Truthfully, I didn’t realize I needed to lose weight until I had an argument with my doctor, who claimed I had gained yet another 13 unhealthy pounds.
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By Laura Owens Among the treasured gifts brought by the magi, gold, frankincense and myrrh, frankincense (also known as Boswellia) might have helped Jesus breathe a little easier. Known in Indian Ayurvedic medicine, the resin of Boswellia serrata contains boswellic acid, shown to inhibit leukotriene biosynthesis involved in bronchial asthma. In a 1998 study published […]
Locally foraged picnic with a view By Abigail Lewis As we leaned against the railing to take a selfie between courses at Malibu Farm, we overheard another diner saying to her companion: “This is a typical Southern California restaurant.” But she was wrong. For starters, it’s located at the tip of the Malibu Pier, so […]
It took two small boys to make meditation part of my routine By Kristy Naylor Lund Worn out from a long day, my two boys are finally tucked in for the night. I head for the living room, practically fall on my purple buckwheat pillow and face my framed scroll for nightly meditation. I take […]
Timeless wisdom from Paramahansa Yogananda We all strive for balance in our lives, but how do we actually achieve it? Our days are filled with activities, challenges and to-do lists, leaving us exhausted and wondering what living a balanced life really means. We seek a break from the distraction of smartphones and busy schedules, but […]