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Gamifying your Plant-based Diet with Two Simple Habits

Gamifying your Plant-based Diet with Two Simple Habits

Finding Yoyu at mealtime – how two simple habits help me gamify meal prep and maintain variety and balance in our plant-based diet. My sister says I have a weird way of chewing. I chew to a certain beat and move the food from left to right every four beats until it’s time to swallow.…

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Sleep Disturbances and the Day After

Living with someone who has Alzheimer’s means, I sometimes don’t get a full night of sleep. My father-in-law, or Otosan as I call him, is usually a good sleeper. Most of our problems at night center around who is in the bathroom and who is waiting to get in. Unfortunately, a few nights ago, Otosan had…

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Take one step towards what you know you can do right now and focus | Supporting a chemo-free recovery from cancer with Marci at marcikobayashi.com

How did you know what to do first?

I knew exactly what to do first to support Akira after we learned he had colon cancer. That’s the key. I knew what to do first – I ordered Essiac tea. I’m NOT suggesting that Essiac is the one and only best way to support someone with cancer. My point is that instead of getting…

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What’s the first thing you did after you found out he had cancer?

Did you know I supported my husband through a chemo-free recovery from stage-3 colon cancer using a plant-based diet? People often ask what we did first and how our lifestyle changed. I say “we” because Akira had so much on his plate including two back-to-back international business trips. At first, all he could do was…

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