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EAT

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Why you should make friends with your sugar cravings

Here’s the thing about sugar cravings: They’re not going away. Ever. Humans crave sugar for some very good reasons. Back in the day – the caveman/woman day, that is – it told us which foods would give us energy. It also told us which foods were safe, since lots of nasty things have nasty flavors too. […]

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5 ways to ditch sugar after the Halloween candy rush

How was your Halloween? After a little Halloween revelry with my co-worker Kahlia, I spent my trick-or-treating time trying to sleep on a red-eye flight from Seattle to NYC. Ugh. But I got to nap in front of the fire on Saturday at my friend’s cozy country home in Pennsylvania; so I can’t really complain. :) Jetlag […]

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Add this one food to your diet to feel better fast

Happy May! Can you believe we’re almost to summer?! It’s gorgeous – and yes, sunny (!) – here in Seattle and I’m preparing for a month-long trip back east to spend some time in NYC, Washington, DC, and Virginia (where I’ll be speaking at my University of Virginia reunion…wahoo-wa! Maybe I’ll see you there? My […]

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MOVE

Me takin' a stretch break on my roof deck. :)

The number one way to keep your body young

I’ve been talking about food a lot lately. Yes, I know…that’s what I’m SUPPOSED to do. :) But something you may not know about me…in addition to being a health and nutrition coach, I’m also a certified Pilates instructor. I’m pretty convinced that Pilates is one of the keys to eternal youth. (Sunscreen is the […]

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Why you're not exercising

The single biggest reason you’re not exercising (and what to do about it)

I had the craziest weekend. I don’t get sick very often; but boy, did I get knocked down on Saturday by this nasty norovirus thingy you’ve probably read about in the news! Lucky for me, it only lasted for about 24 hours; but during that time, I was reminded how much I need good food […]

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How to loosen up in 10 seconds

How to loosen up in 10 seconds

Feeling a little tired and stiff? Hop on the floor of your office and stretch it out with this instant energy boosting exercise. (Your co-workers will only think you’re a little strange.) (If you can’t see the video, watch it here.)

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LIVE

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8 reasons to get up early + how to do it

What do you do first thing in the morning? Grab your iPhone and begin frantically answering emails. Bound out of bed in a panic because you’re late (already). Bolt into the shower. Put some product in your hair. Grab a handful of nuts and an apple and race to your car. Yeah, I do that […]

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How to make your ego chill out so you can be your best you

You know that little voice in your head? The one that gets cranky when someone challenges you. The voice that says “Who is he to offer an idea for MY project?! I’M the expert!” (It’s a good idea, too. And you know it. That’s soooo not the point!) Or “Take control and make shit happen, […]

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Stay inspired and motivated with this quirky habit

Do you leave notes to yourself? On your fridge. On your desk. On your phone, even? I do. It just sort of happened. All of a sudden, my apartment and office – and iPhone – are littered with love notes. Or, more accurately, “remember what’s important” notes. This one… …posted just above my NeuYear planning calendar […]

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