Tagged: balance

How My Health Club is So Much More Than Just a Gym

“Wherever you go, there you are.”– Confucious For many Moms, going back to the gym after having a baby can be a lot like going back to work.  Will I be able to pick up where I left off?  Will anybody even remember me?  And what about the baby?  What if he cries, what if he […]

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Navigating Your 30s: The Silent Awkward Stage and How to Find Balance

“Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.” -Georges Clemenceau When we think of growing up, and the many awkward moments that accompany us for years, adolescence often comes to mind.  The bad hair, breakouts, growth spurts….We’re told to hang in there.  It will pass.  But there’s one stage that no one warned me about.  […]

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Surviving the Play Date : A How-to for More Fun and Less Stress

The other day, I was getting ready for my son’s first play date.  You would have thought I was hosting a wedding.  I cleaned the house like I’ve never cleaned before, purchased gourmet coffee, baked Paleo muffins and woke up a half hour early to curl my hair.  Yes, I really did that.  Before heading […]

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Working from Home: A Delicate Balance

Imagine.  After searching for a little over a year, you land a job for which you are a perfect fit.  It’s an exciting field, your co-workers share your passion for what they do, and best of all, you get to choose your own hours, including whether or not you work at the office or from […]

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When It Becomes Time to Re-Evaluate Your Eating Habits

“Youth has no age”– Pablo Picasso For a 34 year-old, I consider myself to be fairly bright.  I try to keep up with current events, fashion, and what’s “trending” in the land of pop culture.  But nothing cuts me down faster these days than spending 15 minutes on Facebook.  Paleo, clean eating, inflammatory detox, gluten-free, […]

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A Healthier You: Finding Wisdom in Winters

Wisdom Comes with Winters –Oscar Wilde The first time I came across this quote was in high school.  It was the topic of a college entrance essay to which I was applying.  I remember, clear as day, staring at the blank sheet of paper as if it was looking right back at me just asking […]

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Get Your Zen on the Water with Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

Some of you may be familiar with what has become a popular summer past time, stand up paddle boarding, or “SUP” for short. It’s a simple concept, stand up on what looks like a surf board, propel yourself forward with a long paddle, and try not to fall off! Well, for those of you who […]

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Why You Pretty Much Have to be a Tightrope Walker to Lose Weight

Think of yourself as a tightrope walker… You are balancing precariously on that rope, suspended in midair, placing one foot in front of the other. This is the tightrope you walk as you try to lose weight, ever balancing your food choices with your movement to continue to move forward to the other end of the rope.

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The Truth About Dietary Myths: Fitness vs a Good Diet

Do Athletes & Fitness Enthusiasts Need to Monitor Food Intake? As spoken by many an active fitness enthusiast: “Oh, I don’t really worry about what I eat because I work out three times per week, that should take care of it, right?” or, “I can eat anything I want and still expect to lose weight. I […]

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Tricks of the Trade for Holiday Eating

All jokes aside, we all have some notions in the back of our minds about how we will “do” with our Holiday eating! Many people suggest that it is just too overwhelming to figure out how to lose weight or at least keep from gaining while attending a slew of parties over the holiday season. […]

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