How to Prevent Your Feet From Swelling During Long Flights

How to Prevent Your Feet From Swelling During Long Flights

Have you ever taken a long flight only to discover as you were about to get off the plane that your feet and ankles have swollen and look like one big blob?  I have!

My first long flight was to Fiji.  When I stood up to exit the plane I looked down and noticed that my ankles were swollen and looked like elephant feet.  

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3 Steps To Achieve Your Dreams and Goals

3 Steps To Achieve Your Dreams and Goals

One of the most important factors to achieving anything is BELIEF.  If you don’t believe it’s possible your thoughts and doubts will get in the way of you achieving it.  Everything starts in your mind. Our thoughts become things and create our experience. 

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My Favorite Vegan Blogs

My Favorite Vegan Blogs

There are so many wonderful vegan & plant-based blogs that I love. This made it a bit challenging to only pick a few, but I did my best.  

I chose the blogs that I often go to for recipes and that offer great resources, tips and information.

If you’re transitioning to a vegan diet there are so many wonderful blogs with free resources to help you get started. If you’re already vegan and just looking for some great new recipes, you’ll find plenty of those too. 

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Things To Do In Big Bear During Winter

Things To Do In Big Bear During Winter

Big Bear is great place to visit any time of year.  They have something to offer during all four seasons. This is part one of a four part series about things to do in Big Bear for each season, starting with winter.

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Vegan Restaurants in Antigua, Guatemala

Vegan Restaurants in Antigua, Guatemala

I usually do some research before traveling to a new place so I have an idea of where to find healthy, vegan food or places that have vegan options. 

One of my favorite resources for finding vegan friendly food and restaurants is Happy Cow.  You put in the name of where you’ll be traveling to and it gives you a list of vegan friendly places along with reviews.

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The World's Most Romantic Islands

The World's Most Romantic Islands

St. Valentine's Day is almost here.  For me it's a time to think about the people in my life that I love and am so grateful for. 

Even if you aren't in a romantic relationship, you can focus on the people in your life that you love and the many ways you can give and share love. A simple smile shared with someone can be an act of love and make a difference.  

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Wayne Dyer's Top 10 Success Tips

Wayne Dyer's Top 10 Success Tips

Wayne Dyer was one of the first spiritual/personal development teachers I discovered. His book "The Power of Intention - Learning to Co-Create Your World Your Way" changed my life and the way I looked at things.  It empowered me to create the life of my dreams. 

When most people hear the word success they think of business.  Of course these tips can help you create success in business but they also apply to everyday life. Check them out! 

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Incredible Airline Perk I just Discovered

Incredible Airline Perk I just Discovered

If you fly Southwest Airlines you need to know about this amazing perk. I didn't know it existed until I read about it on Travel & Leisure's website.  It's called Companion Pass. 

Once you accrue 110,000 qualifying points or fly 100 flights in a calendar year, you earn Companion Pass Status. That means you get to take a designated companion with you whenever you buy or use points for a Southwest ticket and you only pay the government fees for their ticket. 

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My Favorite Vegan Cookbooks

My Favorite Vegan Cookbooks

I’m a bit obsessed with cookbooks. I have over sixty of them.  That's after getting rid of a bunch that weren't vegan. 

Cooking is meditative for me. When I’m preparing a meal I’m completely in the moment. I feel that feeding my family healthy, nutritious and of course yummy food is a wonderful way to show them how much I love them.  

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Creative Ways to Give A Gift

Creative Ways to Give A Gift

With the holidays upon us I thought it would be fun to share some creative ways to give a gift. The gifts people remember and cherish the most are often experiences or time spent doing something together. Those can be a bit challenging to wrap up. 

These ideas work great for any gift and especially those hard to wrap items such as a car, golf clubs or an experience like a vacation or a special day spent together.

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How To Feel Safe After a Tragedy

How To Feel Safe After a Tragedy

With the recent tragic events in France and California I found myself feeling scared, fearful and unsafe. My initial reaction was shock and deep sadness for those that lost their lives and for their family and loved ones. Then I felt fear take over and I found myself asking “Where can I move to or go with my family so that we’ll be safe?”

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