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of the Month
the moon, come out from behind the clouds and shine"
of the month
Pudding " ~ An easy
low-fat sweet treat
cup Plain or Vanilla Soymilk
1/3 cup Orange Juice
2 Tbsp Cornstarch
1/4 cup Turbinado Sugar (this is a form of unrefined sugar)
3/4 cup cooked, Mashed Pumpkin (canned works well)
1 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
Soy Milk into a large, microwave safe bowl.
Microwave uncovered on high for 3 minutes.
Add all other ingredients to bowl and stir well.
Cover with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 4 minutes.
Remove from microwave, uncover and stir.
Allow bowl to sit for 10 -15 minutes to allow pudding to set.
Eat and enjoy!
of the month:
Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
setu = dam or bridge
bandha = lock
Stretches the chest, neck, abdominals
Reduces headaches, backaches, insomnia, anxiety, stress
and improves concentration
Stimulates abdominal organs as well as the thyroid gland
and the lungs
Strengthens the gluteals and the hamstrings
Reduces symptoms of PMS and menstruation discomfort
Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause
Reduces sinus pain and pressure and relieves congestion
due to colds and allergies
to do this pose:
(Always be sure to check
with your Dr before performing new exercise)
1. Lie on your back and if necessary place a folded towel
under your shoulders to support your neck. Bend your knees
and place the soles of your feet on the floor close to
your buttocks. Your knees and feet should both be hips
2. Exhale and slowly curl your tailbone and buttocks off
the floor and continue peeling one vertebra at a time
off the floor. Arms are by your side extended toward your
3. Lift your buttocks as high as you comfortably can or
until the thighs are about parallel to the floor. Keep
your knees over your heels and lengthen your tailbone
toward the back of your knees.
4. Lengthen the back of your neck as it is on the floor
and lift and expand the ribcage. Watch as each breath
rises and falls in your abdomen.
5. Stay in this pose up to a minute, but only as long
as your body wants to stay in it. Release by slowly rolling
the spine down to the floor. Hug your knees gently toward
your chest and breathe.
that I Love and Recommend:
~ Thievery Corporation: The Richest Man in Babylon
BOOK ~ "Wouldn't Take Nothing for my Journey Now"
by Maya Angelou
to Think About:
day before you get out of bed this month,
name 3 things that you are grateful for.
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