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Happy skin, happy you!

Is skin care important? According to a recent Huffington Post story, it is: skin care, they said, is self-care, which is important to mental wellbeing. No matter the reason – for beauty or for health – a skin care ritual is soothing and…
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Add Ayurvedic massage to your daily routine to balance and replenish your energy

Fall is the season for replenishing your ojas, the Ayurvedic term for your life force or essence, which influences immunity. When your ojas is diminished, your immunity is reduced. In addition to refraining from the energy-depleting effects…

Ganesh Chaturthi: Removing obstacles

Life provides daily obstacles, both large and small: work obstacles, relationship obstacles, financial obstacles, mental obstacles, political obstacles. The list can go on and on and on. Well, happy Ganesh Chaturthi! Ganesh Chaturthi,…

Why pamper yourself? Here are 5 reasons.

Taking care of yourself, and even treating yourself to something special, renews your spirit, reinvigorates your mind and rejuvenates your body. And that’s what we’re all about, at The Floating Lotus! Need more specific reasons to indulge…

How yoga can help relieve menstrual cramps!

  When it's that time of the month, for some of us, that means lots of painful cramps! Ouch! No fun. You've tried everything -- warm compresses, hot showers or baths, even pain medicines. Have you ever considered yoga?  I…
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Tension, Yikes!

We’ve all seen it — the parade of zombie-teens (and adults) wandering around businesses, bathrooms and parks hunched over their cell phones. Pokémon Go is sweeping the nation, but how is it affecting our bodies?   The game brings…

Winter Solstice 30 days of a Renewal Sadhana

Tomorrow is the Winter Solstice. We move from darkness into light.  It will be a New Moon as well.  This will be a powerful time to cultivate the seeds of the Summer Solstice and Fall Equinox.  If you have planted intentions earlier it is…
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Aah!!! The Power of Lemon Water!

It is refreshing and detoxifying!  It has a plethora of health benefits that has helped me feel free of toxicity and dehydration.  Below are a few of the many benefits that lemon water can give you. Lemon Smiles, Cassandra The lemon…

10 Day Green Smoothie Cleanse

It has been a couple of years since I have done a green smoothie cleanse.  For one year my vitamix blender was in storage while Eric and I lived with his parents.  This coming from a gal that lived a raw food lifestyle for a year.  Talking…