Non-negotiables

Anyone who has worked with me knows about “non-negotiables”. Commitments you make to yourself that you can comfortably stick to EVERY day — even during the holidays or on a family vacation or during exams at college…you get the idea. Here are some holiday non-negotiables from my clients that I […]

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The mighty squash!

Happy Halloween and cheers to the pumpkin! This nutrient packed member of the squash family is high in anti-oxidants to fight diseases like cancer and diabetes, high in beta carotene which reduces inflammation and helps your vision; high in potassium and magnesium which reduce your risk of heart attacks; and […]

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Sunblock…don’t leave home without it!

It’s that time of year again…Memorial Day Weekend summer kickoff? Yes! My post about wearing sunscreen? Yes! I know you have heard this before, but it always bears repeating.  Here are the key points that EVERYONE needs to know about the sun and your skin.  Self tanners have come a […]

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The power of the flower…

Keeping fresh flowers on your desk is a simple, but powerful mood booster. Flowers reduces feelings of anxiety and depression, lower our stress level and blood pressure, and bring us positive energy. Flowers and plants also bring the “outside inside”. We know we can’t do our jobs outdoors but bringing […]

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What I eat in a Day…

One trend from 2022 that I am excited to say sayonara to this year is the barrage of “What I Eat in a Day” videos on Tik Tok and Instagram… which are often followed by phrases like: “TO STAY LEAN!”or “As a Victoria’s Secret Model”. Nobody needs this egocentric, “look-at-me” […]

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Mushroom coffee…is that a thing?

You put WHAT in my coffee?! Mushrooms are well known for their medicinal properties, and now mushroom coffee is a trend sweeping the “wellness world”. If you are curious to give it a try, here are the facts. What IS it? A blend of ground mushrooms and coffee beans—it still […]

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Slow your roll…

Rapidly trying to undo 6 weeks of holiday cheer in 6 days Does. Not. Work. If you are tempted to sign up for a Master Cleanse, a 1 week juice fast or the “Extreme Celebrity Detox”, please resist the urge and give your body some time to “recalibrate”. So what […]

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Plant Based Protein

You have often heard me say that the staples of our diets should be Plants and Protein—along with some high-fiber carbs (think sweet potatoes and farro), and healthy fats (think avocados and olive oil). But it is worth a reminder that the protein does NOT always (or ever!) have to […]

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Ditch the Calorie Counting…

“How many calories are in this bowl?” Or “How many calories should I eat at dinner?” Or “What should my daily calorie intake be”? These are questions I am frequently asked by clients and friends. I like to shift the focus away from a number (everyday is different!), and focus […]

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