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Edward Giobbi Can’t Wait to Work

12 Nov 2020

“My success was in my intense desire to learn.”   Distinguished painter and celebrated cookbook author, Edward Giobbi is a force of nature.  A child of the depression who was drafted at 18 to serve in WWII, he knew when he was 5 that he was destined to be a …

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Common Ground

Edward Giobbi Can’t Wait to Work

12 Nov 2020 | Common Ground

“My success was in my intense desire to learn.”   Distinguished painter and celebrated cookbook author, Edward Giobbi is a force of nature.  A child of the depression who was drafted at 18 to serve in WWII, he knew when he was 5 that he was destined to be a …

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Marcus Isn’t Afraid to Turn Up the Heat

29 Oct 2020 | Common Ground

“If we love ourselves it’s so much easier to love others because we’re grounded.” Originally from Edison NJ, Marcus came to NYC because he loves working in restaurants, and what better place to be? While he plans to open his own restaurant one day, when asked what success looked like …

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Scott Would Rather Be Biking!

23 Oct 2020 | Common Ground

“I’ve always had a strong work ethic, but I’ve done my time.” A stereo fanatic and self-proclaimed introvert who’s good with people, Scott surrounds himself with music and art. “I’ve been home-officing for 15 years now and my home environment is really important to me. I’m 50ish, no family, no kids, …

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Cindy: ISO Joy

23 Oct 2020 | Common Ground

“Each person in your community brings so many gifts.” Cindy is candid and introspective with a smile that radiates positivity. Married 28 years with 4 children and 3 grandbabies, Cindy has dedicated herself to family, teaching and a dynamic meditation practice called The Five Rhythms which builds community and creativity …

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Penny is Living the Dream

06 Oct 2020 | Common Ground

“Have faith and take it one day at a time!” Easygoing and direct, with firmly held beliefs, Penny is the heart of a tight-knit, multigenerational family. “Obviously no family is perfect, we’re not Leave it to Beaver, but at the end of the day everybody loves each other.”  Penny is a …

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Lois Lives in Heaven

12 Sep 2020 | Common Ground

“Sometimes we just have to be content with what we have.”  Lois and her family live in a place she calls heaven and National Geographic calls One of the Must-See Places in the World. A remote archipelago off the Northwest coast of Canada, Haida Gwaii is considered one of the …

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Lamont Works in Multiple Realities

14 Aug 2020 | Common Ground

“Sometimes doing more is less stressful.” Lamont is a passionate, driven scholar with boundless energy. Personable, with an easy laugh, talking with Lamont was not only a pleasure, it was an education. A citizen of the Navajo Nation where he was born and raised, Lamont has a doctoral degree in educational …

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Frank’s Amazing Trip

03 Jul 2020 | Common Ground

“If you can love people, and have people love you, that’s success!” Frank is a straight shooter who doesn’t mince words. At 83 his voice still carries a spark of youthful mischief, but the heart of his message was, well, all heart. Hear how Frank’s dog Sam introduced us.   …

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Natural Practices

Can the Ugo Really Improve My Day-to-Day Life?

10 Nov 2020 | Natural Practices

Do you want to feel relaxed, comfortable in your skin, and connected to your body? The Ugo, Miko’s new state-of-the-art percussive body massager, is the answer. This unique machine’s flexible arms let you reach your back, spine, arms, and other hard-to-reach areas and apply thorough leverage. Two changeable massage nodes …

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How To Choose A Home Foot Massager

26 May 2020 | Natural Practices

So, you’re looking for a home foot massager to beat the costs of a foot spa! However, there are a lot of options. Simply searching keywords “foot massager” on Amazon brings up over 6,000 results! To narrow down your options, it helps to know what to look for in a …

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How To Treat Plantar Fasciitis

20 Mar 2020 | Natural Practices

How to treat plantar fasciitis If you’re suffering from chronic heel pain, chances are the culprit is plantar fasciitis (PLAN-ter fash-ee-EYE-tus). What is it? First, get to know your fascia — a part of your body few of us often think about! That’s a band of tissue that connects your …

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