Laura Lewis, inspirational guru and life change expert shares story of overcoming husband's death by suicide

22 Years Ago My Life Changed Forever–Dealing with the Suicide of My Husband

By | Inspiration, Motivation, Uncategorized
Suicide. It's a choice that cannot be changed. My husband of eight years took his life 22 years ago today. Let's see, that's 264 months. And I couldn't even begin to count the days. It seems so long ago, yet, it feels just like it was yesterday.

Robert Evans Pollock was a dreamy guy. Handsome. Fit. Full of life and had so much love to give. I was one lucky girl to have been set up on a blind date with him. It was August 6, 1986. And I fell head over heels for the man with the kind eyes, hot bod, and a brilliant creative mind. Did I say hot bod? Lol. Well, I was in my 20's after all. One year and one month later we were married. I was one of the happiest girls around.

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Skinny People–7 Habits of the Naturally Thin

By | Health

If we all did the things we are capable of,
we would astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison
By Laura Lewis, The HypNutritionist

What secret habits do so-called naturally skinny people have? What things do thinner people do differently than those who are constantly fighting with the scale? It turns out that indeed those "naturally" skinny peeps may be doing things a little differently than their more "weighty" counterparts. So, instead of hating them for their lithe, fit physiques, let's take a look at the secret lives of those skinny folks! Read More

The Chemistry of Kissing

By | romance, Uncategorized

'Twas not my lips you kissed
But my soul

Judy Garland
Did you know when you kiss someone you are actually taking a taste test to determine if someone is genetically compatible with you or not, as a mate, relevant to procreating little human beings together? It's true.

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Wishes Do Come True–What Are You Wishing For?

By | Uncategorized

Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.

Albert Einstein
“Be careful what you wish for!” Grandma Ruby whispered as she leaned over to brush my bangs out of my face. Scrunching up my freckled nose, peering into the face of my grandmother whose perpetual laughter will always linger in my memory, I pondered the idea.

What you wish for may come true.

Having been born with the eternally optimistic, believe-in-all-things-magical gene, I absorbed what my  sweet feisty mentor had to say and took it to heart. I’ve carried the belief with me ever since. Read More

5 Tips to Get Real and Get a Life

By | Food for thought, Inspiration

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.

e.e. cummings
Living an authentic life is a goal of mine. I aspire to approach everything I do from a very real place.

Deep down, The Real You is aching to bust out—to live, to be nurtured and heard, to express itself in some way. But many who step out and begin to follow their hearts are faced with lack of acceptance—because it’s not considered a normal behavior. Pressure from our peers and society in general can keep us hemmed in and prevent us from living the authentic life we should be living. Read More

The Magnificent Moment

By | Inspiration, Motivation, Uncategorized

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life.

Federico Fellini
Living unconsciously, sleepwalking through life is something that we have all done on occasion. And who can blame us? The daily grind can push anyone to the point of being disconnected and distracted. Our modern day lives entail awakening to buzzing alarms, rushing to get out the door to drop the kids off, or racing off to work, or both. Life is comprised of getting there, getting the job done, returning home, going through the nightly routine and then getting up and doing it all over again. Sadly living, day in and day out, disconnected from life.

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Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee

By | Inspiration, Motivation

I am the greatest, and I said that even before I knew I was.

Muhammad Ali
About 14 years ago I met Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest boxing champions who ever lived. I had boarded an American Airlines flight and was getting settled into my seat. I looked up and there he was, the great Ali, talking with a woman who was (I think) one of his daughters. She was standing to talk to him; she was lovely and appeared to be all business. After a few minutes she walked away and Ali was left by himself in first class. It’s now or never, I thought. Read More