Sep 21

Another Update

Another Update

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Just wanted to share another update of our travels.  I have not been posting much as you know due to little to no internet and when we do have some its catch up time or time with special friends.  This journey is really showing me to be fully present in the moment, trust and be in the flow.

Just on the magic we have been creating I could write so many posts alone!!

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New Orleans

 

Just had to play with some photos!! :)

At the same time, when I see what I see going on in the Southern States I have a heavy heart.  The crappy food, so much plastic, very overweight people, the speed people are driving AND many of them being on their phones while doing so, being at beaches and watching people be on their phones, the mega malls, the desolate buildings and towns.

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New Orleans

 

Yet despite all of that I have been able to meet some amazing people, open people’s eyes up to some of the crap going on especially around food, emf’s, do more Yoga and take some great photos and yes more of women in the nude are coming – I can’t wait to dive into this project more and more as the more I talk with women the more I know this is so needed!!

We also met some amazing people living their bliss!!  And deepened friendships with people already in our lives and on the same path!!

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Gulf Breeze Florida

 

We have been blessed to be on some of the most beautiful beaches in Florida (and we hit many!!), to catching some great views and music in.

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Texas – Prickly Pear

 

New Orleans, to beautiful canyons in Texas (no snakes thank goodness but some great nude shots!!) and now we are in New Mexico – my first time and I can’t wait to take more photos.

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Me in Palo Duro Texas

 

I can’t wait to share more info and images – so please keep coming back!!

My Photography site is being worked on as we speak – there will be many more photos there shortly!!

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Lighthouse – Palo Duro Texas

 

I am so grateful for being able to travel, share great healthy things and taking photos – may you be so blessed as well!!

Thank you for stopping by!!

 

Jodi

 

PS – While we have been on our travels we have lost a few friends, one close, some more acquaintances, doesn’t matter – they were all amazing people and life is too short NOT to be living your bliss, your dharma, your passions – full of vitality, love and not giving a rats ass of what others think (as long as it doesn’t harm anyone or anything!!)

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Desolate Building – New Mexico

 

Sep 06

Why Do You Eat?

Why Do You Eat?

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Picking Real Fresh Avocados

 

Have you ever really stopped and asked yourself ‘why do I eat?’

Is it for fun, entertainment or nourishment?

What do you eat?

By that I mean have you been programmed to eat according to what the Standard American Diet is – S.A.D………….hmmmmm and I wonder who is behind that one (as in marketing it), cause once you know or understand real health, real food, optimum nutrition its nothing but a lie.

Do you buy and eat what is advertised on tv or anywhere else?

Have you ever stopped and asked yourself who is behind that as well?? I mean do you feel, think or believe it’s for real health or profit?

Consider this – if it’s made in a plant don’t eat it or if it has a commercial don’t eat it?

What do you do when you eat? Do you sit down and limit your conversation so you can focus on chewing and what you are eating or do you gobble it up, talking intensively, are on your phone either talking, texting or surfing, watching tv or on your computer?

How do you even know what you’ve eaten, what it tastes like or when you are full?

Does it make a difference?

Try it for a few days even  a week and you decide…………….it’s called Conscious Eating – or being fully present!!

Did you know that our made man foods these days (as in packaged foods) have over 10 000 chemicals in them, many which are addictive ones to keep you wanting more and coming back eating more – hence you are eating and get full but your body wants more, your body is hungry………ever experience that?

It’s because you are eating empty foods and your body is literally starving.

That is why eating real food is important to add in to your way of eating.

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Eating a Delicious Raw Dish

 

We need to fuel and honour our bodies like we do the tv, computer, our nails, our clothes, our phones, our hair, our trucks or cars………they may be pretty or flashy or even expensive but if we don’t have our health or our bodies what good are they?

Some Food for Thought and yes pun intended!! :)

Eat Healthy

Live Well

Create a Life YOU Love

and that includes Loving YOU too!!

 

Jodi

xo

Ps – While travelling around Florida we were in St Petersburg yesterday and found a quaint little Raw Vegan Restaurant – we don’t eat out often as we are picky and only want healthy, clean, vibrant, real food so we make our own almost always.  But we decided to see what was in the area and take a chance – Oh my!!! Probably some of the best raw foods I have ever eaten so if you are in the area go to Leafy Greens Cafe – you will NOT be disappointed!!

This is the Marinated Portabella Mushroom with Brushetta Topping!

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Raw Food – Leafy Greens Cafe

 

Aug 31

Update

Update

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David aka Sunwolf

 

 

Just wanted to update you on where David and I are on their road trip!

Wow the last couple of weeks have been busy, have had some great things happening, met some amazing people, and am seeing how the weather is in Florida in the summer – lets say it’s hot and a storm almost every day due to such humidity so the lightening shows have been amazing!!

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We have also had some personal things go on that have not been pleasant like getting news of a friend passing rather suddenly and a few other things that knock the wind out of you even though they are part of life – not the pleasant part.

 

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Yoga on the Beach

 

We have been on a road trip for a month now, very little internet and no data on my phone – being Canadian down in the USA I just refuse to pay a big cell phone bill – so I can’t go on the internet as often and it’s made me realize how much I did go on the internet and Facebook and wasted time.  I’ve also found a phone that is coming out soon that I can’t wait to share – 5G, in 122 countries that has unlimited talk, text and roaming plus 52 gigs of data a month all for $49………..I love disruptors and being a forward thinker!!

Taking time daily to nurture self and diving into yoga deeper (wearing the Firma Wear I just started carrying and I love love this clothing line!!

We were also at the Purium convention in early August in Orlando.  To be honest I am not a big convention person personally – too many people and usually too much hype and bling type of shows which I’m just not into yet this was different.  I have always loved Purium and the products – live, organic and non-gmo greens and superfoods which are so needed today (I will go into more later on what sets these products a part because there is a huge difference).  Yet to hear that they are now switching (or will be as containers run out) to totally biodegradable packaging that is made from hemp, bamboo and tree resin as well as the little sample packs made my heart sing – a totally conscious company.  Not to mention that in April at David Sandoval’s oasis there will be an Unconventional open to the public that really is of this tribe and to vendors who want to do healing work, sell their goods (no competition with Purium of course) and join in the fun – now how cool is that??

We’ve been spending time either at David’s mom’s place or my dad’s winter place both without internet  – so the clubhouses have them, it’s not bad sitting by the pool side let me tell you!! Yet it’s just not as convenient – but if that is the only issue I am so fine with that!

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We have caught sunrises at the beach, talked with a 97 year old man who’s reading books on how to live over 100 years – his secret – NO sugar or processed foods, daily sardines, plant based way of eating with meat once a month, 6 almonds, 1 cashew and 1 walnut daily plus he walks twice a day about 2 miles each time and has a wonderful attitude!!

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Have sampled a few different beaches on the East Coast and the Gulf side of Florida – stopping by health food stores and having some great conversations with healthy like minded individuals.  Attended some talks, found an amazing conscious, organic and non-gmo restaurant that had delicious food and ambience – I share that as we seldom go out to eat – while travelling most places to stop for food or restaurants are just crap – it’s really not food and we’re so used to creating our own dishes even while travelling and doing picnics we are actually spoiled now.

There really is such a huge difference between eating and feeding the body that once you are doing it you can never go back!!

Also because of some of the curve balls that have been thrown at us lately – deepening our relationship, our communication and really supporting one another through a few difficult times has been an incredible journey as well.

This time with little internet has let me dive deeper into me, my dreams, my fears, my goals, etc and what has been holding me back from truly creatively expressing who I am.

Dove into a great book and have to share it, it’s title is ‘When Did You Die?’ and you can read a free chapter here at www.Templeahyes.com – the book was a gift for David but I truly believe it was for me and now can’t wait to meet Temple – what an incredible lady!!

The reality is for me I now realize is that life is short, life is precious and we are not meant to struggle – if you are not loving what you are doing you have choice choose something else and choose it fast why waste your time – trading each minute, hour and day living a lie, doing things you don’t like doing, being miserable, hating life or people or what you are doing and needing to numb yourself through food, alcohol, drugs or anything else.

Life is getting me high – between eating clean and pure, digging up the roots that took me down a path of self destruction through an eating disorder and with it partying in my earlier years I lost a big part of me and never felt good enough……..not any longer……for the first time in my life I am actually connecting with my heart and true source.

I look forward to sharing more.

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I also look forward to catching up with some women in the near future and continuing on with my project – the world needs us all to shine our light – are you ready??

xo

Jodi

PS – If you are in one of the Southern States and would like to connect and be part of the Raw, Naked and Beautiful project please contact me!

Will be back in Vancouver soon and looking to connect there as well!

Aug 01

Inside Health

Inside Health

 

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As you may or may not know I have been on the road travelling for the past week – 2500 miles, through 11 states in the USA.

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My beloved has done most of the driving, so we’ve had some good talks, much time to think, beautiful scenery to see and lots of people to see at the rest stops.

I’ve also gotten to see the so called ‘ food’ at the gas stations / restaurants, all the fast food wrappers and plastic water bottles being thrown out at the rest areas and I realize there is still so much work that needs to be done!

I thought people were waking up to the hazards of plastic water bottles to their bodies and the environment??  Glass bottles or even stainless steel is the best way to go and refill them!!

I know while travelling the importance of packing healthy foods so that the crap oops I mean ‘food’ sold at the gas stations and adjoining fast food restaurants won’t be a temptation if I am really hungry.

Being healthy inside depends on what you choose to eat, think, speak and do.

I feel it’s much more important than what clothes I am wearing, what car I am driving or what star is doing or saying!

I had a couple stop and talk to us as they watched me put together a quick and healthy salad and salad dressing right on the spot – healthy eating does not have to be boring, hard or expensive.  That is also one of the reasons we travel with Purium – it’s food!!

I am trying to find how to bring my message across to people especially women – one of health AND self love.

Just like snow flakes, there are many varieties of sizes and shapes.

Yet when we do things, eat things, think things and say things that don’t empower us, that don’t bring us closer to health and our natural state of joy and love how to really show and share with people that it’s not really self loving.

When we are eating lots of processed, chemical concoctions labelled as food it’s not healthy – junk in, junk out – in other words we also can’t think or act clearly – how do I know?  I watch people, I see the aging in the face and body as they walk slowly and with pain or look stressed and tired – we’ve been programmed to believe by our age that we are aging and it doesn’t matter what we feed our bodies or our minds.

Question – if you are feeding your body junk food, highly processed food that are filled with addictive additives and chemicals  how can you think or feel great?

Show up being the best, vibrant, healthy you possible!!

Jodi

xo

 

PS.  While having so much time in the car I have been working on some programs using the tools I have over the years to break free from emotional eating, healthy eating, low self esteem and any body issues – we can live a great life by being healthy and being ourselves!!

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