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Beat the Heat: Summer Must-haves

June 30, 2014
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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! It’s officially Summer, the weather is finally heating up and I’m off this week and next on a nice long vacation to Portugal and Morocco.  I couldn’t leave you high and dry without a few of my Summer favorites. […]

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Healthy Living Summit Early-bird Discount

June 24, 2014
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Last year I made it my business to go to a lot of blog conferences. I loved them all, but one in particular stood out because 1) I spoke at it and 2) I made some really memorable connections with other like-minded bloggers (and brands) whose blogs I still read and whom I still keep […]

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Why I Don’t Believe in Labeling Diets

June 19, 2014
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Paleo, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, raw, macrobiotic – it’s all enough to make your head spin. While I’m all about putting labels on food (i.e. labeling GMOs), I’m not so into labeling diets, or more accurately, “diets”. If the “diet of the moment” has you wondering if you should conform, consider that how you choose to […]

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How to have what it takes to do anything

June 15, 2014
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I get a lot of emails from women who want to take big leaps. Many of them want to make career changes and go into health coaching. Others want to make lifestyle changes and become healthier and happier. Many of these women are just like I used to be: curiously ambitious, dissatisfied with the status […]

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Healthy Hot Spot: A Healthy Juice Bar in Miami {The Juice Spot}

June 15, 2014
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Until now I’ve limited my healthy hot spot posts to Manhattan, but I just had to share this gem of a healthy juice bar in Miami David and I found on a recent trip there. In desperate need of some R&R (and Vitamin D!), David and I ventured down to Miami for Memorial Day weekend. […]

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The Benefits of Matcha Green Tea with Kiss Me Organics {Recipe}

June 2, 2014
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  This post is sponsored by Kiss Me Organics Matcha Green Tea, culinary grade green tea powder.  We’ve known for years that green tea is a powerful drink. It’s actually considered one of the healthiest drinks, aside from water, and has been part of Asian culture for hundreds of years. Why so powerful? Green tea […]

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A Less Time-consuming Alternative to Oil Pulling

May 20, 2014
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  The world’s been abuzz about oil pulling lately, and I’ll bet you’ve either heard about this holistic, Ayurvedic self care practice of swirling coconut oil around in your mouth or you’ve even tried it yourself. Some of the benefits of oil pulling, include: whiter teeth reduced bacteria in the mouth reduced inflammation in the […]

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How Being a Control Freak Ruined My Relationship with Food (and Myself)

May 6, 2014
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Type A. Control Freak. Perfectionist. Call it what you will, but I’ve been one most of my life. I blame nature. As the first-born of three, the laws of birth order granted me the controlling gene, right? As an over-achiever I have a list of accomplishments that make me proud like degrees from two top universities. But […]

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My Month of ClassPass

April 28, 2014
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I’m always on the pulse of the latest and greatest in fitness here in NYC, so when ClassPass (formerly Classtivity), a monthly service that gives members access to the best studios in their city ($99 gets you 10 classes per month), gave me the chance to try them out for a month, I was happy […]

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