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14 common questions about living a vibrant and healthy life

I’m curious about nearly everything that contributes to living a healthier, vibrant, and mindful life (which is a good thing, since it’s my job to help you live that kind of life). I also have an opinion about (nearly) all of it. No surprise there, especially to anyone who knows me personally. ;) Because of […]

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Quick breakfast ideas for busy mornings

If you’ve been hanging around me for a while, you know that I’m a little obsessed with breakfast. It’s my absolute favorite meal. (Actually, brunch is my fave. But that’s because it lets me eat breakfast food at lunch!) I’m always coming up with new ways to start my day and experimenting to find the foods […]

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How to break old food habits so you can feel your best

A few months ago, I ran a little experiment on myself. A hunger experiment. That sounds terrible, I know. Just for a moment though, let’s remove the political heaviness from the term “hunger” and consider how tuning into it might help you make better choices. Here’s what I mean. I’ve been a snacker for years. […]

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MOVE

The biggest excuse smart women make for not being healthy

I should warn you… I’m feeling a little sassy today. What follows may be a tiny bit of a smack-down. ;) I say it with love, though. Truly. Sometimes the most loving thing we can do is call someone on their sh*t, right? And here’s the sh*t I keep hearing from smart, beautiful, sassy, strong […]

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5 exercise apps to keep you strong at any age

I like food (if you hadn’t noticed). I recently took a “field trip” to West Seattle to check out a French bakery that I’d heard is amazing. (It is.) When I was in Hawaii, I ate enough poke to feed the entire population of the Big Island. I easily consumed POUNDS of cherries during Washington’s summer […]

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14 common questions about living a vibrant and healthy life

I’m curious about nearly everything that contributes to living a healthier, vibrant, and mindful life (which is a good thing, since it’s my job to help you live that kind of life). I also have an opinion about (nearly) all of it. No surprise there, especially to anyone who knows me personally. ;) Because of […]

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LIVE

The problem with positive psychology

A friend called recently to ask for my help. She was feeling crappy about something and wanted to know how I stayed so positive all the time. My response surprised me because I think of myself as a born optimist. “Well, it’s a learned behavior. I have to work at it!”, I said. Because the truth […]

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Why Wonder Woman made me cry

I sit in the theater as the lights dim, the scent of popcorn (and of chocolate popcorn!) wafting through the air. It’s silent, except for an occasional rustle and crunch. My friend Ann sits beside me. (Side note: Ann is a statuesque Irish-American woman, with flowing Botticelli-esque hair. She might as well be Wonder Woman […]

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3 areas of your health that are easy to ignore (and how to recharge them)

When my work and travel schedule get amped up, I’m reminded of how important it is to have tools for keeping it all together. And by “all together” I mean feeling like I’m firing on all cylinders, even though stress and busy-ness happens. Because when I’m NOT feeling that way, everything suffers. Work. Life. Relationships. […]

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