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Stephanie B.

Los Angeles, California
I am a well-being coach, energy healer and hypnotherapist. I have a fun, down-to-earth approach. ============================== Please check out my yoga blog, Namasteph: www.namasteph.com ============================== P.S. If something I have said in a topic here inspires you to want to email me privately to discuss, may I suggest you post your response publicly? I am here to help build the community. I would prefer to not get into private email exchanges over topics as this does not benefit... Full Bio
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"Inappropriate Yoga Guy" by Stephanie B. 8 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Yoga There's a video on YouTube poking fun at guys who hit on girls in yoga class (though I thought the girl in the video was just as annoying). So what do you think of people me ... Read on »
10 Secrets to Looking Younger (???) - Click to Read by Stephanie B. 5 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body I'm not sure why this article was included in the Mind-Body feed, but I felt compelled to comment. It's a bunch of the same old rehashed advice you hear in beauty magazines al ... Read on »
12 Yays of Christmas by Stephanie B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body (Click on the title to read the article.) Here are some humorous tips for enjoying Christmas. I am going to add my own - I'm taking some time to meditate on the past year and ... Read on »
A Light in Meditation by Stephanie B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Meditation Today I went to the service at the Agape International Spiritual Center in Los Angeles. After the sermon, we are led in a healing meditation. Today while I was meditating duri ... Read on »
Annoying Gym Announcements by Stephanie B. 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I was swimming at Bally Total Fitness yesterday and I could not believe how many announcements they had over the loudspeaker! It was getting to the point where it was about ... Read on »
Article: 12 Little Changes (Click Title to Read) by Stephanie B. Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body This is a nice article with some ideas on little things to change in the new year instead of big resolutions. All of these suggestions really have to do with being in integrit ... Read on »
At Home Spa? by Stephanie B. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Mind-Body This was an interesting article, but I have to say, I wonder how much of this is really about snooty attitudes from the spas so much as a bunch of spoiled rich people expectin ... Read on »
At Home Weekend Retreat by Stephanie B. 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I'm planning on having one of those weekends where I just do nothing. Maybe I will go a yoga class and that's it. I am not going to socialize, run around, pack my schedule, or ... Read on »
Attitude is Everything by Stephanie B. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body How well you respond to life's problems depends on your attitude and your interpretation. I had a disappointment recently, and a friend, who tends to be negative, thought it ... Read on »
Being an Authentic Woman by Stephanie B. 35 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body As a woman with an opinion, I have had periods in my life where other people (WOMEN, primarily) get on my case for having an opinion. When they do this, however, they always ... Read on »
Being Aware of Self-Help Cults and Scams by Stephanie B. 6 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Stress Management I'm a huge fan of self-help but sometimes there is a dark side. Two huge movements in the personal development world have some skeletons in the closet. The first is Landm ... Read on »
Big Wave Surfing by Stephanie B. Posted in: General Discussion in Surfing If you could, would you ever surf a big wave? I often watch those big wave surfers with much fascination and a little envy. I know I will never be able to surf one of those ma ... Read on »
Bike Helmets and the Importance of Wearing Them Properly by Stephanie B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Biking I live in Los Angeles and it never ceases to amaze me how many people I see riding their bikes down the busiest streets without a helmet on. (We're talking streets with six la ... Read on »
BookCrossing: A Good Way to Let Go of Books by Stephanie B. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Stress Management Hoarding books was a bugaboo of mine for many years until I found BookCrossing. BookCrossing is a website where you register your book and then "set it free" into the "wild" ... Read on »
Breathing by Stephanie B. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I'm working on doing more deep breathing throughout the day. As part of this I am becoming more aware of my posture and how I am carrying my body. By doing some deep breathing ... Read on »
Britney Spears Bashed for Being a Normal Weight by Stephanie B. 3 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Weight loss It's been all over the news today - Britney's "disaster" performance a the MTV Music Awards. The worst part? The news media is frothing at the mouth over how "fat" Britney s ... Read on »
Children, Solitude and Spiritual Growth by Stephanie B. 3 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body I am not sure if I want children or not. (The decision may be made for me, as I have yet to find the right relationship within which to have children.) I used to think that ... Read on »
Chinese Herbs by Stephanie B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Complementary & Alternative Medicine An important part of my acupuncture treatments was always the prescription of Chinese herbs by my acupuncturists. These herbs often came in "tea pill" form - little tiny dark ... Read on »
Clean Water Getting Hard to Come By by Stephanie B. Posted in: General Discussion in General Medicine When we think about our health, we sometimes forget the enormous sequence of events that gets food and water to our doorsteps. Of note is an article today that the U.S. is f ... Read on »
Clothing Storage Issue by Stephanie B. Posted in: General Discussion in Stress Management I'm wondering if anyone has any thoughts or ideas on solving a clothing storage issue. I live in a two-bedroom apartment all by myself. You think with that I would have plen ... Read on »