STUDY FINDS BREATHING AFFECTS FEAR AND MEMORY.

Researchers at Northwestern University have discovered that breathing patterns affect part of the brain that are responsible for smell, emotion and memory. Of course if you have ever taken a yoga class from me you already knew that, It’s why I sound like a broken record and I even received a not so stellar review for repeating…

Plot Twist: O.J. Knife Found. Kidding.

Breaking News. Cutie pie from the Los Angeles Police department  gives a press conference about claims from  unnamed retired  LAPD officer recovered ” a knife from the Bucking estate in the ’90’s”. Yes. He claims to have been holding this knife since the ’90’s when it was given to him while he was employed by a…

6th St. Urban Garden. Arts District.

The 6th Street Urban Garden is located in the perimeter of the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles.   According to Johnny White the space was caught in limbo due to all the new development of condos.  I find that a little hard to believe because those developers are always making sure that they acquire…

Singing For Change Outside The Santa Monica Farmers Market.

I was doing my weekly trip to The Santa Monica Farmers Market when I heard a beautiful song playing.  I was surprised to find out that it was live  and that this voice belonged to Melanie Matthews an opera singer and play write.  She told me she wrote a play called “To Die For Mandy”…

Two Sisters & Jitomate Salad.

Once upon a time the Natives planted Corn, Yellow Green Beans and Squash near each. Some still do. Its a perfect relationship, everyone benefits. Like family. Three Sisters, that’s the name the Natives gave them. This recipe does not have the squash that’s why I am calling it Two Sisters. As always I invite to experiment to but remember always making choices that serve your intention.

LOST IN TEXTLATION: EMOJIS NOW ACCEPTABLE AT WORK

According to an article I read today by Bouree Lam on the Atlantic Emojis are now acceptable at work, as if I wasn’t already using them. I mean really, really using them, all of them not just the happy face. They say the line between love in hate is in the tone and delivery, and…

Purple Queen Beans and Lobster Mushrooms Under a Wild Alaskan Cod.

Today’s inspiration is compliments of the farmers who bring us natures delicias. Every time one visits the market it becomes an opportunity to discover new edibles inspire new dishes and fusions. Food is not stagnant, food evolves. The most exciting find this week was the Lobster Mushroom, bright red beautiful color with a scent of…

Day 3: I Am a Wondrous Miracle of Life.

Day 3 of the meditation challenge. Today is all about loving yourself. Often we go around life knocking ourselves down because well life happens. Perhaps a certain someone or a certain something has made you doubt yourself, or  some has placed their basura on you, that makes us feel sucio . Well today, those feelings…

Aguas Frescas: Agua de Tamarindo by Victor Lomeli

If you have ever been in need of a thirst quencher may I suggest AGUA DE TAMARINDO. A very Mexican drink found in many Mexican Restaurants and Taquerias, however most of the ones that I have tasted are capable of inducing a sugar overdose. I remember as a little chavalito helping my grandma make agua…