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Archive for March 3rd, 2015

Reading The Tea

Posted by terrepruitt on March 3, 2015

I have been having this icky feeling in my chest.  I don’t have a cough – really, but sometimes a tickle.  I don’t FEEL sick, but this icky, burning type feeling.  It is kinda making me grumpy.  Short-tempered is more accurate.  I think I have mentioned how when I don’t feel good, before I even realize I don’t feel well, I get grumpy.  I think it makes sense for people to be grumpy when they don’t feel well.  I am trying not to ACT grumpy, of course, but I feel a bit grumpy/short-tempered.  I know that I have also mentioned that I have not been sick since last year, so I am fighting this with vitamins, sleep, and tea.  I have been drinking a lot of tea.  My hubby and I will drink tea at night to warm us up when we are cold.  But I don’t usually drink tea during the day unless I am cold. I do drink Chai Tea Lattes, in place of my coffee sometimes in the morning. I have some days where I have a Nia class in the morning and a yoga class right after so I get home later in the day than I want to be drinking coffee so I drink the Chai Tea Latte (recipe here).  But the thing that makes my chest feel better is HOT liquid so I have been drinking tea.  I like those Yogi teas.  I have posted about them before.  I am drinking two that are supposedly to help support your immune system.  But, ya know what else they actually do?  They make me happy.  I love the little sayings on the tea bag tags.

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Many, many, many people believe that “Gratitude is the open door to abundance.”  First of all if you are grateful for what you have you have many wonderful things in abundance.  And if you think in the positive you attract the positive.  Having gratitude will attract more things to be grateful for.  Ahhhhh . . . and a lovely cup of tea to go with that awesome perspective.

“Life is a flow of love; your participation is requested.”  WOW!  Life is a flow of love.  That alone is a great saying.  Just thinking of life as one big flow of love.  My cup of tea tasted better with just THAT part alone.  Then the request for participation.  That really made this saying go over the top (in a good way) for me.  I love that.  Participate in the love that is life.  Let love flow.  Grab your raft and jump on the flowing river that is love and that is life.

I really love my Echinacea Immune Support Yogi Tea.  It smells great.  It smells of fragrant flowers.  I can just breathe in the aroma from the bags and be calmed.  It tastes just as good.  Then the little sayings on the bags — just make me smile.  I don’t love all of them . . . but they make me smile.  And then some of them I love.  Like these ones mentioned here.

Do you drink Yogi tea?  Do you have any favorite sayings that they have on their tea bags?

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