Rooftop Garden

The Dachnik Movement

Over 100 years ago, the Dachnik Movement was started in Russia. Dachnik basically means gardener. In Russia, the government gives families around 600 square meters of land where they grow almost all of their fresh fruits and vegetables. Not only are families allowed access to organic fresh produce, but they are also exposed to nature.…

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Forest Therapy

Forest Therapy

Emerging from the cold winter leaves us all craving the outdoors. I remember as a child living across the street from a massive wooded area that I continuously hounded my dad to take me for walks and play time outside. Minnesota is chock full of beautiful wooded areas! It’s no secret that once we enter…

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Im-Possible

Razor Sharp Discipline

I think of where I would be this very moment if I had already fine tuned the skill of unwavering discipline! But from this moment on, it will be a part of my every waking moment! This New Year, I will positively adopt razor sharp discipline into my life as a leading force that propels…

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Healthy Woman

Friends Don’t Let Friends Pack On The Pounds

Why is it that if we kick it in, trim on down and look fantastic, people start the “OMG! You’re too skinny!” crusade? Subconsciously, before we realize it, hearing all the “you’re too skinny” crap gets us to let up on our razor sharp focus towards superior health! On the flip side, put on 10…

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Laughter

Five Tips to Relaxation

Pause for perspective several times a day. Find a quiet place, shut your eyes and take several deep breaths. This will help clear your mind. You can possibly say a mantra such as, “I have self control and discipline.” It’s also very calming to quietly think of a few things you are grateful for which will…

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The Deadly Impact of Chronic Stress

Stress and anxiety plague over 80% of Americans. The wear and tear that stress puts on our bodies is far from just being discomforted and drained—it has profound physical implications as well. Chronic stress a known leading cause of disease and early death. Stress and anxiety make it difficult for us to maintain our attention…

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October’s Top 10 from CIC

Walk – Walking an hour a day outside at a slow, steady pace in the fresh air will do wonders for your health. It will clean your mind and help build a lean, thin body. Grapefruit – Eat a minimum of one large, organic grapefruit per day. The enzymes in grapefruit are proven to help…

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Beware – Our minds can make or break us!

To reach superior health we cannot overlook the critical role our minds play in overall good health. Just as we go to the gym to strengthen our bodies, we must expose our minds to extreme levels of positive input. By doing so overtime, when we allow our minds to drift, they will tend to be…

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