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Four Simple Principles


These principles keep me on course and facilitate every business and social interaction I have. They free me to be creative and productive. They enable me to see and take advantage of opportunities. They are the first thing I share with my management team in every company I manage and form the basis of our working relationship. When the team follows these practical principles, the flow of communication is smooth; productivity and morale are high. These four simple principles are the most powerful, readily adoptable tool I’ve used in my career and in my life. I want to share them with you over the course of the next month.

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Rid Yourself Of Unwanted Weight



Let’s just get down to the nuts and bolts of how to rid yourself of unwanted weight, which for many of you is quite easy.  The phantom puzzle piece that keeps eluding you is the piece on maintaining the results.

Maintaining the results is not so easy if you don’t know what to do. You may fall prey to the crazy ads and claims that feed off your emotions and not upon your ability to rationalize and determine for yourself what makes sense and what doesn’t.

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Gratitude for the Food We Eat


A healthy mind begins with a healthy body and a healthy body begins with a healthy mind. As a raw vegan chef and nutrition enthusiast, I believe both physical and mental health and wellbeing have a lot to do with what you put into your body; but I’m not only talking about the food. The gratitude and intention that goes into your body with your food is just as if not more important.Negative emotions are just as harmful to your body as junk food. If you are eating a 100% organic raw vegan diet but have anger in your heart, you mine as well be eating a greasy fast food burger.

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12 Natural Alternatives to Sugar

Sugar Natural Alternatives


Staying away from processed white sugar and using alternative natural sweeteners is one way to create foods that support good health. However, “natural” doesn’t mean that these sweeteners can’t be as detrimental to our good health as that white stuff. Being aware of the glycemic index and how these natural sweeteners affect our sugar levels is key to optimal health.
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Living Her Dream – Mermaiding!

Dana Mermaid


Dana Marie Richardson, best known around the shoreline as Dana Mermaid, swims with sea life in oceans all over the world, including Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand and the Bahamas.

“The mermaid, being half human and half fish, inspires that connection we have to the ocean world and the sea that is so imperative for our survival on earth.  We must replenish the balance of our relationship from land to sea. “- Malama O Ke Kai and Malama Ka Aina”

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How To Make A Mermaid Tail

How to Make a Mermaid Tail


This week on FMG Magazine is Ocean week, and for our “Learn” section, keeping with the Ocean and Mermaid theme we have going, I wanted to share with you a very well done, informative video on how to create your own Mermaid Tail.  With your tail, you will be able to gracefully swim amongst the Sea creatures and enjoy the world under our amazing Ocean.

Merlissa is your host…Enjoy!

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Mermaid Magic Thru Wyland’s Lens



In this beautiful video, join artist Wyland under the Sea off the shores of the Big Island of Hawaii, as he and Fasano Underwater Productions film the graceful, underwater movements of the Kona Mermaids.

Dana Mermaid, Doreen Virtue, Susan Knight, and Kariel, are known as the Kona Mermaids, swimming under the ocean with their handmade Mermaid tails, no masks or tanks, and diving to the depths of 90 feet.

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Chlorophyll in Treatment of Cancer?




Research published in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology questioned whether or not chlorophyll could prevent cancer and concluded yes and no.

Chlorophyll is a pigment found in dark green plants that is important for photosynthesis to take place; however, this pigment does more than just facilitate energy production in plants. According to Michael T. Simonich of the Linus Pauling Institute, chlorophyll actually helps fight cancer cell growth and acts as an antioxidant in the body.

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Spotlight On Artist Wyland

Wyland Painting Life Size Blue Whales

Renowned marine life artist Wyland changed the way people think about our environment when he started painting life-size whales on the sides of buildings in the 1980s. Wyland always thought big.  And he never stopped.

Today, the Wyland name has become synonymous with the new generation of awareness about environmental conservation.

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BEE- Lieve It! the Buzz about Pollen



Our little community here in Baja has recently been plagued with an invasion of bees and wasps.   Everyone and their brother are calling and asking each other what can be done to rectify this “sticky” situation!   But for me, it’s a sure sign that summer is here.

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EnergizeGrowth’s CEO Lisa Nirell



Our fifth interview of the Wayback Series from 2004, is with Lisa Nirell, the Chief Energy Officer of EnergizeGrowth®, which helps companies grow customer mind share, and market share.

Since 1983, Lisa has worked with Zappos, BMC Software, Adobe, Microsoft, and hundreds of entrepreneurs in nine countries. Lisa is also an award-winning expert speaker and author of the acclaimed EnergizeGrowth® NOW: The Marketing Guide to a Wealthy Company.

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VASSY – Artist & Humanitarian!

Vassy History

FMG Network celebrates Indie Artist, R&B Singer/Songwriter Vassy
as featured artist of the month! 

Vassy is creating the fizzy dance, pop music she’s always envisioned. The 13 songs on Beautiful Day — cut over an eight-week period late last year with producers Tim Myers (OneRepublic), Jacques Brautbar (Phantom Planet), John Ernst & Skylar “EXC” Mones, Charlie Midnight (James Brown, Christina Aguilera, Hilary Duff), Richard Vission (Madonna, Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga) and Denny Weston (The Kooks) — Vassy says are in honor of the material she’s had placed on TV programs and in films.

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