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How To Get Everything Done In a Day

February 12, 2018
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One of my long-time readers recently requested a blog post on how to get everything done in a day. My first thought was that I’m not qualified to write about how to get everything done in a day because I rarely ever do and then I decided that’s exactly what makes me qualified to write […]

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Five Reasons No One Does Juice Cleanses Anymore

February 9, 2018
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Five years ago, in January 2013, I published an article on Mindbodygreen entitled Why I Don’t Juice Cleanse and the next day woke up to a barrage of comments – some readers agreed but most vehemently disagreed- and a few were really unkind (in case you’re wondering, the comments are no longer there as the […]

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Three Natural Deodorants That Work

February 6, 2018
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  I’m someone who spends most of my days in Lycra, so managing my sweat is necessary. When I’m not teaching, I’m taking a barre class or running from the studio to meetings so I need something that will keep me dry. That sounds easy enough, but lately, I’ve recommitted to using natural products because […]

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Urban Composting

January 30, 2018
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In my adult lifetime, I have likely chopped hundreds of pounds of vegetables (rough estimate). Somewhere along the way, I realized how much waste my vegetable scraps – seeds, skins, stems and other unusable parts of the vegetable – produced. There have been times when it seems, I’ve had trashcans-full of food scraps. And here’s […]

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Six Ways to Use Social Media Mindfully

January 24, 2018
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Email, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. That’s basically the progression of how I go about checking my online and social media accounts every morning upon waking. Yours might be similar. I’m acutely aware of how much I rely on social media so I’m constantly trying to use social media mindfully.   Until I was in […]

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Five Ways to Spend Five Days In Dubai

January 22, 2018
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How do you spend five days in Dubai? To be honest, we did a lot of lounging and reading by the pool, but we also squeezed in a few must-do activities. Let me back up though because this trip was supposed to be two weeks in Hong Kong and Thailand. Due to some unfortunate timing with […]

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Local vs. Organic: What’s the Difference?

January 10, 2018
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  More than ever, people are becoming aware of our food supply and where it comes from. That’s a good thing! But with that awareness, comes buzz words like “organic” and “local.” While helpful, for many people, these terms can be confusing in the produce aisle. One question I’m often asked is “What’s the difference […]

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The Best of 2017 … Year In Review

January 5, 2018
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Happy New Year! I’m back from an extended trip to the UK and Dubai and what’s a new year without a 2017 year in review post? I acknowledge this is slightly delayed, but better late than never! I think we can all agree that 2017 had its own challenges. From a personal and professional standpoint, […]

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Blogging Lately

January 5, 2018
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Almost ten years ago I started this blog to share about health and wellness out of my passion for what I was learning as a student at The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. I knew relatively little about blogging, but over time I’ve learned more. Although this blog is somewhat different than most of today’s blogs, […]

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