Barb Grandstaff

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Panini Press Ice Cream Drumsticks

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, whip the heavy cream with the vanilla extract on medium-high speed until mousse-like, …

Recipes and Cooking

Warning! You will not be able to stop eating this flavor-packed cheese ball! It's just so good, and when shaped to form a football, makes the perfect …

Cooking

Summer BBQ | Rue

Temperatures are rising and summer is officially here. What better way to kick back and enjoy the best time of year than with a backyard BBQ? We …

Recipes

Spoon Fork Bacon -

This post was sponsored by Pete and Gerry's. Thank you for supporting our sponsors. It helps keep us going!<p>I’m a huge ‘leftovers’ person. To me it’s …

Recipes

Cucumber-Honeydew Salad with Feta

Creating a Sacred Space at Home | Wake Up World

11th June 2013<p>Contributing Writer for Wake Up World<p>Creating a sacred space is like giving yourself a loving embrace from the cosmos. It’s a way of …

Let Go of Attachment: You Can Be Happy Even if Things Change

<b>“Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>A wise old soul once told me that I needed to practice …

Positive Thinking

It’s All in the Hips. ~ Anthony Ware

Tears were streaming down my face—I had lump in my throat the size of an apple.<p>My hips were hurting yet feeling good at the same time. Waves of …

Can't Keep up? 15 Ways to Simplify Your Morning Routine | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It can become pretty stressful, right?<p>Every morning we have to struggle to get ourselves ready, get everything done and be out the door on time. And …

Productivity

Transforming Abuse into Inner Wisdom.

As a girl or woman, have you been pounded on, beat up or bullied by a stronger boy or man? Knowing all along you didn’t deserve his abuse?<p>Starting …

6 Behaviors That Cure And Prevent Cancer

When I first read the Spontaneous Remission Project, which consists of over 3,500 case studies in medical literature of patients who have been cured …

Cancer

The Weird Reasons You Need To Pray

Nobody knows whether there is a god, whether the universe is sentient, whether the universe cares. This is a fact. Let’s stick a pin in the question …

Humor and laughter for a better life

This is food for thought…<p>Lenny is considered one of the world’s leading spiritual leaders with a rare combination of mastery in Gestalt, humor and …

Buddhist Meditation

The Body as the Path Through Depression.

Hell is a state of alienation from the power of Being that substantiates life, God.<p>This is experienced as depression. Essentially, depression is a …

Yoga for larger bodies

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported where the Lil Omm yoga studio is located. It is in Washington’s Tenleytown neighborhood, not the Palisades. This version has been corrected.<p>Sitting on the ground with her legs straight out in front of her, yoga instructor Annie …

10 Ways You Know Yoga is Working. ~ Meredith Rom

There are so <i>many</i> lessons yoga has brought to my daily life.<p>I taught a yoga class recently on this idea: <i>“</i>How to Know the Yoga is Working” and was …

The Power of Morning Practice

If you don't practice being in the moment, feeling stress-free when everything is well, you won't be able to feel centered when life falls apart.<p>I learned that powerfully yesterday.<p>I just got back from a dream trip with my dad. We were golfing in Scotland. Every day was a true pleasure, even though …

Trusting in the Present When You’ve Been Hurt in the Past

<b>“The only way to know if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” ~Ernest Hemmingway</b><p>In a world where it seems as though all we hear about and see is …

Letting Go of Fear and Living in Peace

<b>“Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.” ~Albert Einstein</b><p>I sat in the waiting room of the dermatologist’s office …

Top 10 Myths About Yoga

Being a yoga teacher and student is fulfilling and inspiring, but being a yoga cheerleader isn’t always that easy. Knowing the power of yoga to …

Yoga

Meditation Stimulates Long-Lasting Brain Changes

The effects gained from meditation continue to affect brain function for a long time after meditation is over, according to new research.<p>"This is the …

Mindfulness

Mind Body Connection

• Consumers report that talk therapy was reportedly more effective than drug therapy for depression and anxiety (Consumer Reports, October 2004)<p><b>What</b> …

Tai Chi

11 Habits You Need to Give Up to Be Happy

Are your habits and routines sucking up your happiness?<p>Oftentimes we unknowingly hold on to little, obsessive habits that cause us a great deal of …

Self-help

6 Ways To Ground Yourself When You're Feeling Anxious

I’m writing this as I’m waiting to hear back from the doctor about whether or not my son has Lyme Disease. I’d love to report that I’m one of those …

Mindfulness

DOYOUYOGA

Of course yoga makes us feel good! It is a tried and tested holistic health system that seems to have an endless number of wellbeing benefits.<p>Yes …

Yoga

Shifting our Perception with Meditation

Though you can start meditation at any time, it’s harder if your life is chaotic, and if you’re feeling paranoid, if you’re overwhelmed with …

7 Effective Ways Happy People Think

<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say,<br>and what you do are in harmony.”<br>―Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>Believe it or not, I’ve read 27 personal development …

Happiness

3 Ways to Become a Better Adult by Acting Like a Kid | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all of our lives.”<p>-Albert Einstein<p>I remember …

Albert Einstein

Yoga: Liberation From the Body

I first discovered yoga over 25 years ago. My discovery was like that of many others in the West who find their way into this world, in that it was defined by my pursuit of the physical postures. I was working out in a gym and wanted to distract myself with a new form of exercise. I would go to …