Food Habits: Are You A Restrictor or a Permitter?

The Permitter and Restrictor's Cookbook Shelf

A Restrictor and a Permitter Share a Pot of Tea: 2 Girlfriends, 2 Kitchen Bookshelves, 5 Lessons Learned  Dr. Jo Ilfeld is a favorite friend who came over to practice yoga with me last weekend. We’ve known each other since we met at a mom’s group about a decade ago. Jo was hanging out in my…

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Make Exercise Your Meditation Too!

Make Exercising a Form of Meditating Too!

Meditate or exercise, why choose? Movement as a vehicle for deeper self-awareness has been a long-standing practice in many traditions such as Yoga, T’ai Chi, and Chi Gong. You can take the same principles of mindful movement into any workout. Exercise can become the way you deepen your sense of self, relieve anxiety and give your…

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How to Manage PMS: The Key to Your Feminine Power

How to Handle PMS- The Key to Your Girl Power

What can you do to help relieve PMS symptoms? The swollen breasts and bellies. Tears. Raging words erupting from tight throats—the ones we wish we could take back, but can’t. Ugh, PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)! In today’s article, Sara Avant Stover shares a fresh perspective and approach to managing your “cycle.” The good girl, the thin…

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How to Prevent and Cure Seasonal Allergies

How to Avoid and Cure Seasonal Allergies

From the sniffling and sneezing to the red eyes and itchy nose, allergies rank high on the health misery scale. Whether you flare up from time to time or live with them chronically, allergies can make you feel rundown, foggy brained and irritable. To make matters worse, most conventional allergy treatments will induce either drowsiness…

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5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Boost Your Vitality

People are all over the place trying to scrounge up some extra energy to get through their days. From fad diets to personal trainers to those weird “quantum” bracelets people are putting on their wrists, its all about trying to eek out some advantage over time. Time? Yeah, think about it. The quantity of time…

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3 Ways to Live Longer, Love Better and Laugh Louder

3 Steps to Live Longer, Love Better and Laugh Louder

We all want to live longer, love better, and laugh louder. This may seem easier said than done, but there are each of those goals without injecting more stress into your life. The 3 simple practices I’ve outlined below only take 30 minutes to an hour in total, but their impact on your health and…

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Organically Fit: Togs for The Dailey Method & Yoga

  I was imagining the rolled eyes at The Dailey Method, which is the exercise I favor and find better than working out with a trainer. But if you aren’t sporting the latest Lululemon during your workout, you’re a bit of a freak. Whatever. I think they know by now I’m a bit of a…

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