Issue 11 | March 2017
Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine was published as a digital magazine from May 2016 to the May/June 2018 issue. The program used to display the publication on the internet was used to design the layout. In converting the digital editions to .pdf format, some of the layout elements were altered and misaligned.
Publisher & Editor
Cynthia (C.K.) Kochis
Teaching Us How to Allow Love
Life experiences lead us on a winding and twisting journey. We think we know where we are traversing, however circumstances crop up and, oftentimes, we go into unfamiliar territory.
Natasha Botkin, the mother of two autistic sons, was a successful entrepreneur of a rental management company when she chose to enroll her youngest son in…
“If you have true inner peace, nothing will rattle you. Your most prevalent growth occurs in the darkest moments. We grow in the dark. The dark is where the most beautiful creations begin.”
“We tend to be perfectionists and many years of dieting have taught us that we are ‘on’ or ‘off’ a diet and to see ourselves as being ‘good’ or ‘bad’ with every choice we make.”
“Whatever it is, we have to have a conversation with ourselves about what we will allow ourselves to get away with. There have to be negotiables and non-negotiables.”
“Our heart speaks love from us, not from another; it is from deep within.”
“It always makes me wonder why, if a tiny flower can know its purpose is to burst into full bloom, why is it so hard for us to do the same?”
“Become intimate with the deepest layers of yourself. Explore things that light a fire of joy in your heart.”
“Being in closer touch with nature holds the grounding and
the affirmation that so many of us are looking for….”
“Sooner or later we wake up knowing that the pail is finally full and it is time to make it into something to nourish our souls.”