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SOFLY Plant-Based Diet Super Easy: Your Daily Planner with Celebrity Dietitian

Plant-Based Diet Super Easy: Your Daily Planner with Celebrity Dietitian

Sometime during the dark night of the soul, none of my old tricks seemed to work. As I watch the storm and the darkness wrapping around my brain and my heart, the scale number went up. As I tossed and turned through the darkness of the starless night, the old nemesis, the ripper, was cackling by my head. I knew the feeling, I’ve been here before. There is a way out, but no matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t reach the door to the other side.

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SOFLY Introduction to Meditation

Introduction to Meditation

If you want to know if your meditation is working, listen to your inner dialog and observe your relationships.

Become friends with yourself. Once you learn how to treat yourself well, it will automatically translate into your relationships with others and the world.
Learn how to manage stress. In our culture, we demonize stress. Yet, stress is not something that happens to us but rather a physical reaction to our circumstances. Both pain and stress are reactions multiplied by resistance.
Cultivate focus.
Reduce brain chatter.

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Sofly When Science Fiction Turns Into Science Fact

How My Love for Science Fiction Changed My Life

What if instead of telling you to “act your age,” I would ask you to act childish, free your mind, play, explore, experience awe, dream, and imagine? In 2020, I turned 45-earth-years-young. I still have many vibrant passions in life: mountains, writing, reading, music, the outdoors, teaching, practicing wellness, and I love animals!   One of

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10 Proven Strategies to Improve Your Sleep Immediately

10 Proven Strategies to Improve Your Sleep Immediately

“The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.”  Matthew Walker After a poor night’s sleep, we all know how we feel–sluggish; we tend to overeat and feel a bit more on edge after we toss and turn at night. In contrast, we feel energized and ready to seize the day after

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SOFLY 5 Effortless Steps on How to Take Heartwarming & Blissful Bath

5 Effortless Steps on How to Take Heartwarming & Blissful Hot Bath

Why Should You Take A Bath?

Mainly, it just feels delicious! Secondly, based on this study, hot water immersion can improve heart health similarly to what is typically observed with exercise. Identical to the sauna, hot water immersion for eight weeks reduced arterial stiffness and thickness and decreased blood pressure. Add cold to it for a bonus – you would get the benefits of the contract showers, shaking, and all other meditation aspects that bath offers. 

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SOFLY 5 Easy Ways on How to Use Sacred Pause

5 Easy Ways on How to Use Sacred Pause

A quote from a book that made me cry and change my life forever!

A Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl. The author talks about his horrific experiences as a prisoner in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. Victor Frankl survived the most gruesome experiences a human can endure.  Everything that makes us human was taken away from him.  Yet, it was not what happened to Victor Frankl but how he responded. Even when everything was taken from him, Viktor Frankl found freedom and power in his ability to choose his response.

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Plant Based

Get Healthy with Stupid-Easy Guide to Plant-Based Diet

There are many different arguments about what we should eat. Marketers, dietitians, fitness experts, activists, doctors, friends, and family fight on what should go to our plates. Over the last 20 years, I tried carnivore, Atkins, weigh-watches, Mediterranean, and vegetation diets, to name a few. In my opinion, a plant-based diet with periodic fasting is

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SOFLY Easy Healthy Rice And Beans

Easy Healthy Rice And Beans

Easy Rice And Beans Recipe  Here is my version of the New Orleans Rice and Beans. Easy to make, packed with fiber, nutrients, hearty and healthy. Preparation time is about one hour. I like to soak the beans for a few hours, but it is optional. Ingredients: 1 cup of dry red kidney beans (3 cups

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The Answer to The Great Question is…

“The Answer to the Great Question…Of Life, the Universe and Everything… Is… 42,’ said Deep Thought, with infinite majesty and calm.”  ― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy The number 42 comes from the “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” books written by one of my favorite writers. The “Answer to the Ultimate Question of

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