Yoga Training for Health and Healing – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | August 28, 2020

On this last Friday in August, once again, it’s time to offer up a healthy dose of encouraging news, because it’s such great mental medicine. Thank you, #WATWB (We Are The World Blogfest) for creating this positive initiative. Searching for an inspiring monthly offering uplifts me and never fails to reveal good news. Good news…

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Planting Positivity – Hats Off, Masks On to India – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | July 30, 2020

When searching for Good News for July’s We Are The World Blogfest (#WATWB), this story from India touched my heart. What an amazing display of ecological consciousness and effort, combined with deep-hearted giving and safe Covid 19 practices. Not only are 2 million people planting 20 million trees over an area bigger than Texas and…

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Love in the Lost and Found

By Lizbeth Hartz | July 13, 2020

In January, 2016, my 94-year-old mom, Ruby, fell in her bathroom in Tucson, Arizona. A blood clot traveled from her hip, still bruised and sore from two falls the previous week, to her brain, causing a massive stroke.  Minutes after the ambulance crew wheeled Mom into the hospital, my brother, John, who’d moved to Tucson…

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Strengthen Your Respiratory System with Yoga – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | June 25, 2020

During the 70s and 80s, teaching Hatha Yoga to community college students on Oahu made me a more limber, relaxed, and spiritually aware person. Together, the students and I practiced the asanas (yoga positions) while slowly breathing from the diaphragm, breathing in when extending the body backward, breathing out when folding forward, our lungs like…

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A Quick Cure for Anxiety and Depression – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | May 28, 2020

Lately, I’ve been reading a lot about people who, quite understandably, feel depression brought on by the effects of Covid 19. Forced into social distancing, some that live alone face endless loneliness. Many face a harrowing financial and family crisis, what with physical distancing, loss of jobs and/or income, suddenly having to juggle more tasks—homeschooling…

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An Alternate Intro: Angel Hero, Murder in Hawai’i, A True Story

By Lizbeth Hartz | May 23, 2020

Recently, in an online creative writing class taken through the University of Hawai’i, I wrote an alternate “About the Book” section for my true crime memoir, Angel Hero, Murder in Hawai’i, A True Story, and posted it. I received such positive feedback from a classmate (footnote #1 – please see below) that I just had…

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