in 1997.  He published more than 30 books about psychology and spoke internationally about his life and work. This book is small and relatively easy to read, based […]

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More Beautiful Than Before

I have some wonderful, caring, beautiful friends in my life.  I’m grateful for their love and support. Recently I was fortunate to spend some quality and fun time with a girlfriend who came to our winter oasis in California for a week. During her time with us, she presented me with a little book that […]

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How Not To Die

A book I recommend to anybody wanting to make a change to better nutrition to ward off serious illness and just get healthy.  The book “HOW NOT TO DIE” by Michael Greger, MD, with Gene Stone is a must read. The book is nicely laid out in chapters about each of the serious diseases facing our […]

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The Book of Joy

|I enjoy reading.  Quite often I seek out books that have health education or a spiritual element to them rather than entertaining fiction.  That’s not to say that I don’t read fiction.  I do.  But I love the sense of motivation and inspiration I get from reading a book written by someone who’s been through hardship […]

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The Sweetness of a Simple Life

A beautiful thing happened to me a few weeks ago.  A package arrived in the mail from a lovely couple my husband did business with a few years ago….a couple who are a delight to have acquaintance with….a friendship we would like to nurture to become more than it is today. In this package was a book that […]

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Broken Open….How difficult times can help us grow!

I just read an amazingly inspiring book called “BROKEN OPEN…How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow” by Elizabeth Lesser.  Elizabeth is the co-founder of Omega Institute, which is one of the worlds largest centers for spiritual retreats and personal growth.  I can honestly say that things I read in this book have stayed in my […]

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Mind Over Medicine

I feel very fortunate to have come across a book which was meant for me to read.  I am so inspired by Dr. Lissa Rankin, author and lecturer on the topic of “Mind Over Medicine”.  I respect the fact that this doctor is stoking the fire for necessary changes regarding the mindset of her fellow physicians, patients and anyone else who reads her work. Lissa’s […]

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The Truth About Food Additives

With today’s constant bombardment of toxins from our air, food, water, beauty products, household cleaners, building materials etc. it is good to know that there are researchers looking out for our health. In the Canadian book “HARD TO SWALLOW….THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD ADDITIVES”, authors Doris Sarjeant and Karen Evans take the reader through a miriad […]

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Eating Well For Optimum Health

        Over the past several years I have poured over many, many wonderful books relating to the HEALTH AND WELLNESS field. I hardly ever have the time or the inclination to read fiction anymore. My goal with every book I read is that it is going to educate me just a little bit more on the virtues of […]

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