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Make Your Own 7-Minute Workout

I recently came across this New York Times article titled “Can’t Do the 7-Minute Workout? Neither Can I.” It’s a good article, but I was immediately put-off by the title. I wondered why. It bothered me because I feel it gives the message that it’s OK if you can’t do a 7-minute workout. With our… Read More


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Can You Be a Healthy Workaholic?

Can you be a healthy workaholic? Yes… but it requires grace. There’s a lot of negativity around the word “workaholic”. It’s often used inaccurately to describe someone who simply loves the work that they do and is dedicated to their big picture vision. I admit I’ve been a diligent, focused workaholic. I’m proud of it.… Read More


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Dreamin’ Tree

With all the static in the room and lots of people talking, I overheard it: “I’ll never be right again. I want my old self back.” I hear this a lot. In real conversations, or something I’ve read. People look for a way to feel well, or unencumbered from a memory of how they may… Read More


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It’s Not Magic, It’s the 80/20 Rule!

You don’t have to agree with magical thinking. Double rainbows, pennies from heaven… I’m cool with that. But it adds to my day. It’s a plus! I can tell you though, that the things I remove—the minuses—is equally beneficial and keeps me at my happiest and healthiest. “Ditching the Carbs” is not my personal phrase,… Read More


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Balance

The mysterious thing that happens to people when they get sick is they know something is off, but what is it? Being tired can come from anything. And what about headaches… or anemia? “Ohhh, you’re Italian, that’s cultural.” All Italian young girls are anemic? Really? Um, no. Achy joints aren’t normal if you are young… Read More


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Sunshine On My Shoulders

“Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.”   —John Ruskin We need air to breathe, food, water—and no matter how much you fight it—we absolutely NEED sleep. But did you know we also need… Read More