If so, then you’re probably addicted.
Smartphones hook people by using the same neural pathways as gambling and drugs.
I’m so eager to serve you this year, but, alas, I’m still home recovering from pneumonia, as I shared here when I shared my friend Angelika’s Chicken Bone Broth recipe.
Although I’m a lot better, I still get weak quickly and easily. And I still don’t have any stamina to work out. Please note that next I got bronchitis, too!
What’s weird is that don’t fit into the at-risk categories so why did I get so darn sick?
Note from Connie: Since it’s winter, often cold in most parts of the world, and I’m home sick with pneumonia, my friend Angelika Ilina — founder of the Love On the Table blog for health-conscious foodies — was kind enough to share her tasty, easy, low-carb version of her Grandma’s Chicken Broth Recipe. As you’ll note, this recipe contains no gluten-filled noodles.
Here’s Angelika: (more…)
Please note that I need to take some time off for a while, because after six long years, I’m finally moving into my own place.
How nice it feels not to feel more settled.
As I’ve shared previously, in late 2012, when my Mom became terminally ill, I moved across country to be with her.
Since then, I’ve moved several times so I’m sooooo relieved to finally find a home.
See you soon when I’ll be able to serve you better.
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It’s tough to describe the profound influence on me by this remarkable, trailblazing, positive-thinking woman, who I’ve had the pleasure of meeting four or five times over the past few years.
In fact, one of my fondest memories about Louise Hay is that I had the distinct honor to talk with her at her fabulous, private 85th birthday party in San Diego in 2012.
The stunning party was for Hay House authors, and I was sooooooooo thrilled, because my second book, Beyond Sugar Shock, was but two months away from reality by none other than Hay House, the publishing house I so admired.
(Unfortunately, my joy at becoming a Hay House author and talking with Louise was greatly clouded by the fact that my mother had recently been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. (In fact, I’d just flown in to San Diego for Louise’s party after spending a heartbreaking week with with my dying mother. Later, I moved 3,000 miles, from the East Coast, to be with my Mom at the end of her life. But that’s another story.)
You, too, I imagine — if you’re into growing, reaching your potential and becoming the most wonderful person you can be — have been positively guided by Louise Hay.
All of us, thankfully, can still be guided by this legend although Louise Hay is no longer on this earth.
By the way, if you don’t know much about Louise Hay, I urge you to find out now and I’m sure you’ll be inspired when you do that. For instance, do you know the following three tidbits?
Just think: This amazing woman, who had been abused while younger, ultimately started a worldwide company, which is committed to delivering products and services that empower and educate the individual, while helping to heal our planet.”
Now, let me share four major times that Louise Hay has helped me in enormous ways.
If you’re a sugar addict or carbaholic, isolation is one of the biggest challenges you face.
Just think about it: Don’t you hide out from your friends, loved ones and colleagues just so you can sneakily shove carbage (carb garbage) into your mouth, especially late at night? Then do you privately beat up on yourself for blowing your diet?
Since 2012, when carb cravings pounced on me after my Mom’s death, I’ve been dedicated to discovering why we crave when we crave.
Most importantly, I’ve been determined to find super-simple, super-powerful, proven ways to help you Crush Your Cravings.
During the past year or so, I got the biggest A-hah!
We crave because we feel lost, alone and apart from others.
But when meet and enjoy new people and get closer to our new friends or romantic partners, we get tremendous power, fun and joy.
Even better, if you do something fun, challenging or unusual together, guess what you’ll forget? Your cravings!
Instead, you’ll thrive on the excitement.
So if you’re suffering from cravings, you can take one simple step to begin to Crush Your Cravings.
Connect more to Crave Less.
Then, while you’re connecting, you’ll Crush Your Cravings when together you do something that excites, intrigues and entices you.
Just think about it: How can you crave carbs or sweets when you’re in the middle of a tennis game, bouncing on a trampoline or kayaking on the ocean?
For years, I’ve been talking about the power of distraction.
Well, now your friends and loved ones and what you do together nurturing diversions.
So I urge you now: Connect More Now to Crave Less. Then have a blast together, too.
Now, I invite you to take action right now.
If you don’t have someone to connect with immediately, then connect with others (and me) now on my Facebook page, where you’ll get inspiring tidbits, tips on how to Crush Your Cravings and how to Get a Life that Rocks™
Ever since I temporarily moved into a place near a smart meter and began getting ferocious headaches, persistent insomnia, scary heart palpitations and other ailments, I’ve been alarmed by smart meters and cell phones, which can cause many ailments, including weight gain.
Thanks to filmmaker Josh del Sol, you can get the alarming scoop in a fabulous documentary about smart meters, are being installed (or have been) all across the world.
Catch this riveting film ASAP, because you can see it in its entirety here until August 11. (Thanks for the heads up on this documentary to mercola.com and EMF Warriors Facebook group.)
Now find out about the sequel to this documentary.
You won’t leave the movie feeling discouraged.
Instead you’ll find out how to InPower, which seeks to offer a solution using an “open source and crowd-funded movement of, by, and for the people.”
“We believe that the combination of independent media, truth, faith in our Creator or Source, and the effective enforcement of accountability upon those in positions of social leadership are keys to preserving and restoring human rights,” Del Sol continues.
Do you use your cell phone, tablet or laptop after sundown? If so, you’re in good company, because 9 out of 10 of us use some type of electronic device at least an hour before bed. But if being so wired can ruin your sleep, alter your metabolism and make you gain weight. (Read on, because this photo with Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Swanwick shows you an easy way to stay wired at night but sleep better.)
So here’s our 21st century problem: Your favorite electronic gizmos before bedtime emit light of a blue wavelength, which trick your brain into thinking that it’s daytime. Not only that, but poor sleep is linked to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and depression.
But, let’s face it, most of us probably won’t change our unhealthy tech habits once the sun sets. For my part, my bad habit (or babit™, as I call it)—which, I’ve almost broken—is that I write blog posts or books into the wee hours.
What about you? Do you, too, have any of these popular 21st-century bad electronic habits?