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Tania Van Pelt is the creator of Happiness Series. She is a writer and content creator, working in film, tv, and online. She wrote the popular lifestyle book "Ageless Diet," published in late 2015. And she is currently working on her next book. She also developed a sitcom pilot set in the restaurant business called "Employees Only TV" and is developing another web series comedy about Denver.

Interview with Author Ben Feder

Interview with Author Ben Feder

Take Off Your Shoes: One Man’s Journey from the Boardroom to Bali and Back is Ben Feder’s brutally honest and revealing journey of self-discovery. And, here’s our interview with Ben. We highly recommend his book.  What made you make the life-changing decision to take your family on an 8-month sabbatical? It was my wife, Victoria’s, […]

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Message from the Angelic Realm for April 2018

I received a timely update from the angelic realm regarding this time period between April and June 2018 I was asked to share. So here we go… Message:  “You wander with fear, your eyes not on that which is within, yet uplifting [worshipping] all that touches the hands. This is your way [journey of learning]. […]

Spaghetti Squash Lime Peanut Noodle Bowl - an Ageless Diet™ Recipe

Spaghetti Squash Lime Peanut Noodle Bowl – an Ageless Diet™ Recipe

Any dish that uses my most favorite lime peanut sauce is a winner to me. I love this sauce. It’s my personal (healthy, ageless) crack. And, using it on a dish with a low-glycemic index, making it anti-inflammatory, is a bonus. Instead of rice noodles we’re using spaghetti squash, which is sweeter and much healthier […]

Easing Back Into Society After Treatment

Easing Back Into Society After Treatment

by Sarah Lockwood For individuals who are in recovery, finding ways to reconnect with other people can be difficult. You may be worried about running into people from your old life, or perhaps you aren’t sure how to forge ahead with a relationship you really care about now that you’re in recovery. Making positive changes […]

Daily Tip

Daily Tip

“But your dreams always have to be big. And mine were huge.” Quincy Jones

It's Last Call, America

It’s Last Call, America

It’s last call, America. It’s do or die. Literally. Because we’re nearing the end of our mapped road, and we do need to make some collective decisions ahead of time on which route to take, as we have many choices. Do we turn left at fear once again? Maybe hang a right at gridlock and […]

Tips for 2018 Chinese New Year. Year of the Dog!

Tips for 2018 Chinese New Year. Year of the Dog!

2018 is the Year of the Dog according to Chinese zodiac. This is a Year of Earth Dog, starting from Feb. 16, 2018 (Chinese New Year) and lasting tto Feb. 4, 2019. Chinese New Year’s Eve is the the second new Moon after Winter Solstice. To find out which sign you are, check here.  The Chinese New Year is always a perfect time to […]

Depression is Infectious

Depression is Infectious

I’m working on a new book. A chunk of it will be about depression and inflammation. Why? Because we need to feel good to finally believe we deserve better. Because this is my story. Because it’s a whole lot of other people’s stories too. Because depression is a big deal. Mental health is huge deal. Most of us have been […]

Stop Beating Yourself Up! How You Talk To Yourself Matters

Stop Beating Yourself Up! How You Talk To Yourself Matters

How do you talk to and about yourself? Are you lazy, a procrastinator, an idiot, fat, ugly, stupid, lame, a bitch, out of shape? Is this what you tell yourself? What you’ve told yourself in the past? Well, stop it. I mean it. STOP IT. You’re actually creating an environment that stifles growth and you’re […]

How To Live A Life of EASE

How To Live A Life of EASE

Here’s a big truth I’ve learned recently: In absence of resistance there is a big decrease in effort and struggle. What does that mean? If there’s no resistance there’s no effort? Can this be true? You’re probably like me; you grew up believing that if something’s worthwhile it has be hard. It should be a […]

Weekly Astrology for September 25-30, 2017

Weekly Astrology for September 25-30, 2017

From September 25th through the 30th matters of religion, beliefs, and political ideas get a larger audience as we are all caught up in a collective frustration.  Being kind and tolerant helps ease tension in every aspect of life.  Intervention comes at opportune moments to improve our lot. 25th – Monday –  Mercury Square Saturn, Mars Contra-parallel Neptune, […]

Depression and the Gut

Depression and the Gut

If you’re feeling like your gastrointestinal health isn’t all it could be, there are things you can do to help it heal, and you may be surprised how a healthier gut alleviates depression and anxiety. I’m writing a new book on depression. How it could be infectious, caused by inflammation and allergic reaction. And about […]

The Power of Plants

The Power of Plants

Plant Power Look, I’m not saying go vegan, or give up your steaks, bacon, burgers, roast chicken… I’m simply pointing out that we feel better when we eat mostly plants. When I created the Ageless Diet I was conscious of making it an omnivore’s delight. I didn’t want it seem mean or pinched or abstemious. […]

Basic Needs: Sleep!

Basic Needs: Sleep!

“Sleep is the single most effective thing you can do to reset your brain and body,” Dr. Walker of U.C. Berkeley said. “We have a saying in medicine: What gets measured, gets managed.” Last week I was a guest on a radio show – the top online radio in Cape Town – hosted by the […]

Weekly Astrology for April 1-9, 2017

Weekly Astrology for April 1-9, 2017

From April 1st to the 9th is a “come to Jesus” moment.  Nothing seems to take the place of honest self appraisal.  Letting go of things, people, circumstances, projects, and ideas that served us once but hold us back now, is necessary.   We need to “clear our plate”‘ so we can be open to the […]

Easy Diet Tips

Easy Diet Tips

  These tips may be obvious, but it’s often the basic common sense stuff we ignore. 5 simple health tips to keep you ageless: 1. Hydrate. Water is life. Most of us probably need to drink more water throughout the day. Often when we’re feeling sick, queasy, headache-y, it turns out we’re dehydrated. When we’re properly hydrated, […]

Happy New Year! Tips for the Year of the Fire Rooster

Happy New Year! Tips for the Year of the Fire Rooster

Happy Year of the Fire Rooster!!! The Chinese New Year is always a perfect time to clean house. Clear out the old and unused, and make room for the new, literally and metaphorically. For me, the Chinese New Year is a great excuse to clean out the closets, change the sheets, sweep the floor, empty the cupboards […]

Because You're a Survivor

Because You’re a Survivor

I wrote a piece once about Late Bloomers. I’m a late bloomer – sometimes I wonder if I’ll ever blossom into whatever it is I’m hustling towards – and that’s ok. I wrote that being a late bloomer is a lovely thing. You get the time to learn who you really are and what you […]

Late Bloomers

Late Bloomers

I’m a late bloomer… in all things. And I’m discovering that blooming later in life is great. You know what you want and have better base of support to draw on. But don’t we all love the story of a prodigy? A young genius software programmer who drops out of school to create a billion […]

Ageless Thanksgiving

Ageless Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is most people’s favorite holiday. With good reason, it’s full of food, family, and no gifts. It’s a time to gather round the table and give thanks and then gorge ourselves. This year some of us may have a harder time finding things to be grateful for… But trust me there’s still plenty in […]