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What Does Your Body Say About You?

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Aloha, When you think of what your body says about you, do you think about these things? What your sagging middle or 6-pack abs might say to other people What you “hear” from your reflection in the mirror The signals your body tries to give you Your body type and what that announces about you […]

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Do placebos work, even when you know it’s fake?

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Aloha, I found this to be amazing! Did you know “the placebo effect” takes place even when you know you are receiving a placebo? It’s true, according to Scott M. Schafer, Luana Colloca and Tor D. Wager in a article published earlier this year in The Journal of Pain. Here is the link to read more. A special […]

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Is Health Optional?

Is Health Optional

“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” Buddha  Health as a duty — interesting idea, isn’t it? I think too many of us in our culture see health as an “option,” that it’s our personal choice whether we’ll be […]

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“Busting the Myths about Weight Loss” TeleSummit

BUST the MYTHS about Weight Loss

Isn’t It Time to BUST the MYTHS about Weight Loss? My friends and colleagues Drs. Joy and Roy Martina believe the diet industry has brainwashed us into believing many harmful untruths about weight loss – and ourselves. That is why they’ve assembled a panel of world-class holistic health and wellness experts for an informative and […]

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Fall In Love With the Process

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“The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.” – Carl Rogers Did you make a few New Year’s resolutions this year? If so, odds are that getting healthier and maybe losing weight were in your resolutions. Good for you! According to studies, three of the top […]

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Introducing the TEP Health & Fitness Team

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Aloha, For years my students have asked me what I do in my health and fitness path. In fact, some of you have straight up threatened me if I didn’t tell!! As many of you know, recently, I have opened up more and shared my diet; however, my workout routine has been private. I do know that some […]

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Finding Your Personal Motivator for Fitness

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Aloha, I’m starting this year with an emphasis on fitness. Why? Well, having gone through a personal fitness transformation in the last several years myself, I’ve come to understand that being in great condition physically supports everything else in my life. And if my mission is to empower my students so they can transform the […]

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Firing Up Your Motivation

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“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz Enthusiasm. Inspiration. Passion. Motivation. Excitement. Just reading those words, don’t you feel a little more energy in your body and mind? And if you think about their opposite—boredom, cynicism, apathy, numbness—don’t you feel that energy […]

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Do It Again. And Again.

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  A baseball swing is a very finely tuned instrument. It is repetition, and more repetition, then a little more after that. Reggie Jackson Aloha, In a previous post, I addressed the question I get asked periodically by my NLP and Huna students: “I was doing so well but now I feel stuck. What am I doing […]

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Depression is a Disease of Civilization: Stephen Ilardi at TEDxEmory

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Aloha, Did you know that nearly 1/4 of Americans will experience depression by the age of 75? Research shows that depression is on the rise. In fact, within the past 20 years, the use of antidepressants have gone up by over 300%. Wow. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that […]