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12 Quotes Worth Sharing From Wanderlust

by jenny sansouci July 19, 2013
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If you ever happen to be at the same yoga festival as me, it’s likely you’ll find me in the front row of the classes, with my notebook and pen stationed at the upper left corner of my mat. I’ll be taking notes in downward dog, writing down whatever wisdom that particular teacher spouts out [...]

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My Super Immunity Green Juice

by jenny sansouci July 16, 2013
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About 5 days before I left for the Hanuman Festival last month, I started to feel a little sore throat. Uh oh. That’s always the first sign of getting full-blown sick, right? I took a day to rest, but the next day I woke up feeling like I got hit in the face with a [...]

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A Prescription For Happiness: Get Off Your Meds

by jenny sansouci July 14, 2013
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Guest post by Kirk Hensler Note from Jenny: My friend Kirk sent out a newsletter the other day for Hale Holistic, and he wrote this line: “I still get frequent visits from the dark side, but they are becoming less frequent and more manageable with the more time I spend taking care of my body [...]

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How To Handle Other People’s Opinions

by jenny sansouci June 30, 2013
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I’ve been writing kinda long blogs lately, sorry about that peeps. I guess I just have a lot of feelings. Lately I’ve been finding that more and more people have been throwing opinions at me. Or maybe I’ve just been noticing it more. It might be because I have been sharing a bit more honestly, [...]

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Salads: Acts of Creative Inspiration

by jenny sansouci June 27, 2013
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The other day I posted a picture of this incredibly gorgeous salad on instagram. I instagram a lot of things I eat, especially when they are healthy and beautiful like this particular salad. As soon as I posted it, I got a few comments asking for the recipe. Ok, understandable. Peeps wanna know. The thing [...]

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Can Meat and Butter be Healing?

by jenny sansouci June 24, 2013
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Last week, I had the great pleasure of attending a really fascinating talk given by Dr. Frank Lipman and Chef Seamus Mullen. Dr. Lipman is very passionate about the connection between food and healing -  it’s a daily part of his practice working with patients. Seamus has been dealing with some serious health issues over [...]

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Hanuman Festival Recap

by jenny sansouci June 18, 2013
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I spent the last 4 days in beautiful Boulder, Colorado for the Hanuman Festival. The festival was full of amazing yoga classes, awesome new products to check out at all the vendor tents, great music, breathtaking scenery, and all around good vibes flying everywhere. If you really want the play-by-play of my entire festival weekend, [...]

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Is An Old Story Holding You Back?

by jenny sansouci June 6, 2013
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For as long as I can remember, I’ve been terrified of needles. Like, severe, freak out, anxiety inducing, full blown needle-phobia. Up until this past month, I honestly can’t tell you when the last time I had a needle was. It was when I was a kid. People never believe me when I tell them [...]

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What’s On YOUR Workout Playlist?

by jenny sansouci June 2, 2013
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Nothing motivates me or inspires me more than music. (Well, except for maybe cute guys who do yoga…oh, and of course, helping people). I kid. Admittedly, I don’t really like to do aggressive workouts very often. Almost never. I’ve never liked going to gyms and I’ve never been into any type of aerobics classes. I [...]

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The Most Important Component of a Healthy Diet

by jenny sansouci May 27, 2013
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Guest post by Beth Watson What is healthy? Is it green juice? Frequent yoga? Vegetarian? Vegan even? What’s the one size fits all model that so many of us seem to be looking for – or does it even exist? When I started my journey at Noniland, David Wolfe’s farm in Hawaii – I had [...]

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Bella NutriPro Juicer Review

by jenny sansouci May 23, 2013
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So the very kind and generous people over at Bella Nutripro sent me a juicer to review. I mean, that is a pretty cool thing in itself. A gifted juicer…I think if the 2008 newbie blogger version of me could have seen that coming, I would have fallen off my chair with gratitude and glee. [...]

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Hanuman Festival: Raising the Vibration

by jenny sansouci May 21, 2013
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In just a few weeks I’ll be heading out to Boulder, Colorado for the Hanuman Festival.   I wrote in detail here on YOGANONYMOUS about why I’m going, and one of the reasons I wrote is this:   I go where the high vibe is. The Hanuman Festival’s tagline is “Raise the Vibration,” and that [...]

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Are You Living In Quiet Desperation?

by jenny sansouci May 10, 2013
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“Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.”-Henry David Thoreau The other day in yoga class, one of my teachers brought up the concept of “quiet desperation.” I’ve been thinking about it ever since. He described quiet desperation as something that happens when you “lose [...]

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Benefits of Fermented Veggies (+ How To Make Saurkraut!)

by jenny sansouci May 10, 2013
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Guest post by Raya Ioffe of Raya Wellness Sauerkraut is sexy! I bet you haven’t seen those two words together in the same sentence before. What comes up for you when you think about kraut? Is it that cabbage stuff you put on a hot dog at a baseball game? Is it a strong smelling [...]

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5 Food Blogs You Need To Know About Immediately

by jenny sansouci May 4, 2013
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When I first started Healthy Crush, I had this vision that it was going to be the next big healthy recipe site. All I wanted was to do was come up with awesome healthy recipes, cook, take photos of food, and blog about it. To fuel this dream, I quit my 9-5, bought a fancy-pants [...]

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You’re Living Your Dream, Don’t Miss It

by jenny sansouci April 5, 2013
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Last summer, I left my apartment and life in New York with a heavy heart and ventured out to live in Los Angeles for a few months. Every time I sat in a meditation and asked for guidance on what to do next, I kept getting the message “focus on your healing and everything else [...]

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Celebrate Spring with Raw Chocolate

by jenny sansouci March 26, 2013
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You may be interested in these: The Best Yoga Mat Juicing vs. Blending My favorite juicer My favorite blender Springtime is approaching us (yay!) and that means it’s time to celebrate. Every day should be a reason to celebrate, of course, but there’s just something a bit magical that happens when spring comes along…a little [...]

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The Best Way To Attract Love

by jenny sansouci March 8, 2013
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My friend Gabby says this all the time, and I think it’s definitely true. I don’t know if I’m using the correct wording, but the basic idea is this: “Your task isn’t to seek a lover, but to become a lover of life.” Don’t you think it’s super attractive when you meet someone who just [...]

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Is Food Affecting Your Creativity?

by jenny sansouci March 7, 2013
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Last year, I did a 10-day juice cleanse. It was a crazy awesome yet mildly insane experience. At the end of the cleanse, I had firmly decided that food and creativity were deeply linked. In fact, at the time, I thought for sure I was going to write a book on eating for creativity. Maybe [...]

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A Recipe For Success?

by jenny sansouci March 6, 2013
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The other day I reluctantly got on a phone call with an accountant that manages one of my investments, an account I barely ever touch. He scheduled a call with me just to “get my updated facts into their system.” I put off actually getting on the call because I just didn’t think it was [...]

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The Random Reason I Went To Nutrition School

by jenny sansouci February 26, 2013
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I talk to people pretty much daily about my nutrition school, the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. It comes up in conversation all the time because it’s shaped my life in so many ways. It’s directly contributed to some of my greatest successes, most enriching personal and business relationships, and, well, this blog itself. The Institute [...]

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10 Minutes of Yoga: The Magic 10

by jenny sansouci February 1, 2013
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A couple of months ago, my life felt very different. Specifically, when I was living in LA, I had a lot of unstructured time, and unstructured time, for me, meant lots of yoga. As long as I got a yoga class in, I really didn’t care what else got accomplished that day. Yoga became my [...]

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Fresh: Reinventing Our Food System

by jenny sansouci January 20, 2013
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“What does unsustainable actually mean? It means it can’t go on this way.” -Michael Pollan There are a number of documentaries out there about the industrialized food system. At this point you’ve probably heard that industrialized agriculture and factory farming are tragically destroying our environment and our health — and are completely unsustainable practices. In [...]

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How Meditation Changed My Life

by jenny sansouci January 18, 2013
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Guest Post by Ritu Ashrafi I’m fairly new to meditation and have been practicing for less than a year but I can honestly say that meditation changed my life. I see my life as pre-meditation and post-meditation because the difference between the two is staggering. Let me tell you why. I am Ritu Ashrafi and [...]

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A Perspective on Soul Mates

by jenny sansouci January 12, 2013
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Missing someone you can’t contact can be a pretty dead-end feeling. Maybe the person is an ex love, or someone who has passed away, or someone you were once close with who is no longer in your life. It can be really difficult to let go at times, especially when your heart and soul were [...]

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Deepak Chopra’s 10 Keys to Happiness

by jenny sansouci January 11, 2013
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Happiness is one of those things that we tend to think is based on each person’s individual life situation. How much money do we have? Are we in a fulfilling romantic relationship? Do we have the career of our dreams? A great body? Most of us spend a large amount of our lives striving for [...]

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Basic Supplements For Health

by jenny sansouci January 11, 2013
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I’ve been working for Dr. Frank Lipman for a week now. The experience has been, to say the least – awesome. I am learning so much! Dr. Lipman focuses a lot on nutrition and lifestyle as it relates to all kinds of health conditions, and learning from him is truly an incredible experience. One thing [...]

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Superfoods To Strengthen The Brain & Blood

by jenny sansouci January 6, 2013
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Do you usually start your new year off by cutting things out, restricting your diet, and making drastic changes to what you’re eating? While I totally support big changes, don’t you think it might be more fun to focus on adding things IN instead? There are lots of powerful, nourishing plant-based superfoods out there just [...]

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