Author: nutritionangel26

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UPDATE: JULY 25, 2017 Hello everyone. On January 15, 2017, I posted this article about the Suicide Prevention Collaborative.  My sister, Renee Penticoff, is a co-founder of this organization. I received an email from her today, which is what prompted the idea to rerun this post. In place of my usual Tuesday nutrition post, I…

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A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a graduate of Hawthorn University, Michelle, who had stumbled across my blog. She said she liked what I was doing with my blog. She explained that she just started a company in May, 2017 and wondered if I would help her by writing an article about her…

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As I sit in the quiet of the forest, I am lost to the peace and energy that permeates my being. I absolutely love being in the forest. When I am amongst the trees, I feel at one with the world, unified with our disconnected society. All worries wash away…all stress fades…all concerns are lifted…

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The present is a gift… To live for now, means to be free. It is free from the concerns of the past… and the worries of the future. We are all taught to strive for success and plan for the future. But, how often can we actually enjoy our success, if our mind is never…

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We all have stress and fear. It’s part of the human experience. Some people handle it well or, if you’re like me, you can be a basket case sometimes. Everyone tells you to just “let it go” or “stop worrying”. Well, it’s easier said then done. What if I told you, there was a technique…

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For tonight’s daily inspiration, I wanted to share a poem with you called: THE OPTIMIST CREED-By: Christian D Larson Mr. Larson (1874 – 1954) was an author, teacher and leader of the “new thought movement”.  The “new thought movement” is a philosophical movement, which began in the early 19th century. Followers of this movement believe:…

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When Danielle Cook’s son was diagnosed with cancer when he was 11 years old, she turned to nutrition to help his body heal. When he went into remission, she went back to school for a Masters Degree in Holistic Nutrition. For 12 years, she has been “demonstrating, educating, and advocating the benefits of seasonal whole…

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Before I get to tonight’s daily inspiration, I have a few things to share. Starting tomorrow, I will begin the process of taking my big test. This is a test over everything I have learned over the past year and a half. I have 7 days to study for and take the exam. Therefore, tonight’s…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Today is the 25th anniversary of my Friend’s death. Roberta Ann Pfeiffer, her fiance Robert and their 2 dogs were killed by a drunk driver on St. Patrick’s Day, 1992. This post is in memory of them. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 40% of traffic fatalities on St.…

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There you are…minding your own business, going to work or school, enjoying family, taking vacations and WHAM!  Life throws you a sucker punch right in the gut. Suddenly, out of no where, your life is in crisis mode, a downward spiral and it looks like things will never be the same again. A smart person…