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In this crazy modern life, we are constantly on the go. We hurry from place to place even as we remain tethered to them all with various electronics. Sometimes we feel as if our minds rush even faster—so many thoughts and feelings per second! For the multitasker in most of us, focusing on just one… Read more »

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Let’s be real now: Menopause can be rough. Here in the Western Hemisphere, the default approach to middle-age and menopause seems overwhelmingly negative. Women who are doing their best to understand and adjust to the ways they are changing hear comments like, “Well, you’re not getting any younger,” or “If things get bad, there’s always… Read more »

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On February 8, 2016, the world welcomed the Year of the Red Monkey. Happy Chinese New Year to you! In Chinese tradition, every year is characterized by one of twelve animals. The year itself, as well as the people born in that year, are believed to share traits with that year’s representative animal. Born in… Read more »

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This nutrient dense, inflammation-fighting recipe is one of the best ways I know to start a cold winter morning. Feel free to play with the ingredients and adjust to your taste buds…bon appétit!

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It’s that miserable time of year again. No, not tax season (yet)—I’m talking prime time for colds and flu. You know that a body that’s strong and toned, fueled well, and treated with respect is less likely to “catch cold” than one that’s neglected—which practically goes without saying. But viruses are clever and ever changing…. Read more »

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If you chose shedding pounds as one of your New Year’s resolutions, you have lots of company. In fact, you’re part of the majority. But the facts are bleak. Most who set out toward this goal will not be successful. Statistics show that if you’re dieting, chances are that not only will you eventually regain… Read more »

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What better way to celebrate the holidays than to enjoy a relaxed gathering with good friends over festive food. Here’s a flavorful dish that adapts perfectly to any party, from cocktail to dinner.  

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In the past, medical experts believed that only a child’s brain had the capacity to develop and change. The assumption was that after an individual reached maturity, her brain stopped growing. We know better today. (Whew!) In the past three decades, science has confirmed that while the infant brain shows the greatest rate of growth,… Read more »

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I know you. You’re a smart, savvy professional. You’re a woman of distinction and elegance. You’re a top performer and an expert in your field. You’re good at what you do—really good. And I know your wellness struggles because I was there once myself—okay, maybe more than once. Just like you, I was driven to… Read more »