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With Gratitude + The Healthiest Black Friday Savings

November 22, 2018
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During this season of thanks, I’m posting a personal note to let you know that I’m grateful for you, the members of the Marissa’s Well-being and Health/Where I Need to Be community.    You may not know it, but you’ve touched my life profoundly with each passing year. Whether you’ve read my book, shared a […]

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Should You Get a Flu Shot?

November 20, 2018
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and unfortunately, the most contagious time of the year. If you’ve ever been hit with the flu – and I’m sure you have – you know it can be a miserable experience. Every doctor and pharmacy will have you believe that the flu shot is the best […]

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5 Ways to Create a Deeper Spiritual Practice

November 13, 2018
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In my work as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, I support women with creating healthier lifestyle habits. Doing so reaches far beyond nutrition into every aspect of life from career, education, home life and even spirituality. Spirituality as a self-care practice is one of the areas where my clients commonly feel lacking yet wish to […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Matcha

November 6, 2018
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Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve likely heard of matcha! Whether or not you’ve tried it (and like it!) may be another story. As someone who has loved the green tea beverage from first sip, I’m partial to matcha and all of its many health benefits. However, if you’ve never tried it or you’re matcha-curious […]

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Ideas for a Healthier Halloween

October 29, 2018
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The custom of trick-or-treating, dressing up and asking for treats door to door, dates back to the Middle Ages in some cultures. But the treat of choice in those days wasn’t candy. In fact, it was usually fruit, nuts or sometimes money. Most of us don’t want to be known as the neighbor who doled […]

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Bermuda Travel Guide

October 17, 2018
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Bermuda was supposed to be a surprise. Late one night, I checked my Delta app to see what time we would return from our UK trip the week before and there it was. I knew we were doing something to celebrate my 40th birthday, but I secretly hoped it was something cozy and “fall-like”. My first […]

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40 Lessons I Learned by 40

October 9, 2018
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  Turning 40 hasn’t been high on my priority list. In fact, it’s safe to say I’ve been dreading it since the day I turned 30. The past 10 years have seemed to fly. Lately, I’ve been nostalgic for my younger years and yet doing my best to fully embrace this new decade with grace. […]

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Five Benefits of Magnesium + Why You May Need to Supplement

October 5, 2018
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If you’re stressed, drink alcohol, eat any amount of processed food or take antibiotics, chances are you may be magnesium deficient. Up to 75 percent of US adults are deficient in magnesium not just because of lifestyle choices, but also because of the poor soil quality and chemicalized water rampant in this country. Magnesium is […]

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Harrogate Spa Weekend

October 2, 2018
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    Being married to a Brit means that there are occasions when, luckily for us, it’s necessary to travel to the UK. Even before I met David, I had a certain affinity for England – London especially – and last week I was fortunate enough to be able to explore more of the regal […]

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