tea instead of alcohol

Drink Tea this Holiday Season to Wind Down in a Healthy Way

For many people, alcohol is the drink of choice to unwind or to sip along with their evening meal. However, recent evidence points to the fact that even limited alcohol consumption increases the risk of cancer and other diseases. If you are looking for a healthier way to relax at the end of the day, consider making a cup of tea your evening ritual.

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Verses that Nourish the Soul: Gathas

A couple years ago, my beloved brother-in-law Tim and I discovered that we had a mutual interest in the teachings of Zen Buddhist master.  Soon after, Tim gave me a book by this great teacher called Peace is Every Breath, which presents inspiring and accessible ways to cultivate greater mindfulness in everyday life.  One practice in this book that really spoke to me is the expression of gathas.

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Love Yourself

To most fully share our light and love with the world, nourishing our own body, mind, and soul is essential. Today, think about the self-care routines that support your sense of wellbeing. Take some time to reflect upon the following:

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