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Forget the Chocolates… Eat Dates! Seriously.

I've been trying to get back into a healthier routine.  Emotional eating got the best of me...again, and I fell into bad habits.  And what happens when you eat out of boredom, or in my case, out of stress? Then you stress about eating badly and you feel badly, so you eat more to feel… Continue reading Forget the Chocolates… Eat Dates! Seriously.

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All That I’m Not Makes Me All That I Am

It's easy to get caught up in envy of others who we feel are more beautiful, successful, funnier, and the list goes on and on.  We're all guilty of wanting what we don't have. During my morning commute the other day, I admired a young woman's hair.  It was long, strong and looked like she… Continue reading All That I’m Not Makes Me All That I Am

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DWTS’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy Plans to Live to 120 and Here’s How!

Dancing with the Stars' bad boy of ballroom, Maksim Chmerkovskiy—who is currently in the middle of an intensive 45-city nationwide dance tour with his brother, Val—is passionate about taking care of his body. He is offering up 20 tips in detail on what he eats, avoids, and how he stays motivated.

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6 Easy Tips To Be Greener

We hear Leonardo DiCaprio talk about it all the time... going green. What does that mean exactly? Drive an electric car? Get solar paneling on your roof? Be a vegan? While yes, all of those things would help our often neglected environment, it might seem overwhelming to most of us. You don't have to change your entire world to make a difference. It wasn't like we ruined this planet overnight. The decline in our air quality and ecosystems have been an ongoing process over centuries. However, if we don't take action, it's only going to get worse. Instead of trying to reverse the damage by turning your entire life around, small changes can help. Small changes can teach others. One day, you won't be here, but your children and grandchildren will be. Teach them to take care of their world and all of its organisms. Show you care, even if you don't think it will make a change. It's good for your soul and sets a good example. Try out these 6 things to help the planet. Happy Earth Day!

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3 Things I Discovered While On Retreat

Reflecting on my birthday writing retreat and what time alone can teach you about yourself.