Category Archives: Wellness

Women’s Health & Fitness Blog.

Trying Something New This Year?

This year I made a resolution…no more resolutions! Instead, I decided to try something different. I’d immerse myself and learn something new. So I signed up for a 30 day yoga teacher training course. Yep. Every day, all day, I’d learn the history of yoga. I’d learn Sanskrit and how to chant. I’d meditate for […]

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The Fast Metabolism Diet

I have tried a lot of diets. No fat. No carb. No fun. Atkins. Paleo. Juicing. Cabbage soup. Yes, cabbage soup. And while some of them left me feeling skinnier, none of them left me feeling healthier, satiated, and in control of my nutritional future. All that changed a month ago when my friend told me […]

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Eat Your Way to Gorgeous, Healthy Skin

Who doesn’t want clearer, brighter, more youthful looking skin? And in our search, we’ve all spent money on products that promise the fountain of youth. But what if you didn’t have to look much farther than your refrigerator for the magical answer to gorgeous, healthy skin? Recently, ABC Action News asked me to do a […]

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My 5 Summer Must Haves

Here we are. Right in the middle of the sweltering dog days of summer.  My car thermostat read 95°F this afternoon, which made me wistful for low humidity and my wavy hair’s favorite temperature –  72. Summer’s heat and humidity can make staying lean and feeling fresh difficult. If you’re like me, the heat takes […]

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Birkenstocks ~ An Orgasm For Your Feet

Since buying my first pair of Birkenstock sandals a month ago, my feet have been in ecstasy. I’d like to tell you that I bought them for the unbelievable comfort or the idyllic arch support. But that wouldn’t be the truth. I bought them because it seems that these good for your feet shoes are […]

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia Seeds ~ From Chia Pets to Superfood

Growing up in the 80’s, I was accustomed to seeing the Chia Pet commercials during my favorite television shows. I’d walk around the house singing, “Ch-ch-ch-chia!” And after a while, I went from thinking Chia Pets were stupid to actually wanting one. I begged my mom to buy me a Chia Pet. On a rainy […]

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Here Comes the Sun ~ Preventing Wrinkles & Skin Cancer

Summer is almost here, which means plenty of fun outdoor adventures and more than our fair share of sun exposure. There’s a lot that goes into buying and applying the correct sunscreen. It’s better to be knowledgeable about protecting yourself. Otherwise, you’ll end up wasting your money, or worse yet, exposing yourself to sun damage […]

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Coconut Oil ~ Good For You Inside and Out

I was interviewed recently by ABC News about the health benefits of coconut oil. A long time fan of this tropical oil, I was excited to share all the wonderful ways I’d found to incorporate coconut oil into my cooking and beauty routines. I like it so much and believe in it’s health benefits that […]

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Gluten Free Cooking ~ Feel Good Chicken

I’ve never had much of a love affair with cooking. But since going gluten free a few months ago, cooking and I have fallen in love. I’ve enjoyed opening myself up to new ideas. Tasting this and testing that. I’ve sought out beautiful cookbooks that flirt with my senses as I touch the glossy pages. […]

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