Reflecting, not “resolving,” for January and beyond

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I’ve been thinking lately about sustainability—the capacity for a practice or habit to continue, successfully, for the long term. We hear this word a lot when people talk about conserving resources or the environment. But I think “sustainability” is something we should consider on a much more personal scale, too. How we feel and whether… Read more »

Letting Go and Moving On

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The winding up of a thousand year-end details, the gradual transition into the coldest part of the winter, the ebb and flow of activity as we move from noisy, social holiday events to rest and quiet in our own spaces and minds…the spectrum we roam at this time of year can be a bit of… Read more »

No Fry Fries

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Have you had your fill of heavy party food yet? Here’s a simple, delicious, and nutritious high-fiber option that makes a great alternative to yet another tray of chips and dip.

Stop! Avoid these 5 Holiday Traps

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Are you thinking that the last few weeks of the year must, inevitably, be the most exhausting and energy draining on the calendar? (I sometimes feel that way.) What often sets December apart are all the holiday details. Shopping for gifts, party commitments, visiting loved ones, and special activities of all kinds can seem like… Read more »

Sorry, it slipped my mind ….

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We all have heard stories of the ravages of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease affecting loved ones—or even witnessed that tragic decline firsthand in a close friend or relative. It’s heartbreaking. And for those who have lost someone dear to one of these debilitating conditions, witnessing the effects also can be frightening. It’s just human nature… Read more »

Happy New YOU: Seize Your New Beginning This Fall

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Fall is upon us. During nature’s transitional period, feeling a certain pull within our lives to change is common as well. September’s delayed sunrises and advanced sunsets can spark a sense of urgency, a reminder that time is passing whether or not we’re on board. Why not seize that invitation? What is that thing you’ve… Read more »

Sorry I’m Late, But…

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I’m so sorry, really. I just got stuck (in traffic, with the kids, with a call… Fill in your own mostly real excuse). Sound all too familiar? Do you have a friend or family member who can’t seem to show up at the appointed place at the confirmed time—or perhaps is it YOU who’s frequently… Read more »

Arugula Salad With Strawberries & Walnuts

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Hmm, how to get more of those missing omega-3s into the diet? Pair a lovely grilled salmon or mackerel with this fresh, pleasing salad, and you get not only healthy fats but a helping of fiber and vitamins, too. I like to take full advantage of summer strawberries by eating them raw and adding them… Read more »