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Your best life begins with awareness of Self.

How Do I Feel?

How do you feel in this very moment? I’m not asking how you felt yesterday or what you think you will tomorrow. This moment.

Inhale deeply, close your eyes and experience the emotions.

Ask yourself, “How do I feel about my relationships? How do I feel about my workplace? How does my body feel? How do I feel about my inner Self?”

Our best life begins with awareness of Self, not the version other’s have led you to believe about yourself. Exploring the elements for a healthier life is an intimate journey to self-love.



Cindy Kochis, INHC, shares random pearls of wisdom centered on the many elements for a healthier life. She’s invited an array of coaches, professionals, and individuals to join her and talk about their own experiences and professional insights.

We are the wayshowers leading by experience, and most certainly known for doing things our way.

Our best life begins with awareness of Self.

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Body Movement

To some exercise is a dirty word; to others it is a way of life. We share with you our triumphs, struggles, wisdom gained, resources and the tips we’ve learned on the journey to moving that gorgeous body of ours.


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Our relationships bring us our greatest blessings as well as our greatest challenges. Enjoy these positive, heart-centered stories and articles ranging from family, intimate relationship and friendships. We share with you the pearls of wisdom we have learned on our journey.



We find peace of mind when we feel connected to the divine (God/Spirit/Universe). Spirituality is about loving and having compassion towards our self and others. Explore various ways to experience peace of mind, mental relaxation, personal discovery, trust our intuition and develop a deeper sense of self-love.



We spend most of our waking hours focused on our jobs and the work place. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, executive or a work-at-home mom, these articles and stories will offer examples of finding balance between work and home, how to get ahead in the workplace, and starting and maintaining a business.


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Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup 1 medium butternut squash (pealed and cubed)1/2 onion (chunked)2 gloves garlic (chopped)1 rib celery (sliced)1 carrot (sliced)1/2 teaspoon dried thyme1 bay leaf32 oz chicken brothsalt (to taste)ground pepper (to taste) Chop onion and saute in...

Homemade Pizza Crust

Homemade Pizza Crust

Pizza is a family favorite. Instead of ordering out, why not make it yourself. Photographed is a BBQ Chicken Pizza. It's topped with BBQ sauce, cooked chicken, saute'd onions, green pepper, jalapeno, and parmesan cheese. Toppings could consist of sliced ham,...

Cranberry Coconut Cookies

Cranberry Coconut Cookies

I love to bake. Living the nomadic lifestyle, my home on wheels doesn't necessarily provide me with the kitchen space I was accustom. Adjustments have been made and new routines established. I learned to bake half batches to accommodate the limited storage space, a...

Restaurant-Style Salsa

Restaurant-Style Salsa

I fell in love with this recipe while cooking the first batch. The aroma eminating from the kitchen reminded me of my favorite Mexican restaurant.  This fall I used wide mouth pint canning jars. They worked great for this salsa recipes since I didn't want to waste...

Options for Measuring Tomatoes

Options for Measuring Tomatoes

When the recipe you are preparing calls for a pound or a cup of tomatoes, it's good to know how many you will need before you begin cooking. What are the various options for measuring tomatoes? Equivalent guidelines of whole tomatoes to weight, whole tomatoes to cups,...

Black Bean Burger

Black Bean Burger

Black Bean Burger 1/4 cup cooked quinoa 1/2 cup old fashioned oats 15 ounce canned black beans (drained and rinsed) 1 egg 1/4 cup carrots (finely chopped) 1/4 cup sweet red pepper (finely chopped) 1 garlic clove (minsed) 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon salt 4...

Pearls of Wisdom

Elements For A Healthier Life is a life enhancing lifestyle and wellness community dedicated to sharing professional insights, wellness tools and first-person stories of transformation.

Throughout this community you will be inspired by health, life and business coaches, and people who have journeyed through adversity. Our intention is to share our pearls of wisdom as a guide so you, too, can experience balance in your workplace, relationships, body movement, spirituality and in the kitchen.

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