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Don’t Give Up On a Life That is Worth Living

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Some people are more prone to depression than others and despite your best intentions of doing everything right to avoid that sinking feeling, it may just come back to bite you, which is just what happened to me this past winter.In theory, I have a lot to be grateful for. I have a great career, I come from a...

Six Ways Plastic Water Bottles Are Ruining the Planet

So many of us drink water out of plastic bottles every day. It’s clear, it looks good and we don’t think about it much beyond that. But we really should really be putting a little more thought into the negative impact of plastic waters bottles. Most of us are misinformed about what is in our water and how it...

2017 Trends: Building Beauty from the Inside-Out

While beauty trends come and go, one thing has always remained the same – beauty truly does come from the inside. Paying attention to what you put in your body is without a doubt one of the most powerful beauty regimens perfect for every age and stage of life. No matter how much money or time you invest in...

Back Pain Pregnancy: 7 Ways to Get Relief

Pregnancy Back Pain
Pregnancy is wonderful, but boy is it uncomfortable. Back pain in pregnancy is one of most annoying parts of expecting a baby. This type of pain is one of those health issues you don’t see coming. You just look up one day and bam! It’s there. Suffering with a stiff, achy back during pregnancy can be the result of...

30 Alternatives to Unhealthy Behavior

Unhealthy Behavior
Unhealthy Behavior One of the keys to behavior modification is to replace the undesired action with a desirable action. The trick is to understand why you developed the bad habit – or lack of a good habit - in the first place. Furthermore, if you’re like me, you reach for chocolate when you’re sad but you also reach for it...

Meditation for Dummies

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My choice of words for this title is more about grabbing your attention than it is about disrespect or name calling.Sometimes we are so busy moving, planning and doing that it takes something sort of shocking to just stop us in our tracks. For many of us its a word or something we hear.I want to share some of...

Keeping that Vacation Feeling Alive

Keeping the Vacation Feeling Alive at Home
Keeping that Vacation Feeling AliveWe have returned home from a month abroad and while a month is not a great deal of time, it seems that life, especially here is Los Angeles, spirals at a velocity that makes a month equivalent to a year. In that month, our lives have been touched by my old friend Change and yes,...

Belly up to the Bar

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 At our auction a few years ago, I purchased a one-month pass to a newly minted bar method studio in town. I thought it might be fun to mix up my regular yoga and running routine.It is always a little intimidating walking into a new workout facility.  It’s as if you have “newbie” tattooed on your forehead. And right out of the gates,...

Discipline -Getting It and Keeping It

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 Winter is gone and, with it, my lazy season. The days (OK, weeks) of “it’s too icy to run” and “let’s bake some bread to make the house feel cozy” and “maybe just a glass of red wine to warm up” have finally come to an end.So, I’m back to counting the Weight Watchers points of what I eat during the...

Body Confidence: Summer Isn’t Spelled S-K-I-N-N-Y!

Boost Your Body Confidence
 The May issue of O, The Oprah Magazine really got my OMG up. A survey of over 4,000 O readers found: 43% of women missed out on going to the pool or beach because they didn’t like their appearance! That’s right 1 out of 4 of us are skipping summer fun, denying ourselves pleasure because of Bad Body Image.If you’re part of that...

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