Women’s Wellness

Meditation by Alexandra Roach-My NSHM Guest Health Coach

by Judy Griffin on November 21, 2015

Meditation – Is it Indeed Magical? By Alexandra Roach, Certified Integrative Health Coach, RYT & Meditation Teacher Meditation is said to come with many health benefits. When you sit in stillness, your cardiovascular system slows down, your breathing stabilizes, your blood pressure is lower, your digestive system is able to balance and absorb more nutrients. […]

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Healthy Margarita

by Judy Griffin on May 5, 2015

  Ingredients: Serves 4 ½ c. freshly squeezed orange juice (blood oranges are best) ½ c of freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice ½ c of freshly squeezed limes (about 4 limes) or (2 Tbsp Real Lime Juice) 2 Tbsp Raw Honey 1 cup high quality Tequila 1 cup Club Soda 3-5 cups ice Coarse salt […]

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Mint Chocolate Chip Shamrock Shake

by Judy Griffin on March 16, 2015

  Ingredients: 1 cup almond milk 1 cup of baby spinach 2 bananas 1 kiwi 2 tsp of Cacao Nibs (Chocolate Chips also fine) ½ tsp Pure Vanilla Extract 1/8 tsp of Young Living Peppermint Essential oil (you can also use peppermint extract) Directions: Add 1 cup of almond milk to a blender. Add spinach, […]

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Swap out resolutions for solutions

by Judy Griffin on January 2, 2015

Let’s make 2015 about soulutions rather than resolutions.     “She began 2015 by opening her heart and her hands to receive all the blessings to come. Because she knew that the first steps to having a great year was in allowing and believing it to be so.” – Anna Taylor   All to often […]

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How to Flourish at any age: Featuring Nancy Mindes

by Judy Griffin on November 3, 2014

“Why are you knocking on every other door? Go knock at the door of your own heart.” ~Rumi Before I took a deep dive into psychoanalysis, the human potential movement: training with 7 Habits founder, Stephen Covey, Landmark Education, Coach U, Enlightened Warrior and Wizard Training camps, being a yogi, a Pilates practitioner, trance dancer, […]

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Flourish Beyond 50-with Jayne Justice

by Judy Griffin on October 19, 2014

I am a woman of strong character, hard work, grace, success, beauty, with a bit of stubbornness thrown in. I am most proud of my resilience, hard work, optimistic attitude, willingness to help others, ability to listen, patience, being a mother, and a friend. I have a sense of adventure and love to try new […]

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Flourish: Embracing Ageless Vibrancy with Liz Murray

by Judy Griffin on August 19, 2014

Redefining Vibrant Living for Women in their 40’s, 50’s and Beyond               I have often felt that each decade of life for me has had some type of theme and life skill to learn. My twenties were about becoming an adult woman, navigating the corporate world (ugh!) and how […]

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Flourish Beyond 50~ with Patsie Smith

by Judy Griffin on August 1, 2014

Stepping into a season of ageless vibrancy I turn 49 in a few months and then closing in on the big 50 next year. Reflecting for a moment to write about ageless vibrancy, I realized that there’s absolutely no regrets at all with every single year of my life. Not that I’m a perfect person […]

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Watermelon Freeze

by Judy Griffin on July 30, 2014

Watermelon Freeze Ingredients: makes 4-6 servings. 6 cups cubed chilled watermelon 2 cups coconut water  *(water is fine) 1 lime, freshly juiced Directions: Put all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth. Garnish with a sprig of mint and a slice of lime  Watermelon Citron Freeze-For a refreshing cocktail replace 1 cup of coconut water with […]

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Flourish Beyond 50 ~ with Margaretha

by Judy Griffin on July 14, 2014

        I had the good fortune of meeting an extremely inspiring woman while  visiting my favorite florist a few months ago.   I first heard her effervescent voice as she responded to the florist’s greeting. She has been a regular customer since the shop opened. No surprise that she is their favorite customer. […]

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