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Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.


Hello followers,

It’s the weekend, Dan and I wish you all a wonderful and safe weekend.

Our health realizes on the love from each other. Knowing that we are loved is the first step of keeping healthy and having a positive attitude.

Love is most likely influenced by both biological drives and cultural influences. While hormones and biology are important, the way we express and experience love is also influenced by our personal conceptions of love.

Researchers have made distinctions between feelings of "liking" and "loving" another person. According to some researcher’s romantic love is made up of three elements; attachment -needing to be with another person and desiring physical contact and approval, Caring -valuing the other person's happiness and needs as much as your own, intimacy- sharing private thoughts, feelings, and desires with the other person.



When you touch someone’s heart, they will never be quite the same again. Part of your life will live in them always.

Others will treat you exactly as you treat yourself. Once you love yourself, you will not be able to tolerate poor treatment.

You will see that, although they may call it love, it’s actually something else.

If you are interested in reading Dan’s and My Journey Through Cancer without Surgery, Chemo or Radiation, just click on the books for more information:

MY JOURNEY OF COMPLETION (Body, Heart and Soul) – Enjoy Life While Managing Cancer


Dan and I grabbed an opportunity nine years ago, when we took on the adventure and moved to Mexico. Back then, we didn’t know what to expect, except that both of us were alive and ready for a change. We had been going to Tijuana for cancer treatments and knew somewhat what we were heading into. We ended up living in the center of the country however; better for travel purposes and it was nothing like what we had thought about. To this date, we are back in the states living in Virginia and what we took from Mexico was friendships, culture and understanding of their ways of life.

Through thousands of pictures that I took, Dan and I are showing how safe Mexico is. There is a saying ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’; this is so true! A picture tells a story just as well as, if not better than, a lot of written words.

"Chinese proverb. One picture is worth ten thousand words."


So, we will be posting a gallery of pictures on each post, hopefully you will see each one has a story.

This is where we continue on the book: LIVING SUCCESSFULLY WITH SCREWED-UP PEOPLE, by Elizabeth B. Brown. Dan and I continue to share ways to benefit and help keep one’s health cells healthy. A wise man told me ten years ago, when one is in balance with themselves; one stays healthy.

For more information click on book

Tomorrow I'll continue on CHAPTER TWO - WHEN THE PRESSURE IS ON.

This is the time to get ready for food and remedies that heal; alchemy of herbs. Continuing on the health benefits on PEPPERMINT. You might be surprised!

Peppermint is incorporate into beauty and skin-care routines. Peppermint is calming and cooling, so when used as a topical cream, it can treat skin conditions including poison ivy, rashes, and hives.

It might also be worth it to add to your regular beauty regimen. Peppermint scrubs can add moisture, soften dry skin, and act as a cleanser because of its antibacterial and antiseptic properties.

Peppermint also heals various skin issues. Peppermint is mostly used in topical creams which are used to address a variety of skin issues. Its soothing properties make it an effective treatment for rashes, poison oak and poison ivy. It gives a strong healing effect to the skin.

Peppermint fights suntan and sunburn. Peppermint is a rich source of Vitamin A and C and contains folates and omega 3 fatty acids which help in fighting sun related problems like sun tan and sun burn.

To use, you can apply the paste of peppermint leaves on your face or use peppermint oil topically to treat sun tan.

But if you are using peppermint oil directly on the face, dilute it with some oil to avoid skin inflammation.

Peppermint contains a nutrient called Perillyl alcohol which prevents the formation of skin cancer cells.

Tomorrow I’ll post more peppermint benefits.


THIS IS AN ENCLOSURE – will be at the end of all the blogs, for I stress; this daily routine will heal and keep your body cells happy.

As I end this blog, Dan and I for several years have shared our experiences with enjoying life while managing cancer. By keeping healthy, our routine daily has been walking (exercise), meditation (for stress), Qigong (exercise and for stress).

I know some will say they do not have enough time with work, kids and household chores!!!

Dan and I have put together videos from WALK AT HOME together on our website, that you can follow in home; when you have short periods of time and unable to go out. They are from 15 mins up to 30 mins depending on the miles. This is one of the first steps to making your cells happy!!

Also, meditation videos, help to lower stress and is also one of the first steps to making your cells happy; click on . Again, they are no more than 10 to 20 mins and they are guided meditations.

Guided Meditation for Gratitude - 15 Minutes

Allow this meditation to bring gratitude into your heart, filling your life with more of all that you bring positive energy and attention to.

“Surrender is a gift that you can give yourself. It’s an act of faith. It’s saying that even though I can’t see where this river is flowing, I trust it will take me in the right direction.” ~ Debbie Ford

We are still working on Qigong video’s to be posted on the website for easy access, until now you can go to the blog and on the right-hand side are hash # tag words, just click on the word #walk #Qigong #meditation. The post will pop up and then you can begin. Have fun with it!


Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. #love#masks #fear #cannot #live #without #know #within #inspirational #motivational

Until Sunday, appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.


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