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Lissa’s Blog

What Are You Wearing? The History of Sleepwear

Pajamas! That’s the popular answer to the “What are you wearing?” question these days. Maybe because we’re at home more, ...

Cheer for Chia!

Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from the Salvia hispanica plant, a relative in the mint family. They’re whole-grain, gluten-free, ...

Sleep Quotes and the Wisdom (or Not) Behind Them

Sleep is one thing we all have in common. No matter where you live, how old you are, or what ...

Circadian Rhythms and Blues

Nature has a rhythm. We see it in the way the seasons change, the way the tide comes in and ...

The Science of Relationships

Recently I was interviewed by a UK Magazine for an article about my take on the science behind relationships. The ...

For the Love of Chocolate

You know those games where you have to name three things you need to have on a desert island? One ...

Birthstones and Their Healing Properties

A birthstone is a gemstone that corresponds to the month of someone’s birth. It is thought to be lucky to ...

Seven Simple Ways to Silence Snoring

If you snore, you might not even be aware that you’re making such a racket in your sleep – but ...

Lucid Dreaming

“All that we see or seem Is but a dream within a dream.” -Edgar Allan Poe You’re asleep, dreaming away, ...

While You Were Sleeping: The Tale of the Tooth Fairy

As the legend goes, when a child loses a baby tooth, and then places it under their pillow, a sprite ...

Defining Self Care

“Self-care” has become somewhat of a buzz word lately. So many people are talking about it, especially online. In most ...

The Days of Our Lives

The great playwright William Shakespeare is often quoted as having said: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men ...

The Many Benefits of Meditation

Meditation is really the best thing we can do for our overall health – and all it takes is our ...

Seasonal Spice Blends

According to Ayurveda, a balanced diet contains all six tastes at every meal. This can be challenging given our western influences ...

DIY Natural Cleaning Products

Here is a list of DIY Natural Cleaning products for just about any job in your home! Follow the recipe ...

The Four Friends

“The Four Friends” is an ancient fable that the Buddha repeated to teach the value of respect for one another ...

Sleep Your Worries Away

by Lissa Coffey What’s keeping you up at night? Chances are it is worry. Let’s face it, in our hectic ...

“Sleepy… Verrrrry Sleepy…”

“You are feeling sleepy… verrry sleepy…” Those are the words that we think of when we imagine being hypnotized. You ...

A Valentine to Love

Valentine’s Day has us all thinking about love. We can’t escape the ads, the decorations in the stores, the promises ...

Ancient Secrets of Seduction

“Tantra” means “instrument of the body.” It sounds exotic, but it is actually very simple. Tantra teaches us to use ...

Better Sleep Can Warm Up A Relationship

For couples having trouble under the sheets, improving their relationship could be as simple as getting a good night’s sleep ...

More Birthdays: A Reason to Celebrate!

Recent survey results released by the American Cancer Society reinforce, once again, the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, and the ...

Time Well Spent: Volunteering in the Foster Care System

Time is a commodity. It’s been compared with money. We only have so much of it in this lifetime, so ...

Michael Jackson: Another Look at The Man in the Mirror

Since Michael Jackson’s untimely death last week we’ve been inundated with stories and speculations about his life. I’m in the ...

‘Twas the Days Before Christmas

‘Twas the days before Christmas And all through the house Lay scraps of ribbon and an Unironed blouse. “Company’s coming!” ...

Heal Yourself with Ayurveda: The Science of Life

Ayurveda is India’s 5,000 year old “Science of Life.” It is the art of living in harmony with nature, and ...