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25 healthy snack ideas for on-the-go

You’ve probably heard me say this before (like in last week’s blog post, for example :), but it’s worth repeating… If you want to stay in control of how you feel and what you eat, NEVER leave home without a healthy snack in your bag. Especially during the holidays. Sorry if that sounds bossy (I’m […]

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How NOT to eat too much during the holidays

If you’re anything like me, this time of year brings a roller coaster of healthy and not-so-healthy “binges.” You’re plugging along, eating well, exercising, getting enough sleep when…Thanksgiving hits. You take a breath. You pull things back together when…Christmas! Okay. Cool. Ate too many reindeer cookies. That’s okay. I’m back on track now… NEW YEAR’S!! […]

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The truth about gratitude

For those of us in the U.S., being grateful around Thanksgiving is a national pastime. So much so that it sometimes feels a little cliché. But what if the simple practice of expressing gratitude was, in fact, one of the keys to being healthy and happy…and to successfully reaching your health goals? The science of […]

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10 minute holiday workout you can do anywhere

Keeping up with exercise during busy travel times, like the holidays, can be a challenge. Add a cramped hotel room or guest room in your family’s home to the picture, and making space for any kind of movement is tough. Here’s a short – and surprisingly effective – workout I’ve been using for years to […]

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7 Thanksgiving recipes for a simple, healthy, and tasty holiday

Don’t know about you, but I’m feeling the pressure to figure out what to make for Thanksgiving dinner. (If you’re not in the U.S., you’re probably NOT having that problem. ;) I’m going to two different friend Thanksgivings since my family and I are on different coasts this year. And, truth be told, I love […]

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Why I always make time for a morning practice

What’d you do this morning? First thing. Before you ate breakfast. Before you took a shower. Before you fed every person/furry friend in your house. Before you hit the yoga mat or laced up your running shoes for a run. Before you packed up your laptop to head to the office? I know you’re busy […]

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Halloween survival tips for sugar junkies

Welcome to “sugar season”!! Sugar is everywhere year round; but between Halloween and New Year’s, avoiding the sweet stuff is nearly impossible. If you have a well-developed sweet tooth like me, it’s time to prepare yourself for the temptations of the season…without going so far that you can’t have a little fun. Here are some […]

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3 women who changed how I think about being happy and healthy

I read/watch/listen to a lot of random stuff. A LOT. I do this mostly because I’m curious and find lots of things kinda fascinating. I also do it because part of my job is digging up the best books, articles, recipes, videos, podcasts, websites, etc. about the very broad – and often overwhelming – topic […]

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3 easy fall recipes to boost your energy

It’s been a crazy few weeks here at Dalch Wellness! I’ve worked my tail off to get my Effortless Eating Program out to the world (congrats if you’re one of my fall effortless eaters!). At the same time, I’ve insisted on not missing out on all of the amazing things that Fall brings to the […]

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How eating effortlessly changed my life

I get asked a lot why I do what I do…why I care that other people feel relaxed and happy about their food choices, instead of obsessed and stressed out. It’s a fair question. And the answer isn’t entirely altruistic. Like all good Type A achievers, I think the world – and the people in […]

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Top 5 posts for making self-care a priority (even when you’re busy)

Last week, I shared a few of the excuses I make to avoid the “work” of self-care. (A couple of you chimed in in the comments to share your stories too – thank you!) Which excuse did you relate to? My guess is that “I’m too busy” had you nodding your head, right? :) Okay. […]

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5 excuses busy women make for skipping self-care

It’s the first week of fall and most of us have a project list a mile long. A few weeks ago, I wrote about motivation killers…things that deflate us as we’re working towards big goals. But what if you don’t even get to that point because you make excuses before you even take the first […]

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